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Torbjorn Wigren

Torbjorn Wigren, telecommunications industry executive, educator. Achievements include patents for cellular telephony. Recipient Inventor of the Year award, Ericsson, 2007. Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Background

  • Wigren, Torbjorn was born on September 12, 1961 in Mora, Sweden. Son of Anders and Sonja Wigren.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1985. Dynamics Technologies, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1990.

    Career

    • Research and Development engineer Bofors Aerotronics, Stockholm, 1985—1991, Ericsson Radio Systems AB, Ericsson Research, Stockholm, 1991—1995, Celsus Technology Systems AB, Sensor Data Processing Group, Stockholm, 1995—1999, Celsius Tech Electronics, Automotive Radar Group, Stockholm, 1999—2001. Adjunct professor, automatic control Uppsala University, 2000—2006, adjunct professor, system modeling, since 2006. System manager, 3G cellular positioning technical Ericsson AB, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for cellular telephony.

    Membership

    Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Cecilia Wigren, September 29, 1990. Children: Anna, Tomas.
    • father: Anders Wigren
    • mother: Sonja Wigren
    • spouse: Cecilia Wigren
    • children: Anna Wigren
    • Tomas Wigren
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    Born September 12, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1985
      Uppsala University
    • 1990
      Uppsala University
    • 2006
      adjunct professor
    • 1985 - 1991
      Research and Development engineer, Bofors Aerotronics
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1991 - 1995
      Research and Development engineer, Bofors Aerotronics
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1995 - 1999
      Research and Development engineer, Bofors Aerotronics
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1999 - 2001
      Research and Development engineer, Bofors Aerotronics
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 2001
      system manager
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