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1 Department of Information Technology Håkan Lanshammar Deputy Head of Department Intro Master

2 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Disciplinary Domain for the Arts and Social Sciences Disciplinary Domain for Medicine and Pharmacy Uppsala University Disciplinary Domain for Science and Technology Faculty Boards Theology Law History & Philosopy Languages Social Science Board of the Faculty of Medicine Board of the Faculty of Pharmacy Board of the Faculty of Science and Techology Departments Departments Dept of Information Technology

3 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Computing Science Computer Systems Visual information and interaction Systems and Control Scientific Computing Department of Information Technology About 10% of the Faculty of Science and Technology About 4% of the University Lars-Henrik Eriksson Ivan Christoff Ingela Nyström Håkan Lanshammar Gunilla Kreiss Michael Thuné

4 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Short facts About 230 employees 80 faculty, including 29 full professors of which several have industrial background and connections to the industry 100 PhD students 138 PhD and 104 Licentiate degrees Turnover 2011: 200 MSEK, (1/3 teaching, 2/3 research)

5 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Undergraduate education 4000 students each year (about 1000 full time students) Participation in about 30 study programs, a total of 150 courses starts per academic year. Single subject courses, distance courses, summer courses and web based courses. Everything from introductory courses for beginners to specialist courses. 260 computer work stations for the students.

6 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Undergraduate Education Department of the Year 2009 The department of Information Technology has received the Challenge Cup "Undergraduate Education Department of the Year 2009" by Uppsala studentkår (Uppsala Student Union) with the motivation: "The department shows great interest in its students and they are received with respect and acceptance. Students are taken seriously and looked upon as being important partners for developing the quality of both teaching methods and study environment. The department sets a good example for many and it is with great joy that the Uppsala Student Union awards it the Challenge Cup."

7 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | The IT departments hosts: Research Centres  UPMARC (Uppsala Programming for Multicore Architectures) , a Linnaeus center funded by the Swedish Research Council. Total budget: 100 million SEK.  WISENET (Uppsala Center for Wireless Sensor Networks) A center of Excellence funded by Vinnova. Total budget: 210 million SEK.  eSSENCE – a national collaboration in e-science. 26 MSEK/year. SNIC (Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing), is under the Swedish Science Council a metacentre whose task is to coordinate and develop high end computing capacity for Swedish research. UPPMAX (Uppsala Multidisciplinary Center for Advanced Computational Science), which is Uppsala University's center for high performance computing. UpCERG Uppsala Computing Education Research Group

8 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | The IT departments hosts: Particularly strong and large groups in  Specification, verification, and analysis of real-time and distributed systems.  Signal processing and system identification.  Construction, analysis and implementation of numerical methods for partial differential equations. 2 Highly Cited Researchers Several of the most cited researchers in Sweden in CS**. *) as defined by ISI HighlyCited.com **) according to a recent investigation using Citeseer

9 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Our graduated students and PhDs are much appreciated in industry and academia. Several high tech spin-offs: Skype, Acumem, Trade Extensions, OptiMobile, Wisenet Holding Collaboration with several major Swedish companies; Ericsson, ABB, Scania, Volvo… Future systems for train traffic control in Sweden is based on HCI research. Extensive academic collaboration nationally and internationally. Impact

10 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Ingela Nyström Visualization Erik Hagersten Computer Architecture Tore Risch Database Technology Torsten Söderström Automatic Control Abdulla Parosh Computer Systems Joachim Parrow Computing Science Arne Andersson Computing Science Bengt Sandblad Human- Computer Interaction Torbjörn Wigren Automatic Control Wang Yi Real-Time Systems Ewert Bengtsson Image Analysis Per Gunningberg Data Communication Bengt Jonsson Computer Systems Michael Thuné Scientific Computing Pierre Flener Computing Science Peter Stoica System Modelling Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos Human- Computer Interaction Stefan Seipel Computer Graphics Bengt Carlsson Automatic Control Sverker Holmgren Scientific Computing ISI Highly Cited Researcher Ingrid Carlbom Computer Graphics Gunilla Borgefors Image Analysis Gunilla Kreiss Numerical Analysis Håkan Lanshammar Automatic Control & Systems Analysis Per Lötstedt Numerical Analysis Alexander Medvedev Automatic Control Jan Nordström Numerical Analysis Professors, Sept Stefanos Kaxiras Computer Architecture Thiemo Voigt Wireless Sensor Systems

11 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Finances

12 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | The IT department is: Among the leading departments in Europe in the IT area according to an investigation by the University vice Chancellor, The third largest department at Uppsala University. The most complete department: - in Uppsala (balance between edu. & research) - in Sweden (unique coverage of IT)

13 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | The IT department in Sweden Uppsala Univ Royal Institute of Technology Lund Univ Chalmers Institute Of Technology The strenght of Computer Science/Mathematics at Swedish Universities, according to a recent Governmental enquiry (SOU 2007:81, Nov 2007) The numbers are equivalent number of full time researchers performing on world average level. In Uppsala this is accomplished by about half that number of researchers. The analysis is based on bibliometry.

14 Informationsteknologi Institutionen för informationsteknologi | Information Technology Center


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