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Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis

2018-06-12
Yonas Woldemariam has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Natural Language Processing in Cross-Media Analysis.

Energy-efficient Cloud Computing

2018-04-17
Selome Kostentinos Tesfatsion has defended her PhD thesis with the title "Energy-efficient Cloud Computing: Autonomic Resource Provisioning for Datacenters".

Mathematics paves the way for forest machines

2018-04-16
Mathematical optimization can be used to determine the best routes for transporting logs in and out from the forest. Read about associate professor Eddie Wadbro's work on this.

More teachers with pedagogical qualification

2018-03-28
Last week, 14 teachers were appointed qualified teachers and four were appointed excellent teachers in the Umeå University pedagogical qualification model. With this latest addition, the number of qualified and merited teachers has now reached 139, which places Umeå University second in Sweden.

Responsible Artificial Intelligence

2018-03-27
Assoc. Prof. Virginia Dignum, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, is well-known in the international artificial intelligence, AI, research community, and is frequently invited to speak on topics relating to ethical and responsible AI.

Mahmoud Eljammaly has defended his licentiate thesis

2018-03-01
Mahmoud Eljammaly has defended his licentiate thesis entitled: Identification and Tuning of Algorithmic Parameters in Parallel Matrix Computations: Hessenberg Reduction and Tensor Storage Format Conversion.

Scientific researchers' business ideas won prizes

2017-12-12
Twelve promising companies have worked with their business ideas in the autumn in a new round of the Startup programme at Uminova Innovation in Umeå. The programme ended last week with Startup Demoday, a pitch competition, at Allstar in Umeå. Researchers from the Faculty of Science and technology wo...

Kary Främling – new professor at Computing Science

2017-12-12
Professor Kary Främling, Aalto University, has joined The Department of Computing Science, Umeå University, as Professor in Data Science, with start-up funding from the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP).

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