Prestigious ERC Starting Grant to CAS Fellow

CAS Fellow André Laestadius is one of nine young researchers in Norway who have been selected to receive the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants.


CAS wish to congratulate André Laestadius on being awarded the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant!

André Laestadius’ background is from mathematics and theoretical chemistry, and he is a researcher at the Hylleraas Centre for Quantum Molecular Sciences.

During the academic year 2021/2022 he is also a member of the CAS project Attosecond Quantum Dynamics Beyond the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation.

YoungCAS workshop

Laestadius was one of the first young scholars who took part of CAS’ programme for young researchers.

Laestadius organised the YoungCAS workshop Do electron current densities determine all there is to know? back in 2018. His workshop brought together young specialists on density-functional theory to address the more mathematical aspects within the field.




Published 11 January 2022, 12:00 | Last edited 11 January 2022, 12:59