Electro 120 years Högspänningslabbet

Electro at Chalmers 120 years

Welcome to the 120-year anniversary of Electrical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology. This year, it is 120 years since Electro at Chalmers saw the light of day. It is also 150 years since Fredrik Lamm, founder and first professor, was born. 

The day starts at 10:00  am with a tour of the Electrical engineering department at Chalmers (For those who have registered for this activity, gathering at Hörsalsvägen 11)

2:00  -  FULLY BOOKED: Both the Free wrap lunch at Student union (at the Volvo foyer​) 
and ​12:10 Tramride dedicated to Chalmers alumnus Sigfrid Edström is FULLY BOOKED

Afternoon Seminar in RunAn in Student Union Building:
ELECTRO at CHALMERS 120 years - proud history and exciting emerging futures
This seminar takes a long-term perspective in celebrating past achievements while addressing emerging futures. It brings together Chalmers alumni, students, and faculty interested in electrification creating more emerging futures.

Go to our livestream on Youtube​

13:00-13:30 INTRODUCTION
History of Electro including tribute to Fredrik Lamm,  150 years. Educational developments.
Jörgen Blennow and Mats Lundqvist, vice-presidents
Anders Karlström, head of E2 department

Seminar themes & speakers:
  • Energy power and energy supply 13:30-14:30
    Moderator: Ola Carlson, Prof. Electric Power Engineering , Chalmers University of Technology
    Lina Bertling Tjernberg, Prof. Power grid technology, KTH
    Massimo BongiornoProf. Electrical engineering, Chalmers University of Technology and Director for The Swedish Electricity Storage and Balancing Centre​
    Tomas Kåberger, Prof. ​Director Chalmers Energy Area of Advance

  • SHORT BREAK 14:30-14:45

  • Communication  5G/6G 14:45-15:30
    Moderator: Arne Svensson, Prof. Communication Systems, Chalmers University of Technology​
    Cecilia Atterwall, Global VP and Head of Marketing and Comms for Business Area Networks at Ericsson
    Tommy Svensson, Prof. Communication Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
    Bengt G Mölleryd, Senior analyst at the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), Chairman for the Working Party on Communications Infrastructure and Services Policy at the OECD

  • Electromobility 15:30-16:25
    Moderator: Linda Olofsson, Director, Swedish Electromobility Centre
    Anna Westerberg, President Volvo Buses
    Dennis Helfridsson, Managing director, ABB Sweden
    Evelina Wikner, Dr. Electric Power Engineering Chalmers University of Technology​
    Thorbjörn Thiringer, Prof. Electric Power Engineering Chalmers University of Technology​

MINGLE, cake & snacks 16:30-17:30. The afternoon continues at JA Pripps, Student Union Pub, at your own expense.

hen you register, you can choose what you want to participate in. Register latest 15 november.

This year, it is 120 years since Electro at Chalmers saw the light of day. It is also 150 years since Fredrik Lamm, founder and first professor, was born. Furthermore, The Electro Student Union turns 90.

Alumnus Sigfrid Edström, the director of the Gothenburg trams from 1900 to 1903, where he was in charge of electrifying them. 

Category Seminar; Event
Location: RunAn, conference hall, Kårhuset, Campus Johanneberg
Starts: 18 November, 2022, 10:00
Ends: 18 November, 2022, 17:00

Page manager Published: Fri 18 Nov 2022.