Congratulations to colleague Raad Salman on his licentiate degree!

On Friday 17 November 2017, our colleague Raad Salman presented and defended his licentiate thesis “Optimizing and Approximating Algorithms for the Single and Multiple Agent Precedence Constrained Generalized Traveling Salesman Problem”. The work introduces new problems, concepts and algorithms within the field…

Earn Money with Mathematics, 27 September 2017

On Wednesday, 27 September 2017, FCC hosted the annual student lunch “Earn money with mathematics” in Chalmers Science Park, room Poseidon. This year, over 70 engineering and mathematics students joined. FCC employs talented students at a 10-20% basis (4-8 hours a week)…

SelfPaint project covered by the Le Monde newspaper

The ongoing SelfPaint project, a collaboration between Fraunhofer-Chalmers Centre, Fraunhofer IPA and Fraunhofer ITWM has been covered by the French newspaper Le Monde. The goal of the project is to create a fully automatic framework, consisting of scanning a part to be painted, optimizing…

FCC i Vinnovas satsning på digitalisering av svensk industri

FCC deltar i flera projekt i Vinnovas satsning ”Digitalisering av svensk industri”, vilka presenteras på Vinnovas nya webbsida https://www.vinnova.se/m/digitalisering-av-industrin/. För att läsa mer om de enskilda projekten klicka på respektive länk: Grundorsaksanalys och maskininlärning – Syftet med detta projekt är att studera,…

FCC paper on the cover of Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

The FCC paper “Modelling of free fatty acid dynamics: insulin and nicotinic acid resistance under acute and chronic treatments” appeared on the cover of a prestigious journal in the field, Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, Vol. 44, Issue 3. The paper was…

IPS Cable Simulation User Conference 2017

The 3rd IPS Cable Simulation User Conference will take place on June 13th and 14th, 2017 in a very special event location: the Technik Museum in Speyer, Germany. The museum shows exhibits representing important milestones in automotive history as well as great…

IPS Robot Optimization winner of the Hannover Messe Robotics Award 2017

Fraunhofer Chalmers Centre can proudly present the IPS Robot Optimization as the winner of the Hannover Messe Robotics Award 2017 – the prize for applied robotics solutions, through our partner fleXstructures GmbH. The Hannover Messe 2017 is one of the world’s largest…

Congratulations to colleague Domenico Spensieri on his Licentiate Degree!

Our longtime colleague at FCC, Domenico Spensieri, on Wednesday 29 March 2017 presented and defended his thesis “Planning of Robotic Assembly Sequences”. The major contribution of his work is a new approach to schedule robot operations to avoid collisions and minimize cycle time…

Congratulations to colleague Tomas Hermansson on his Licentiate Degree!

Our longtime colleague at FCC, Tomas Hermansson, on Friday 3 March 2017 presented and defended his thesis “Computational Methods for Deformable 1D Objects in Virtual Product Realization”. A 1D object in this setting refers to flexible components such as cables or hoses, and…

Summary: Seminar on MSO in Automotive and Vehicle Industry, 14 December 2016

On the 14th of December, FCC hosted a one-day seminar with our German partner Fraunhofer ITWM. Participants were mainly from the Swedish Automotive industry, including CEVT, NEVS, Scania and Volvo to name a few. The seminar covered state-of-the-art technologies within virtual manufacturing…