Lennart Bergström is a Professor in Materials Chemistry at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry at Stockholm University, Sweden. Dr. Bergström received his PhD degree in physical chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH in 1992. He has been a visiting scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA and at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. Prior to moving to Stockholm University in 2004, Dr. Bergström held several positions at the Institute of Surface Chemistry, YKI in Stockholm and also served as the director of The Brinell Centre-Inorganic Interfacial Engineering, at KTH (2002-2004). Dr Bergström has received several awards for his work, including the Sandvik Coromant Material Prize (1992), the Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry Nordic Science Prize (1994), Jacob Wallenberg Award (2009), and the Stockholm Innovation Prize (2008). He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 2009. He is the author of more than 130 papers and numerous book chapters. Four inventions have resulted in patents that have been sold to industry. Spin-out company NeoZeo AB established in 2010. Dr. Bergström is an Associated Editor of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, serves as an editorial board member for Nanoscale, and has previously served as an advisory board member for the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2004_2006), Journal of the American Ceramic Society (1997_2001). He was the organizer together with John Ågren of the international symposium “Inorganic Interfacial Engineering”, June 20-21, 2006, Stockholm and he was the Chairman of the Biannual European Ceramic Conference, ECERs XII, in Stockholm, June 19_23, 2011.
Biography Updated on 16 May 2012