Six MC2-researchers share 19 millions in grants from VR

​34 researchers at Chalmers were successful in getting grants from The Swedish Research Council (VR) in its general call for applications within natural and engineering sciences. Six of these are working at MC2 and received a total amount of 19 557 000 SEK. Congratulations to you all!
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Here are the MC2-researchers who got funding from the council:

Giulia Ferrini, Applied Quantum Physics Laboratory
Kvantfördel i kontinuerliga variabelarkitekturer
3 000 000 (2019-2022)

Jan Grahn, Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Laboratory
Transistorförstärkning vid millikelvin
3 295 000 (2019-2022)

Per Hyldgaard, Electronics Materials and Systems Laboratory
Laddningsöverförsel vid gränsytor i mjuka material: en utmaning för icke-lokal täthetsfunktionalteori
3 056 000 (2019-2022)

Johan Liu, Electronics Materials and Systems Laboratory
3 350 000 (2019-2022)

Floriana Lombardi, Quantum Device Physics Laboratory
Undersökning av en högtemperatursupraledares fasdiagram på nanometerskala
3 456 000 (2019-2022)

Janine Splettstoesser, Applied Quantum Physics Laboratory 
Värmeströmsfluktuationer och dens inverkan på lokala temperaturer och potentialer
3 400 000 (2019-2022)

The total amount appropriated for all grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences is 1 168 687 000 SEK for the entire grant period 2018-2022. This is an increase of 79 947 000 SEK compared to 2017. 

The total amount appropriated for Chalmers is 119 089 000 SEK which is the fifth largest amount after Uppsala University, Lund University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. Chalmers decreases its share by 423 000 SEK.

VR got 1 609 applications this year, of them 341 are being funded.

Text: Michael Nystås
Photo: Jan-Olof Yxell

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018.