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Professor Lars Elenius, Luleå University of Technology, has received a scholarship of SEK 30,000 from Lars Salvisföreningen, for example, his outstanding history research on national minorities.
Now researchers at Luleå Univesity of Technology want to take advantage of the waste heat generated by many industries in a better way. In a cold city like Luleå there are both heavy industries and large data centers that create large amounts of heat, which is apparent during the cold part of the year when steam rises to the sky.
The School of Music at Luleå University of Technology hosted the Science Council's annual symposium on artistic research this week. The theme of the event was basic research aimed at initiating a discussion that clarifies different approaches to what applied research, new research and thematic research are within the artistic field of research.
Luleå University of Technology receives close to SEK 17 million in research funds from the Swedish Research Council to five different projects, including non-flammable and environmentally friendly batteries for electric vehicles and the conversion of carbon dioxide into chemicals.
Luleå University of Technology has been granted funding by the Swedish Energy Agency for a preparatory study, and hopefully, within a few years, they can test to produce bio jet fuel on Swedish forest–based residues - and test-fly it on commercial flights in Sweden. The preliminary study will facilitate and risk minimize a first commercial plant for the production of aviation bio jet fuel on Swedish forest–based residues.
Together with Telia, Luleå University of Technology has submitted an application to the The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth to get funding for developing a 5G test bed in the region. About 30 companies and public organizations, from Skellefteå Municipality in the south to LKAB in the north, support the initiative.
– Striving for gender equality shows you take people's terms and conditions seriously, said Luleå University of Technology's new honorary doctor, entrepreneur and expert on gender equality issues Gertrud Åström, in a highly appreciated lecture.
A writer, a CEO and a business executive. The faculties' choice of honorary doctors for 2018 were Lilian Ryd, Lars Martinsson and Gertrud Åström. Honorary doctors are people who in some way benefited research or education at the university.
Denis Kleyko has been awarded Vattenfall's Price for best doctoral thesis 2018. The thesis is written on the subject of Dependable Communication and Computation Systems at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering. – It feels good, I was really surprised, says Denis Kleyko.
The research subject Urban Water Engineering celebrated 25 years at Luleå University of Technology with a jubilee conference. The challenges and opportunities of the future were on the agenda with inspiring lectures from both university and invited lecturers.