Annually recurring events

Science & Innovation Day

Science & Innovation Day is a place for business and research to meet. It is arranged in October every year.

STC Tech Tour 22 februari 2021

Ta chansen att se den senaste forskningen inom AI, 5G, smarta städer och digitala tvillingar när STC forskningscenter öppnar labben med en digital rundvandring för studenter på Mittuniversitetet. E...

Sensor Applications Symposium 2021

August 2-4, 2021, Mid Sweden University is hosting SAS 2021 - IEEE Sensor Application Symposium. It will be a complete online conference that attract researchers from all over the world.

Doctoral and licentiate seminars

2021

Tech. Lic. Johannes Lindén

Licentiate thesis: Extracting Text into Meta-Data - Improving machine text-understanding of news-media articles
Date: April 29, 2021 at 14:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Co-supervisors: Dr. Stefan Forsström and Dr. Patrik Österberg
Opponent: Prof. Martin Holena, Czech Technical University, Prague.

Tech. Lic. Javier Bruges

Licentiate thesis: Surface characterization methods for quality assessment of polyethylene-coated paperboard
Date: April 27, 2021 at 13:00
Main supervisor: Associate Prof. Jan Lundgren
Opponent: Prof. Mikael Sjödahl, Luleå Tekniska Universitet

 

Tech. Lic. Yali Nie

Licentiate thesis: Automatic Melanoma Diagnosis in Dermoscopic imaging based on a Deep Learning System
Date: April 23, 2021 at 13:00
Main supervisor: Associate prof. Jan Lundgren
Opponent: Associate prof. Claes Lundström, Linköping University

 

PhD Waqas Ahmad

Doctoral Thesis: High Efficiency Light Field Image Compression: Hierarchical Bit Allocation and Shearlet-based View Interpolation
Date: April 22, 2021 at 09:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström
Co-supervisors: Dr. Roger Olsson
Opponent: Prof. Peter Schelkens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Grading committee:
Prof. Markus Flierl, KTH, Sweden
Prof. Thomas Wiegand, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz
Institute, TU Berlin, Germany
Prof. Jonas Unger, Linköping University, Sweden

 

PhD Javier Aranda

Doctoral Thesis: Towards Self-Powered Devices Via Pressure Fluctuation Energy Harvesting
Date: March 25, 2021 at 09:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisors: Dr. Sebastian Bader
Opponent: Professor Meiling Zhu, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Grading committee:
Professor Ali Muhtaroglu, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, METU Northern Cyprus Campus
Professor Skandar Basrour, Polytech Grenoble – Université Grenoble Alpes - Grenoble, France
Associate. Professor: Göran Thungström, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall

PhD Xinyu Ma

Doctoral Thesis: Power Estimation for Indoor Light Energy Harvesting
Date:
January 8, 2021 at 13:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisors: Dr. Sebastian Bader
Opponent: Associate Prof. Alex Weddell
Grading committee:
Dr. Brendan O’Flynn
Prof. Olfa Kanoun
Prof. Kent Bertilsson

PhD Stefan Haller

Doctoral thesis: Towards Low-Voltage, High-Current: A pioneering drive concept for battery electric vehicles
Date: January 11, 2021, at 08:30
Main supervisor: Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Co-supervisors: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Prof. Dieter Gerling, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
Grading committee:
Prof. Yujing Liu, Chalmers, Gothenburg
Prof. Mats Alaküla, Lund University
Associate. Prof. Göran Thungström,
Mid Sweden University Sundsvall

2020

PhD Xiaotian Li

Doctoral Thesis: "Towards Large-Area Electronic Systems Using Non-Conventional Substrate and Conductor Materials"
Date: May 28, 2020 at 09:30
Main supervisor: Associate Professor Johan Sidén
Co-supervisor: Associate Professor Henrik Andersson
Opponent: Professor Leena Ukkonen, Tampere University, Finland
Examination committee:
Professor Daniel Rönnow, University of Gävle, Sweden
Associate Professor Jonny Johansson, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Dr. Sari Merilampi, Satakunta University of Applied Science, Finland

 

PhD Abu Bakar

Doctoral Thesis: "Wide Range Isolated Power Converters"
Date: June 9, 2020 at 9:30
Main supervisor: Professor Kent Bertilsson
Co-supervisor: Associate Professor Johan Sidén
Opponent: Associate Professor Jorge Garcia, University of Oviedo, Spain
Examination committee: 
Professor Torbjörn Thiringer, Chalmers University, Sweden
Professor Hans Bängsson, Professor, Lund University, Sweden
Docent Jonas Örtegren, Mid Sweden University

 

PhD Yongwei Li

Doctoral Thesis: "Computational Light Field Photography – Depth Estimation, Demosaicing, and Super-Resolution"
Date: June 10, 2020 at 9:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström
Co-supervisor: Dr. Roger Olsson
Opponent: Professor Paolo Favaro, Director of Computer Vision Group, Universitetet i Bern
Examination committee:
Professor Karl Åström, Lunds universitet
Professor Jonas Unger, Linköpings universitet
Professor Ulf Assarsson, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola

 

