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Stef Smeets got the 7th FEZA PhD Prize

We would like to congratulate Stef Smeets who has received the 7th FEZA PhD Prize.  He received his PhD at ETH Zurich under the supervision of Lynne McCusker, and is currently a postdoc at MMK.

The FEZA PhD prize is given every three years for the highest quality publications arising from research carried out at Ph.D. level into zeolites and related materials.

A. Ken Inge got the Ingvar Carlsson Award

A. Ken Inge is one of 12 young researchers who have received the prestigious Ingvar Carlsson Award. His research project is "Green coordination polymers for catalysis and medicine".

Latest news

  • Aji Mathew is promoted 2017-02-13 Aji Mathew has been promoted to professor of materials chemistry with a focus on biopolymer based functional materials.
  • The Swedish Research Council recently approved grants for MMK staff 2017-02-01 Six of the principle investigators at MMK received grants from the Research Council this year. These grants are for the years of 2017-2020 and amounts to 20.4 MSEK.
  • Vetenskapsrådet har beviljat Aji Mathew finansiering 2017-01-23 Vetenskapsrådet har beviljat Aji Mathew finansiering inom Swedish Research Links 2016 för projektet ”Biobased scaffolds, membranes and hydrogels for improved wound healing and bone regeneration (BIOHEAL).” Finansieringen är på 1.17 Mkr och samarbetslandet är Indien.
  • Smarta material för ren luft, vatten och mark 2017-01-09 Från Stockholms universitet medverkar professor Niklas Hedin och universitetslektor Aji Mathew, båda från institutionen för material- och miljökemi.
  • Extended DREAM: Multiple-length scale approach to functional nanomaterials 2017-01-02 A team led by German Salazar-Alvarez, researcher at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, has been awarded 10 MSEK by the Swedish Research Council, VR, to develop sample environments that will allow the in-situ and in-operando multiscale characterization of novel functional nanomaterials such as biomaterials, battery components, and magnetic nanoparticles.
  • Understanding how the self-assembly of nanoparticles proceeds 2016-11-18 The discovery that the assembly of synthetic nanocrystals proceeds through a two-step process where nanoparticles first agglomerate into an intermediate disordered state that then rapidly transforms into large ordered arrays is similar to what has been recently observed for many synthetic crystal and biominerals.


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