Planning for a Licentiate degree

A common thing to do at the department of Automatic control, where I work, is to write a Licentiate thesis halfway through the Ph.D. The Licentiate degree is an academic degree used as a “declaration of future research in the Ph.D.“. I plan to present in about a year, but the planning starts now. ItContinue reading “Planning for a Licentiate degree”

Pedagogical Prize!

At LTH, there is a tradition among the student guilds to honor the year’s best teacher and teaching assistant. First, the students nominate teachers and teaching assistants they like, and then the student council selects the best teacher and teaching assistant based on some criteria. This year it was me. Out of all the teachingContinue reading “Pedagogical Prize!”

New round of teaching

A new course that I teach started a few weeks ago. I will hold webinars like I have done before. I know that students appreciate them, but it is always a bit nervous the first time. I did not have to worry, though. The students came to the webinar and said that it was great! It makes meContinue reading “New round of teaching”

Teaching in Higher Education

During the last two weeks, I have taken an introductory course in Teaching in Higher Education, and it has been so inspiring!  The course has taught me a new way of viewing teaching and, most importantly, given me tools to reflect upon and analyze my teaching strategies. I have already put my new knowledge into practiceContinue reading “Teaching in Higher Education”

First Abstract

Big news! I have submitted my first abstract for a poster session! Woohoo! It is a one-page abstract where I describe my work with calibration for Brain-Computer Interfaces. The idea is to create a system that automatically decides when to do calibration and when to use the system. It is brilliant! If the abstract isContinue reading “First Abstract”

So much Knowledge

Last week I attended a very inspiring webinar from the BCI society by Dr. Christian Herff. It was about machine learning for BCI systems. When I started my Ph.D. studies in august 2019, I knew nothing about BCI systems and machine learning. Since then, I have taken courses and read a lot about the topics and feel somewhatContinue reading “So much Knowledge”