PhD Luca Beltramelli

Doctoral Thesis: "Random and Hybrid Medium Access for M2M Communication: Scalability and Energy Analysis
Date: June 11, 2020 at 09:00
Main supervisor: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisor: Dr. Patrik Österberg och Dr. Aamir Mahmood
Opponent: Professor Preben E. Mogensen, Aalborg Universitet, Danmark
Examination committee:
Professor Fortunato Santucci, University of L'Aquila, Italien
Professor Erik Ström, Chalmers tekniska högskola
Docent Federico Tramarin, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

PhD Simone Grimaldi

Doctoral Thesis: "Towards Radio-Environment Aware IoT Networks Wireless Coexistence Methods for Low-complexity Devices
Date:
June 16, 2020 at 9:00
Main supervisor:
Professor Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisor:
Professor Tingting Zhang och Dr. Aamir Mahmood
Opponent:
Associate Prof. Georgios Z. Papadopoulos
Examination committee:

Professor Paul J.M. Havinga, Universitetet i Twente, Nederländerna
Docent Niclas Björsell, högskolan i Gävle
Dr. Kia Wiklundh, Qamcom Research and Technology

 

Tech Lic. Siwen An

Licentiate Thesis: X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry for Environmental Applications
Date:
October 8, 2020, at 09:00
Main supervisor:
Associate Professor Göran Thungström
Co-supervisor: Dr. Börje Norlin
Opponent: Professor Richard Brenner, Uppsala University

 

PhD Hossam Farag

Doctoral Thesis: "Enabling Industrial IoT Applications: Supporting Reliable and Real-Time Data Delivery"
Date: November 4, 2020, at 09:00
Supervisor: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Co Supervisor: Dr. Patrik Österberg
Opponent: Prof. Dirk Pesch, University of Cork
Examination committee:
Prof Reza Malekian, Malmö University
Prof. Enzo Mingozzi, University of Pisa
Assoc. Prof. Per Hurtig, Karlstad University

 

2019

Tech. lic. Bakhram Guynullin

Licentiate thesis: High accuracy low-cost NDIR sensing
Date: Tuesday October 8, 2019, at 10:15
Place: Skogforsk, Uppsala and broadcast live at Campus Sundsvall, S-building
Main supervisor: Associate Prof. Göran Thungström
Co-supervisor: Dr. Claes Mattsson
Industrial supervisors: Adjunct Prof. Henrik Rödjegård and Dr. Christine Hummelgård
Opponent: Prof. David Bastviken, Linköping University

 

Tech. lic. Stefan Haller

Licentiate thesis: MOSFET enabled Low-Voltage High-Current DC Traction Drive
Date: Monday June 17, 2019 at
Place: Campus Sundsvall, M building room M102
Main supervisor: Professor Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisor: Dr. Peng Cheng
Opponent: Professor Yujing Liu, Chalmers University of Technology

Tech. lic. Raúl Rondón

Licentiate thesis: Low Power Wireless Technologies for IIoT Analysis and enhancement of communication delay, reliability and scalability
Date:
Monday June 10, 2019 at 13:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, M building room M102
Main supervisor: Professor Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisor: Dr. Aamir Mahmood
Opponent: Professor Fortunato Santucci, University of L’Aquila, Italy

Tech. lic. Javier Aranda

Licentiate thesis: Interfaces in Hydraulic Pressure Energy harvesters
Date: Friday April 26, 2019 at 10.00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O building room 0102
Main supervisor: Professor Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisors: Assistant Professor Sebastian Bader
Opponent: Professor Olfa Kanoun, Chemnitz University of Technology

 

PhD Krister Hammarling

Licentiate thesis: Hydrogel based pH-sensors
Development and characterization of optical and electrical pH sensors based on stimuli-responsive hydrogels
Date: Tuesday March 19, 2019 at 13.15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O-building room O102 (SCA)
Main supervisor: Prof. and Dean Hans-Erik Nilsson
Co-supervisors: Dr. Magnus Engholm and Dr. Henrik Andersson
Opponents and examination committee:
Prof. Guido Perrone, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Dr. Anne Andersson, SP technical research
Prof. Magnus Karlsson, Chalmers University of Technology

Tech lic. Teklay Gebremichael

Licentiate thesis: Lightweight Cryptographic Group Key Management Protocols for the Internet of Things
Date: Thursday March 7, 2019 at 11.00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, C-building room C326
Main supervisor: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisors: Dr. Ulf Jennehag
Opponent: Associate prof. Andreas Jacobsson, Malmö University

Tech. lic. Hossam Faraq

Licentiate thesis: Enabling Time- and Mission-Critical Applications in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
Date: Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 08:30
Place: Campus Sundsvall, M building, room M102
Supervisor: Professor Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisor: Assistant professor Patrik Österberg
Opponent: Prof. Shaofang Gong, Linköping Universitet

Tech. lic. Irida Shallari

Licentiate thesis: Intelligence Partitioning for IoT - Communication and Processing Inter-Effects for Smart Camera Implementation
Date: Thursday January 17, 2019 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O building, room O102
Supervisor: Professor Mattias O’Nils
Co-supervisor: Dr. Muhammad Imran
Opponent: Professor Axel Jantsch,
Technische Universität Wien

2018

Tech Lic. Mehrzad Lavassani

Licentiate thesis: Reliable Information Exchange in Industrial Internet of Things, Investigation into the Role of Data
and Data-Driven Modelling
Date: Wednesday December 12, 2018 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L building room L111
Main supervisor: Professor Tingting Zhang
Co-supervisors: Professor Mikael Gidlund and Dr. Ulf Jennehag
Opponent: Professor Christer Åhlund, Luleå University of Technology

