Contacts

On this page you find contact information to people and functions in WASP.

Program Office

Our mission is to give a professional and efficient administrative support for the WASP management, researchers and doctoral students that are active in the WASP program. The WASP Program Office is located at Linköping University.

Program Office contact: info@wasp-sweden.org

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Elina Hjertström

Program Coordinator AI – Responsible for general questions /inquiries, project management, recruitment processes, decision letters etc.

Michael Lögdlund

Program Coordinator AS – Responsible for general questions/inquiries, recruitment processes, decision letters etc.

Anna Knutsson

Coordinator, Events and Graduate School

Natalie Pintar

Communications Officer – Responsible for the websites, newsletter, research communication, strategic communication, announcement of positions, media contact

Anna Björnemo

Administration – WASP course and other administration, travel and accommodation booking

Eva Skärblom

Administration

Elin Karlsson

Research Coordinator, Science Writer (Parental leave)

Marie Helsing Västfjäll

Coordinator

Jessica Danielsson Piazze

WASP Financial Officer – Contact for appointed financial officers at the WASP universities.

Meaza Eshetu Abebe

Coordinator, Graduate School

Linda Ström

Coordinator Events

University Representative Group

There is one university representative at each WASP university. They have good knowledge about both WASP and the local procedures and can help you with most questions, either directly or by guiding you to the right person or management group.

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Bo Wahlberg

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Erik Elmroth

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Michael Felsberg

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University

Thomas Schön

Beijer Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Uppsala University

Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Per Stenström

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology

Communication Contacts at the Universities

Chalmers University of Technology

Carina Schultz carina.schultz@chalmers.se

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Maria Malmqvist marma@kth.se

Linköping University

Anders Ryttarson Törneholm anders.torneholm@liu.se

Lund University

Jonas Wisbrant jonas.wisbrant@cs.lth.se

Umeå University

Victoria Skeidsvoll victoria.skeidsvoll@umu.se

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Main Financial Contacts at the Universities

Chalmers University of Technology

Lisa Engström lisa.engstrom@chalmers.se

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Anette Arling an1@kth.se

Linköping University

Jessica Danielsson Piazze jessica.danielsson.piazze@liu.se

Lund University

Monika Rasmusson monika.rasmusson@control.lth.se

Umeå University

Heini Laitinen heini.laitinen@umu.se

Uppsala University

Eva Hallin eva.hallin@it.uu.se

Örebro University

Tomas Hammar tomas.hammar@oru.se

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Program Directors

  • Anders Ynnerman, Program director
  • Amy Loutfi, Co-director for recruitment coordination
  • Danica Kragic, Co-director for external relations
  • Karl-Erik Årzén, Co-director for research program coordination

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Anders Ynnerman

WASP Program Director, Professor of Scientific Visualization, Linköping University

Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Danica Kragic

Professor, Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Executive Committee

Chair: Anders Ynnerman

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Anders Ynnerman

WASP Program Director, Professor of Scientific Visualization, Linköping University

Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Bo Wahlberg

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Danica Kragic

Professor, Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Erik Elmroth

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Fredrik Heintz

Graduate School Director, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Linköping University

Johan Håstad

Professor, Computer Science, KTH

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Michael Felsberg

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University

Thomas Schön

Beijer Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Uppsala University

Torbjörn Lundahl

WARA Director, Research Director, Ericsson Research

Research Management Group

The Research Management Group (RMG) consists of the chairs of RMG-AS, -AI/MLX, -AI/Math and -Software.

Chair of RMG-AS: Karl-Erik Årzén

Chair of RMG-AI/Math: Johan Håstad

Chair of RMG-AI/MLX: Danica Kragic

Chair of RMG-Software: TBD

Danica Kragic

Professor, Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Johan Håstad

Professor, Computer Science, KTH

Research Management AI/Math

Responsible for planning and carrying out research activities and recruitment processes within AI/Math.

Chair: Johan Håstad

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Johan Håstad

Professor, Computer Science, KTH

Anders Rantzer

Professor, Automatic Control, Lund University

Holger Rootzén

Professor, Mathematical Statistics, Chalmers

Sandra di Rocco

Professor, Department of Mathematics, KTH

Tobias Ekholm

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University

Research Management Group AI/MLX

Responsible for planning and carrying out research activities and recruitment processes within AI/MLX.

