Microsoft and Microsoft Research visit

Are you curious about what you can work on as a researcher at Microsoft and Microsoft Research? Would you like to know more about their research on AI and future technology trends? Would you also like to visit the Microsoft facility in Stockholm?

Then you should sign up for this exclusive half-day (12:45–17:30) visit to Microsoft Sweden on February 24, 2023.

Microsoft Sweden


Microsoft is the world’s largest software company with 221,000 employees and the mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Microsoft has several different divisions and engineering areas including:

  • Cloud + AI
    This spans products and services such as Microsoft Azure, the global cloud computing platform, Microsoft Business Applications and Mixed Reality with HoloLens. It also includes a rich set of developer tools with Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code and GitHub, core commerce capabilities and infrastructure, and end-to-end security, access management and compliance solutions across the Microsoft Cloud.
  • Experiences + Devices
    The group has a focus across productivity, communications, education, search and other information services, along with the software platform, apps, store and devices that power the Windows ecosystem.
  • Technology + Research
    This group is responsible for aligning the company’s overall technical strategy while incorporating forward-looking research and development efforts into the company’s infrastructure, services, apps and agents.

Microsoft Sweden today has approximately 600 employees spread across their offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Linköping as well as data centers in Gävle, Sandviken and Staffanstorp. At their Stockholm office, the Microsoft Technology Center delivers immersive industry experiences and deep technical engagement focused on business outcomes.

Microsoft Research, founded in 1991, is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. More than 1,000 scientists and engineers focus on more than 55 areas of computing and openly collaborate with leading academic, government, and industry researchers to advance the state of the art of computing, help fuel the long-term growth of Microsoft and its products, and solve some of the world’s toughest problems through technological innovation.

For more information, visit their website: https://www.microsoft.com/


This event will be limited to 48 visitors, make sure to RSVP through the following link

https://forms.gle/EvbDGDrPF9fQ59kw9

There would be a selection phase after the end of the registration. Depending on the number of RSVP registrations, 48 visitors will be selected and informed. Please keep an eye out for the follow-up email to confirm your participation if you are selected.

The visit to Microsoft is in-person (NOT ONLINE). As a part of this visit, we will have an online session dedicated to research trends in Microsoft Research in the UK. Therefore, there is no possibility of attending this visit online (even partially).

The last day to register your interest in joining us is Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 17:00

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Ericsson visit

Curious about what you can work with as a researcher at Ericsson? Would you like to know more about their research on VR, XR, 5G/6G, and signal processing? Would you also like to visit their facility in Stockholm?

Then you should sign up for this exclusive half-day (11:30-17:00) visit to Ericsson on January 31, 2023.

Ericsson 6G Network (All rights reserved by Ericsson)


Ericsson defines its purpose to be “Creating connections that make the unimaginable possible”, with the vision of “A world where limitless connectivity improves lives, redefines business and pioneers a sustainable future”.
Do you want to know what this means in practice? How do Ericsson researchers and developers work together and with universities and partners to actually realize this vision?
Mobile technology – which first connected people and soon will connect everything – is becoming a critical infrastructure for all parts of industry and society. Ericsson has played a key role in creating that technology. eXtended Reality, edge computing, distributed cloud, 5G radio and core technology, and on the horizon the next generation – 6G – are all part of daily life for the 27 000+ R&D staff at Ericsson.
Working with ICT at Ericsson means you don’t only have the opportunity to work with the latest technology of today, but also technologies that are still five or ten years away. Ericsson is setting the bar for information communication technology to be inclusive and accessible, empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.
Ericsson holds over 60 000 patents worldwide and invests some 40 billion SEK in R&D every year.
For more information, visit their website: https://www.ericsson.com/en , https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers, https://www.ericsson.com/en/future-technologies


This event will be limited to 30 visitors, make sure to RSVP through the following link

https://forms.gle/7vaXVMGDmGU1xcU6A

There would be a selection phase after the end of the registration. Depending on the number of RSVP registration, 30 visitors will be selected and informed.

