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WASP Alumni of the year 2021

Olov Andersson, former WASP PhD student from Linköping University, today a WASP funded postdoc at ETH Zürich, has been awarded WASP Alumn of the year 2021. This was announced at the yearly WASP Winter Conference in January 2022.

Member of Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

Among the 41 new members that will strengthen the pool of expertise at IVA, there are 3 members in the area of Information Technology, and one of these is professor Simin Nadjm-Tehrani at IDA.

Social Robots as Intentional Agents

Robotic systems, such as autonomous vehicles and humanoid robots, are typically technologically complex. This means that their actions can be difficult to understand and predict. According to findings presented in Sam Thellman´s dissertation, this means that people who encounter such systems in their daily lives may sometimes have to consider what these systems "know" and "want" to interact purposefully with them.

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