Maja Fjaestad

Maja Fjaestad

Visiting address: Tomtebodavägen 18A, 17165 Solna
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Centrum för hälsokriser, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an expert coordinator in the field of policy and preparedness at the Centre for Health Crises. Additionally, I am affiliated to research at LIME – the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics at KI. In addition to my work at KI, I hold a position as senior advisor at AI Sweden. My previous roles include an associate professorship at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and a position as State Secretary for healthcare.

    Awarded the KTH Equality Prize.


  • Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA


  • * Associate Professor in technopolitics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) 

  • * Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
    * Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
    * Visiting graduate student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    * Master of Science (M.Sc.), Engineering Physics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)


  • My research is on the interaction between society, technology and values in algorithmic decision making/AI and on crisis management.


  • I teach health policy in various courses.

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