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Eddie Wadbro appointed Associate Professor

Eddie Wadbro has been appointed Associate Professor of Computing Science at Umeå University.

Massive effort on future autonomous systems for industry and society

The Kempe Foundations have granted two years of funding for eight postdoctoral researchers in autonomous systems in a major investment at Umeå University. Autonomous systems consist of software and infrastructure that together with humans provide increased functionality, sustainability, and efficien...

The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference

The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC) was held at Umeå University, 17-18 November, 2016.

Volunteers build world’s most powerful network

Gonzalo Rodrigo and Abel Souza from the Department of Computing Science at Umeå University are student volunteers at SC16, one of the biggest conferences for high performance computing.

Highlights at the Umeå University Annual Celebration

This year’s Annual Celebration kicks off on Friday 21 October with lots of exciting events. Listen to Nobel Peace Prize candidate Denis Mukwege on Friday and choose between an interesting Saturday programme of popular science lectures. Festivities continue with the Annual Celebration Ceremony that s...

Millions into studying the use of robotics in geriatric care

Social robots that adapt to older adults’ feelings and actions. This is what fifteen doctoral students from all over the world will focus on in an EU project led by the Department of Computing Science at Umeå University.

New staff will work with NLAFET project

New staff members at Computing Science. Both Mirko Myllykoski and Angelika Schwarz joined us this week and will strengthen the team working on the NLAFET EU Horizon 2020 project, which is coordinated by Bo Kågström and Lennart Edblom.

New PhD training program in Social Robotics

The Department of Computing Science at Umea University will coordinate SOCRATES, a PhD training program for 15 young researchers, created to develop the field of Social Robotics with an application focus on Robotics in Eldercare.

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