A doctoral hat and a laurel wreath

Doctoral degree conferment ceremony 2022

The University of Borås is entitled to award five doctoral degrees. During the ceremony, those who have received their doctoral degrees are given symbols of honour. The symbols consist of a ring, a diploma, and a hat or laurel wreath. It is optional to bear these symbols.

The conferment ceremony is not a formal part of earning the doctoral degree and it is optional to participate in this ceremony. Doctoral recipients participating in the 2022 Academic Ceremony have received their doctorates during the period of 1 March 2019 to 31 January 2022.

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy


Tarun Kumar Agrawal

Textile Management

Doctoral thesis: Contribution to development of a secured traceability system for textile and clothing supply chain




Åsa Israelsson-Skogsberg

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Children living with Home Mechanical Ventilation: The everyday life experiences of the children, their siblings, parents and personal care assistants




Sheenam Jain

Textile Management

Doctoral thesis: Big Data Management Using Artificial Intelligence in the Apparel Supply Chain: Opportunities and Challenges





Aleksandra Jarling

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Delad utsatthet Vård i hemmet ur äldre människors, anhörigas och professionella vårdares perspektiv. // Shared vulnerability home care from the perspective of older people, family caregivers, and professional caregivers



Jonas Karlsson

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Interhospital intensive care unit-to-unit transfers: The perspectives of patients, family members, and critical care nurses





Chandadevi Kaunashankar Giri

Textile Management

Doctoral thesis: Datadriven AI Techniques for Fashion and Apparel Retailing






Maria Lundvall

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Sårbarhet, mod och inbjudan: Unga vuxnas strävan efter välbefinnande i en tillvaro präglad av existentiell oro // Vulnerability, Courage and Invitation – Young adult’s endeavour to wellbeing in an existence profoundly marked by existential concerns



Petchprakai Sirilertsuwan

Textile Management

Doctoral thesis: Manufacturing Decisions and A Multi-tier Supply Location Decision-Support Model for Enhancing Sustainability in Textile and Clothing Supply Chains




Anders Sterner 

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Att vårda i akuta situationer – Nyutexaminerade sjuksköterskors perspektiv //Caring in acute situations – Novice nurses’ perspectives




Fredrika Sundberg

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: A room designed for caring: Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment





Berthilde Uwamwezi 

Library and Information Science

Doctoral thesis: Merger and management: University of Rwanda libraries in a transitional context




Malin Östman

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Kontinuitet som grund för vårdande och hälsa vid hjärtsvikt: patienters, närståendes och sjuksköterskors perspektiv


Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts


Linnéa Bågander


Doctoral thesis: Body movement as material: Designing temporal expressions


Jyoti Kapur


Doctoral thesis: On the Textility of Smell in Spatial Design 




Svenja Keune

Design – Textile Design

Doctoral thesis: On Textile Farming: Living Indoors




Tonje Kristensen Johnstone


Doctoral thesis: Around Over Between Up...: Spatial properties as variables in textile design





Vidmina Stasiulyte


Doctoral thesis: Wearing Sound: Foundations of Sonic Design






Degree of Doctor of Technology


Pedro Brancoli

Resource Recovery 

Doctoral Thesis: Prevention and valorisation of surplus bread at the supplier-retailer interface





Francis Chinweuba Eboh

Resource Recovery – Energy Engineering

Doctoral thesis: Efficiency Improvements in Waste to Energy Combustion Processes: Method Development and Evaluation




Prisca Eutionnat

Textile Material Technology

Avhandling: 3D printing of polymers onto textiles: An innovative approach to develop functional textiles




Razieh Hashemi Sanatgar

Textile Material Technology

Doctoral thesis: FDM 3D printing of conductive polymer nanocomposites: A novel process for functional and smart textiles



Sweta Iyer

Textile Material Technology

Doctoral thesis: Luminescent textiles using biobased products – A bioinspired approach



Amir Mahboubi Soufiani

Resource Recovery – Industrial Biotechnology

Doctoral thesis: Immersed flat­-sheet membrane bioreactors for lignocellulosic bioethanol production





Mohammad Neaz Morshed 

Textile Material Technology 

Doctoral thesis: Immobilizing catalysts on textiles: case of zerovalent iron and glucose oxidase enzyme




Madumita Sadagopan

Civil Engineering

Doctoral thesis: Recycling of concrete in new structural concrete






Sina Seipel

Textile Material Technology

Doctoral thesis: Ink Jetting of Photochromic Ink: Towards the Design of a Smart Textile Sensor