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The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has inducted Pekka Lundmark as one of its international members

29 September 2017, 14:43 EEST

At the most recent Assembly of the Academy Pekka Lundmark and five other international members were inducted. To be inducted as a member is considered to be both an honor and an acknowledgement of outstanding contributions.

IVA is an independent academy with around 1,300 Swedish and international members. They are decision-makers, experts and researchers from the private sector, academia and public administration. His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf is IVA's patron and is an active participant in the Academy's activities. The 1,000 or so Swedish members are divided into twelve divisions focusing on different sectors.

International members are individuals who are permanent residents of another country who have made outstanding contributions in the Academy's fields and who have shown a particular interest in forging contacts with Swedish research and Swedish industry.