Events: Global events at Chalmers University of TechnologyFri, 19 Jan 2018 15:20:50 +0100 Symposium, January 23<p>Virtuella utvecklingslaboratoriet, laboratory, M-huset, Maskin</p><p>​​​​The OptimOre Symposium is hosted by the Department of Industrial and Materials Science at Chalmers University of Technology​</p><strong> </strong><span style="background-color:initial"><strong>Securing the supply of tantalum and tungsten</strong></span><div>Tantalum and tungsten are important high-technology metals for European economy; however, they are scarce in the EU and have to be imported from abroad, with China and Russia being the main producers of the metals. What is more, the metal contents of the natural ores are depleting, so the processing industry has increasing difficulties beneficiating the valuable elements, using up ever more water and energy.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="">The OptimOre </a> project aims at increasing the yield of Tungsten and Tantalum ore production while reducing the demand in energy and water. In order to achieve this, the project partners are researching and developing technologies for advanced and flexible control of crushing, milling and separation processes. They are applying new software models, advanced sensing and deeper process physical studies.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>The project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.</div> <div><br /></div> Gothenburg demo showcase<p>Virtuella utvecklingslaboratoriet, laboratory, M-huset, Maskin</p><p>​Electric bus and urban infrastructure: which are the opportunities for cities andpassengers when noise and local emissions disappear?</p>​<span style="font-weight:700">Program</span><div><span style="background-color:initial">09.30 - 10.00 Registration and welcome coffee</span><div>10.00 - 10.10 Welcome and Opening</div> <div><div>10.10 - 10.20 Introduction to the Gothenburg test site</div> <div>10.20 - 10.30 <span style="background-color:initial">The EBSF_2 project, </span><span style="background-color:initial">UITP</span></div> <div>10.30 - 11.00 <span style="background-color:initial">Heating solutions for electric buses, </span><span style="background-color:initial">Volvo Bus</span></div> <div>11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break</div> <div>11.30 - 12.00 <span style="background-color:initial">Indoor bus stops, experiences from EBSF_2, </span><span style="background-color:initial">Oskar Rexfelt, Chalmers University of Technology</span></div> <div>12.00 -12.30 <span style="background-color:initial">Results from passengers’ perception survey, </span><span style="background-color:initial">Pontus Wallgren, Chalmers University of Technology</span></div> <div>12.30 - 12.45 Wrap up</div> <div>12.45 - 13.30 Light lunch</div> <div>13.30 - 15.00 Technical visit: indoors bus stop at Lindholmen and fully electric bus line</div> <div>15.00 End of meeting</div></div></div> <div><br /></div> <div><span></span><img src="/SiteCollectionImages/Institutioner/IMS/Övriga/div%20nyheter%20o%20kalender/bus.jpg" class="chalmersPosition-FloatRight" alt="" style="margin:5px" />The EBSF_2 Gothenburg demonstration team cordially invites you to the demo event taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Wednesday 24 January starting at 9:30am. </div> <div><br /></div> <div>The event takes place at Chalmers Virtual Development Laboratory, Johanneberg Campus, and is hosted by Chalmers. </div> <div><br /></div> <div><br /></div>,-TME.aspx,-TME.aspxLicentiate seminar Daniella Petersen, TME<p>Vasa, Seminar room Korsvägen, 2456, Vera Sandbergs allé 8</p><p>​Title: Let the right ones in? Employment requirements in Swedish construction procurement Discussion leader: Associate professor Andreas Diedrich, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg</p> lecture, professor: Henrikke Baumann<p>Vasa C, lecture room, Vasa Hus 3, Vera Sandbergs allé 8</p><p></p>​Welcome to the promotion lecture for the title as professor, by Henrikke Baumann at the Department of Technology Management and Economics, the Division of Environmental Systems Analysis.<br />Title: <em>People and flows in product ecologies - more than life cycle assessment (LCA)</em> and Over the Air Testing<p>Provinn, Kvarnbergsgatan 2</p><p>​Microwave road invites Chalmers employees and students to an interesting seminar on 5G and over the air testing.