Prof. Ann Magnuson

Uppsala University

Prof. Ann Magnuson

Ann Magnuson has been a member of the Swedish Consortium for Artificial Photosynthesis since 1995, and is executive board member in SUNERGY. A chemist by training she took her Ph.D. in 1998 at Lund university, and has been a faculty member at Uppsala university since 2005. Her scientific research covers both natural and artificial photosynthesis, with a focus on water oxidation and molecular donor-acceptor assemblies. She has had a number of commissions as expert for the U.S. Department of Energy, the Swedish Energy Agency and the European Commission, and was an active participant in the EU project SUNRISE. Her current research interests include hydrogen bonding networks in photosynthetic water oxidation, and continuing collaborations on molecular catalysts.