26 September 2023

Lars Eriksson, professor in Vehicular Systems at The Deparment of Electrical Engineering, has been awarded the Håkan Frisinger Scholarship. He is receiving this scholarship for his outstanding scientific achievements and substantial contributions to the transportation industry.

City by night, moving cars, night light and intelligent transport systems

The prize includes an individual award of 300,000 Swedish kronor and a period as a visiting researcher at a university in Sweden, along with a grant of 500,000 kronor to the university hosting the visiting researcher through Volvo's Research and Education Foundation's guest researcher program. Uppsala University, Ångströms Laboratory, has been selected to welcome Lars Eriksson and his research program in electric transportation.

Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, the rector of Linköping University, wrote in the nomination letter:

- His proposed program at Uppsala University will provide excellent opportunities for scientific collaboration to enhance knowledge, efficiency, and overall sustainability of electric vehicle batteries, which are at the core of electromobility.

Read the full press release in Swedish here.

More about Vehicular Systems at LiU

Latest news from LiU

Jennifer Chepkorir

From poverty to independence and self-sufficiency

On behalf of the government and in collaboration with Sida, MAI and Linköping University create life-changing transformations for both individuals and the world. Jennifer is one who has created change for both herself and the future.

Orchestra standing outside holding their instruments over the head

Academic Celebration with space journey and Harry Potter

This year’s Academic Celebration at Linköping University will take place on 31 May and 1 June. The Celebration will feature lectures by honorary doctors, including astronaut Marcus Wandt, and an Academic Gala Concert with a children’s world theme.

Sheet of glass with droplet.

Next-generation sustainable electronics are doped with air

Researchers at LiU have developed a new method where organic semiconductors can become more conductive with the help of air as a dopant. The study is a significant step towards future sustainable organic semiconductors.