</p>​ <br />PROGRAM<br />16.00 –16.30 Registration and Coffee<br />16.30–16.40 Introduction of MWR<br />16.40–17.00 Mats Högberg, Huawei ”5G and why do we need Over The Air requirements”<br />17.00–17.30 Wei Fan, Aalborg University “Over-the-air radiated performance testing of 5G radios”<br />17.30–17.40 Coffee break<br />17.40–18.10 Bengt Svensson, Saab “Antenna measurement challenges at Saab”<br />18.10–18.40 Klas Arvidsson, Bluetest ”OTA Reverberation chamber opportunities”<br />18.40–19.10 Madeleine Schilliger Kildal, Chalmers &amp; RanLOS<br />”The Random-LOS Measurement System for Vehicular Communication”<br />19.10 –21.00 Beverage, food and continuation with Over The Air discussions<br /><br /><br /><strong>R.S.V.P: 24th january 2018<span style="display:inline-block"></span></strong><br />Registration: <a href=""></a><br />Parking: Nordstan or The Opera House<br /><br />Microwave Road, <span><a href="" target="_blank"></a><span style="display:inline-block"></span></span> Tullberg, Food & Nutrition Science<p>KC, lecture hall, Kemi, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​“Oxidation of marine oils during gastrointestinal in vitro digestion and its effect on a cellular level”</p>​<div>Opponent:      Ph.D. Prof. Claude Genot, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France</div> <div> </div> <div>Examiner:       Prof. Ann-Sofie Sandberg, Chalmers<br />Supervisor:     Prof. Ingrid Undeland, Chalmers</div>,-Earth-and-Environment.aspx,-Earth-and-Environment.aspxNiklas Falstad - Space, Earth and Environment<p>HC1, lecture hall, Hörsalar HC, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​Title: &quot;Molecular observations of obscured galaxy nuclei</p>​Niklas is PhD-student in the Division of Astronomy and Plasma Physics at Space, Earth and Environment<br /><br />Supervisor: Susanne Aalto, Division of Astronomy and Plasma Physics<br />Opponent: Axel Weiß, Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany<br /> Christian Nielsen, Systems and Synthetic Biology<p>KA, lecture hall, Kemi, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​“Systems Biology of the secondary metabolism in filamentous fungi”</p>​<br /><strong>Opponent:</strong>      Prof. Mikael Rørdam Andersen, DTU, Danmark<br /><br /><strong>Examiner:</strong>       Prof. Ivan Mijakovic, Chalmers<br /><strong>Supervisor: </strong>    Prof. Jens Nielsen, Chalmers<br /><br /><strong>Abstract:</strong><br />Microbes can thrive in most environments on earth, and niches such as soil and decaying plant material are biological hotspots of microbial diversity. These habitats constitute ecological battlegrounds where microorganisms fight for the same limited resources. In order to get first right to nutrients, microbes have evolved chemical weaponry to fight off competitors. These chemicals have been designed by the natural processes of randomization and selection to specifically target weak points of competitors, while leaving the producing organism unharmed. Such naturally derived chemicals can be exploited by humans as pharmaceuticals such as antibiotics.<br />This PhD thesis represents an endeavour to increase the understanding of the natural production of antibiotics in filamentous fungi. We provide novel insight on how to speed up the drug discovery process, from screening of microbial biodiversity to industrial exploitation. The genomes of uncharacterized filamentous fungi were sequenced, and a computational analysis pipeline was developed to identify and annotate the genes responsible for the synthesis of antibiotics. Our investigations demonstrated that fungal biodiversity possesses a previously untapped potential for production of antibiotics, and based on our predictions, we experimentally identified a novel compound from the antifungal class of antibiotics called yanuthones.<br />Further investigations of fungal metabolism were based on the quantification of gene expression, and allowed us to identify important pathways that provide building blocks for the biosynthesis of antibiotics. Modifying the genes controlling these pathways constitute a promising strategy for improving the natural production capabilities of fungi to enable industrial production of new antibiotics.<br />This thesis suggests that previously unknown antibiotics can be discovered from understudied fungi, and that genetic modifications of key metabolic pathways identified in this work, could enable development of industrial antibiotics production processes.<br /><br />,-TME.aspx,-TME.aspxLicentiate seminar Jane Webb, TME<p>Seminar room Vasa Korsvägen 2456, Vera Sandbergs allé 8</p><p>Title: ​“He just doesn’t catch it in in his heart.” - Untangling  goals and  values in  inter-organisational collaboration Discussion leader: Associate Professor Björn Remneland Wikhamn, University of Gothenburg</p> Margarida da Costa Ribeiro, Chemical Biology<p>KE, lecture hall, Kemi, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​“Pancreatic extracellular communication. Applications on beta cells culture and islet amyloid aggregation”</p><p>​<br /><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">Opponent:      Prof. Gunilla Westermark, Uppsala Biomedicinska centrum (BMC), Uppsala<br /></span></p> <p><span>Examiner:       Prof. Stefan Hohmann, Chalmers<br />Supervisor:     Prof. Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Chalmers</span></p>öm,-TME.aspx,-TME.aspxThesis defence Anders Billström, TME<p>Vasa A, lecture hall, Vasa Hus 2-3 entréhall, Vasa Hus 1-2-3</p><p>​Human Capital, Social Networks and New Firm Formation – The Role of Academic and External Entrepreneurs in University Spin-offs Opponent: Professor Lene Foss, UIT - The Arctic University of Norway,Tromsö</p>,-Chemistry-and-Biochemistry-.aspx,-Chemistry-and-Biochemistry-.aspxJohan Dunevall, Chemistry and Biochemistry<p></p><p>​New Approaches for Chemical Analysis of Single Cells and Vesicles</p><p>​  </p> <div>The faculty opponent: Professor Adrian Michael, University of Pittsburgh</div> <div>  </div> <div>Supervisor: Andrew G. Ewing <br />Examiner:  Andrew G. Ewing</div> Goncalves Teixeira, Systems and Synthetic Biology<p>KB, lecture hall, Kemi, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​ ​“Engineering Lipid Metabolism for Production of Oleochemicals in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”</p>​<div>Opponent:      Prof. Nils J. Færgemann, Dep. Of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SDU – University of Southern Denmark</div> <div> </div> <div>Examiner:       Prof. Christer Larsson, Chalmers<br />Supervisor:     Prof. Jens Nielsen, Chalmers<br /></div>,-Chemistry-and-Biochemistry-.aspx,-Chemistry-and-Biochemistry-.aspxMasoumeh Dowlatshahi Pour, Chemistry and Biochemistry<p>10:an, meeting room, Kemi, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​Spatial analysis of lipids in tissue samples applying mass spectrometry imaging</p><p>​   <br />The faculty opponent: Arnaud Delcorte, Université catholique de Louvain</p> <p> </p> <div>Supervisor: Andrew G. Ewing <br />Examiner:  Andrew G. Ewing</div> Paul, Chemical Biology<p></p><p>​“Adipose Tissue Heterogeneity – Development and Application of Nonlinear Microscopy methods”</p>​<br />Opponent:      Assoc. Prof. Julian Moger, Physics and Medical Imaging, College of Engineering, Mathematics an Physical Scieneces, University of Exeter, United Kingdom<div> </div> <div>Examiner:       Prof. Stefan Hohmann, Chalmers<br />Supervisor:     Prof. Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Chalmers</div> seminar on Digitalisation Security & privacy | Machine Intelligence<p>RunAn, conference hall, Kårhuset, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>On 15 March 2018 at Chalmers conference centre, Runan.</p>​ <br />At the 2018 initiative seminar on Digitalisation we focus on the two themes Security/Privacy and Machine Intelligence. <a href="/en/areas-of-advance/ict/events/Digitalisation2018/Pages/default.aspx">More information on the seminar webpage &gt;</a> ceremony spring 2018<p>RunAn, conference hall, Kårhuset, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​Chalmers University of Technology holds graduation ceremonies each spring and autumn to honour the graduating students who have received their degrees.</p>​<p class="chalmersElement-P" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 10px;font-size:14px;line-height:22px;font-family:&quot;open sans&quot;,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-weight:300;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px">The spring graduation ceremony will be held on<span style="box-sizing:border-box"><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>April 14, 2018<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><span style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="box-sizing:border-box">at RunAn, Campus Johanneberg.<span style="box-sizing:border-box;display:inline-block"></span></span></span></p> <div style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:&quot;open sans&quot;,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:300;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px">Registration for the graduation ceremony opens on February 1 and closes on February 19.<br /><br />For more information, please read <a href="/en/about-chalmers/academic-ceremonies/graduation-ceremony/Pages/default.aspx">here</a><br /></div> 2nd International Symposium on Singlet Fission and Photon Fusion: Emerging Solar Energy Technologies<p>Chalmers Conference Centre, company, Kårhuset, Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​​Following the successful of the 2016 ISPF2 conference, It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 2nd International Symposium on Singlet Fission and Photon Fusion: Emerging Solar Energy Conversion Technologies.