Curriculum Vitæ Erik Fransén
School of Computer Science and Communication
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
phone: +46-8-7906902, email: email@example.com
1. BSc in Physics, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1987.
2. Ph. D. in Computer science, Stockholm University, Sweden 1996.
Thesis: "Biophysical Simulation of Cortical Associative Memory" under the supervision of prof. Jan-Olof Eklundh and prof. Anders Lansner. Thesis opponent prof William Levy, U. Virginia, USA.
3. Post doctoral fellow at Dept Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA, 1997-1998.
4. Associate professor (docent) in Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden 2002.
6. Full professor (professor) in Computer Science 120701. School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
7. Previous appointments
020701 Associate professor (lektor) in Computer Science. School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
970601-020630 Assistant professor (forskarassistent), Dept. of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
970801-980931 Post doctoral fellow at Dept Psychol, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, USA Funding STINT.
961016-961231 Assistant professor (univ. adjunkt), Dept. of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
911101-961015 Ph. D. student position (doktorand), Dept. of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Funding NFR.
8. Parental leave
991004-991205, 981118-981201, 970418-970429
9a. PhD student supervision, main supervisor
2013-2016 Peter Ahlström
2008-2012 Marcus Petersson
2007-2012 Jenny Tigerholm
2005-2012 Sten Andersson
2002-2003 Charlotta Eriksson
9b. Post doc collaborations
2015-present Hoseok Kim, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
2008-2009 Krisztina Szalisznyo, KFKI Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
2007-2009 Motoharu Yoshida, Boston University, USA.
2006-2008 Babak Tahvildari, Yale University, USA.
2005 Alexander Kozlov, KTH, Sweden.
2002-2004 Alexei Egorov, U. Heidelberg, Germany.
1998-1999 Jacopo Magistretti, U. degli Studi di Pavia, Italy.
1997-1998 Gene Wallenstein, Harvard University, USA.
Google Scholar: citations 2739, h-index 21, i10-index 28 (Aug 14, 2017)
Web of Science: citations 1611, h-index 14 (Aug 14, 2017)
Top 5 cited publications (Web of Science, Aug 14, 2017):
A. Egorov, B. Hamam, E. Fransén, M. Hasselmo, A. Alonso: Nature 420: 173-178, 2002.
Number of citations: 439
C.T. Dickson, J. Magistretti, MH Shalinsky, E Fransén, ME Hasselmo, Alonso A. J. Neurophysiol. 83: 2562-2579, 2000.
Number of citations: 214
L. Giocomo, E. Zilli, E. Fransén, M. Hasselmo: Science 315: 1719-22, 2007.
Number of citations: 206
E. Fransén, B. Tahvildari, A. Egorov, M. Hasselmo, A. Alonso: Neuron 49: 735-746, 2006.
Number of citations: 155
E. Fransén, A. Alonso, M. Hasselmo: J. Neurosci. 22: 1081-1097, 2002.
Number of citations: 97
2017 Local organizer of the workshop ”Cortex-basal ganglia interaction in brain function and dysfunction” supported by Parkinsonfonden and Karolinska Institutet StratNeuro
2017 Grant application reviewer, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, Sparks and Dravet Syndrome UK
2016 - present Deputy director of department of Computational Science and Technology, KTH
2008 - present Review editor of Frontiers in Neuroinformatics
2002 - present Thesis committee member Karolinska Institutet (11 PhD, 1 lic, 3 mid term)
2002 - present Thesis committee member KTH Royal Institute of Technology (3 PhD)
2015 - present Member of StratNeuro Faculty, Karolinska Institutet
2002 - present Reviewer in journals: Nature, Nature Communications, J Neurosci, J Physiol, J Neurophysiol, E J Neurosci, J Neurosci Methods, Hippocampus, Neuroscience, PLOS Comp Biol, J Comp Neurosci, PLOS One, Neurocomputing
2015 Thesis committee member Göteborg University, Department of Physiology
2014 Grant application reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation, Division Biology and Medicine
2013 Thesis opponent for Arthur Jochems at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
2013 Session chair at ICCN13
2013 Grant reviewer for The German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF)
110901 - 2017 Member of Scientific council of Stockholm Brain Institute
110101-161130 Forskarutbildningsansvarig (director of doctoral studies) CSC, KTH
2011 Local organizer of conference CNS*2011 in Stockholm, 550 participants
100924 Grant reviewer for Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
100315 Invited participant to US-Europe Workshop on "Reverse engineering of the human Brain", organized by European ESF, the US NSF and the US AFOSR.
2009 Member of KTH honorary doctoral committee
2008 Head of successful application to host the conference CNS*2011.
2008-2011 Member of the board of Organization of Computational Neuroscience Inc.
2008 Member of the strategy group in platform Computer Science at CSC.
2008-2012 Director of masters programme Computational and systems biology, KTH.
2008-2016 Deputy director of department of Computational Biology, KTH
071112 Member of the thesis committee at Swedish Univ of Agricultural Sciences.
070904-2008 Mentor in KTH Technologia of a KTH graduate student.
070223 Grant reviewer for STINT.
060914-070125 participant as 1 out of 9 in KTH Future faculty 2006 ERFA course.
051018-081201 Member of school equal opportunities committee
041102-2010 Member of the KTH faculty board (Fakultetskollegiet).
030331-040826 Member of programme comittee of workshop at ICBP2004 conference.
2001-2005 Member of the department board of NADA. (Board was ended 2005.)
11b. Honors and awards
1997 Swedish STINT post doctoral fellowship
1997 Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (KVA) stipend from P.E. Lindahls fund
1991 Swedish Natural Research Council (NFR) graduate student fellowship
2016 - present Seth Grant, University of Edinburgh, UK
2015 - present Marie Carlen, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
2011 - 2012 Michele Migliore, Institute of Biophysics, Italy
2011 - present Fredrik Elinder, Linköping University, Sweden
2010 - present Martin Schmelz, Anaesthesiology, Universitaetsmedizin Mannheim, Univ. of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
2010 - present Motoharu Yoshida, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
1998 - 2005 Angel Alonso, Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill U., Canada.
1997 - present Michael Hasselmo, Boston University, USA.