The program Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA

Publicerad 2017-10-27

The program Swedish Endowed Professor Chair at ITA in the Honor of Peter Wallenberg Sr., which instituted Chairs at Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA) so that Swedish professors cooperated with Brazil, now proceeds with the addition of Prof Dan Henningson from KTH. Previously Prof Petter Krus from LiU has been appointed and Prof Tomas Grönstedt from Chalmers will follow.

The initiative is developed in the ambit of INNOVAIR a platform hosting all the relevant stakeholders in the area of Aeronautics in Sweden and which aims to strengthen the ties with the academia, the government and the industry in Brazil, strengthening the exchange of innovation and of advanced technologies in the aeronautic sector.   The vice-president for research of KTH, Arne Johansson, believes that the program provides possibilities for new and exciting collaborations between Sweden and Brazil in the aeronautic area. “This is an initiative that may originate long-term relationships and cooperation projects of fundamental and applied nature. The exchanges between ITA and KTH, at different academic levels, will enrich both environments and facilitate the industrial cooperation between Sweden and Brazil,” he stresses.   According to the ITA Rector, Anderson Correia, the research chairs are important to the institution and have yielded good feedbacks from the students. “These chairs are very common in foreign universities and ITA has invested in this since last year.   Read more about this here.
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