At the General Meeting on 15 January Andreas Strömbergsson, Uppsala University, Mark Pearce, KTH, Markus Heilig, Linköping University, Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, Karolinska Institutet and Ilona Riipinen, Stockholm University were elected members of the Academy’s classes for mathematics, physics, medical sciences and geosciences.
Class for mathematics
Andreas Strömbergsson is Professor of Mathematics at Uppsala University.
Class for Physics
Mark Pearce is Professor of Physics, focusing on astroparticle physics, at the Department of Physics, KTH and deputy Head of School at the School of Engineering Sciences, KTH.
Class for medical sciences
Markus Heilig is Professor of Neuro Psychiatry and head of Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience at Linköping University. He is also senior consultant at the psychiatric clinic at Linköping University Hospital.
Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam is Professor in Vaccine Immunology at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet.
Class for geosciences
Ilona Riipinen is Professor at the Department of Environmental Science (ACES), Stockholm University.