ABB Robot Studio is released with realtime physics from Algoryx Simulation

Robot Studio is ABB's software for offline programming of industrial robots. The latest release come with realtime physics using AGX Dynamics from the spinoff Algoryx Simulation.

Algoryx contracted for robotics simulation for restoration of the Fukushima disaster area

The spinoff Algoryx Simulation and VMC Co. Ltd. have entered a joint research agreement with the National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, to develop simulation solutions for disaster response robotics.

New research horizons with voyage of scientific discovery on the Baltic Sea

2017-08-22 (from 2017-07-25)
Drawing on mankind’s earliest spirit of adventure, nine teams of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) researchers and international peers will forge new ideas together on the sailing ship ‘Thor Heyerdahl’ in the summer of 2017.

International conference on computational methods

The international conference X-DMS 2017 is held in Umeå 19-21 of June gathers about 150 scientists on the topic of extended discretization methods for complex and evolving geometries and computational software packages that support this.

Over 50 PhD Students learn to build autonomous clouds

2017-05-11 (from 2017-05-10)
On 11-12 May, Umeå University hosts 52 PhD students from all over Sweden during a 2-day course event in Umeå to learn about what are the current challenges in making clouds more effective, focusing on making clouds more autonomous. The event includes keynote speakers from Google and Burt, the latter...

HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World

New technologies and tools to manage supercomputer systems more efficiently meet the research's ever increasing need to handle large amounts of data and make advanced simulations. Gonzalo Rodrigo defends his doctoral thesis "HPC Scheduling in a Brave New World" on April 21st.

EU Horizon 2020 grants for future cloud computing

Erik Elmroth and Per-Olov Östberg will lead the Umeå University research in two EU Horizon 2020 projects targeting the next generation distributed infrastructure for cloud computing for processing big data.

Making a virtual twin of Volvo's cab factory

The cab factory in Umeå will soon have a virtual twin: a digital replica of a process line. With this, changes, and new products can be tested without disrupting the production.

Elastisys new software, venture capital and award

Elastisys autoscaling engine is released on Canonical’s Juju platform for Ubuntu. The company has also secured venture capital, recruited a new CEO and been listed as one of the 33 hottest tech startup in Sweden 2017.

Massive effort on future autonomous systems for industry and society

2016-11-29 (from 2016-11-21)
The Kempe Foundations have granted two years of funding for eight postdoctoral researchers in autonomous systems in a major investment at Umeå University. Autonomous systems consist of software and infrastructure that together with humans provide increased functionality, sustainability, and efficien...

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