Wallenberg Academy Fellows is the largest private initiative to support young researchers in Sweden. It is a new career programme aimed at promising researchers in all disciplines. The programme provides long-term funding and enables the best researchers to focus on their research and it contributes to the internationalization of the Swedish research environment.
– It is a true pleasure to announce the first Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The programme is the Wallenberg foundation's largest initiative ever and a long-term effort to support young promising researchers from Sweden and abroad at our universities, says Peter Wallenberg Jr., Vice-chairman of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.
The selected researchers are:
ENGINEERING SCIENCE: Natasha Devroye, PhD, KTH Royal Institute of Technology; Michael Malkoch, Associate Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology; Rafael Pass, Associate prof., KTH Royal Institute of Technology; Charlotte Platzer Björkman, Associate prof., Uppsala University.
HUMANITIES: Per Axelsson, PhD, Umeå University; Helen Frowe, PhD, Stockholm University
MEDICINE: Marie Carlén, PhD, Karolinska Institutet; Felipe Cava, PhD, Umeå University; David Engblom, Associate Professor, Linköping University; Johan Malmström, PhD, Lund University; Björn Nilsson, PhD, Lund University; Mia Phillipson, Associate Professor, Uppsala University; Gilad...