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Bengt Jonas Olsson

Bengt Jonas Olsson, Swedish hydrologist. Achievements include discovery of nonlinear and fractal properties of hydrological processes, rainfall in particular; development of nonlinear and fractal computer simulation models for hydrological processes, e.g., chemical transport in soils; development of a neural network model for rainfall forecasting on the basis of atmospheric circulation.

Background

  • Olsson, Bengt Jonas was born on February 19, 1964 in Gudmuntorp, Sweden. Son of Bengt and Anita Olsson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Lund University, 1984—1989. Doctor of Philosophy in engineering, Lund University, 1992—1996.

    Career

    • Research assistant Lund University, 1989—1992, doctoral student, 1992—1996. Post doctoral fellow Kyushu University, Japan, 1996—2000. Associate professor Lund University, 2001.

      Environmental hydrologist Swedish Meteorological Hydrological Institute, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of nonlinear and fractal properties of hydrological processes, rainfall in particular. Development of nonlinear and fractal computer simulation models for hydrological processes, e.g., chemical transport in soils. Development of a neural network model for rainfall forecasting on the basis of atmospheric circulation.

    Personality

    Interests

    Soccer, guitar, aquariums.

    Connections

    • Married Ayumi Suzuki Olsson, September 22, 2001.
    • father: Bengt Olsson
    • mother: Anita Olsson
    • spouse: Ayumi Suzuki Olsson
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    Born February 19, 1964
    (age 53)
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    • 1989 - 1992
      Research assistant, Lund University
    • 1992 - 1996
      Research assistant, Lund University
    • 1996
      post doctoral fellow, Kyushu University
      Japan
    • 2001
      associate, professor Lund University
    • 2002
      environmental hydrologist Swedish Meteorological Hydrological Institute