Tech. lic. Xiaotian Li

Licentiate thesis: Flexible Circuits and Materials for Creating Large-Area RFID Reader Antenna Systems
Date: Thursday November 15, 2018 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O building room O102s
Main supervisor: Associate Professor Johan Sidén
Co-supervisor: Dr. Henrik Andersson
Opponent: Associate Professor Jonny Johansson, Luleå University of Technology

 

 

Tech lic. Elijs Dima

Licentiate thesis: Multi-Camera Light Field Capture Synchronization, Calibration, Depth Uncertainty, and System Design
Date: Friday June 15, 2017 at 13:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström
Co-supervisor: Dr. Roger Olsson
Opponent: Prof. Ulf Assarsson, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg

Phd Shakeel Ashraf

Doctoral thesis: Thermal Detector with Integrated Absorber Structure for MID-IR Gas Detection
Date: Monday May 21, 2018 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Associate Prof. Göran Thungström
Opponent: Prof. Peter Enoksson, Chalmers University of Technology

2017

 

Tech lic. Staffan Rydblom

Licentiate thesis: Measuring Water Droplets to Detect Atmospheric Icing
Date: Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O-building room O102
Main supervisor: Prof. Mattias O´Nils and Associate Prof. Benny Thörnberg
Opponent: Prof. Anssi Mäkynen, University of Oulu, Finland

2016

Tech lic. Muhammad Abu Bakar

Licentiate thesis: Design and Optimization of Soft Switched Power Converters for Low and Medium Power Applications
Date: Monday December 12, 2016 at 13:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, C-building room C306
Main supervisor: Associate Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Opponent: Prof. Hans Bängtsson, University of Lund

Dr. Reza Salim

Doctoral thesis: Advanced X-ray Detectors for Industrial and Environmental Applications
Date: Thursday December 1, 2016 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, M-building room M108
Main supervisor: Prof. Christer Fröjdh
Co-supervisors: Assistant Prof. Börje Norlin and Prof. Heinz Graafsma
Opponent: Prof. Fulvia Arfelli, University of Trieste, Italy



Dr. Muhammad Nazar Ul Islam

Doctoral thesis: Method of torque measurement based on volumetric strain
Date: Friday October 21, 2016 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, M-building room M102
Main supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisors: Dr. Peng Cheng
Opponent: Professor Jukka Lekkala from Tampere university of technology, Finland.

Dr. Filip Barac

Doctoral thesis: Error Mitigation in Industrial Wireles Sensor Networks: Corrupted Packet Forensics and Recovery
Date: Wednesday March 2, 2016 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Co-supervisors: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Opponent: Prof. Mário Alves, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal.

2015

Dr. Victor Kardeby

Doctoral thesis: ”Resource Consumption in Distributed Internet of  Things”
Date: Wednesday November 25, 2015 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Co-supervisors: Assistant prof. Ulf Jennehag
Opponent: Associate Prof. Luigi Atzori from The University of Cagliari, Italy.

Dr. Felix Dobslaw

Doctoral thesis: ”End-to-end Quality of Service Guarantees for Wireless Sensor Networks”
Date: Friday December 11, 2015 at 10:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Co-supervisors: Prof. Mikael Gidlund
Opponent: Dr. Song Han, University of Connecticut, USA

Tech lic. Nazar Ul Islam Muhammad

Licentiate thesis: Reference Setup for Characterization and Calibration of Low-range Differential Pressure Sensors
Date: Thursday October 8, at 13:15
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O102
Main supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Co-supervisors: Dr. Peng Cheng
Opponent: Docent Cristina Rusu
Abstract as PDF

 

Tech lic. Shakeel Ashraf

Licentiate Thesis: Design and Integration of Infrared Absorber Structure Into Polymer Membrane Based Thermal Detectors.
Date: Thursday September 17, 2015 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O-building room O111
Main supervisor: Doc. Göran Thungström
Co-supervisors: Associate Professor Claes Mattsson
Opponent: Professor Frank Niklaus KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Dr. Erik Fröjdh

Doctoral Thesis: Hybrid Pixel Detector, Characterization and Optimization
Date: Tuesday September 8, 2015 at 13:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, O-building room O102
Main supervisor: Doc. Göran Thungström
Co-supervisors: Assistant Professor Börje Norlin and Michael Campbell.
Abstract as PDF

Dr. Suryanarayana Murthy Muddala

Doctoral Thesis: "Free view rendering for 3D Video – Edge-Aided Rendering and Depth-Based Image Inpainting"
Date: Thursday June 18, 2015 at 10:15 am
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström
Co-supervisor: Dr. Roger Olsson
Opponent: Prof. Christine Guillemot, National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA), France

Dr. Yun Li

Doctoral Thesis: "Coding of Three-Dimensional Video Content – Diffusion-based Coding of Depth Images and Displacement Intra-coding of Plenoptic contents"
Date: Tuesday June 9, 2015 at 10:00
Place: Campus Sundsvall, L-building room L111
Main supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström
Co-supervisors: Dr. Ulf Jennehag and Dr. Roger Olsson
Opponent: Professor Touradj Ebrahimi, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

 

