Professor in Physics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Mats Danielsson received his MSc in Engineering Physics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in
Stockholm in 1990. For the next six years, he pursued research with the CPLEAR experiment at CERN,
the European Facility for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland. He received his PhD 1996 with a
thesis entitled First Direct Measurement of T-violation, based on the first direct measurement of the
violation of the time symmetry. From 1996 to 1998 Mats worked as a postdoctoral researcher at
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA exploring detectors and integrated electronics
for x-ray imaging.
From 1999 until the time of writing, he has been working at KTH in Stockholm where he currently
holds the position as Professor and heads a research group in medical imaging. Since 2007, he has
also been Director for the Centre for Life Sciences Imaging at KTH-Karolinska. In 2000, Professor
Danielsson founded the company Sectra Mamea AB together with fellow researchers and Sectra AB.
The new company, based on the research performed by the group, was sold to Philips in 2011. Mats
holds around 30 patents and is co-author of some 80 peer reviewed scientific publications.
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