Wallenberg Academy Fellows

Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants

Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a long-term program that addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences.

The program is set up in close cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and the Swedish Academy.

In the end of the first five year period the Wallenberg Academy Fellows can be nominated for another five years of funding.

Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants

Robert Berman, Professor
Chalmers University of Technology

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Mathematics that describes the universe's geometric structure

Marie Carlén, Associate Professor
Karolinska Institutet

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

New light technology sheds light on the cause of mental illness

Kimberly Dick Thelander, Professor
Lund University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

She wants to see how nanothreads grow

David Drew, Associate Professor
Stockholm University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

New knowledge about glucose transporters at atomic level

Johan Elf, Professor
Uppsala University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Multidisciplinary research into life at the molecular level

David Engblom, Associate Professor
Linköping University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Mapping the neurobiology behind feelings of unease

Helen Frowe, Professor
Stockholm University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

She is starting Sweden’s first research center for war ethics

Gustaf Gredebäck, Professor
Uppsala University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Adult intelligence is already formed in the crib

Matthew Hayes, Associate Professor
Stockholm University

2012-2017 and 2018-2023

Looking for missing matter in distant galaxies

Björn Högberg, Associate Professor
Karolinska Institutet

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Molecule design with DNA origami

Martin Högbom, Professor
Stockholm University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Basic chemical research on metals and enzymes

Anders Johansen, Professor
Lund University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Surprises in the computer provide new theories about planet formation

Kirsten Kraiberg Knudsen, Associate Professor
Chalmers University of Technology

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

With her sights set on the outermost limits of the universe

Michael Malkoch, Professor
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Developing bone adhesive with click chemistry

Johan Malmström, Associate Professor
Lund University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

The bonds that make the bacterium aggressive

Mia Phillipson,  Professor
Uppsala University

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

She maps the immune system in the fight against common diseases

Gilad Silberberg, Associate Professor
Karolinska Institutet

2012-2017 and 2018-2022

Unexplored depth in the brain controls body movements