Dr. Patrik Jonsson

Doctoral Thesis: "Surface Status Classification Utilizing Image Sensor Technology andComputer Models"
Date: Tuesday May 5, 2015, at 10.15
Supervisors: Doc. Benny Thörnberg
Opponent: Torbjörn Eltoft, Department of Physics and Technology Earth Observation Laboratory, Tromsø

Dr. David Krapohl

Doctoral Thesis: "Monte Carlo and Charge Transport Simulation of Pixel Detector Systems"
Date: Wednesday April 8, 2014, at 10.00
Supervisors: Doc. Göran Thungström and Prof. Christer Fröjdh
Opponent: Doc. Cinzia Da Vià, School of Physics and Astronomy, Manchester, UK

2014

Dissertation seminar Stefan Forsström

Doctoral Thesis: "Enabling Fully Distributed Global Services on the Internet-of-Things"
Date: Thursday 27th of November 2014 in room L111
Supervisors: Dr. Mikael Gidlund
Opponent: Prof. Antonio Corradi, University of Bologna, Italy

 

Dissertation seminar Omeime Esebamen

Doctoral Thesis: "Characterization of Interface States & Radiation Damage Effects in Duo-lateral PSDs Using SEM Microscopy and UV Beam Profiling Techniques"
Date: June 17th at 10:30 in room O111
Supervisors: Doc. Göran Thungström and Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent: Professor Harry J Withlow, University of Applied Sciences in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

 

Dissertation seminar Khurram Shahzad

Doctoral Thesis: "Energy Efficient Hardware Architecture for Data and Computation Intensive Wireless Monotoring"
Date: June 11th at 10:15 in room M102
Supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann.
Opponent: Professor Teresa Riesgo, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain.

 

Dissertation seminar Sebastian Schwarz

Doctoral thesis: "Gaining depth - Time-of-flight sensor fusion for three-dimensional video content creation"
Date: June 4th at 10:00 in room L111
Supervisor: Prof. Mårten Sjöström, Dr. Roger Olsson.
Opponent: Prof. Reinhard Koch, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany.

 

Licentiate seminar Reza Salim

Licentiate Thesis: "Phase-Contrast and Spectroscopic X-ray Imaging for Paperboard Quality Assurance"
Date: May 22nd at 10:15 in room M102
Supervisor: Assistant. Prof. Jan Thim, Assistant Prof. Börje Norlin, Prof. Christer Fröjdh
Opponent: Associate Professor Anna Burvall, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Dissertation seminar Meng Xiazhou

Doctoral Thesis: "Technology driven obolescence management for embedded systems"
Date: Thursday, May 15th at 13:15 pm in room O102
Supervisor: Dr. Benny Thörnberg
Opponent: Prof. Jim Tørresen, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway

 

Dissertation seminar, Wei Shen 

Doctoral Thesis: "A Protocol Framework for Adaptive Real-Time Communication in Industrial Wireless Sensors and Actuator Networks"
Date: Thursday, March 6th at 13:15 am in room L111
Supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Opponent: Prof. Gerhard Hancke from City University of Hong Kong

 

Dissertation seminar, Waheed Malik

Doctoral Thesis: "Real-time Optical Position Sensing on FPGA"
Date: Wednesday, January 29th at 10:30 am in room M108
Supervisor: Prof. Mattias O´Nils and Dr. Benny Thörnberg
Opponent: Prof. Daniel Crookes, Queen´s University, Belfast

 

2013

Dissertation seminar, Naeem Ahmad

Doctoral Thesis: "Modelling, Optimization and Design of Visual Sensor Networks for Sky Surveillance"
Date: Tuesday December 17th at 8:30 am in room O102
Supervisor: Prof. Mattias O´Nils
Opponent: Prof. Arno Ruckelshausen, Hochschule Osnabrück, Germany

Dissertation seminar, Anzar Alam

Doctoral Thesis: "Development of embedded optical technique and device for real-time surface metrology using line of laser triangulation"
Date: Monday December 16th at 13:15 pm in room L111
Supervisor: Prof. Mattias O´Nils
Opponent: Prof. Consolatina Liguori, University of Salerno, Italy

Dissertation seminar, Majid Abdul

Doctoral Thesis: "Analysis and EMI Suppression of MHz frequency range Switch Mode Power Supplies"
Date: Wednesday November 20th at 10:30 am in room M108
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Opponent: Prof. Jorma Kyyrä, Aalto University, Finland

Dissertation seminar, Jawad Saleem

Doctoral Thesis: "Power Electronics for - and Modelling of - Resistance Welding Equipment"
Date: Thursday October 24th at 10:15 am in room O111
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Opponent: Prof. Drago Dolinar, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Dissertation seminar, Imran Muhammad

Doctoral Thesis: "Energy Efficient and Programmable Architecture for Wireless Vision Sensor Node"
Date: Tuesday October 22nd at 13:15 pm in room M108
Supervisor: Prof. Mattias O´Nils
Opponent: Prof. Bernhard Rinner, Alpen-Adria Universität, Austria

Dissertation seminar, Radhika Ambatipudi

Doctoral Thesis: "High Frequence (MHz) Planar Transformers for Next Generation Switch Mode Power Supplies"
Date: Friday October 4th at 10:30 am in room O102
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Opponent: Prof. Jesus Doval-Gandoy, University of Vigo, ESP 

