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Research

MDU's research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges. The greatest part of research is conducted in cooperation with the private and the public sectors.

  • Date 2024-04-11
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Meet our new Professors!

Recently, eight new Professors were inaugurated at MDU, at the 2024 Academic Ceremony. Here you can get to know them in a few short films where they present what drives them in their research and what makes their hearts beat a little faster.

about Meet our new Professors!
  • Date 2024-04-08
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Summary of the 2024 Academic Ceremony Week

During the Academic Ceremony week, MDU had a particular focus on academic achievements.

about Summary of the 2024 Academic Ceremony Week
  • Date 2024-03-28
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New programme in Cybersecurity

To be able to defend ourselves against future digital threats, we need increasing skills in this area. We are now launching a new Master's Programme in Cybersecurity with a focus on dealing with cyber attacks.

about New programme in Cybersecurity

Events

The public defence of Stefan Marksteiner’s licentiate thesis

  • 2024-04-25 10:00
MDU Västerås, room U2-024
The public defence of Stefan Marksteiner’s licentiate thesis will take place at MDU, campus Västerås on 25 April 2024.

The Public Defense of Nicolas Leberruyer Licentiate thesis in Industrial Systems

  • 2024-05-03 09:00
Sal A2-004 (Eskilstuna campus)
The Public Defense of Nicolas Leberruyer Licentiate thesis in Industrial Systems will take place at Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna Campus on the 3 of May 2024.

The public defence of Mikael Ebrahimi Salari’s licentiate thesis

  • 2024-05-07 09:15
Campus Västerås
The public defence of Mikael Ebrahimi Salari’s licentiate thesis will take place at Mälardalen University, campus Västerås on May 7 2024.

Research specialisations

Computer and Data Science

Computer and Data Science (CDS) conducts research on novel approaches, algorithms, techniques, and tools in AI (Artificial Intelligence) and machine learning, optimization, heterogeneous data from various sensing devices, software and hardware for robots, brain-like computing, as well as formal methods and static program analysis.

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Educational Sciences and Mathematics

Researchers are working to raise the quality of education and to develop industry with the aid of mathematics.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) research specialization conducts research with a focus on the (embedded) system’s run-time platform including execution of software, communication of data and control, and runtime adaptation mechanisms.

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Future Energy Center

Research focusing on renewable energy, energy efficiency and emission mitigation, as well as smarter modelling, optimisation and management.

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Health and Welfare

An interdisciplinary specialisation, an area for research studies and a field of knowledge where health research and welfare research meet studying different aspects of health.

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Innovation and Product Realisation

Research on how to develop sustainable, useful and competitive products and services.

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Industrial Economics and Management

Research focusing on for example the sustainable development of industry and working life.

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Medical and health engineering

Medical and health engineering (MHE) is an interdisciplinary field that unites engineering and medical sciences to create cutting-edge technologies with the purpose to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases, as well as to support human well-being.

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Software and Systems Engineering

Software and Systems Engineering (SSE) conducts research on theory, methods, processes, algorithms, and tools to support the design, development, testing, and maintenance of industrial software and software-intensive systems

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