Eva Lindh-Ulmgren inducted Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) is boosting its expertise and knowledge base with the addition of 42 new Fellows, including seven International Fellows. One of these Fellows is Eva Lindh-Ulmgren, Director of Materials Design at Sandvik Materials Technology.
Eva Lindh-Ulmgren, Director of Materials Design, Strategic Research at Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), has been inducted Fellow of the Mining and Materials Division at IVA. Eva has held her current position at SMT since June 2019 and was previously Head of Material and Process Development at the Metal Research institute Swerim. At Swerim she has also been responsible for research and development in material design, corrosion, surfaces, welding and powder. Eva holds a Master in Materials Science and Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
"I am very happy and honored to have been inducted Fellow of IVA and I look forward to becoming active in the important work that IVA conducts. Engineering and materials innovations are extremely important to solve the major societal challenges of our times and I would like to help speed up this development. Industry and academia need to join forces and at the same time we need to develop new interdisciplinary approaches - and I see IVA as a very exciting meeting place and enabler," says Eva.
“IVA’s mission is to improve society through the promotion of the engineering and economic sciences and the advancement of business and industry. Knowledgeable and talented Fellows are crucial for the Academy to fulfill that mission. The recently inducted Fellows – top names in the business community and recognized researchers – are a fantastic resource for the Academy”, says Tuula Teeri, President of IVA.
About the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)
For more than 100 years, IVA has been a meeting place for Sweden’s future. IVA believes in and works to make a positive contribution to society through technical and economic science. IVA brings together the expertise and experience of about 1.300 Academy Fellows and 250 member companies. New Fellows are inducted once a year.
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