Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Project Grants 2011

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation granted in 2011 in total 752 million SEK in project grants for 2011 to 26 research projects which where assessed to hold the highest international standards and have the opportunity to lead to future scientific breakthroughs. The Department of Physics and Astronomy was fellow applicant in two of these projects that was granted in total 77.3 million SEK during five years.

Photon science and x-ray lasers

Main applicant: Janos Hajdu, Uppsala University
Fellow applicant: Joseph Nordgren, Division of Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics
Raimund Feifel, Division of Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics​
Project title: Photon science and x-ray lasers
Grant amount: 36 500 000 SEK during five years

The Swedish graphene initiative

Main applicant: Mikael Fogelström, Chalmers
Fellow applicant: Olle Eriksson, Division of Materials Theory
Project title: The Swedish graphene initiative
Grant amount: 40 800 000 SEK during five years

Olle Eriksson