16 September 2021
His mission is for vehicles to talk to each other
Emergency vehicles asking traffic lights to change colour. Connected trucks that can drive closer to each other. Intelligent vehicles that handle parts of the driving themselves, without any risk to pedestrians and cyclists. These are some of the goals of Alexey Vinel’s work.
15 September 2021
The Electrical Engineer Programme evaluated
The Electrical Engineer Programme was assessed as approved quality with reservations in the evaluation that has been done. This was recently decided by the Research and Education Board (FUN).
8 September 2021
Appreciated summer school where district heating met AI
At the end of August, a week long international summer school in district heating and cooling was arranged in Karlshamn. It attracted 21 young talents from several different European countries. Halmstad University was one of the organisers, and the University's researchers in both district heating and artificial intelligence (AI) contributed with their expertise through lectures and workshops.
8 September 2021
Professor’s portrait: ”Being a researcher is the most rewarding job I can think of!”
Kristian Widén, Professor of Innovation Science, is driven by a desire to contribute to positive change. With his research on innovations in the construction sector, he hopes to be able to participate in creating a better future by contributing with increased knowledge about how new materials, technologies, services and processes are developed, disseminated and implemented.
26 August 2021
Anna Isaksson wants to make it easier to work with inclusion
Issues related to gender, equality and diversity have for a long time engaged Anna Isaksson, Docent in Sociology at Halmstad University. Through her research, she has developed tools that make it easier to work concretely with the issues.
18 August 2021
Professor's portrait: Åsa Andersson is trying to crack the code to autoimmune diseases
Every year a number of Swedes are diagnosed with autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, MS and rheumatic diseases. It is still unknown why the immune system attacks the body and creates such situations. Åsa Andersson and her research colleagues are working to find possible causes and how they can be treated.
16 August 2021
Human-centred AI services
Today, Pontus Wärnestål's new book about human centred design of AI services is published by Studentlitteratur. He encourages professional designers who want to broaden their design skills and creativity to read the book. It also serves as course literature within informatics, computer science and human-machine interaction.
7 July 2021
Future AI needs to solve problems without labels
Meet researcher Hadi Fanaee who works with predicting errors and solving problems by using AI. He believes that the greatest possibilities for AI lie in so called unsupervised learning where machine learning algorithms find patterns and deviations without being trained with the correct answers, that is, without the use of labelled data.
1 July 2021
Artificial intelligence and precision health at Halmstad University
In a new research profile at Halmstad University, called CAISR Health, research on the development of AI tools meet research on how these tools can be implemented in healthcare. The theme is AI and precision health, and the research is carried out in collaboration with Region Halland and the business sector. CAISR Health starts today, July 1, and the profile’s research projects will be running from August.
29 June 2021
Another eight education programmes evaluated
During spring, another eight of the University’s education programmes were evaluated within the framework of the University’s system for quality assurance and evaluation. The purpose is to develop both the programmes and the system itself. Of this year’s evaluated programmes, two are assessed as approved quality, one programme as approved quality with reservations and four programmes as quality under review. One of the programmes was resubmitted.