[9 Dec 2015] Sara Ljungblad participates at Robot Day and is filmed by UR.
[27 Nov 2015] Recently Marco Fratarcangeli at the Division of Interaction Design received a research grant from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) worth 2.5 million SEK, for his research in computer animation where he is developing a new technique.
[12 Nov 2015] The new Head of Department of Applied IT, Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin comes from Department of Political Science at Gothenburg University. To her applied IT and political science naturally melt together.
[3 Nov 2015] Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) is Sweden's largest individual research program ever, and provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden's leading technology companies. The program addresses research on autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems-of-systems. Software is the main enabler in autonomous systems, and is an integrated research theme of the program. WASP's key values are research excellence and industrial relevance.
[26 Oct 2015] Gerhard Fischer is the director of the Center for Lifelong Learning and Design, professor at the Department of Computer Science, and a fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science, all at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.
[10 Sep 2015] Nataliya Berbyuk Lindström is senior lecturer at the Division of Communication and Cognition at the Department of Applied IT. Nataliya's research area is intercultural communication, with a focus on communication within health care.
[25 Aug 2015] Abdul Rahim Nizamani won the Cognitive Science Society Prize for Best Student Paper
[17 Aug 2015] "Data science" is about how to process, analyse and extract knowledge from very large quantities of data, "big data". The area is growing with the speed of the data sets themselves and the IT Faculty is going to start a new master's programme in data science in 2017.
[22 Jul 2015] Peter Börjesson is a PhD student in interaction design at the Department of Applied IT and part of the research groups IDAC and Mobile Touch. Peter¿s research is focused on how information technology can be used to support disabled children and also investigating how the children can be part of the design process.
[15 Jun 2015] The traditional Spring Ceremony at the IT Faculty was held in the University Assembly Hall on June 10.