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Strong cooperation between KTH and the Swedish Armed Forces

CDIS is the result of a close collaboration between KTH and the Swedish Armed Forces. The research center is part of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH.

A steering group of partner representatives oversee the center. Pontus Johnson is the center manager and is responsible for the day-to-day operations, assisted by a management team of representatives from the Armed Forces and KTH.

Management team

Center director: Pontus Johnson

Funding coordinator: Cyrille Artho

SwAF liaison: David Olgart

Research coordinator: Mads Dam

Communication coordinator: Rolf Stadler

ECSC coordinator: Musard Balliu

Education coordinator: Charlotta Ridderstråle

Coordinator Swedish Defence University: Björn Marcusson

Advisor: Joel Brynielsson

Steering committee

Prof. Mikael Lindström , KTH, (Chair)

Director Åke Holmgren, MSB (Head of Cybersecurity and Secure Communications)

Colonel Thomas Höglund, SwAF (Head of Cyber Defence Section)

Prof. Gunnar Karlsson, KTH/EECS

Prof. Ann Lantz, KTH/EECS

Colonel, Dr. Rikard Stridh, SwAF (Head of Research)

General assembly

Prof. Anders Söderholm, KTH (Chair)

Deputy director-general Camilla Asp, MSB

Deputy director-general Charlotta Gustafsson, FRA

Prof. Malena Britz, Swedish Defence University

Major General Johan Pekkari, SwAF

Director of R&D Katarina Wilhelmsen, FOI

Scientific advisory board

Prof. Virgil Gligor, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Prof. Jean-Marc Jézéquel, Université de Rennes, France

Prof. Gabi Dreo Rodosek, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany