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Awards and distinctions

Jan Olhager is designated as Fellow of Decision Sciences Institute

Professor Jan Olhager, Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences has been designated as Fellow by the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) at the DSI 2022 Annual Conference held in Houston, TX, in November. 

Motivation: “In recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of decision sciences, the designation of Fellow has been awarded by The Decision Sciences Institute on the 20th day of November 2022 to Jan Olhager, Lund University. For his many scholarly contributions to the topic of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy. His record of scholarship, development of scholars, and service to the field are the embodiment of the designation of Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute.”


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13 January 2022

LTH researchers Carmelo D’Agostino and Lea Fünfschilling have each been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants for their research on automated vehicles, and on the dynamics of transformative innovation and knowledge, respectively.

22 December 2021

Eleven competence centres will share 600 million SEK from the Swedish Energy Agency to accelerate the transition away from the fossil fuel society and strengthen Sweden's competitiveness. LTH coordinates one competence centre and participates in three others.

17 December 2021

Eleven projects are funded by the research programme "Future Challenges in the Nordics — People, Culture and Society". More than 100 million will be awarded. Two of the projects are led from Lund.

22 April 2021

Lars-Erik Wernersson, professor of nanoelectronics, has received an ERC Advanced Grant for the integration of new materials into the high-performance, energy-efficient transistors and circuit solutions of the future.

26 March 2021

Ulf Ellervik, professor at the Department of Chemistry at LTH, has been awarded the Swedish Chemical Engineers' National Association's Chemistry Technology Prize for his ability to de-dramatise the subject of chemistry and arouse students' interest.

19 March 2021

Matilda Andersson, who is enrolled in the civil engineering programme in data technology at LTH, has been awarded "Tech Girl of the Year" by Microsoft. She wants to use the upcoming year to show that programming is a creative tool - which can be used to solve many different societal problems.

5 November 2020

A new project that aims to build motors made of proteins has received a EUR 10 million ERC Synergy Grant, and will be coordinated by Lund University in Sweden.

24 March 2020

At the Architectural Gala in Stockholm on March 10, the prestigious Kasper Salin Award was awarded to the renowned climate-smart residential building Brf Viva in Gothenburg.

13 September 2019

Ultrasound that detects rare cells in a drop of blood. Business models for a circular economy. Laser technology that can film at almost the speed of light, and another that can map insects from several kilometres away. Four promising researchers from Lund University have been awarded starting grants from the European Research Council (ERC) [...]

26 August 2019

Finding affordable housing in today's urbanised cities is a challenge, which is why the "Rome collective living challenge" sought out to find solutions from architects all over the world. Karin Frykholm, Lisa Fransson and Rron Bexheti from LTH, Sweden won the 1st prize for their model.

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