The last day to register your interest to join us is Monday, January 16, 2023, at 16:00.  

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PhD Chapter Meeting – December 13th, 2022

The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the Second Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2022/2023, which will take place on Tuesday 13th of December 2022 at 17:00, at lecture hall V3 , Teknikringen 72 (tentatively) E35, Lindstedtsvägen 3 and Zoom: https://kth-se.zoom.us/j/61536821776. Here you can find the summon.

Please fill out this registration form if would like to attend the meeting. In Order to have food, please sign up no later than December 9th 2022, see more info in the registration form.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on the Elections of the PhD Chapter Board and Functionaries.

All doctoral students are welcome to join the Chapter Meeting, but note that you must be a PhD Chapter Member (that is, a doctoral student and paid member of THS, the KTH Student Union) in order to have voting rights during the meeting.  We will send a reminder email to all registered participants.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else to Board or Functionary positions, please fill in this KTH form at the latest Sunday 4th of December 2022.

For Board positions (for description click here), the following positions have mandate January-December 2023:

  • Vice Chairperson (vacant)
  • Treasurer
  • Council Coordinator (vacant)
  • Business Manager (vacant)
  • Communication Manager

Moreover, the following PhD Chapter Functionary positions are open for election or by-election:

  • Head of Women’s Doctoral Committee (WOP) (1 position)
  • Master of Ceremonies (1 position)
  • Nominating Committee (5 positions)
  • Standard Bearers (2 positions)
  • Auditors (1 positions)

Motions to be presented at the Chapter Meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se until 5th of December 2022. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least four working days before the meeting.

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PhD Chapter Meeting – November 15th, 2022

The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the first Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2022/2023, which will take place on Tuesday 15th of November 2022 at 17:17, at the PhD Chapter Hall “T-Centralen” at Drottning Kristinas väg 29. Here you can find the summon.

Please fill out this registration form if would like to attend the meeting. In Order to have food, please sign up no later than November 13th 2022, see more info in the registration form.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on the PhD chapter board and school council’s activity reports and plan 2022/2023. Motions to be presented at the Chapter meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se by November 09th, 2022.

The meeting agenda will be posted here four working days prior to the meeting. All doctoral students are welcome to join the Chapter Meeting, but note that you must be a PhD Chapter Member (that is, a doctoral student and paid member of THS, the KTH Student Union) in order to have voting rights during the meeting.  We will send a reminder email to all registered participants.

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Scania visit

Curious about what you can work with as a researcher at Scania? Would you like to test drive the latest trucks and buses? Would you also like to visit the facilities in Södertälje?

Then you should sign up for this exclusive full-day visit to Scania on November 17, 2022.

Transport between Stockholm and Södertälje, lunch and fika are also included in the program. Please note that you need a driver’s license for a passenger car to drive the vehicles, but it is also possible to join as a co-driver (if you do not have one).


Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions with 54,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Together with their partners and customers, they are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. For Scania, sustainable transport is about more than decarbonization. It is about meeting the needs of people and society throughout the ecosystem of transport.

Scania’s research and development organization develops products, services and solutions that can provide the highest quality, efficiency and profitability for their customers. R&D’s innovations are largely focused on advancing low-carbon transport solutions. Scania puts significant investment and resources into research and development, which is concentrated at the Scania Technical Centre in Södertälje. In 2021, Scania invested SEK 7.5 bn in research and development (6.5), which corresponded to 5.1 percent of net sales.

A lot of Scania’s research is carried out in-house, but they also work closely with universities, colleges and strategic partners, as well as in field tests with their customers.

For more information about Scania follow them on social media or visit www.scania.com


This event will be limited to 25 visitors, make sure to RSVP through the following link

https://forms.gle/ZsEPq1FyR5aFGdMy6

There would be a selection phase after the end of the registration. Depending on the number of RSVP registration, 25 visitors will be selected and informed.

The last day to register your interest to join us is this Friday, November 4, 2022.  

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