A role for physical prototyping in Product-Service System design: Case study in construction equipment

August 6, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abstract: Using a case study methodology to exploring an ambitious experimental combination of a construction equipment manufacturer’s products tailored to provide exponential increases in efficiency and reductions in CO2. The products and system represent a relevant example of new technology being the foundation upon which a functional offering IPSS can be designed. The researcher constructed […]

Girls invited for inspirational day in engineering

March 31, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute In collaboration with Womengineering (http://womengineer.org/) BTH invited young girls on the “Introduce a Girl to Engineering”-day (http://www.igeday.com/) where we showed the engineering education and created an interface towards being an engineering by allowing girls to meet with students and teachers, and also get a chance to experiment with problem solving.

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.

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 http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:bth-16395 Link to full paper: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:bth-16395 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.

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 (expe.stanford.edu) in front of teachers, companies and venture capitalists in the heart of Silicon Valley.

ME310 team colocate in Sweden for kick-down towards final solution

April 6, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute The ME-310 project, with students from BTH and Stanford University working on supporting Volvo CE innovate the pains of today’s and concerns of tomorrow’s construction workers, is moving into the final phase where the students will deliver an innovation in time for the final event in June.

The students’ perspective on the ME310 global kickoff

December 1, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute In mid-November the Swedish team from BTH traveled to Stanford for the global project kick-off. During this week the team created their first Critical Experience Prototype.

Solving the pains of today and the concerns of tomorrow with Volvo CE and Stanford University

November 10, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Product Development Research Lab at BTH are for the sixth year starting up a ME310 project in collaboration with the Design Division at Stanford University. As with the last four iterations, Volvo Construction Equipment are the industrial partner.

Volvo CE Innovation Conference 2017

September 26, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Volvo CE held the yearly Innovation Conference in Eskilstuna early September. The intentions with this conference were for all participants to share competence, experience and knowledge by networking and creating together.

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