BERKELEY, Calif. & URBANA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (DTI) today announced that KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden has become the eighth university member and first international member of the academic and industry consortium. Karl H. Johansson, Professor at the KTH School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has joined the C3.ai DTI Executive Committee as campus lead.
Johansson also leads the cross-disciplinary Digital Futures research center at KTH, launched in 2020 to explore and develop digital technologies and solutions to great societal challenges. His research focuses on networked control systems, cyber-physical systems, and applications in transportation, energy, and automation systems. He is a member of the IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors, the European Control Association Council, and Fellow of the IEEE.
“Digital Futures has a long-term strategic outlook and a high-risk, high-gain research agenda that aligns particularly well with the ambitious aims of the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute,” says Johansson. “KTH is eager to contribute to and expand DTI’s reach as the first international member of the consortium. We are confident that this will be a very productive partnership.”
“The upcoming digital transformation revolution will be a worldwide phenomenon,” says C3 AI Founder and CEO Tom Siebel. “It is critical to engage with international partners and welcoming the distinguished KTH Royal Institute of Technology to the consortium is a great place to start.”