Volvo recognises Professor Jonas Sjöberg for work on autonomous vehicles

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Professor Jonas Sjöberg, of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, has been awarded the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Means of Transport Research scholarship for his work in the areas of autonomous driving, electromobility and active safety.

The Skr250,000 (US$29,000) scholarship is given out by VREF (Volvo Research and Educational Foundations) to encourage research and development in the field of transportation by rewarding outstanding accomplishments.

Sjöberg is professor of mechatronics and head of the mechatronic research group at Chalmers University. He has worked on system aspects, dimensioning, modelling and control, both in the area of hybrid powertrains and active and AVs.

By Ilya Verpraet

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