Sweden´s largest research program offers four strongly financed Professorships

Application deadline passed: September 30th, 2016, 23:59 CEST Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, and provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden’s leading technology companies. The program addresses research on autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems of systems. Software is the main enabler in autonomous systems, and is an integrated research theme of the program. WASP aims to build a world leading platform for academic research that interacts with leading companies to develop knowledge and […]

Professor in Software Technology

The School of Computer Science and Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology invites applications for a newly created professorship in Software Technology supported by the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP), a 10 year research program funded by a 1.300 MSEK donation by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, and with additional 500 MSEK funding provided by industry and participating universities. We are looking for a person capable of leading the development of an industrially well-supported research group in Software Technology at the Department of Theoretical Computer Science. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record, demonstrated through a […]

WASP Affiliated PhD students

The Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program hereby announces up to 12 positions as affiliated WASP PhD students. The purpose of the program is to provide the opportunity for PhD students not funded by WASP to be part of the WASP Graduate School. We welcome applications from all relevant companies and research groups in Sweden. A second round of affiliated PhD students is expected to be announced in conjunction with the second batch of WASP PhD students starting no later than January 1st 2018.  See  Affiliated PhD students – Announcement for details on the selection criteria and the application process.  

Kick-off WASP Graduate School April 7-8

The WASP Graduate School arranged a kick-off meeting at Linköping university April 7-8 with more than 90 attendances. The program for the meeting is available here: Program kick-off 2016-04-07–08.

WASP attracts huge interest from industry

The Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) has attracted huge interest from industry. It received 52 applications for the 20 positions for industry-based doctoral students. “I am delighted to see such strong interest from industry. This shows clearly that the initiative is important for Sweden,” says Mille Millnert, former vice-chancellor of LiU and chairman of the WASP board. A large number of companies have submitted applications for industry-based doctoral positions, including Atlas Copco, Autoliv, Axis Communications, Boliden, Ericsson, Saab, Scania and Volvo. “The applications are well distributed across our research areas, which indicates that we’re focus on important research questions. Areas […]