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The 2017 calendar for the activities within LIGHTer PhD network


12-13 January
The third course theme “Composite materials and sandwich” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) will be held in Laholm. Theoretical lectures will be given by Dan Zenkert (KTH) and Martin Fagerström (Chalmers) in combination with an industry seminar and study visit at DIAB. The date is set to 12-13th of January. Klick the link below to see the course program 2016-2017.

Course program 2016-2017

17 January
The LIGHTer PhD network member Anton Jansson will present his Licentiate thesis in Mechanical Engineering at Örebro University on the 19th of January at 1.15 PM, Hörsal M (HSM).

15-16 March
The fourth course theme “Metallic materials” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) will be held in Trollhättan. Theoretical lectures will be given by Prof. Lars-Erik Lindgren and Eva-Lis Odenberger (LTU) in combination with an industry seminar and study visits at GKN Aerospace and Brogren Industries. The date is set to 15-16 March.


25-26 April
The fifth course theme “Manufacturing of metals structures” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) will be held in Luleå. Theoretical lectures will be given by Prof. Mats Oldenburg and Göran Lindkvist (LTU) in combination with an industry seminar and study visit at Gestamp Hardtech. The date is set to 25-26 of April.

9 May
The annual workshop organized for the LIGHTer PhD network will be held on 9 May at Näringslivets Hus, Storgatan 19 i Stockholm on the theme “Scientific writing and publishing with impact”. The workshop starts at 08:30 AM and ends at 04:30 PM, coffee and lunch included.
The workshop will be held by Dr. Dan Csontos at Elevate Scientific AB with a focus on research results in lightweight technologies. The number of participants is limited to 50. The seminar and work shop involves

    1. Crafting a scientific story that makes an impact
    2. Elements of a great paper
    3. Writing with structure and flow
    4. From lab to journal

Book the date in your calendar to join this unique opportunity. The workshop is held in close connection to the LIGHTer result workshop on 10 May in Stockholm.


The 2016 calendar for the activities within LIGHTer PhD network.

20-21 January
The third course theme “Composite materials” in LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) takes place at SAAB in Linköping.

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25-26 February
A new specific course on the damage and fracture mechanics of composites is offered by LIGHTer PhD network. Lectures will be given by national experts within the field. The course Damage and fracture of composites (7,5 hp) is held at Chalmers in Gothenburg divided into two blocks 25-26 February and 7-8 April.

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17-18 March
The fourth course theme “Composite materials and sandwich” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) takes place at DIAB in Laholm.

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7-8 April
The second block of the new specific course Damage and fracture of composites (7,5 hp) is held at Chalmers in Gothenburg.

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19-20 April
The fifth course theme “Manufacturing of metals structures – press hardening and lightweight design” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course (6hp) takes place at Luleå University of Technology and Gestamp Hardtech in Luleå.

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10-11 May
LIGHTer PhD network organize a workshop and seminar occasion on 11th of May for all PhD students involved in the network. Activities will be performed together with SRA1. It will be held in Gothenburg in connection to the LIGHTer result workshop. Book this event in your calendar!

Programme, 10-11th of May 2016

18-19 October
The PhD course “LIGTHER – Lightweight materials and design” (6hp) starts for the third time with new graduate students within LIGHTer PhD network. The first course theme on Materials Selection will be performed in Gothenburg, 18-19th of October. Theoretical lectures will be given by Prof. Lars Nyborg at Chalmers in combination with an industry seminar and study visit at Volvo Car Corporation.

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The course 2015-2016

21-22 November
The LIGHTer PhD network workshop and course examination in LIGTHer – Lightweight materials and design (6hp) will be organized at Nordic Forum in Kista on the 21-22 of November. The workshop will be performed together with the LIGHTer SRA1 researchers in close connection to the LIGHTer Annual General Meeting, workshop & Board Meeting.

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21 November Technical PhD project presentations in the course examination
22 November Workshop on Emerging Materials and Processes

7-8 December
The second course theme “Composite materials” in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design course (6hp) will take place in Linköping. Theoretical lectures will be given by Prof. Dan Zenkert and Malin Åkermo from KTH in combination with an industry seminar and study visit at SAAB. The dates are 7-8 December. Klick the link below to see the course program for the previous course 2015-2016.
The course 2015-2016


The 2015 calendar for the activities within LIGHTer PhD network.

13-14 January
The third course theme in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course 6hp. Find more information here.

19-20 March
The fourth course theme in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course 6hp. Find more information here.

21-22 April
The fifth course theme in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course 6hp. Find more information here.

12-13 May
LIGHTer PhD network organize a workshop and seminar occasion for all PhD students participating in the network. The workshop is a two day event held in the Stockholm area. The first day includes PhD projects presentations focusing on to discuss multidisciplinary research collaboration between the graduate students.
The second day is performed together with the LIGHTer SRA1 researchers from academia and industry. The workshop themes concerns the LIGHTer vision, interdisciplinary research teams and collaboration.
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15-17 June
The first course occassion in the specific course for LIGHTer PhD network; Structural Optimization, organised by Linköping University and Lund University.
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25-27 August
The second course occassion in the specific course for LIGHTer PhD network; Structural Optimization, organised by Linköping University and Lund University.
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13-14 October

The PhD course “LIGTHER – Lightweight materials and design” (6hp) starts for the second time with 20 new graduate students within LIGHTer PhD network. The first course theme on Materials Selection will be performed in Gothenburg, 13-14th of October. Theoretical lectures will be given by Prof. Lars Nyborg at Chalmers in combination with an industry seminar and study visit at Volvo Car Corporation.
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16-17 November
Technical PhD project presentations in the course examination of LIGTHER – Lightweight materials and design (6hp). The examination seminar is performed in close connection to the LIGHTer International Conference on 16-17 of November.
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2-3 December
The second course theme in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course 6hp. will be held in Trollhättan at GKN Aerospace, PTC and University West.
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The 2014 calendar for the activities within LIGHTer PhD network. 

20-21 October
The first course theme in the LIGHTer - LIGHTweight materials and design PhD course 6hp.
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25 November
LIGHTer workshop
LIGHTer PhD network presents the on-going course activities and participates in the workshop with lead and PhD-student prepresentatives. 

3-4 December
The second course theme in the LIGHTer - Lightweight materials and design PhD course 6hp.
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