PhD Chapter Meeting – May 30th, 2024

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The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the Second Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2023/2024, which will take place on 30th of May of 2024 at 17:30, at the PhD Chapter Hall “T-Centralen” (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 May 25th, 2024.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on the Elections and by-elections of the PhD Chapter Board and Functionaries, and eventual motions that are to be voted.

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, the nomination form is available here.

For Board positions (for description click here), the following positions have mandate January – December 2024 and are open for Elections:

  • Chairperson
  • Education Manager
  • Webmaster
  • Business Liaison
  • Workgroups Manager

The following positions have mandate January 2024 – December 2024 and are now open for by-elections:

  • Council Coordinator

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

    • Auditors (2 positions)
    • Master of Ceremonies (1 position)

Motions to be presented at the Chapter Meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se until 26th of May 2024. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least four working days before the meeting.

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PhD Chapter Meeting – March 20th, 2024

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The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the Second Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2023/2024, which will take place on 20th of March 2024 at 17:30, at T-Centralen (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 Sunday 17th 2024.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on the digital elections proceses and the discussion of structural problems that doctoral students have at KTH.

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.

Motions to be presented at the Chapter Meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se until 15th of March 2024. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least four working days before the meeting.

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PhD Chapter Meeting – December 4th, 2023

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The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the Second Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2023/2024, which will take place on 4th of December 2023 at 17:30, at Room Henrik Eriksson (Lindstedtsvägen 3, 4th floor), or virtually via Zoom (https://kth-se.zoom.us/j/62006362410). 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 30th 2023.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on the Elections and by-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 19th of November 2023.

For Board positions (for description click here), the following positions have mandate January – December 2024 and are open for Elections:

  • Vice Chairperson
  • Treasurer
  • Council Coordinator
  • Event Manager (upon approval of motion)
  • Communication Manager

The following positions have mandate July 2023 – June 2024 and are now open for by-elections:

  • Business Liaison (upon approval of motion)
  • Workgroup Manager

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

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

Motions to be presented at the Chapter Meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se until 30th of November 2023. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least four working days before the meeting.

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PhD Chapter Meeting – Sep 28th, 2023

The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the Fourth Chapter Meeting of the operational year 2023/2024, which will take place on Thursday 28th of September 2023 at 17:30, at the PhD Chapter Hall, T-Centralen (Drottning Kristinas väg 29). Here you can find the summon and Agenda.

Please fill out this registration form if would like to attend the meeting. In order to have food, please sign up no later than September 25th 2023, see more info in the registration form.

The Chapter Meeting will be focused on discussions for improvements of doctoral students.

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.

Motions to be presented at the Chapter Meeting may be submitted to board@dr.kth.se until 25th of September 2023. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least four working days before the meeting.

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ABB, NKT, and Hitachi Energy Companies Exclusive Visit 2023

Ph.D. Chapter is proud to organize an exclusive visit to ABB, NKT, and Hitachi Energy Companies in Västerås for a limited number of Ph.D. students on October 6, 2023 full-day (08:00-17:00). We will start our journey toward Västerås from KTH Entre (main campus) at 08:00 and will be back to KTH main campus at 17:00.

Join us for a whole day of interesting presentations and discussions, site and production lines visit, and mingle with these companies’ employees.

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, motion, process automation and robotics & discrete automation portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. ABB’s success is based on a long history of technical leadership stretching back more than 130 years and driven forward by around 105,000 skilled employees in more than 100 countries. Corporate Research in Västerås is one of ABB’s largest research center in the world. Here, 100 innovative researchers and engineers of ~25 nationalities work with long-term research and development in ABB’s cutting-edge areas, with an emphasis on robotics, electric motor systems, electrical apparatus and automation technology. The investment in research and development in Sweden is high and a priority area within the ABB Group.
This is ABB: Welcome to Progress — ABB Group (global.abb)

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021.
This is NKT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxblX1lkMJA

Hitachi Energy (HE) is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36000 people in 90 countries. The business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers. Innovation is at the heart of Hitachi Energy and our research centers are the backbone. The Hitachi Energy Research center in Sweden is located in Västerås, one hour west of Stockholm. With our wide scientific/technical expertise together with our extensive lab infrastructure we drive innovation for Hitachi Energy next-next products. The center includes an extensive simulation and experimental laboratory infrastructure with 13 labs for a total footprint of 3700m2, providing a full-scale platform for power electronics, multi-physics, high-voltage testing and digital technologies.
This is Hitachi Energy: https://youtu.be/X3TFu6wNRFE


This event will be limited to 54 visitors, if you want to join this visit – make sure to RSVP through the following link

https://forms.gle/pErr25BchgfVRdhD9

The last day to register your interest to join us is Friday, September 22, 2023

There would be a selection phase after the end of registration. Depending on the number of RSVP registrations, 54 visitors will be selected. After that, final visitors will receive private invitation letters with further information (including a detailed schedule and other relevant information) on their email addresses. Once you receive a formal private invitation letter at your email address, you are more than welcome to join us for this amazing event. Please register for this event only if you can attend it in person, those who are not sure if they can make it should mention this in the registration form.

It is worth mentioning that lunch, fika, and transportation are provided by companies and PhD Chapter. Thus, participants do not need to worry about these issues.

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