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Computing Science and Computational Science and Engineering

We offer third-cycle programmes in a broad range of specializations in the field of Computing Science. The programmes are intended to instruct the student in research on a high international level, in collaboration with other researchers in Sweden and abroad, and to present the research and findings in a convincing manner. The group of doctoral students usually consists of up to 30 doctoral students from a large number of different countries.

Database systems, Distributed Systems, Cognitive Computing, Intelligent Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Human-Computer Interaction, Theoretical Computer Science, Language Processing, Optimization, Matrix Computations and High-performance Parallel Computing are the most important areas in which we are educating future researchers. Each doctoral student belongs to one of the departments' research groups, consisting of both doctoral students and senior researchers.

The third-cycle programmes are largely characterized by individuality and personal contact between the supervisors and the doctoral student. The programmes include a few courses which provide the basic skills required in order to become a successful researcher. Other courses, which are often individually adapted, focus on acquiring in-depth knowledge in the subject area of the thesis. All doctoral students in the area of Computing Science also take the course "Doctoral Training Days in Computing Science". Here, the doctoral students present their research projects and findings to one another and to the entire Department of Computing Science, twice per year.

However, doctoral studies consist first and foremost in conducting research together with a supervisor and others, which results in scientific articles and eventually a doctoral thesis. Most doctoral students are involved in externally financed international research projects. Doctoral students generally tend to present their scientific work at international conferences.

Read more about doctoral studies (PhD) at the Department of Computing Science

New thesis

Computers can revise past conclusions with AI

PhD Timotheus Kampik shows mathematical reasoning methods for autonomous intelligent systems.

Research improves efficiency of small-scale cloud datacentres

Chanh Nguyen has developed methods to improve the efficiency of so-called Mobile Edge Clouds..

Better understanding of computer-based design optimization and sound propagation in the wind

Linus Hägg studied filters to prevent the appearance of small details in computer-based design optimization.

Director of PhD studies