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Top Swedish scientist professor Bertil Andersson awarded prestigious Wilhelm Exner Medal in Vienna
Date:11/22/2010

he said, explaining that both Sweden and Singapore are small countries which have done well on the international stage, including their universities.

NTU is ranked 74th in the QS 2010 World University Rankings, alongside Sweden's Uppsala University (62nd) and Lund University (72nd).

Professor Andersson joined NTU four years ago as the Provost. He added: "During this time, I have not just acclimatised myself to the tropical weather in Singapore but also attuned myself to the challenges and complexities of this large multicultural university which is one of the fastest growing young universities in the world."

As the university's chief academic officer, he has been instrumental in helping to redefine education and research at NTU by championing key thrusts in science and engineering. In domains such as sustainability, healthcare, new media and innovation, he has spearheaded institutional changes that have led to bold new programmes as well as increased funding support.

NTU had been on a steep up-climb, transforming itself from being a teaching university to becoming a research-intensive university, since 2003. An internationally acclaimed scientist and one with a long association with the Nobel Foundation, Professor Andersson was recognised as the man who could turbo-charge NTU's drive to be a research-intensive university when he was recruited by the current president, Dr Su Guaning in 2007.

He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Nobel Foundation and as such, engages and participates in the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings.

"Through my central engagement with the Nobel Foundation, I have gained first hand insight into world-leading knowledge creation. This has also allowed me to cultivate a network of top echelon scientists which will have a positive influence on the work we do at NTU," said Professor Andersson.

A talent magnet, he soon made NTU the choice institution for top yo
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Contact: Feisal Abdul Rahman
feisalar@ntu.edu.sg
656-790-6687
Nanyang Technological University
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