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Sharing design knowledge

Sharing design knowledge

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 10:00 UTC

To adapt a product according to new customer needs, it is necessary to understand the reasons behind the design decisions that were made for the original product. In a new PhD thesis from School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Morteza Poorkiany presents methods to capture, structure and share design rationale during the product development process.

A step forward for the light metal of the future

A step forward for the light metal of the future

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 11:00 UTC

Magnesium is an emerging light metal, but there are still challenges to be solved to make the metal useful in a broader spectrum of applications. With her doctoral thesis about one of the most common magnesium alloys, Hoda Dini at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, takes the magnesium research one step further.

Towards a future where machines understand us

Towards a future where machines understand us

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 07:30 UTC

In most respects, the web and its possibilities have evolved far beyond what most people thought was possible. In other respects, we have only just scratched the surface. In a new PhD thesis, Karl Hammar is finding models that can take the internet to the next step.

New knowledge can provide improved recycled aluminium

New knowledge can provide improved recycled aluminium

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 07:27 UTC

Recycling cast aluminium saves a lot of energy. But there is potential for increased reliability and strength. In a new PhD thesis from School of Engineering at Jönköping University, Anton Bjurenstedt has found some of the missing puzzle pieces.

Improving the properties of ductile iron components

Improving the properties of ductile iron components

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 09:00 UTC

In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Keivan Amiri Kasvayee investigates the effect of microstructural variation on the mechanical properties and deformation behaviour of ductile iron. ”Understanding this process is crucial for designing and manufacturing more durable products.”

Cutting-edge research on cast materials and components

Cutting-edge research on cast materials and components

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 09:00 UTC

Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and now the university starts a new project in collaboration with several global companies in the region of Jönköping. The participating companies are Volvo, Husqvarna Group, Fagerhult, Kongsberg, Comptech, Fueltech, Stena Aluminium and Ahlins i Habo.

Faster and better computation of surfaces

Faster and better computation of surfaces

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 11:43 UTC

In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Mirza Cenanovic presents numerical methods for faster and more accurate computations of surface problems. The results are expected to have a future impact in a wide range of industries and Swedish companies within the manufacturing industry are already showing their interest.

Ingrid Wadskog appointed Managing Director and Dean at School of Engineering

Ingrid Wadskog appointed Managing Director and Dean at School of Engineering

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2017 13:05 UTC

Ingrid Wadskog has worked as Managing Director and Dean at School of Engineering since September 15, 2016, during the recruitment process. Among several interesting candidates, Ingrid Wadskog was chosen, in consultation with the electoral committee, to stay in the position.

Accelerated customization with smarter methods

Accelerated customization with smarter methods

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 07:37 UTC

A recent collaboration between the business sector and the School of Engineering at Jönköping University will facilitate the adaption of products to new requirements and strengthen the companies’ competitiveness through new work procedures and IT tools.

The importance of microstructure  in heavy-duty diesel engine performance

The importance of microstructure in heavy-duty diesel engine performance

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2016 10:00 UTC

Designers and manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines are facing new challenges with recent high environmental friendly low-sulphur fuels. In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Rohollah Ghasemi presents new insights regarding the benefits of cast iron materials in Marine and Automotive heavy-duty diesel engines.

​Sweden’s first full professor in Lighting Science

​Sweden’s first full professor in Lighting Science

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2016 11:15 UTC

Jönköping University was one of the first in Sweden to focus on lighting. Now it is time for the next step, as the School of Engineering installs its first professor in Lighting Science. Myriam Aries took office in September, making her Sweden’s first full professor within the field.