The prize is each year given to two candidates, one within the natural sciences, and one within the humanities. Dr. Rognes will receive the prize for her work within the natural sciences, andDr. Trond Nordfjærn, Professor at the Institute of Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), will receive the prize for his work within the humanities.Dr. Marie Rognes researches mathematical methods of solving partial differencial equations.According to the DKNVS, Dr.Rognes has stood out in her workby being innovative, internationally oriented and consistently performing at a high scientific level.
Upon receiving the news, Dr. Rognes stated: - I felt very much honoured and encouraged upon receiving the joyous news from the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. The award represents an exciting recognition of our research in mathematical modelling and simulation targeting biomedicine.