Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2021

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.

Associate Professor Daniel Aili
Linköping University 


Materials for cell cultures and 3D-printed organs of the future

Associate Professor Agnese Bissi
Uppsala University


Searching for symmetries to describe reality

Associate professor Jutta Bolt
Lund University


Understanding African demographics through missionary archives

Associate professor Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell
Uppsala University 


Studying the spaces where Hamilton’s equations live

Dr. Fredrik Lanner
Karolinska Institutet 


Tailoring embryonic stem cells to treat eye disease

Associate Professor Ana María Mora-Márquez
University of Gothenburg


Learning more about Aristotle from medieval texts

Dr. Abraham Mendoza
Stockholm University 


More efficient and environmentally friendlier molecular design

Dr. Vicente Pelechano García
Karolinska Institutet 


Finding differences between identical cells

Professor Ilona Riipinen
Stockholm University


How clouds cleanse the air

Dr. Nasim Sabouri
Umeå University


Four-stranded DNA a new research field

Professor Karin Schönning
Uppsala University 


A painstaking physics puzzle – gaining a clearer picture of Big Bang

Professor Maria Tenje
Uppsala University 


Organs-on-a-chip: revolutionizing medicine