ISP is governed by a Board consisting of members from Uppsala University, other participating universities in Sweden, representatives from developing countries, international organisations, and Uppsala University student organisations. The members of the current Board are presented below, also indicating which category they represent.
The members of the Board are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University for a period of three years, with the exception of the representative for the student organisations who is appointed by them for a period of one year. The composition of the Board, which is given in the instructions, is reflected in the list of members below.
The Board decides on:
- Overall guidelines for the operation
- Rules of procedure within the programme
- Grant applications, plan of action and budget
- Which countries should be included for collaboration
- Collaboration with other organisations
- Appointment of members of the Executive Committee
- Other issues that are remitted to the Board by the Executive Committee
The Board shall be kept informed about the activities in the programme, conduct necessary follow-ups and follow the financial outcome. The Board also appoints the members of the Reference Groups.
Members of the Board
The current ISP Board was appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University for the period April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2024.
Professor Johan Tysk, Vice-Rector and Dean Faculty of Science and Technology, Uppsala University
Members from Uppsala University:
Dr Eva Söderman, Director, Division for Internationalisation
Professor Kersti Hermansson (Vice-Chairperson), Dept of Chemistry
Professor Lars Österlund, Dept of Engineering Sciences
Professor Fan Yang Wallentin, Dept of Statistics
Member representing Low and Lower-middle income Countries:
HE Prof Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Former President of Mauritius
Member with significant experience from outside academy, with relevance to the program:
Mr Hans Corell, Ambassador (ret.)
Personnel organisations representative, Uppsala University:
Professor Klaus Leifer, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering
Student representative, Uppsala University:
Ms Minh Thao Nguyen, Dept of Electrical Engineering
Dr Jian Qiu, Dept of Mathematics, Uppsala University
Professor Jonas Bergquist, Dept of Chemistry, Uppsala University
Professor Vernon Cooray, Dept of Electrical Engineering, Uppsala University