Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2019

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 2019

Annica Black-Schaffer, Professor in Physics
Uppsala University

Superconductors for the quantum computers of the future

Yenan Bryceson, Dr
Karolinska Institutet

New ways of diagnosing rare diseases

Petter Brändén, Professor of Mathematics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology 

Solving problems where the equation is zero

Sebastian Deindl, Associate Professor in Biochemistry
Uppsala University

Molecular machinery under the microscope

Kerstin Enflo, Associate Professor of Economic History
Lund University

The economic strength of regions – stable, vulnerable, controllable?

Axel Englund, Associate Professor in literature
Stockholm University

Studying the boundaries between literature and music

Rachel A. Foster, Associate Professor in Microbial Oceanography
Stockholm University

Vital symbiosis in the oceans of the world

Olle Lundh, Associate Professor of Physics
Lund University

New technique to shrink particle accelerators (e.g. CERN)

Martin Ott, Professor of Biochemistry
Stockholm University

 Detailed knowledge of the cell powerhouse

Janine Splettstößer, Associate Professor of Microtechnology, Nanoscience and Applied Quantum Physics
Chalmers University of Technology

New knowledge about quantum mechanics – building the electronics of the future

Johanna Wallenius, Associate Professor of Economics
Stockholm School of Economics

Carrots better than a stick for future welfare

Sjoerd Wanrooij, Dr in Medical Chemistry and Biophysics
Umeå University

Using mitochondrial DNA to slow diseases of old age

Eduardo Villablanca, Associate Professor in Immunology
Karolinska Institutet

Explores mechanisms behind chronic bowel disease

Joan Yuan, Associate Professor in Immunology
Lund University

Tiny genetic change strengthens the immune system