Dissertation seminar, Sebastian Bader

Doctoral Thesis: "On the Lifetime and Usability of Environmental Monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks"
Date: Wednesday October 2nd at 13:30 pm in room L111
Supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Dr. Kirk Martinez - University of Southampton, GB

Dissertation seminar, Hari Babu Kotte

Doctoral Thesis: "High Frequency (MHz) Resonant Converters using GaN HEMTs and Novel Planar Transformer Technology"
Date: Thursday September 26th at 10:15 am in room L111.
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Kent Bertilsson
Opponent: Prof. Noel Shammas – Staffordshire University, GB

Dissertation seminar, Jinlan Gao

Doctoral Thesis: ”Antenna Based Passive UHF RFID Sensor Tags”
Date: Thuesday June 18th  2013 at 13:15 pm in room O102.
Supervisors: Dr. Johan Sidén and Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent:Prof. Emmanouil Tentzeris, School of ECE, Georgia Tech, USA.

Dissertation seminar, Johan Jason

Doctoral thesis: ”Fibre-optic displacement and temperature sensing using coupling based intensity modulation and polarization modulation techniques”
Date: Wednesday June 12th  2013 in room O111.
Supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent: Prof. Werner Daum, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany.

Licentiate seminar, Suryanarayana Muddala

Licentiate thesis: "View Rendering for 3DTV"
Date: Thuesday June 11 th 2013, in room L111.
Supervisor: Professor Mårten Sjöström and Dr. Roger Olsson.
Opponent: Associate Professor Klas Nordberg, Linköping University.

Dissertation seminar, Khursheed Khursheed

Doctoral thesis: ”Intelligence Partitioning and Data Reduction in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks”
Date: Monday June 10th  2013 in room O102.
Supervisor:Prof. Mattias O'Nils.
Opponent: Prof. Johan Lilius, Åbo Akademi, Finland.

Licentiate seminar, Yun Li

Licentiate thesis: "Coding of Three-dimensional Video Content – Depth Image Coding by Diffusion"
Date: Wednesday 5th of June 2013 in room O102.
Supervisors: Prof. Mårten Sjöström, Dr. Ulf Jennehag and Dr. Roger Olsson.
Opponent: Associate Professor Markus Flierl, KTH, Stockholm.

Licentiate seminar, Mitra Damghanian

Licentiate thesis: "The Sampling Pattern Cube – A Framework for Representation and Evaluation of Plenoptic Capturing Systems"
Date: Tuesday 4th of June 2013 in room O102.
Supervisors: Prof. Mårten Sjöström and Dr. Roger Olsson.
Opponent: Associate Professor Göran Manneberg, KTH, Stockholm.

Dissertation seminar, Kannan Thiagarajan

Doctoral thesis: "Monte Carlo simulation of electron transport in semiconducting zigzag carbon nanotubes”
Date: Monday 23 rd of May in room O111.
Supervisor: Prof.Ulf Lindefelt.
Opponent: Prof. Michele Goano, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy.

Licentiate seminar, Kung Wang

Licentiate thesis: "Stereoscopic 3D video quality of experience - impact of coding, transmission and display technologies"
Date: Friday May 17 ht 2013, in room M102.
Supervisors: Prof. Mårten Sjöström, Adj. Prof. Kjell Brunnström (Acreo), Dr. Ulf Jennehag and Dr. Roger Olsson.
Opponent: Prof.Hans-Jürgen Zepernick, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.

 

Licentiate seminar, Sara Rydberg

Licentiate thesis: "Radiation induced losses in ytterbium doped laser materials"
Date: Thuesday February 26 th 2013, in room O111.
Supervisor: Dr. Magnus Engholm.
Opponent: Dr. Daniel Milanese, University of Torino.

2012

Licentiate seminar, Sebastian Schwarz

Licentiate thesis: "Depth Map Upscaling for Three-Dimensional Television - The Edge-Weighted Optimization Concept"
Date: Thursday November 22nd 2012, room O111.
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Mårten Sjöström.
Opponent: Adj. Prof. Atanas Gotchev, Tampere University of Technology.

Licentiate seminar, Omeime Esebamen

Licentiate thesis: “Simulation, Measurement and Analysis of the Response of Electron- and Lateral Position Sensitive Detector"
Date: Wednesday October 10th at 13:15, room O111. Supervisors: Doc. Göran Thungström and Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent: Technology Dr Uwe Zimmermann, Uppsala University.

Licentiate seminar, Abdul Majid 

Licentiate thesis: “Analysis and implementation of Switch Mode Power Supplies in MHz frequency region"
Date: Thursday June 14th at 10.15 pm, room O111.
Supervisors: Associate Prof. Kent Bertilsson and Prof. Bengt Oelmann.
Opponent:

Dissertation seminar, Winnie Wong

Doctoral thesis: ”A Hybrid Pixel Detector ASIC with Energy Binning for Real-Time, Spectroscopic Dose Measurements” 
Date: Wednesday May 30th, 13.00 pm, room O102
Supervisor: Prof. Christer Fröjdh.
Opponent: Dr. Roberto Dinapoli, Switzerland.

