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

Smart computer memory saves energy

 

Dr Björn Burmann
University of Gothenburg

Studying DNA repairs in cells at atomic level

Dr Qiaolin Deng
Karolinska Institutet

Research in brief: Why do things go wrong when germ cells are formed? 

 

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

Robots in co-operation

 

Erik Domellöf, Associate professor in psychology
Umeå university

How children plan their movements

 

Per Eklund, Associate Professor of Materials Science
Linköping University

Making use of wasted energy

 

Associate Professor Aleksandra Foltynowicz-Matyba
Umeå University

Measuring molecular fingerprints

Pontus Gourdon, Dr in Membrane Protein Structural Biology
Lund University

Taking close-ups of cell doors

 

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

Mimicking the brain on a microchip

 

Associate Professor Magnus Jonsson
Linköping University

Smart windows with nanoantennas

Göran Karlsson, Dr in Medical Science
Lund University

Finding hidden cells to cure leukemia

 

Peter Kasson, Dr in cell and molecular biology
Uppsala University

Simulating cell infection by flu virus

 

Josefin Larsson, Associate Professor
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Extreme astronomical phenomena

 

Erik Larsson Lekholm, Professor in bioinformatics
University of Gothenburg

Searching for the causes of cancer in the gaps between genes

 

Graham Leigh, Associate professor in Mathematics
University of Gothenburg

Using logic to get to the truth

 

Christian Müller, Professor of Polymer Technology
Chalmers University of Technology

Clothes of the future – making electricity from body heatClothes of the future – making electricity from body heat

 

Professor Jonas Olofsson
Stockholm University 

Games of smell to strengthen the brain

Sebastiaan Swart, Associate professor in Physical Oceanography
University of Gothenburg

Diving for knowledge under Antarctic sea ice

 

Ann Towns, Professor of Political Science
University of Gothenburg

Female diplomats clash with male norms

 

Fredrik Viklund, Professor in mathematics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Using new mathematics to explain nature’s random patterns

 

Zhen Zhang, Professor of Physical Engineering
Uppsala University

Lab of the future on a biochip