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The IEEE Swedish RAS chapter was established in 2013. The founding chair is Professor Danica Kragic . The main objectives of the chapter are to promote research, education, entrepreneurship and collaboration between industry and academia. In addition, the chapter will work on raising the public interest in Robotics and Automation in Sweden by organizing symposia, establishing awards, promoting student competitions and educational workshops. One becomes a member of the IEEE SE-RAS Chapter when s/he joins the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
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IEEE RAS Workshop on Robotics Education in Sweden  

The workshop was arranged by the Swedish Chapter of IEEE Robotics and Automation on
2014-10-13, at 10:00 - 15:00
Venue: KTH, Stockholm, Lindstedtsvägen 5, Sal D3.

Workshop Program

Core theme: Earlier this year, SSF released a report stating that in 20 years, 50% of the current jobs will be replaced by "digitalization, robotization, automation and data analysis". How are we preparing our students for leading this transformation?

Presentation of Robotics Programs in Sweden 

MDH, Civ-Ing program (Giacomo Sampinato)

Umeå U., MSc program (Sven Rönnbäck)

Örebro U., MSc program (Martin Magnusson)

Univ. West, MSc program (Fredrik Danielsson)

KTH, MSc program (Patric Jensfelt)

Lund, (Elin Anna Topp)

Linköping U. (Jonas Kvarnström)

An Industrial Perspective on Robotics Education

Ivan Lundberg, ABB

Conny Pettersson, SWIRA, Swedish Industrial Robot Association 

Chapter Board
Chair: Petter Ögren, 08-790 6646
Member: Ivan Lundberg, ABB Corporate Research
Member: Yiannis Karayiannidis, KTH
Member: Elin Anna Topp, LTH
Member: Christian Smith, KTH
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