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An exceptional event in Washington D.C.

  At an exceptional event at the House of Sweden in Washington DC, Chalmers had invited to a high-level discussion on conditions allowing universities to efficiently address challenges and enhance the impact by unleashing potential in a multi cross-disciplinary approach. Increased interaction with other actors in society opens for an entirely new role of universities. […]

T.G.I.T in San Diego, January 22

The So Cal Chapter of US Friends met for another TGIT (Thank God I’m Thirsty) Thursday January 22 at the home of Per & Marianne Svedlund. 10 cheery Chalmerister shared stories, had a light supper and enjoyed singing and of course Punsch! We also discussed how we’d like to focus the Chapter’s efforts to contribute […]

Stefan Bengtsson new president at Chalmers

Stefan Bengtsson has been appointed as the new President of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. This was a decided at an extra meeting by the university board on January 21. ​Stefan Bengtsson is 53 years old and has been the Vice-Chancellor of Malmö University since 2011. He graduated from Chalmers University of Technology in […]

U.S. Ambassador visits Chalmers

On December 2nd, U.S. Ambassador, Mark Brzezinski visited Chalmers. He met with Karin Markides to discuss Chalmers U.S. collaboration and the possibility of helping out with furthering the bonds between Chalmers and higher education institutions in the U.S. Towards the end of the meeting, Ambassador Brzezinsky met with a group of Chalmers students, American students currently […]

Barbro and Bernard Osher, Karin Markides

Engineering Good Life at Chalmers

Yeasts that help researchers find the causes of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases, 3D printers that print human body parts and organs, prostheses controlled by the user’s own will. Does this sound like science fiction to you? Well, think again! It is all part of research conducted at Chalmers today and only a few of […]

Happy Holidays

  Alumni, Family and Friends It is my pleasure sending to all of you from us at U. S. Friends of Chalmers our best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Holidays. I am hoping that you will have a wonderful holiday vacation and a prosperous 2015. The year of 2014 has been eventful for […]

Donate appreciated stock to U.S. Friends of Chalmers

Another stellar year on the stock market is coming to an end and investors may find that they have big gains in some stocks. U.S. Friends of Chalmers University of Technology Inc. is a qualified non-profit so if you are planning to make a significant contribution to such an organization this presents the opportunity to […]

So Cal, the newest U.S. Friends chapter

The first TGIT ever (“Thank God I’m Thirsty” – Bo Hedfors interpretation) in So Cal  early October was a lot of fun, the next TGIT is planned for Thursday January 22, 2015  in La Jolla – so mark your calendars! More information will follow in the next newsletter. At our first Alumni get together we discussed […]

Report from Karin’s U.S. travels in October

In late October, three U.S. Friends of Chalmers chapters had the pleasure of being joined by Karin Markides, President of Chalmers, together with Håkan Simonsen, Chalmers Fundraising Director. Executive dinners were held in Palo Alto, San Diego and Washington, D.C., where Karin Markides presented “The Graphene Flagship Project” which is coordinated by Chalmers and includes 76 academic […]

Visit from the Alma Mater

Dr. Karin Markides, President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology, will be visiting the U.S. next week. During her travels, she will be hosting three executive dinners in: Palo Alto, October 20th, San Diego, October 21st, and Washington, D.C., October 23rd. During the executive dinners, Karin Markides will talk about the Graphene Project called “the […]

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