Fredrik Ullén, Ph.D.
Fredrik Ullén was born on April 13, 1968, in Västerås, Sweden. He received his PhD from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in 1996. There he was appointed Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in 2006, then Full Professor in 2010. Parallel with his career as a scientist, Fredrik Ullén is an internationally acclaimed concert pianist. He completed his piano studies at the Royal Stockholm Conservatory of Music in 1993. His discography currently includes 25 titles, including a recording of the complete piano works of György Ligeti and a recent complete recording of Sorabji's Transcendental Studies, one of the largest cycles written for solo piano. As from 1st September 2021 he is Scientific Member and Director at the MPI for Empirical Aesthetics.