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Mahmoud Eljammaly has defended his licentiate thesis

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

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

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).

Intelligent algorithms can help reduce disruptions in online services

When the Swedish Tax Agency website went down for nearly two days, thousands of people across Sweden were left frustrated. Users of Gmail, Slack, Facebook, Apple services, and other popular services also regularly experience delays and this type of disruptions. Olumuyiwa Ibidunmoye has developed aut...

Kebnekaise - inauguration of the new supercomputer at Umeå University

On Thursday October 30 the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University inaugurates the new supercomputer Kebnekaise. In connection with the celebration, High Performance Computing Center North, HPC2N, invites to an open house and participation in various activities.

SEK 1 billion for artificial intelligence research

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided to award grants amounting to SEK 1 billion for research into artificial intelligence. The effort is made through Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program, where Umeå University is one of five partners.

Research and development of humanoid robots using physics-based simulation

Dr. Shinichiro Nakaoka from AIST visited UMIT Lab on October 31 and gave a talk on the use of physics-based simulation in research and development of humanoid robots.

Swedish e-Science Academy 2017 in Umeå

85 researchers will meet in Umeå for Swedish e-Science Academy, October 11-12, 2017.

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