Samverkan och tekniska innovationer visades upp

December 13, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Studenter från civilingenjörsprogrammen i maskinteknik och industriell ekonomi höll idag slutpresentationer i kursen Extreme PSS innovation – en kurs där studenter jobbar tillsammans med företag för att ta fram innovativa lösningar och prototyper.

Data-driven modelling in the era of Industry 4.0: A case study of friction modelling in sheet metal forming simulations

August 8, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abstract With growing demands on quality of produced parts, concepts like zero-defect manufacturing are gaining increasing importance. As one of the means to achieve this, industries strive to attain the ability to control product/process parameters through connected manufacturing technologies and model-based control systems that utilize process/machine data for predicting optimum system conditions without human intervention. […]

Global Roll-out of Volvo CE Advance at Stanford University

June 29, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Supporting the construction workers of both current and future construction sites has been the topic of the global product development challenge posed to seven final-year MSc students from BTH and Stanford University. In their capstone project ME310, which runs from November to June, they move in a Design Thinking process through phases of needfinding, ideation, prototyping and more to arrive at a final detail designed product to display at the final exhibition, EXPE, at Stanford University.

Introductory study of sheet metal forming simulations to evaluate process robustness

June 29, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abstract The ability to control quality of a part is gaining increased importance with desires to achieve zero-defect manufacturing. Two significant factors affecting process robustness in production of deep drawn automotive parts are variations in material properties of the blanks and the tribology conditions of the process. It is imperative to understand how these factors […]

Data Mining through Early Experience Prototyping: A step towards Data Driven Product Service System Design

June 15, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Citation: Ruvald, R., Frank, M., Johansson, C., & Larsson, T. (2018). Data Mining through Early Experience Prototyping : A step towards Data Driven Product Service System Design. In 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Bergamo, 2018. Bergamo, Italy. Retrieved from Link to full paper: Abstract: The construction industry is ripe for […]

Designing Product Service Systems in the digital era: a BTH PDRL Special Session at the INCOM 2018 conference

June 15, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute PhD Alessandro Bertoni, together with PhD students Ryan Ruvald and Syed Azad Chowdhery, presented the findings from the application of data-driven PSS design methods matured in collaboration with industrial partners in the construction, food packaging and aerospace industry.

Design Thinking course 2018 completed

June 15, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute This year’s iteration of the Design Thinking course (MT2547) has completed with a Design Expo at BTH where the students presented and demonstrated their results to other student peers, teaching staff, and general public as well as media.

Call for papers: Special Issue on “User Experience and Agile Innovation: A Future of Servitisation”

June 15, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Assistant Prof. Christian Johansson Asklingand Associate Prof. Andreas Larsson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, together with Prof. Åsa Ericson and Dr. Johan Lugnet, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, are guest editors for a special issue of the International Journal of Product Development. The purpose of this special issue is to explore the ways in which an […]

Stanford ME310 on final stretch

May 31, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute This year’s Stanford project, ME310, where four students from BTH have collaborated with three students from Stanford University, is in its final stage.

Now, the students will travel to Stanford to complete and present the project at the annual event Stanford EXPE ( in front of teachers, companies and venture capitalists in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Jenny Elfsberg, Licentiate in Engineering

May 26, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jenny Elfsberg presented her licentiate thesis entitled “Insert innovation – Strengthening the innovative capability of a large, mature firm” in front of an interested audience friday afternoon.

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