Licentiate seminar, Abdul Waheed Malik

Licentiate thesis: “Machine Vision Architecture on FPGA"
Date: Thursday May 31st at 10.00 pm, room M108.
Supervisor:
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Xiaozhou Meng

Licentiate thesis: “Maintenance consideration for long life cycle embedded"
Date: Thursday May 24th at 10.15 pm, room O102.
Supervisor:
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Jawad Saleem

Licentiate thesis: “Power electronics for resistance spot welding equipment"
Date: Tuesday May 22nd at 10.15 pm, room O111
Supervisor:
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Xin Cheng

Licentiate thesis: “Hardware centric machine vision for high precision measurement of reference structures in optical navigation"
Date: Thursday Mars 8th at 13.15 pm, room O102.
Supervisor:
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Mohammad Anzar Alam

Licentiate thesis: "An Online Surface Topography Characterization Technique for Paper and Paperboard using Line of Light Triangulation"
Date: Februari 9,  kl.10.00 i sal O102.
Supervisor: Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent:

2011

Dissertation seminar, Peng Cheng                                                                

Doctoral thesis: "Applications of Embedded Sensors in Loader Crane Positioning and Rotor RPM Measurement". 
Date: December 9, 09.00 in O111.
Supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent:Prof. Dr. Arno Ruckelshausen, Hochschule Osnabrück, Germany.

Licentiate seminar, Felix Dobslaw

Licentiate thesis: "Automated Instance-based Tailoring of Parameter Settings for Metaheuristics"
Date: October 14, 10.15 in room Q211.
Supervisor: Prof. Theo Kanter.
Opponent:Prof. Thomas Bartz-Beielstein from the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne.

Licentiate seminar, Patrik Jonsson

Licentiate thesis: "Intelligent networked sensors for increased traffic safety"
Date: October 12, 10.15 in room Q221, Östersund.
Supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent:Associate Professor Jörgen Bogren, Physical Geography, University of Gothenburg.
Note: The seminar will be held in the Swedish language.

Dissertation seminar, Tomas Unander

Doctoral thesis: “System integration of electronic functionality in packaging application”
Date: September 23, 2011.
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson.
Opponent: Prof. Shaofang Gong, Linköping University.

Licentiate seminar, Muhammad Imran

Licentiate thesis: "Investigation of Architectures for Wireless Visual Sensor Nodes"
Date: June 10, 10:30 AM in room O102.
Supervisors: Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Senior Lecturer Khaled Benkrid, University of Edinburgh.

Licentiate seminar, Khursheed Khursheed

Licentiate thesis: "Investigation of Intelligence partitioning in wireless visual sensor networks"
Date: June 9, 10:30 AM in room O102
Supervisors: Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Prof. Per Lindgren, Luleå University of Technology.

Licentiate seminar, Hari Babu Kotte

Licentiate thesis: "High Speed (MHz) Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) using Coreless PCB Transformer Technology Date"
Date: May 27, 10:00 AM in room M102
Supervisors: Kent Bertilsson and Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Docent Per Henrik Karlsson from Lund University

Licentiate seminar, Radhika Ambatipudi

Licentiate thesis: "Multilayered Coreless Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Step-down Transformers for High Frequency Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS)"
Date: May 20, 1:00 PM in room O102
Supervisors: Kent Bertilsson and Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Professor Torbjörn Thiringer from Chalmers tekniska högskola.

Licentiate seminar, Stefan Forsström

Licentiate thesis: "Enabling Adaptive Context Views for Mobile Applications Negotiating Global and Dynamic Sensor Information"
Date: April 29, 2011
Supervisors: Theo Kanter
Opponent: Dr. Andreas Fasbender, Adjunct Professor at the University of Agder

Licentiate seminar, Victor Kardeby

Licentiate thesis: "Automatic Sensor Clustering: Connectivity for the Internet of Things"
Date: April 28, 2011
Supervisor: Theo Kanter
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Jamie Walters

Doctoral thesis: "Ripples Across The Internet of Things -- Context Metrics as Vehicles for Relational Self-Organization"
Date: April 26, 2011
Supervisor: Theo Kanter
Opponent:

Dissertation seminar, Rahim Rahmani

Doctoral thesis: "Active Queue Management for Quality of Service in Heterogenous Networks"
Date: March, 3rd. 10.00 am in room M108
Head Supervisor:
Opponent: Associate Professor Roch H.Glitho, Concordia University, Canada.

Licentiate seminar, Kannan Thiyagarajan

Licentiate thesis: "Tight-binding calculations of electron scattering rates in semiconducting zigzag carbon nanotubes"
Date: January 19 ht, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Prof. Ulf Lindefelt
Opponent: Prof. Sven Öberg, Luleå University of Technology

Licentiate seminar, Sebastian Bader

Licentiate thesis:  "Enabling Autonomous Environmental Measurement Systems with Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks"
Date: January 1o ht, 1.00 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Dr. Kirk Martinez, University of Southampton, UK

 

2010

Licentiate thesis, Xin Huang

Licentiate thesis: "Sensor Application Privacy and Security"
Date: Monday November 13th, 10.00 am in room O111.
Head supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Opponent: Dr. Thijs Jan Holleboom

Licentiate seminar, Fredrik Linnarsson

Licentiate thesis: "Wireless Sensor Networks in Loader Crane Applications"
Date: Monday November 1st, 1.00 pm in room O102
Head supervisor: Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Dr Mikael Gidlund - ABB Corporate research

Dissertation seminar, Linda Karlsson

Doctoral thesis: "Coding for Improved Perceived Quality of 2D and 3D Video over Heterogeneous Networks"
Date: May 27, 10.00 am in room O111
Head Supervisor: Doc. Mårten Sjöström
Opponent: Dr. -Ing. Karsten Müller, Karsten -Fraunhofer Institut für Nachrichtentechnik Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI)

Dissertation seminar, Qinghua Wang

Doctoral thesis: "Traffic Analysis, Modeling and Their Applications in Energy-Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks - on network optimization and anomaly detection"
Date: February the 3 rd, 10:00 am in room L111
Head Supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang, Mid Sweden University - ITM.
Co-Supervisors: Dr. Stefan Pettersson, Mid Sweden University and Prof. Youzhi Xu, Jönköping University
Opponent: Dr. Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway.

