The Board of SCSB

Cecilia persson


Professor in Biomaterials, Div. Applied Materials Science, Dept. Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden

Mats hulander


Researcher at Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering,
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

Jānis Ločs 

Board member

Associate Professor at Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations &
Development Centre, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Berit Løkensgard Strand

board member

Professor at Department of Biotechnology & Food Science, NTNU
(Norwegian University of Science & Technology), Trondheim, Norway

My hedhammar

Board member

My Hedhammar, Associate Professor at Dept. Protein Science, 
Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Gissur Örlygsson

board member

Project manager and scientist at IceTec, Reykjavík, Iceland

Peter UPPstu

board member

Deputy Lecturer at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland


Student Representative

Ph.D. Candidate at DTU Health Tech (Department of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark), Copenhagen, Denmark

The board

The ScSB welcomes nominations to the board at any time.  Nominations may be made personally or on behalf of another.  Please feel free to email the President with nominations, or for further information: 

former board members

The following completed their terms on the board after the June 2019 Långvik ScSB meeting:

Ólafur Eysteinn Sigurjónsson


Professor at Biomedical Engineering Department, Reykjavik University & Director of Research & Development at Blood Bank, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland

David Bassett


Researcher at Department of Physics, NTNU (Norwegian
University of Science & Technology), Trondheim, Norway

nick j. walters

Outreach officer

Host of ScSB 2019 Conference
Principal Specialist, Grant Writer
Natural Resources Institute Finland



Ph.D. Candidate at Department of Pharmacy, KU (University of Copenhagen), Copenhagen, Denmark


Student Representative

PhD Candidate at Department of Biotechnology & Food Science, NTNU
(Norwegian University of Science & Technology), Trondheim, Norway