Who we are

Leif Hammarström

Leif Hammarström

Director

About: Professor in physical chemistry, at the Department for Chemistry - Ångatröm, Uppsala university. Leif Hammarström leads research in the areas of Artificial Photosynthesis, Electron Transfer, Photochemistry and Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy.

Johannes Messinger

Johannes Messinger

Chair of the board

About: Professor of Molecular biomimetics at the Department of Chemistry - Ångström, Uppsala university. The research in the Messinger group is focused on understanding the mechanism of water-oxidation in photosynthesis, and the development of artificial catalysts for water oxidation made from earth-abundant elements.

Ann Magnuson

Ann Magnuson

Vice Chair of the board

About: Associate professor in Molecular Biomimetics at the Department of Chemistry - Ångström, Uppsala university. My research interests include the biophysics and biochemistry of hydrogenases and photosynthetic membranes.

Stenbjörn Styring

Stenbjörn Styring

Founder

About: Professor emeritus in Molecular Biomimetics at the Department of Chemistry - Ångström, Uppsala university. His research on photosynthesis deals with the mechanism of the oxygen evolving complex in Photosystem II. In artificial photosynthesis he focuses on transition metal complexes for water oxidation. Stenbjörn Styring is the former chairman of CAP.

 

Board members

Ludvig Edman, Umeå university
Tomas Edvinsson, Uppsala university
Karin Stensjö, Uppsala university
Licheng Sun, KTH
Philippe Wernet, Uppsala university

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