</p>The conference is held at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, 16th-19th April, 2018.<br />The symposium is focussed on the rapidly growing fields of photo-physics and materials science and will cover all aspects of:<br />    - Singlet fission<br />    - Photon fusion (including both molecular and heavy metal systems)<br /><a href="/en/conference/ispf2/Pages/default.aspx">Read more on the conference homepage</a><br /> colloquium: Quantum thermal transport in circuits<p>Kollektorn, lecture room, MC2-huset, MC2</p><p>Talk by Frederic Pierre, C2N, Paris-Saclay University, France</p><br />​Frederic Pierre, Research Director at French National Centre for Scientific Research | CNRS · Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (C2N) colloquium: Using superconducting qubits for analog quantum simulation<p>Kollektorn, lecture room, MC2-huset, MC2</p><p>Talk by Gerhard Kirchmair, IQOQI Innsbruck, Austria</p>​<br /><img src="/SiteCollectionImages/Institutioner/MC2/Blandat/Kirchmair.jpg" class="chalmersPosition-FloatLeft" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:150px;height:200px" /><br />Univ. -Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kirchmair, Junior Research Director at the Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, Innsbruck.<br /> space for hope<p>Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden</p><p>Gothenburg University – Department of Conservation, will host the congress in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg – Department of Architecture; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm – Department of Urban Planning and Environment; and Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona – Department of Spatial Planning. This event will offer the opportunity for scholars from Europe, as well as from around the world, to contribute to the exchange of experiences, ideas and knowledge regarding planning in the 21st cent! ury, in particular in relation to the congress theme: MAKING SPACE FOR HOPE.</p><div>​Planning is one of the activities – on different levels and in different contexts – striving for better futures. We live in dark times – climate crisis, economic regression, war and conflicts of political, ethnical and religious reasons. What used to be unrecognized by traditional planning debates can be useful to respond to contemporary planning problems. In-between spaces, insurgencies and untold stories can be rethought and re-explored to energize planning debates and practice. The challenges should be considered as triggers for transformations to a sustainable future. Planning should contribute to MAKING SPACE FOR HOPE.</div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Scientific and social programme</h2> <div>• Invited keynote speakers</div> <div>• 16 paper tracks</div> <div>• Round table sessions</div> <div>• Thematic group meetings</div> <div>• Mobile workshops</div> <div>• Congress dinner</div> <div>• …and more</div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Important dates</h2> <div>• Call for abstract: October 2017</div> <div>• Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2018</div> <div>• Notification abstracts: February 28, 2018</div> <div>• Early bird registration deadline: April 30, 2018</div> <div>• Full paper submission deadline: May 15, 2018</div> <div>• PhD Workshop in Karlskrona: July 5-8, 2018</div> <div>• AESOP 2018 Congress in Gothenburg: July 10-14, 2018</div> <div>• Post Congress Tour, Stockholm metropolitan region: July 15-17, 2018</div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Pre-congress PhD workshop</h2> <div>The PhD workshop will be held on July 5-8, 2018 on an island in the archipelago outside Karlskrona, Sweden. Karlskrona is a small baroque town and a UNESCO world heritage site located in the southeast corner of Sweden and has approximately 65,000 inhabitants. Blekinge Institute of Technology (Department of Spatial Planning) is responsible for the workshop.</div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Post-congress tour</h2> <div>A three-day Post-Congress tour will take place in the Stockholm metropolitan region on July 16-18, 2018. </div> <div> </div> <div><a href=";ecid=vjzUE1nrT2NOY082Kqj83A==&amp;ln=eng&amp;view=category&amp;template=Desktop">Web:<br /></a></div> <div><br /></div> <div><h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Chalmers contact</h2> <div><a href="/en/Staff/edit/Pages/kristina-grange.aspx">Kristina Grange, Professor of Urban Planning and Design Theory</a></div> <div><a href=";ecid=vjzUE1nrT2NOY082Kqj83A==&amp;ln=eng&amp;view=category&amp;template=Desktop"></a></div></div>