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Three AAU researchers awarded major grants from Sapere Aude

Three AAU researchers awarded major grants from Sapere Aude

The Independent Research Fund Denmark has selected three researchers from Aalborg University for the prestigious research leader programme Sapere Aude. Each of the three researchers will receive a grant of DKK 5.9 million.

With a total grant of DKK 17.7 million, the Independent Research Fund Denmark has selected three AAU researchers for its prestigious research leader programme, Sapere Aude, targeted at supporting the original ideas and ambitions of younger researchers at Danish universities.

Associate Professor Christian Ydesen from the Department of Learning and Philosophy and Professor Katja Hose and Professor Bin Yang from the Department of Computer Science now has the opportunity of leading their own research teams and conducting research at the highest international level that will impact the future.

The three AAU researchers has received a grant of DKK 5.9 million each. Associate Professor Christian Ydesen from the Department of Learning and Philosophy will use his grant on a research project on access to education in the intersection between testing and inclusion. In her research project, Professor Katja Hose will focus on developing breakthrough technologies to establish a reliable Web of Data, while Professor Bin Yang's research project is about making transportation greener and more efficient by using artificial intelligence.

Learn more about the three researchers and their projects:

Professor Katja Hose, Department of Computer Science, Technical Faculty of IT and Design

  • Making the vision of a reliable Web of Data become a reality

Professor Bin Yang, Department of Computer Science, Technical Faculty of IT and Design

  • Data analytics and machine learning on massive trajectory data for greener and more efficient transportation 

Associate Professor Christian Ydesen, Department of Learning and Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities

  • Access to Education between the Testing and Inclusion agendas

The Sapere Aude programme

This year, the Independent Research Fund Denmark has selected a total of 34 researchers from Danish universities to receive grants under the Sapere Aude programme.

See the list of all Research Leaders 2018

Source: Independent Research Fund Denmark (www.dff.dk/en)

Photo: Tariq Mikkel Khan, Independent Research Fund Denmark