Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and offers education in technology, science, shipping and architecture with a sustainable future as our global vision. Chalmers is well-known for providing an effective environment for innovation and has eight priority areas of international significance – Built Environment, Energy, Information and Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Production, and Transportation.
International students have rated Chalmers learning as number 1 in Europe, in the International Student Barometer, stating very high satisfaction with the lecturers knowledge, course content and organization as key factors.
Founded in 1829, and situated in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers has 11,000 full-time students and 3,000 employees.
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Sensing Planet Earth - Water and Ice (edX)

Learn how to measure and monitor the Earth’s water and ice masses to deepen your understanding of global change. Global warming. Rising sea levels. Droughts. Flooding. The melting of the polar ice caps. In this energy and earth science course, you will learn how continental water and ice [...]

Computer System Design: Advanced Concepts of Modern Microprocessors (edX)

Learn about advanced computer design concepts, including how to make modern multicore-based computers both fast and energy efficient. In this computer science course, you will learn advanced concepts underpinning the design of today’s multicore-based computers. Additionally, you will learn how design decisions affect energy efficiency and [...]

Multi-Object Tracking for Automotive Systems (edX)

Learn how to localize and track dynamic objects with a range of applications including autonomous vehicles. Autonomous vehicles, such as self-driving cars, rely critically on an accurate perception of their environment. In this course, we will teach you the fundamentals of multi-object tracking for automotive systems. [...]

Sensing Planet Earth - From Core to Outer Space (edX)

Is the earth flat? Will this year be the hottest year ever? How fast is the rain forest disappearing? … Learn about the crucial tools for measuring and monitoring our planet. In this course, we will take you on a virtual journey covering different Earth observation tools. In the [...]

Decision-Making for Autonomous Systems (edX)

Learn effective tactics for making key decisions when working with autonomous, self-driving vehicles. In autonomous vehicles such as self-driving cars, we find a number of interesting and challenging decision-making problems. Starting from the autonomous driving of a single vehicle, to the coordination among multiple vehicles. This course will teach [...]

Road Traffic Safety in Automotive Engineering (edX)

Learn the fundamentals of passive and active safety in automotive engineering. This course teaches the fundamentals of active safety (systems for avoiding crashes or reducing crash consequences) as well as passive safety (systems for avoiding or reducing injuries).

Model-Based Automotive Systems Engineering (edX)

Learn how to model and simulate system dynamics in automotive engineering. Modeling, control design, and simulation are important tools supporting engineers in the development of automotive systems, from the early study of system concepts (when the system possibly does not exist yet) to optimization of system performance. This course [...]

Hybrid Vehicles (edX)

Learn to design hybrid powertrains which meet the needs of modern vehicles, by combining the strengths of both electric motors and combustion engines. Why are hybrid vehicles still more common than battery electric ones? Why are electric vehicles still more expensive than conventional or hybrid ones? In this course, [...]

Electric and Conventional Vehicles (edX)

Learn how electric and conventional powertrains work and methods to analyse their performance and energy consumption. Electric powertrains are estimated to propel a large part of road vehicles in the future, due to their high efficiency and zero tailpipe emissions. But, the cost and weight of batteries and the [...]

Computer Systems Design for Energy Efficiency (edX)

Learn how to design modern computers to improve the speed, performance and energy efficiency of your programs. In order to be competitive in the computer science field, it’s imperative to understand the basic building blocks of a modern computer and how they directly impact the speed and efficiency of [...]