Lars Bergström

Portrait of Lars Bergström

Professor

Stockholm

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Personal Homepage: www.physto.se

Short CV

Education

  • 1976. M.Sc. (civilingenjör), School of Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1981. PhD (Tekn.Dr.), Department of Theoretical Physics, Royal Institute of Technology. Thesis: Aspects of bound states in hadron physics
  • 1981 - 1983. Postdoctoral Fellow, CERN Theory Division
  • 1983. Appointed Docent inTheoretical Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Employment

  • 1984 - 1992. Researcher, the University of Stockholm (NFR grant)
  • 1992 - 1998. Senior researcher in Astroparticle Physics, Swedish Natural Science Research Council (NFR), Stockholm University
  • 1995 - 1996. Professor in charge, Theoretical Physics, Dept. of Theoretical Physics, Uppsala University.
  • 1995 - 1998. Associate Professor, Stockholm University
  • 1999 - present. Professor of Theoretical Physics, Physics Dept., Stockholm University

Awards, etc

  • 1976. Best student of School of Physics (Teknisk Fysik, KTH)
  • 1995. Recipient of the Lindbom Award, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2001. Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2004 - present. Elected Scientific Secretary, the Nobel Committee for Physics
  • 2004 - 05. Excellent Researcher award, Swedish Research Council (VR)
  • 2005 - 11. Coapplicant of Strong research centre: The AlbaNova Centre for High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology (HEAC) (VR, 20 MSEK)
  • 2008 - present. PI and Director of the Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics (Linnaeus Excellence Centre of the Swedish Research Council; 7 MSEK/yr for 10 years, increased from July, 2010 to 7.7 MSEK/yr)
  • Named lectures: The Bolin Lecture, Visingsö, 2008, The Nordenmark Lecture, Stockholm, 2010, Solvay Lecture, Brussels, 2011
  • Awarded Medal from H.M. The King of Sweden for significant contributions to Swedish research, including his work as secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physics of the Academy of Sciences, 2011

Committees and other scientific and academic bodies the last few years

  • 2001 - present. Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2002 - present. Editor of Journal of High-Energy Physics (JHEP) and Journal of Cosmology
  • 2003 - present. Editor of Astroparticle Physics (JCAP)
  • 2004 - 2007. Initiator and group leader of research group Cosmology, Particle Astrophysics and Strings, Department of Physics, Stockholm University
  • 2004 - present. Scientific Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physics
  • 2005 - 2011. Member of the Steering Group for HEAC, The Albanova Centre for High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology (VR grant)
  • 2005 - 2011. Member the Committe for Research Infrastructure (KFI/RFI) at the Swedish Research Council (VR)
  • 2005 - present. Board member of Folkuniversitetet Kursverksamheten vid Stockholms universitet,
  • 2006. Member of Search Committee for lectureship in Uppsala
  • 2006. Review Panel of the Academy of Finland
  • 2006 - 2011. Member of the Board of the Department of Physics, Stockholm University
  • 2007. Reviewer for French Research Council
  • 2008 - present. PI and Leader of Excellence Center (Swedish Research Council Linnaeus Centre, The Oskar Klein Centre), Stockholm University
  • 2009. Docentship Committee, Jyväskylää, Finland
  • 2009 and 2010. Reviewer for Royal Society, London
  • 2009 and 2011. Review Committee of Astroparticle Physics for the Helmholtz Association, Germany
  • 2010. PhD Thesis Committee, Orsay, France
  • 2010. Reviewer for ERC
  • 2010 and 2011. Review Panel of the Danish Research Council
  • 2010 and 2012. Review Panel for DFG Excellence Clusters in Germany
  • 2010 - 2012. Swedish delegate to the AStroParticle ERAnet ASPERA
  • 2010 - present. Member of the Committee for Research Strategy, Dept. of Physics, Stockholm University
  • 2011 - present. Member of the Board of the Nobel Foundation

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