Topic：“World class Engineering Education and the Nobel Prize-meeting Global Challenges”
主讲人：Prof. Stefan Östlund
主讲人介绍：Professor Stefan Östlund is Vice president (International) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden since 2017. Prior to that, he served as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering between 2009 and 2017. He has also served as vice dean of education at KTH between 2001 and 2004.
His primary research interests are power electronics and drives for propulsion and power supplies for electric railway traction and electric vehicles. Until 2009, he served as director for the KTH Railway Group, a multidisciplinary research centre supported by Swedish rail industries, the Swedish transport administration and KTH. The KTH Railway Group incorporates research groups from mechanical engineering, vehicle engineering, civil engineering and electrical engineering.
Since 2017, he is on the board of KIC InnoEnergy SE a European innovation engine for sustainable energy supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Dr Östlund is a senior member of IEEE and a board member of the Swedish Society of Rail Industries.