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Dean's blog archive 2015-2020

16 March 2015

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post, not from lack of interest, but rather because I’ve been busy getting grips with my new role. One major difference between being a department head to being dean is that my time has become very fragmented – I have to be able to switch very quickly between different tasks and subjects. This was also true [...]

23 February 2015

I am not only the new Dean of the Faculty of Engineering LTH, I am also an LTH alumnus. I started my LTH journey as an ‘E:82’, but spent my first year serving the UN in Cyprus, so I ended up studying with the ‘E:83s’. After I graduated, I went on to study towards a PhD in microelectronics at the Department of Applied Electronics, which has now been [...]

10 February 2015

Just over a month has gone by. It’s been a busy time with many new impressions and a fragmented existence. However, it has also been a lot of fun! Last Friday the LTH Board had its first meeting of 2015, and almost all of us are newcomers. Our new chairperson, Charlotta Falvin, began by comparing the mission to jumping onto a moving bus and trying [...]

22 January 2015

It has now been three weeks since I took on the role of dean of the Faculty of Engineering, LTH, and I suppose it is time to start my own dean’s blog, as many have encouraged me to do. I have previously managed to avoid this as head of the Department of Electrical and Information Technology, by starting a book recommendation blog instead. But it [...]

Viktor Öwall was Dean of LTH between 2015-2020