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Skellefteå researchers praised

Published: 20 September 2021

Six researchers working at Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå are awarded funding by the Rönnbäret Foundation.

The foundation works for the development of research and higher education in Skellefteå by distributing funds to private individuals or organizations that promote the foundation's purposes, which this year amounts to just over SEK 1 million.

This year's winners at Luleå University of Technology are:

Sarah Rönnberg, Assistant Professor, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 110,000 for the project "Geomagnetically induced currents and harmonics".

Robert Brännström, senior lecturer, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 100,000 for the project "Artistic competence development in the field of computer graphics".

Olov Karlsson, Associate Professor, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 200,000 for "Increased opportunities for sustainable energy use of bio-based materials".

Karl Andersson, professor, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 250,000 for the project "Development of an XAI model that anticipates and reduces air pollution".

Manuel Alvarez, Assistant Senior Lecturer, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 200,000 for the project "Sustainable and flexible electricity use for the future".

Christer Åhlund, professor of distribution systems, Luleå University of Technology, is granted SEK 300,000 as a first step for the project "Cyber security and blockchains". The same amount was granted for 2022 and 2023.

In connection with a ceremony during ForskarFredag at Forum, Campus Skellefteå, Evelina Fahlesson,Skellefteå Municipality, presents this year's fellows who together will realize projects in a number of research areas concerning current research projects related to Umeå University and Luleå University of Technology at Campus Skellefteå.

Contact

Sarah Rönnberg

Rönnberg, Sarah - Professor

Organisation: Electric Power Engineering, Energy Science, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: +46 (0)910 585721
Robert Brännström

Brännström, Robert - Senior Lecturer

Organisation: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)910 585358
Olov Karlsson

Karlsson, Olov - Associate Professor

Organisation: Wood Science and Engineering, Wood Science and Engineering, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: +46 (0)910 585705
Karl Andersson

Andersson, Karl - Professor, Dean

Organisation: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Distance- Spanning Technology, Digital Services and Systems, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)910 585364
Manuel Alvarez

Alvarez, Manuel - Associate Senior Lecturer

Organisation: Electric Power Engineering, Energy Science, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: +46 (0)910 585709
Christer Åhlund

Åhlund, Christer - Professor and Head of Subject

Organisation: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)910 585331