2009

Dissertation seminar, Najeem Lawal

Doctoral thesis: ”Memory Synthesis for FPGA Implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems"
Date: Wednesday January 7, 10.30 am, room O102
Head supervisor: Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Dr. Khaled Benkrid - University of Edinburgh.

Licentiate seminar, Lisa Nordin

Licentiate thesis: "Measurement and prediction of dewatering characteristics for mechanical pulps using optical fibre analysis"
Date: Wednesday June 17th, 10.00 am in room O102
Head supervisor: Per Engstrand
Assistant supervisor: Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Annikki Vehniäinen D.Sc ( Tech), Senior Advisor UPM Nanoncenter

Dissertation seminar, Claes Mattsson

Doctoral thesis: "Design, Fabrication and Optimization of Thermal Radiation Detectors Based on Thin Polymer Membranes"
Date: September 18, 13.15 pm in room O113
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Assistant supervisor: Dr. Göran Thungström
Opponent: Prof. Ylva Bäcklund – Programme Manager ICT VINNOVA.

2008

Licentiate seminar, Johan Jason

Licentiate thesis: "Theory and Applications of Coupling Based Intensity Modulated Fibre-Optic Sensors"
Date: Wednesday December 17th, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Dr Bernt Sundström.

Licentiate seminar, Tomas Unander

Licentiate thesis: "Characterization of Low Cost Printed Sensors for Smart Packaging"
Date: Thursday December 11th, 1.15 pm in room O102
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Dr Mats Robertsson - Acreo AB

Dissertation seminar, Aron Larsson

Doctoral thesis: ”Essays on Theories and Applications of Decision Analysis in Imprecise Domains”
Date: October 24, 1.15 pm, room O102
Head supervisor: 
Opponent: David Ríos Insua, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid

Dissertation seminar, Roger Olsson

Doctoral thesis: ”Synthesis, Coding, and Evaluation of 3D Images Based on Integral Imaging”
Date: June 12, 1.15 pm, room L111
Head supervisor: 
Opponent: Dr. -Ing. Aljoscha Smolic, Fraunhofer Institut für Nachrichtentechnik Heinrich -Hertz-Institut (HHI), Berlin, Tyskland.

Dissertation seminar, Jon Alfredsson

Doctoral thesis: ”Limitations of Subthreshold Digital Floating-Gate Circuits in Present and Future Nanoscale CMOS Technologies”
Date: Thursday May 29, 1.15 pm, room O102
Head supervisor: Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent is Dr. Markku Åberg - VTT

Dissertation seminar, Magnus Engholm

Doctoral thesis: ”Materials Optimization for Optical Fiber Amplifiers and Fiber Lasers”
Date: Thursday May 22, 1.15 pm, room L111
Head supervisor: Dr. Lars Norin
Opponent is Dr. Johannes Kirchhof - IPHT Jena

Dissertation seminar, Henrik Andersson

Doctoral thesis: ”Position Sensitive Detectors - Device Technology and Applications in Spectroscopy"
Date: Thursday May 15, 1.15 pm, room O102
Head supervisor is Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent is Prof. Jan Linnros - KTH

Licentiate seminar, Niklas Lepistö

Licentiate thesis: "FPGA based architectures for embedded video systems"
Date: Wednesday February 6th, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Dr Peter Nilsson - Lund University

Licentiate seminar, Ulf Jennehag

Licentiate thesis: ”Bandwidth Efficient IPTV Distribution - On Error Resilience and Fast Channel Change”
Date: January, 17, 1.15 pm in room L111
Head supervisor:
Opponent:

2007

Licentiate seminar, Rahim Rahmani

Licentiate thesis: “Models for quality of service in heterogenoeous networks.”
Date: 2007
Head supervisor:
Opponent:

Dissertation Seminar, Patrik Österberg

Doctoral thesis: “Fair Treatment of Multicast Sessions and Their Receivers: Incentives for more efficient bandwidth utilization”
Date: December 15, 2007
Head supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Opponent: Dr. Kirk Martinez from university of Southampton, UK

Licentiate seminar, Claes Mattsson

Licentiate thesis: "Fabrication and Characterization of Photon Radiation Detectors"
Date: Monday December 17, 1.15 pm in room O102
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Dr. Mikael Lindeberg - Uppsala Universitet

Dissertation seminar, Cao Cao

Doctoral thesis: ”Automatic Synthesis of Partitioned FSMs Based on Mixed Synchronous/Asynchronous State Memory"
Date: Friday June 15, 1.15 pm, room O111
Head supervisor is Prof. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Prof. Peeter Ellervee - Tallinn Technical University

