Full Name Klas Erik Finn Modin



  • 2010
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    • in Mathematics
    • Title Adaptive Geometric Numerical Integration of Mechanical Systems
    • Supervisors Claus Führer and Gustaf Söderlind
  • 2004
    Master of Science
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    • in Mathematics

Academic positions

  • 2020-now
    Chalmers University of Technology
  • 2017-2020
    Associate Professor
    Chalmers University of Technology
  • 2013-2017
    Assistant Professor
    Chalmers University of Technology
  • 2012-2014
    Post-doctoral Fellow
    University of Toronto, Canada
    • Funded by the Swedish Research Council
  • 2009-2012
    Post-doctoral Fellow
    Massey University, New Zealand
    • Funded by the Marsden Fund and the Royal Physiographical Society in Lund
  • 2004-2005
    Numerical Analyst
    SKF Group, Sweden
    • Employment on a project basis

Tutoring experience

  • Supervision of Post-docs
    • Geir Bogfjellmo (2015-2017)
  • Supervision of PhD Students
    • Michael Roop (2021-now)
    • Erik Jansson (2020-now)
    • Milo Viviani (2015-2020)
  • Supervision of Master Students

Selection of Grants and Awards

  • 2022
    Project Grant
    • Swedish Research Council
  • 2019
    Wallenberg Academy Fellow
  • 2017
    Starting Grant
    • Swedish Research Council
  • 2015
    Stenbäckska Stipendiet
    • Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
  • 2015
    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
    • EU Horizon 2020
  • 2013
    Ingvar Carlsson Award
    • Swedish Foundation of Strategic Research
  • 2012
    International Post-doc Grant
    • Swedish Research Council

Short Bio

  • Klas Modin did his PhD at Lund University in Sweden, with a thesis on symplectic numerical methods for Hamiltonian systems. After that he did two post-docs, first at Massey University in New Zealand and then at the University of Toronto in Canada. Since 2020 he's Professor of Mathematics at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. In 2013 he recieved an Ingvar Carlsson Award for his work in shape analysis. In 2015 he became Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow within the EU Horizon Programme. In 2019 he was selected Wallenberg Academy Fellow by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science.