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The dark days are over… hopefully

Hey there, As you might have heard, darkness does takes over the Swedish sky over winter. Fortunately, sunshine has been making an appearance almost everyday for the past couple of weeks. It is time to come out of our caves and get some vitamin D! You might even get the opportunity to actually wear sunglasses. I mean, does it get … Continue reading

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IC Project – Analog path

Hey guys, As I told you in the last post, I took the analog option for the Integrated Circuits project. My partner and I chose to work¬† in the following manner: during the first month we worked on some background knowledge, reading a lot of research papers as well as datasheets about the technology we were to employ. Once that … Continue reading

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Integrated Circuits Project

Hey guys, Now that the exam period is over, students from the Embedded Systems program will start their IC projects. You can choose between analog or digital domain. The teachers provide some project options but you can also suggest a topic you are more interested in. Personally I took the analog project, so more details on that to follow ūüėČ … Continue reading

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Student Association Fair

Hey guys, This Thursday, January 11th, this term Student Association Fair will be held at AF Borgen at 14h. There will be representatives of sport clubs, student nations and unions and some other active organizations in Lund. Don’t miss out on seeing what else is out there. If it is either to keep an ongoing activity or discovering a new … Continue reading

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Christmas time

Hello people, One of the advantages of being in Lund is that you’re only 1h train ride¬† away from Copenhagen, where you can enjoy some “big city” events. Throughout December, there are many Christmas markets to be enjoyed. Not only a sight to sore eyes but also some typical and tasty food can be found.¬† Definitely a trip worth taking. … Continue reading

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Studies During Christmas Break

Hey guys, Christmas break is soon approaching and with it exams at the beginning of the year. Most of the international students go back home for two weeks and it is quite hard to keep up with the work. My advice to you is to prepare some summarized notes before the holidays and try to go through them a couple … Continue reading

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Career Fair Days – ARKAD

Hey guys, Today I am going to talk about ARKAD, the biggest career fair of Scandinavia. It is held every year in the middle of November at LTH and it lasts two days. Not only it gives you the chance to get in contact with some company representatives, it also gives you an insight about internships and master thesis opportunities. … Continue reading

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Getting a cold

Hey guys, Today I’m going to talk about something that is not that exciting but it might be useful to you. When you live in a country as cold as Sweden, you are bound to get sick at some point or another (or even multiple times unfortunately). It depends on one person’s immune system to the other, as well as … Continue reading

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Exams’ week

Hey guys, Exams are approaching and everyone is a bit stressed. We usually have a week without classes right before the exams in order to study, so it is a good idea to plan ahead and maybe create a schedule to organize which chapters and exercises you’re doing. When I have enough time I like to read all the book … Continue reading

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Cadence Lab

Hey guys, My post today is directed to our future electronic engineering students. If you decide to join us in this crazy adventure (crazy is the word since you will feel you’re going out of your mind sometimes, but it is worth it…..at least so I’ve heard ;D) , you will spend a lot of hours, daily, in the Cadence … Continue reading

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