Dissertation seminar, Börje Norlin

Doctoral thesis: ”Characterisation and application of photon counting X-ray detector systems"
Date:Friday June 1, 10.15 am, room O102 (SCA-salen)
Head supervisor: Doc. Christer Fröjdh
Opponent: Prof. Sherwood Parker - University of Hawaii

Dissertation seminar, Jan Lundgren

Doctoral thesis: ”Simulating Behavioral Level On-Chip Noise Coupling"
Date: Wednesday May 30, 10.00 am, room O102 (SCA-salen)
Head supervisor is Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent is Prof. Mark Vesterbacka - Linköping University

Dissertation seminar, Torbjörn Olsson

Doctoral thesis: ”Antenna Robustness Modelling"
Date: Tuesday May 29, 1.15 pm, room O102 (SCA-salen)
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Prof. Manos Tentzeris - Georgia Institute of Technology

Dissertation seminar, Johan Sidén

Doctoral thesis: ”On the Design, Characterization and Optimization of RFID Tag Antennas"
Date: Friday May 25, 1.15 pm, room M108 (Lubbe-salen)
Head supervisor is Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent is Prof. Heikki Seppä - VTT, Finland

Dissertation seminar, Xavier Llopart

Doctoral thesis: ”Design and characterization of 64K pixels chips working in single photon processing mode"
Date: Friday May 25, 10.15 am, room M102
Head supervisor: Doc. Christer Fröjdh
Opponent is Prof. Christian Broennimann - SLS Detector Group

Licentiate seminar, Suliman Abdalla

Licentiate thesis: "Architecture and Circuit Design of Photon-Counting Readout for X-Ray Imaging Sensors"
Date: Tuesday May 22, 1.00 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Doc. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Prof. Kenway Smith - Glasgow University.

Licentiate seminar, Linda Karlsson                                

Licentiate thesis: “Spatio-Temporal Pre-Processing Methods for Region-of-Interest Video Coding”
Date: April 27, 2007
Head supervisor: Prof. Tingting Zhang
Assistant supervisor: Dr. Mårten Sjöström and Prof. Youzhi Xu
Opponent: PhD. Apostolos Georgakis, Applied Physics and Electronics, Umeå University

Licentiate seminar, Jon Alfredsson

Licentiate thesis: "Performance of Digital Floating-Gate Circuits Operating at Subthreshold Power Supply Voltages"
Date: Monday January 22, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Doc. Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Associate Prof. Dag Wisland - Dept. of Informatics, University of Oslo

Licentiate seminar, Henrik Andersson

Licentiate thesis: "Development of Process Technology for Photon Radiation Measurement Applications"
Date: Friday January 19, 1.15 pm in room O102
Head supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Doc. Per-Erik Hellström - KTH

2006

Licentiate seminar. Aron Larsson

Licentiate thesis: ”Graph decision models in a computational decision analytic framework.”
Date: 2006.
Head supervisor:
Opponent:

Dissertation seminar, Håkan Norell

Doctoral thesis: ”Development, Analysis and Implementation of Pre-Processing Video Filters"
Date: Friday December 15, 8.30 am, room Fälldinsalen
Head supervisor: Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Prof. Danny Crookes - Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Licentiate seminar, Najeem Lawal

Licentiate thesis: "Memory Synthesis for FPGA Implementation of Real-Time Video Processing Systems"
Date: Wednesday November 22, 10.30 am in room M102
Head supervisor: Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent: Prof. Petru Eles - Linköping University.

Dissertation seminar, Benny Thörnberg

Doctoral thesis: ”Memory Modeling and Synthesis for Real-Time Video Processing Systems”
Date: Thursday May 18, 13.15 at Mid Sweden University, Campus Sundsvall, in room O102
Opponent: Dr. Erwin de Kock from Philips Research, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2005

Dissertation seminar, Shang Xue

Doctoral thesis: "Alternating Coding and its Decoder Architectures for Unary-Prefixed Codes"
Date: Wednesday June 8, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Doc Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Prof Jukka Teuhola - University of Turku, Finland.

Licentiate seminar, Cao Cao

Licentiate thesis: "Automatic Synthesis of Partitioned FSMs Based on Mixed Synchronous/Asynchronous State Memory"
Date: Monday May 30, 1.15 pm in room O111
Head supervisor: Doc Bengt Oelmann
Opponent: Prof Per Larsson-Edefors - Chalmers Technical University.

Licentiate seminar, Jan Lundgren-Thim

Licentiate thesis: “Behavioral Level Simulation Methods for Early Noise Coupling Quantification in Mixed-Signal Systems”
Date: February 10, 2005
Head supervisor: Prof. Mattias O’Nils
Opponent: Prof. Li-Rhong Zheng, KTH

Licentiate seminar, Håkan Norell

Licentiate thesis: “Pre-Processing Video Filters and Automated Implementation of Memory Architectures”
Date: 2005
Head supervisor: Prof. Mattias O'Nils
Opponent:

Licentiate seminar, Börje Norlin

Licentiate thesis: “Photon Counting X-ray Detector Systems”
Date: February 11, 2005
Head supervisor: Prof. Christer Fröjdh
Assistant supervisor: Prof. Hans-Erik Nilsson
Opponent: Prof. Kenway Smith, University Glasgow