Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2020

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 2020

David Black-Schaffer, Professor of Computer Systems
Uppsala University

Smarter data handling is a game changer for computer performance


Dr Björn Burmann
University of Gothenburg

How the cellular clean-up squad works

Dr Qiaolin Deng
Karolinska Institutet

Following germ cells on their first journey


Dimos Dimarogonas, Professor of Automatic Control
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Multi-robot systems working with humans


Erik Domellöf, Associate professor in psychology
Umeå university

How the brain plans movements


Per Eklund, Associate Professor of Materials Science
Linköping University

New materials converting heat into electricity


Associate Professor Aleksandra Foltynowicz-Matyba
Umeå University

Toward a better understanding of exoplanetary spectra

Pontus Gourdon, Dr in Membrane Protein Structural Biology
Lund University

Protein close-ups pave the way for better drugs


Anna Herland, Associate professor in Applied Physics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Recreating congenital disorders on a chip 


Associate Professor Magnus Jonsson
Linköping University

Smart windows with nanoantennas

Göran Karlsson, Dr in Medical Science
Lund University

Finding ways to fight cancer stem cells


Peter Kasson, Dr in cell and molecular biology
Uppsala University


How viruses enter the body’s cells

Josefin Larsson, Associate Professor
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Stellar explosions


Erik Larsson Lekholm, Professor in bioinformatics
University of Gothenburg

Ultraviolet light in the lab yields new findings on skin cancer


Graham Leigh, Associate professor in Mathematics
University of Gothenburg

Reflecting on truth with the help of logic


Christian Müller, Professor of Polymer Technology
Chalmers University of Technology

Turning textiles into power generators


Professor Jonas Olofsson
Stockholm University 

Linking our keen sense of smell to memory processes in the brain

Sebastiaan Swart, Associate professor in Physical Oceanography
University of Gothenburg

Ocean submersibles assist scientists shed new light on climate


Ann Towns, Professor of Political Science
University of Gothenburg

Ground-breaking research on women in diplomacy


Fredrik Viklund, Professor in mathematics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

New mathematics for the random details of nature


Zhen Zhang, Professor of Physical Engineering
Uppsala University

Lab of the future on a biochip