Do you ever watch Grey’s Anatomy or the Discovery Channel? Then you’ve probably heard about the stent, the tiny metal tube that is implanted in a few million people every year to alleviate sometimes life-threatening constrictions in above all the coronary artery. What few know is that a Chalmers graduate invented the prosthetic that revolutionised several areas of healthcare. A few million a...
“I no longer dare to say two years. It’s what I used to say, but it kept getting longer. So, maybe five years, we’ll see,” laughs Van Hoang when asked how long he will stay in Asia in his new job. He has just moved to Hong Kong to help Swedish companies enter the Chinese market. We talk via Skype and Hoang shows me the view from his office window. Skyscraper after skyscraper. His office is on the...
André Dankert is awarded the most innovative PhD thesis in the area of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Chalmers in 2015 by the Arne Sjögrens prize. The price of 30 000 SEK was introduced in 2013 in memory of the Chalmers alumnus Arne Sjögren (F-68).
Daphne Hingert, Master’s student in biomedicine, has been selected as a winner of the Global Swede award by the Swedish Institute. As a keen ambassador for Chalmers, she has helped to double the number of Thai applications to the university since last year. “I was pleasantly surprised by Chalmers – here you’re encouraged to test your own ideas,” she says.
As part of the Master’s course in Sports Technology, students Néstor Gascue, Evers Molina and Oscar Zapata Buenrostro have developed software for tactical analysis in the Paralympic sport of goalball. This assignment came directly from the management of the national team.
He didn’t actually want to have his interest, his hobby, as his job at all, but fate had other ideas. Now Magnus Berger says that “you shouldn’t work for work’s sake, but instead because it’s fun.” He really looks like he means it. You can’t miss Magnus Berger’s enthusiasm when he shows me round the office located near Hornstull in Stockholm. Here at Propellerhead Software about 50 people develop...
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