Aquaculture researchers at SLU

Last changed: 19 November 2021

Aquaculture-related research is taking place at all four faculties at SLU. If you are interested in this field and want to get in touch with SLU-researchers, you can find researchers and their expertise related to aquaculture below.

If you you like to be added to this list of SLU-researchers within aquaculture, please contact us.

Beatrix Alsanius

Professor at the Department of Biosystems and Technology.

Håkan Asp

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Biosystems and Technology. 

Kartik Baruah

MFSc, MSc, PhD, Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management. 

  • Area of expertise: fish health and stress management, host-pathogen interactions, bioactive compounds, germ-free artemia, feed additives.
  • Contact page Kartik Baruah.

Lotta Berg

Professor at the Department of Animal Environment and Health.

Stefan Bertilsson

Professor at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment.

Karl-Johan Bergstrand

Researcher at the Department of Biosystems and Technology.

Patrik Bohman

Research Assistant at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

  • Area of expertise: natural resource management, methodological development, animal welfare, animal health.
  • Contact page Patrik Bohman.

Dirk-Jan De Koning

Professor at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Lennart Edsman

Researcher at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

  • Area of expertise: freshwater crayfish, conservation, genetics, epigenetics, economics, rural entrepreneurship, natural resource management.
  • Contact page Lennart Edsman.

Albin Gräns

Researcher at the Department of Animal Environment and Health. 

Willem Goedkoop

Professor at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment.

Gustav Hellström

Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies.

  • Area of expertise: compensatory release programs (hydropower), tracking stocked hatchery fish in the wild, telemetry, ecology, invasive, biologging/physiology.
  • Contact page Gustav Hellström.

Henrik Jeuthe

Researcher at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Sofie Joosse

Researcher at the Department of Urban and Rural Development.

  • Area of expertise: (fish) food systems - incl. production, intermediation and consumption - and food system change.
  • Contact page Sofie Joosse.

Alin Kadfak

Researcher at the Department of Urban and Rural Development.

  • Area of expertise: global supply chains, resource governance, labour rights, policies and developing countries.
  • Contact page Alin Kadfak.

Sammar Khalil

Researcher at the Department of Biosystems and Technology.

  • Area of expertise: aquaponic, microbial biostimulants, hydroponic, product quality, fish feed in relation to plant nutrients.
  • Contact page Sammar Khalil.

Khrystyna Kurta

Postdoc at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Ershad Ullah Khan

Researcher at the Department of Energy and Technology.

  • Area of expertise: hydroponics, aquaponics and process optimization, waste resources (nutrients, energy and water) recovery etc.
  • Contact page Ershad Ullah Khan.

Anders Kiessling

Professor at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management.

Micaela M. Kulesz

Researcher at the Department of Economics.

Markus Langeland

Researcher at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management.

Per-Anders Langendahl

Lecturer at the Department of Economics.

Torbjörn Lundh

Professor at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management.

Most Tahera Naznin

Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Biosystems and Technology.

  • Area of expertise: aquaponics, hydroponics, urban and controlled environment horticulture, indoor vertical farming, food quality (phytochemicals & antioxidant).
  • Contact page Most Tahera Naznin.

Parisa Norouzitallab

Researcher at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Christos Palaiokostas

Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Stefan Palm

Researcher at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

Sabine Sampels

Researcher at the Department of Molecular Sciences; Strukturbiologi.

  • Area of expertise: fish and fish product quality (composition, sensory, nutritional value, storage stability), lipid metabolism.
  • Contact page Sabine Sampels.

Johan Törnblom

Lecturer at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

Anti Vasemägi

Professor at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

  • Area of expertise: genomics, population genetics, farmed-wild fish interactions, disease resistance and tolerance.
  • Contact page Anti Vasemägi.

Aleksandar Vidakovic

Researcher at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management.

Staffan Waldo

Analyst at the Department of Economics.

Jean W.H Yong

Professor at the Department of Biosystems and Technology.

  • Area of expertise: natural resource management like waste circular economy, aqua waste characterisation; fish-plant (including seaweeds, aquatic plants, crops) co-cultivation.
  • Contact page Jean W.H Yong.

Örjan Östman

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Aquatic Resources.

  • Area of expertise: natural resource management, fish biology and ecology, behavioural ecology, environmental assessments.
  • Contact page Örjan Östman.