Cristina Trenta new member of EU expert group
Örebro researcher Cristina Trenta has been appointed member of the expert group tasked by the European Commission to monitor developments within online platform economy. “I am so pleased and deeply honoured by this appointment, which is also a...
Researchers are developing a robot that kills viruses and bacteria
Researchers at Örebro University are developing an open source and easy-to-build robot that uses UV-C light to kill COVID19 and other viruses. The goal is to allow anyone to build a robot and then use the software that the researchers have developed.
AI can detect the spread of fake news
A correct quote or truthful image can suddenly be turned into false propaganda. Extremely small modifications are enough to change the entire meaning. Örebro University Professor Mehul Bhatt, together with an international team, is researching how...
Örebro research providing robots with eyes
Technology from Örebro University will help autonomous robots to work remotely with challenging tasks. This knowledge is instrumental in the production of underwater robots.
Saab: “A great way to get started”
As part of the AI.MEE project Corob, AI researchers at Örebro University have worked together with Saab to teach robots to communicate. “We’ve had a kickstart,” says Göran Backlund at Saab.
Örebro University offering tuition-free AI courses for furloughed employees
To counteract the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is now investing a total of SEK 160 million in short courses and lifelong learning. A significant component of the initiative is the AI courses for working professionals that Örebro...
Kulturkvarteret is now taking shape – as a digital twin
As Örebro’s new centre for music and arts, Kulturkvarteret, takes form, Örebro University is putting together a digital copy of the physical building. “The digital twin will benefit both visitors and facilities management,” says Jesper Hedlund at...
New visiting professor – excellent addition to AI research
“Artificial intelligence has to be able to both reason and learn new things. What I particularly like is that Örebro University is strong in both these areas. I’m looking forward to further collaboration with researchers here”, says Luc De Raedt, new...
More efficient training using AR: “AI can further improve the system”
This past autumn, Kopparbergs Brewery has tested a training method that uses augmented reality, AR. The next step is to add a layer of artificial intelligence, which will allow for individually-tailored training.
Wallenberg on his visit: “Örebro is a centre for AI"
Peter Wallenberg Jr and Sara Mazur, chair of the national AI research programme WASP-AI, visited Örebro in October to get a closer look at the university's AI research programme.