Some of the world's largest visual effects and video games companies visited Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå during this year's Gradshow. The graduates from the computer graphics and computer game development programs presented their projects and got the chance to learn more about the industry.
It is in mid February and a splendid winter day in scenic Ebbenjarka, a conference facility by the lake Stor-Antnästräsket, just outside Luleå. A group of students studying automotive engineering is here to conduct driving exercises in order to test and understand the car's safety system.
Already at the age of 13, Tintin Tingrot from Kungsbacka decided that she would live in Luleå. After high school and two sabbatical year she applied to Luleå University of Technology, where she is now studying the second year at the Master Programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering.
In 1990, Jonas Gustavsson made the trip north to study for a master degree in mechanical engineering. After completing his education, he has made a star career including leading positions at ABB and Sandvik. Since 2017 he is the President and CEO of the engineering company ÅF.