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New research horizons with voyage of scientific discovery on the Baltic Sea

Drawing on mankind’s earliest spirit of adventure, nine teams of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) researchers and international peers will forge new ideas together on the sailing ship ‘Thor Heyerdahl’ in the summer of 2017.

Petter Ericson has defended his licentiate thesis

Petter Ericson has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Complexity and expressiveness for formal structures in Natural Language Processing”.

Over 50 PhD Students learn to build autonomous clouds

On 11-12 May, Umeå University hosts 52 PhD students from all over Sweden during a 2-day course event in Umeå to learn about what are the current challenges in making clouds more effective, focusing on making clouds more autonomous. The event includes keynote speakers from Google and Burt, the latter...

Supercharging the computers that might save the world

Computer scientist Gonzalo Rodrigo at Umeå University has developed new techniques and tools to manage high performance computing systems more efficiently. This in an effort to comply with the increasing demand to handle large amounts of data within research and allowing for advance simulations.

MIT – a place to meet

On Friday 27 April, the focus environment MIT place opens with a robot competition organised by students in engineering physics. The inauguration programme continues on 2 and 3 May with speeches and inspiring lectures in the MIT Building.

Elastisys listed as one of Sweden’s 33 hottest tech companies

Elastisys, a company sprung from the renowned distributed system research group at Umeå University, has been awarded a place in the prestigious list of Sweden’s 33 hottest technology companies.

Jakub Krzywda has defended his licentiate thesis

Jakub Krzywda has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Analysing, Modelling and Controlling Power-Performance Tradeoffs in Data Center Infrastructures”.

Eddie Wadbro appointed Associate Professor

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

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