Johan Åkerman

Professor of Spinntronics at the University of Gothenburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Membership period 2011–2016

Me and my group conduct both basic and applied research at the cutting edge within nano magnetism, spintronics and spintronic components based on metals and magnetic tunneling elements. I have extensive experience ranging from academic to industrial research and is also managing two startups based on his work. I am also a member of the Global Young Academy and represented the Academy at the conference “Accelerating science for development in Africa by increasing the momentum and impact of National Young Academies”, 3–5 February 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Johan Åkerman Foto: Markus Marcetic

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Born: 1970

Young Academy of Sweden
c/o The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Box 50005
SE-104 05 Stockholm

+ 46 (0)8 673 9500

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