Dr. Marie Rognes wins Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS) 2018 prize for young researchers within the natural sciences

The prize is awarded annually to researchers in Norway below the age of 40 who have accomplished exceptional results within their field, with documented originality and talent.

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, and Dr. 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 work by 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. 

The full press announcement is available at the web pages of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences.