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Committee for the Natural and Technical Sciences

Committee for the Natural and Technical Sciences

Committee for the Natural and Technical Sciences implements the Board of the Foundation’s granting decisions for the support of fundamental research within the natural and technical sciences in Denmark.

The Board has established an annual granting budget of DKK 158 million, allocated to Project Grants in the Natural and Technical Sciences (DKK 60 million) and the NERD – New Exploratory Research and Discovery programme (DKK 98 million) within the research fields.

The Committee was established in 2020 and currently has nine members, consisting of a Chair and eight other members. The Board of the Foundation selects the members in accordance with the general rules covering the Foundation’s committees.

The committee's 9 members

Bjørk Hammer
Chair
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
Member since 2020
Alexandra Boltasseva
Member
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, United States
Member since 2020
Bo Albinsson
Member
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University, Sweden
Member since 2020
Julia Yeomans
Member
Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Member since 2020
Knud Jørgen Jensen
Member
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Member since 2020
Lars Kai Hansen
Member
Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark
Member since 2020
Matthias Arenz
Member
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland
Member since 2020
Daniel E. Otzen
Member
Professor, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO) and Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Member since 2020
Marileen Dogterom
Member
Professor, Department of Bionanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Holland
Member since 2021