How to succeed as a researcher in KTH: Career path and opportunities

Are you a researcher (or about to be one) and wondering about career paths in typical academic institute such as KTH and what opportunities you generally have as a young researcher?

Then, we have the pleasure to invite you to a half day event about KTH career track, followed up by a discussion on how to succeed as a researcher.

We welcome research engineers, PhD-students, postdocs and young faculty at KTH!

Date: Wednesday 15 November, 2017
Time: 13:15-16:00
Venue: Q2, Osquldas väg 10 (floor 2), KTH Royal Institute of Technologylänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The seminar is free. Coffee and refreshments are included for registered participants.
Registration page is here.
Last day to register: 10 November, 2017
Hosts: Young Academy of Sweden, the Doctoral students network at KTH and KTH Relocation.

Program

13:15 Welcome – Anna Wetterbom, CEO, Young Academy of Sweden

  • Presentation of The Young Academy of Sweden – Gabriel Skantze, Associate professor in Speech Communication and Technology at KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden
  • Support for young researchers – KTH PhD Student Chapters and KTH Relocation
  • Tenure track at KTH – Katja Tollmar Grillner, Dean of Faculty at KTH and Professor of Critical Studies in Architecture

14:15 Panel discussions and Q&A – moderated by Robert Lagerström, Associate Professor in Information systems architecture, KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden, the panel:

Ulrica Edlund, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Professor in Polymer technology
My Hedhammar, School of Biotechnology, Associate professor in Protein-based materials
Nicole Kringos, School of Architecture and Built Environment, Professor in Highway engineering
Josefin Larsson, Associate professor in astronomy at KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden
Mark Smith, School of Information and Communication Technology, Professor in Electronic systems

15:00 Mingle and networking

 

For further questions or inquiries concerning the event, please contact: tagem {AT} kth {DoT} se

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About Taras Kucherenko

I am a PhD student at CSC in Robotics, Perception and Learning (RPL).
My main research interest is Machine Learning as a tool to make robots behave in a human-like way, including understanding and expressing emotions.