Chair: Danica Kragic

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Danica Kragic

Professor, Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Fredrik Heintz

Graduate School Director, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Linköping University

Helena Lindgren

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Thomas Schön

Beijer Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Uppsala University

Research Management Group AS

Responsible for planning and carrying out research activities and recruitment processes within AS.

Chair: Karl-Erik Årzén

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Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Bo Wahlberg

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Michael Felsberg

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University

Erik Elmroth

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Graduate School Management Group

The Graduate School Management Group (GSM) is overall responsible for coordination of the WASP Graduate School. This includes regulations and procedures for courses and activities. They also handle deviations and exceptions from the study plan set forth by WASP.

Chair: Fredrik Heintz

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Fredrik Heintz

Graduate School Director, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Linköping University

Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Daniel Axehill

Member of Graduate School Management AS

Elin Anna Topp

Associate Professor and Docent, Department of Computer Science, Lund University

Florian Pokorny

Assistant Professor, Department of Robotics, Perception and Learning, KTH

Paul Townend

Associate Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Torbjörn Lundh

Professor, Mathematical Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology

Benny Avelin

Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University

Arena Management Group

The Arena Management Group (AMG) is responsible for preparing proposals, budget allocation and follow-up on results as well as supporting ongoing projects relating to the WASP Research Arenas (WARA).

Chair: Torbjörn Lundahl, WARA Director

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Arena Management Group

Torbjörn Lundahl

WARA Director, Research Director, Ericsson Research

Bo Wahlberg

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Erik Elmroth

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Fredrik Heintz

Graduate School Director, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Linköping University

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Michael Felsberg

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University

Christoph Reichenbach

Adj. member AMG, WARA-SW coordinator

Jesper Tordenlid

Adj. member AMG, WARA-PS Project Manager

Johan Eker

Adj. Member AMG, Project Manager WARA Common, Ericsson Research

Johanna Björklund

Adj. member AMG, Assoc. Prof., Umeå University, Co-founder, Adlede and Codemill

Jonas Larsson

Adj. Member AMG, Project Manager WARA-Robotics, Senior Principle Scientist, ABB Corporate Research

Salla Franzén

Adj. member AMG, Group Chief Data Scientist, SEB

International Management and Affiliations Group

The International Management and Affiliations Group (IMAG) is responsible for international contacts and collaborations. Many universities and laboratories are part of the WASP international network, which is manifested for example in common projects, student exchanges, study visits and a postdoc program.

Chair: Bo Wahlberg

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Bo Wahlberg

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Erik Elmroth

Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Karl-Erik Årzén

Professor, Department of Automatic Control, Lund University

Michael Felsberg

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University

PhD Student Council

The student council is composed by students from all the WASP universities. They represent all WASP PhD students and can raise questions of importance for the students. Also, the student council assists the decision-making bodies in WASP as a referral body giving the PhD students’ view on different matters.

Contact: phdcouncil@wasp-sweden.se

Chair: Anoud Alshnakat
Vice Chair:
Lena Strobl

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Anoud Alshnakat

Chair PhD student council, PhD student (batch 3, AS), Division of Theoretical Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Lena Strobl

Vice-chair PhD student council, Academic PhD student, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University

Alexandre Martins

Department of Automatic Control, Lund LTH, Industrial PhD Student, Axis Communications (AS)

Anton Kullberg

Academic PhD student AS batch 3, Division of Automatic Control, Linköping University

Christopher Blöcker

PhD student (AS), Department of Physics, Umeå University

Georgia Tsaloli

Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Chalmers (AS)

Kristin Nielsen

AS batch 2, Industrial PhD student, Epiroc

Matthias Mayr

PhD student, Department of Computer Science, Lund University (AS)

Shuangshuang Chen

Industrial PhD student with collaboration of KTH and Volvo Cars, Active Safety dept. (AI)

Amadine Caut

PhD student, Department of Mathematics in Uppsala University

Diversity and Inclusion Group

The Diversity and Inclusion Group (DIG) work with diversity, inclusion and gender equality.

Chair: Amy Loutfi

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Amy Loutfi

Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Örebro University

Anoud Alshnakat

Chair PhD student council, PhD student (batch 3, AS), Division of Theoretical Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Katherine Harrison

Mary Sheeran

Per Runeson

Professor, Department of Computer Science, Lund University