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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.

Virtual autonomous vehicles at CVT2018

2018-03-13
The Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium 2018 (CVT2018) was held 13-15 March in Kiaserslautern. Martin Servin from UMIT and Michael Brandl from Algoryx Simulation was there and presented work on virtual environments for autonomous vehicles.

Award to granular bulk vision in innovation idea competition

2018-03-04
MBV Systems was awarded at SIP STRIM and EIT RawMaterials annual innovation idea competition. The winning pitch, awarded with 600.000 SEK, describe a new technique for granular bulk vision based on state-of-art measurement system and mathematical models for granular flow that was developed recently ...

Non-selfadjoint operator functions

2018-01-19
Axel Torshage defended his doctoral thesis on non-selfadjoint operator functions, which are prevalent in mathematical models of many physical systems when dispersion and damping are taken into account.

Grants for Cut Finite Elements

2017-11-03
The Swedish Research Council has granted a total of SEK 5.8 million for research around cut finite element methods.

Research and development of humanoid robots using physics-based simulation

2017-11-01
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

2017-10-13
The Swedish e-Science Academy 2017 was held at Umeå University on October 11 - 12, 2017.

Johan Tordsson on AI & data centers at OpenStack Nordic

2017-10-13
Johan Tordsson will be speaking at OpenStack Nordic about how to achieve self-driving data centers with OpenStack.

Scientific advisor to Komatsu Ltd

2017-10-13
Martin Servin has been appointed advisor to Komatsu Ltd International High-tech and Innovation board.

Presentations at Particles 2017

2017-10-02
Computational modeling of granular matter to track material in piles and silos, predict the wear and damage in material handling systems and for designing safety berms to stop skidding mine trucks of ultra-class size. That was the topic of three presentations involving UMIT research at the Particles...

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