# Over 20 million in VR grants

2022-11-07

**The Swedish Research Council (VR) has awarded five project grants and one starting grant totaling almost 22 million SEK to researchers at the Department of Mathematics at Uppsala University. ****VR rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition. In the same call, VR distributed a total of approximately SEK 94 million for research in mathematics.**

## Project grants

**Denis Gaidashev**, 3 520 000 SEK

Renormalization in hydrodynamic models

Research area: Mathematical analysis

**Thomas Kragh**, 3 400 000 SEK

Floer homotopy theory and twisted algebraic K-theory

Research area: Geometry

**Kaj Nyström**, 3 800 000 SEK

New perspectives on evolutionary free boundary problems

Research area: Mathematical analysis; Geometry

**Sebastian Schwarzacher**, 3 400 000 SEK

Mathematical analysis of the interaction between elastic shells and fluids

Research area: Mathematical analysis

**Stephan Wagner**, 3 600 000 SEK

Analytic and probabilistic tools for the study of random trees

Research area: Discrete mathematics; Probability theory and statistics

## Starting grants

**Annika Heckel**, 4 000 000 SEK

Concentration versus spread - tools, lower bounds and applications

Research area: Discrete mathematics; Probability theory and statistics

See the list of awarded grants in science and technology on the Swedish Research Council's website (filter on preparation group NT-S to get pure mathematics projects)