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The purpose of the project is to examine how research orchestration affects innovation in manufacturing SMEs.
The project takes a comprehensive approach on sustainability to provide a pathway that could contribute to the climate target through development of advanced thermal spray (TS) coatings for application in diverse sectors.
The project aims to spread knowledge among smaller companies about the need for future control of consumption and how financial control tools optimally utilized can provide great financial benefits.
In order to maintain its pioneering position, the Thermal Spray (TS) group needs to expand its activities in diverse areas and applications. One of the important application areas is automotive industry, where the TS group has limited activities today despite great potential for collaborative projects.
This project is intended to be a Fellowship in academy by an employment of 20% at the Division of Subtractive and Additive Manufacturing. The aim is that the Fellow from GKN Aerospace will contribute with industrial knowledge about quality assurance and competence within non-destructive evaluation (NDE) processes especially of gas turbine components.
The project contributes to conducting research with new collaboration partners in a branch of industry within Primus, in order to further expand, position and profile the Primus research environment.
The development of the advanced master's program in Production Technology with specialisation in Welding Technology (MWELD) project aims to develop a 2-year Master's programme covering a wide range of topics such as welding technology-related areas, welding-based AM, materials sciences, quality assurance is planned to start in autumn 2023.
The recruitment of an adjunct lecturer is part of the core area I-Industrial Work Integrated Learning (I-AIL) and has a particular focus on industrial transformation and leadership in manufacturing organizations where artificial intelligence (AI) is developed and applied.
The project aims at optmizing the performance of the ACTS pieces through an optimization of its constituent materials.
The project aims to employ a “Gränsgångare” (from GKN to UW) to improve understanding on fatigue behaviour of additively manufactured material with a long-term view to be able to predict fatigue life of AM parts.
The purpose of the current project is to investigate the role of parent-child relationships for adolescents’ gam(bl)ing (problems) and attitudes to gambling, and for the effect of a social intervention developed for young people with gaming problems.
The project intends to recruit an assistant senior lecturer to secure resources for the newly started master's program in AI and automation and to strengthen the research group in process monitoring and control, primarily in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The specific purpose of this strategic recruitment is to strengthen the research group within Plug & Produce in the area of multi-agent and AI.
The aim of the project is to produce improved capacity for norm awareness and norm critical education in HIE´s Health care programs and by doing so provide better quality of care in Europe.
The overall aim is to develop a research line that takes a system approach on child (0-18 years) mental health and mental health inequality by targeting policy on local level, actions on national and local level, and by assessing the collective effect from national and local promotion/preventive initiatives.
The CIRCUMET initiative has the ambition to develop and implement tailored and concise need-motivated continuing education courses (80-90 credits in total) related to relevant topics for the metal component manufacturing sector, with the fight against climate change as a core concept.
CLOUDS develop an AI based sustainable production system which is capable of handling the process planning, virtual commissioning, optimizing the production schedule, addressing the bottleneck issues in mixed model assembly and balancing the production line with human workload.
The project aims to become a new agile way of implementing municipal development projects and infrastructure maintenance, where municipalities can plan their projects based on evidence from sensors and real-time data.
Directed Energy Deposition for Industrial Competitiveness in Additive manufacturing Technologies.
The overall aim of the project is to develop innovative working methods to achieve sustainable health in working life for employees in the production industry with the support of digital solutions.
The major aim of the project is to develop protective coatings that provide improved engine efficiency and also fulfill the requirements posed by the alternative fuels to be used in heavy-duty vehicles.
The project is a continuation of the ongoing E-Drive project, which focuses on building a full-scale electric powertrain with world-leading research focused on electric motors with alternative magnetization including control systems.
The purpose of this project is to create collaborations and find synergies between the two institutions of higher learning, University West and Uppsala University, as well as relevant industry partners regarding the definition of skills shortages and the development of educational materials for independent courses in electrical engineering, aimed at professionals.
As the number of electric vehicles on the world’s roads increases, there is a growing need to improve the durability and reliability of the lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles. The EMPIRE project investigates how welded joints in Li-ion batteries can be improved so that the risk of catastrophic damage and fires is eliminated.
The aim of the project is to evaluate the use of the SEXIT method as part of regular health talks at junior high and high school.
This project investigates the mechanisms and processes of ethnic and racial discrimination in hiring through examining employment decisions using eye-tracking in combination with dialogue and survey in an experimental setting.
The competence development initiative ExSus2 aims to support companies to meet the rapid technological and societal development required to address the challenges facing society.
