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Funding for four new Academy Research Fellow and 14 Postdoctoral Researcher posts

The funding for the five-year Academy Research Fellow and the three-year Postdoctoral Researcher posts was awarded by the Academy of Finland's Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering.
Aalto-yliopiston kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun tutkimusta, kuva Mikko Raskinen

On May 7, the Academy of Finland has awarded a total of about 9 million euros to 20 new Academy Research Fellows and 11 million euros to 43 new Postdoctoral Researchers in the fields of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Of these, Aalto University has received a total of about 1.7 million euros for Academy Research Fellow posts and a total of approximately 3.5 million euros for Postdoctoral Researcher posts. The funding period starts on 1 September 2019.

Both forms of financing are highly competitive. Approximately 10 per cent of all applications submitted to the Academy Research Fellowship and about 16 per cent of the applications submitted to the Postdoctoral Researcher were funded.

Academy Research Fellow

Funding 438 874 euros per person
 

Asghar, Muhammad Imran, Dept. of Applied Physics

Leading-edge next generation fuel cell devices

Peltola, Emilia, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Carbon Interface Connecting Living and Artificial Worlds CICLAW

Peng, Bo, Dept. of Applied Physics

Design and self-assembly of anisotropic particles for advanced colloidal structures and materials

Snicker, Antti, Dept. of Applied Physics

Fast and furious of fusion plasmas

Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding 234 000 – 270 000 euros per person

Afzalifar, Ali, Dept. of Applied Physics

Electric Field; an Active Method to Control Phase Change

Arora, Shashank, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

3D-Printed Ultra-thick Batteries with enhanced cycle Life and In-built Cooling system (PUBLIC)

Cuerda, Javier, Dept. of Applied Physics

Spatio-Temporal Theory for Tunable Nanoscale Coherent light source (SPATUNANO)

Gallo, Pasquale, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Multiscale models for the fatigue assessment of engineering applications: experimental investigation of fatigue mechanisms at micro and nanoscale

Generalov, Andrey, Dept. of Electronics and Nanoengineering

High-performance room-temperature graphene based THz heterodyne detectors

Hartmann, Robert, Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

Interfacial modification of mineral surfaces using bio-colloids derived from sustainable resources with respect to froth flotation

Kohl, Florian, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Lattice Polytopes in Algebra, Combinatorics, and Mathematical Physics

Liu, Yu-Chang, Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science

CEVALOR – Cellular factories for the valorization of biorefinery chemicals

Mutanen, Tuomas, Dept. of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Probing human-awareness with novel high-resolution multi-locus brain-stimulation technique

Niinivaara, Elina, Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems

Tuning cellulose nanocrystal/water interactions with designer cello-oligosaccharides

Pan, Zhengze, Dept. of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

Cathode Kinetics and Materials for High Temperature Lithium-Oxygen Batteries

Tavakkoli, Mohammad, Dept. of Applied Physics

Advanced Nanocatalysts for Electrochemical Energy Devices (ANCED)

Tiira, Jonna, Dept. of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Low loss III-V semiconductors for electroluminescent cooling (LOST)

Virta, Joni, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Dimension Reduction for Tensorial Data

Read more about the funding decisions on Academy of Finland website.

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