Global Research Area Manager with the responsibility of internally funding all research in Control at all ABB’s research centers world-wid
"Towards Wireless Process Control"
Alf Isaksson received his MSc and PhD from Linköping University, Sweden in 1983 and 1988 respectively. After graduating he stayed at Linköping University until 1991 as an Assistant Professor. From 1991 to 1992 he spent one year as a Research Associate at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Returning to Sweden in 1992 he moved to the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, where eventually in 1999 he was promoted to full Professor. In 2001 he made the shift from academic to industrial research and joined ABB Corporate Research in Västerås, Sweden. After a specialist career culminating in an appointment to Corporate Research Fellow 2009, he is now since January 2014 Global Research Area Manager with the responsibility of internally funding all research in Control at all ABB’s research centers world-wide. At the same time he still kept a connection to the academic world as Adjunct Professor at Linköping University for 10 years 2006-2015.