Dr Helen Dannetun, Vice-Chancellor
Dr Helen Dannetun is a professor of physics and Vice-Chancellor of Linköping University. She acquired her Master of Science in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering at LiU in 1980 and her doctorate, with a dissertation on catalytic reactions on metallic surfaces, in 1987.
Following the completion of her doctoral degree Dr. Helen Dannetun continued her academic career.
- Postdoctoral research fellow 1988
- Senior lecturer 1994
- Professor of physics 2002
- Head of the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM) 2000-2003
- Dean of the Institute of Technology 2004
- Vice-Chancellor of Linköping University 2011
She has also held several external roles including serving on the board of directors for the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and as a leading technical advisor to the Swedish Ministry of Education.
Dr. Helen Dannetun is also active as a member of the board of Mjärdevi Science Park and a previous member of Teknikdelegationen (the Swedish Technology Delegation), which is a Swedish initiative aimed at increasing the number of active engineers.
In 1994 the students at the Institute of Technology awarded her the 'Golden Carrot' for excellence in teaching.
Phone: +46-(0)13-28 10 01
Vice-Chancellors at LiU
1970 - 1983 Professor Hans Meijer, PhD
1983 - 1995 Professor Sven Erlander, PhD
1996 - 1999 Professor Anders Flodström, D.Tech.
1999 - 2003 Professor Bertil Andersson, PhD
2003 - 2011 Professor Mille Millnert, D.Tech.
2011 - 2011 Professor Karin Fälth-Magnusson, MD. (Acting)
2011 - Professor Helen Dannetun, D.Tech.
Last updated: 2012-10-02