The President has in decision V-2017-0215 directed the working group to plan for an integration of the CSC, EES- and ICT-schools. The aim has been to facilitate the formation of broad educational programs, to create an organization based on scientific fields, to provide a better balance between research and education at the school level and to ensure that the student support should be uniform over all of KTH. The administrative support should leverage scale advantages to become more efficient and increase quality. A more uniform KTH should be achieved across all KTH’s four campi.
In addition to previous decisions, the President has clarified that the focus of the continued work for ICT, EES and CSC is that one school should be formed. The schedule of work is proceeding as planned.
In the beginning of 2017 President Sigbritt Karlsson made a decision to review the school organisation at KTH. On this page, you will find information about the President’s decision and the coming integration of EES, ICT and CSC.
On Wednesday the 14th of June, the first ever The Electron Race took place. A total of 68 people made their way around the three kilometer long track. Awards were given to the three fastest women, three fastest men and the fittest department.
By the end of the year two new departments will be formed at the School of Electrical Engineering: “Information Science and Engineering”, and “Network and Systems Engineering”. This is made through a merge of Signal Processing and Communication Theory, and an expansion of Communication Network.
The student office (STEX) is a service to students and teachers for exams and course administration. Due to popular demand, STEX will also function as a service for deliveries and packages to the school.
At the School of Electrical Engineering (Elektro), women graduate students are in the minority in every department. But a network for women doctoral students provides them with support and inspiration in a larger group.
When Emma Tegling started her Ph.D. studies at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, she quickly noticed a high level of diversity in terms of cultural background but not as much in terms of gender. The lack of female role models inspired her to create a platform where female colleagues could collaborate, inspire and support each other.
What would everyday life in Stockholm look like if electric vehicles handled all the transportation? The question engaged both researchers and administrative staff at a kick-off at the Department of Electric Power and Energy Systems (Elkraftteknik).
It's time for a new round of the employee survey (MUS) about the working environment and conditions at KTH. A link to the online questionnaire has been sent to your email address. Do not miss this chance to express your opinions about your work situation and thereby influence the actions and activities that the school and your department will prioritize for improving the working conditions in the future.