The project contributes to technology maturity of manufacturing method and components for fossil-free propulsion and energy supply through improved and validated predictive ability in modeling L-PBF (Laser Powder Bed Fusion) of titanium to enable manufacturing of large complex components with high quality.
Electrification and the flexible electricity system of the future have many different applications and applications. In this project, we want to highlight three that have high relevance for society in general and the local power grids and energy systems in particular.
The purpose of the study is to gain in-depth knowledge about the links between gaming and mental health.
This project aims to increase understanding of how, and why, hydrogen embrittlement and its various mechanisms occur.
The HACK-IT education project aims to create a sustainable network of educational institutions that operate both online and IRL in countries and regions with different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
In this EU-funded project, University West's researchers will investigate whether additive manufacturing of solar cell receivers can be the key to more efficient solar energy plants.
WAAM (wire arc additive manufacturing) is a manufacturing method that combines traditional welding with additive manufacturing.
Improving the understanding of microstructure formation in Additively Manufactured Ni-based Superalloys through modelling.
This project is about examining politically initiated measures forincreased equality (top-down measures) and local initiatives to strengthen the school's compensatory capacity (bottom-up initiatives).
The project aim to study and compare initiatives for improvement in schools with low academic achievement, examining how they are initiated and implemented and the extent to which they both contribute to students' knowledge development and create conditions for more-equal life opportunities.
The aim of this project is to investigate experiences of being included and/or excluded at University West.
The overall aim is to recruit Professor Irmgard Borghouts as a visiting professor and thereby strengthen the I-WIL collective's competence in industrial transformation, an area of strategic importance for I-AIL's ability to develop a relevant research agenda, education initiatives and collaboration with business, society and the wider scientific community.
KOLDaHS aims to identify, design, and implement competence development initiatives at an advanced level in management and organization regarding digitalisation and sustainable development / leadership.
The novelty of this project is to reduce the weight, cost, and time for electronic assembly by replacing large number of fasteners and gaskets using friction stir welding with enhanced joint strength and excellent leak tight performance.
Electrical engineering is a critical area for regional growth since both the transformation towards a sustainable energy production and a fossil free vehicle fleet (electrical cars) is a huge challenge for Sweden and specifically west Sweden’s automotive sector. This area is thus of strategic interest for University West both regarding education and research.
The research project sets out to explore challenges to linguistic justice in Nordic welfare state institutions in a context of global migration.
This project aims to develop a new method for non-destructive testing of concrete structures based on mechanical wave propagation. The result may, among other things, lead to the use of existing building and construction structures in concrete being optimized.
Powder bed fusion additive manufacturing of metal (PBF-AM) is an important research area for the manufacturing industry. This form of additive manufacturing makes it possible to manufacture components with complex geometries in a more efficient way. Among other applications of interest are components for gas turbines and aircraft engines.
The aviation industry is searching for new technology that can help reduce aviation's emissions of climate-damaging substances. In a newly started project, University West researchers are investigating how thermal spraying can be used for surface coating of composite components in the next generation of jet engines. Pratt & Whitney, Safran and Saint-Gobain are some of the global companies involved.
The aim of RELEARN (REsearch-based teaching for life-long LEARNing) is to develop and provide a platform for collecting and sharing high-quality and relevant academic research for universities, researchers, students and teachers, as well as linking this research to courses and learning materials/course materials .
The Department of Engineering has decided to build an education and research platform within production management. The goal is that by 2024 there will be undergraduate education, two international master's programs, PhD education and a research group in the field.
Swedish health care is facing several challenges and increase in healthcare costs combined with limited resources. We need a transformation to sustainable healthcare that is closer to the citizens: comprehensive care.
The project aims at performing an in-depth and systematic needs analysis of the error recovery process and knowledge integration demands between involved human stakeholders at the partner companies and based on that design a prototype for an AI&AR-based error recovery support system for operators.
The research project Safe parents - support for parents with a foreign background who live in social vulnerability with teenage children.
University West has been engaged in research in Additive Manufacturing for more than 15 years, and one of these processes involves a laser beam that melts a metal wire layer-on-layer (called Laser Directed Energy Deposition with wire, L-DEDw), which is the process that this project is focused on.
The overall aim of the project is to identify the challenges that the City of Trollhättan is facing as they launch a restart strategy for the city centre, as well as lead change and initiate collaboration with the private business community.
Dr. Nicolas Coniglio will contribute on a significant and sustainable basis to advancing the knowledge of welding and additive manufacturing, such as weldability (solidification cracking, hydrogen embrittlement) and in-situ instrumentation.
The project will increase the students' connection to working life during education by transforming existing courses to be fully or partially performed at the company.
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