2018 SCHOLAR

2018 SIS scholarship presentation

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain has awarded Mr. Gustav Jonsson the 2018 scholarship for him to continue his work at Imperial College London (ICL) to further promote a fruitful collaboration in academic research between Great Britain and Sweden. The scholarship will allow Gustav to continue working on the project while applying for Ph.D. funding at ICL.

A cheque, certificate and commemorative vase was presented by the Swedish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H E Torbjörn Sohlström, in the library of his official residence. Learn more via the SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE.

IMPERIAL COLLEGE TALK

Imperial College London (SIS)

On 5th Oct 2018, Gustav Jonsson gave a seminar to the Society of Swedish Engineers at Imperial College. The talk focused research on the research on Natural Killer Cells and anti-cancer immunity.

Gustav pursued his master’s thesis in the laboratory of Dr. Nadia Guerra at Imperial College, co-supervised by Professor Björn Önfelt from KTH in Stockholm. Throughout the project, a chip with micro-scale wells (developed by Prof. Önfelt) allowing separation of individual immune cells from individual tumour cells was implemented and experimentally validated with colleagues at Imperial College.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

The Society has for a long time awarded scholarships with the intention of making it possible for Swedish engineers to visit the UK and study at British technology institutions.
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THE SOCIETY

The society’s rules states its purpose as: To bring together the Swedish engineers in Great Britain to safeguard their common interest, and to encourage technical inter­change between Sweden and the British Commonwealth. READ MORE

FOSTER + PARTNERS VISIT

Foster + Partners

World famous architects Foster + Partners are leaders in the advanced modelling and computer programming in architectural design.  This way of working now informs almost all the practice’s projects through sophisticated simulations which inform every stage of the design process. Former SIS scholar Henrik Malm PhD illustrated the firm’s working methods by presenting some current high-profile projects to members and guests of the society on 13 June 2017.

HISTORY

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain was formed in 1924 by a group of Swedish engineers whose immediate objective was to create an organisation to receive the Swedish delegation to the World Power Conference held in London that year…
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Any person of good repute, being of Swedish nationality or ancestry and having an interest in technical matters, is eligible for member­ship. READ MORE

“The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain is offering a £5000 scholarship for a young, motivated and driven Swedish engineer to study in the United Kingdom, either in industry or an academic institution.”