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Kenneth Henning Holmström

Kenneth Henning Holmström, Swedish research and development company executive, educator. Achievements include development of LAKE - a software package for chemical equilibrium analysis with unknown formation constants, SINDDATA - a software system for structural analysis, TOMLAB /CGO - a MATLAB toolbox for costly global black-box mixed-integer nonlinear optimization.

Background

  • Holmström, Kenneth Henning was born on September 4, 1954 in Umeå, Sweden. Son of Henning Johan Holmström and Kerstin Marianne Elander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Umeå University, Sweden, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Numerical Analysis, Umeå University, Sweden, 1978—1988.

    Career

    • Senior lecturer numerical analysis Department Science Computing, Umeå University, 1988—1990. Development engineer control ABB Automation ABB, Västerås, Sweden, 1990—1993. Senior lecturer optimization theory Mälardalen University, 1993—2001, professor optimization theory, since 2001.

      Ceo Tomlab Optimization AB, since 1986, Tomlab Optimization Inc., Pullman, Washington, since 2001. Consultant Swedish National Industrial Board, Stockholm, 1981—1988, Swedish National Defense Research Institute, Umeå, 1989—1990, ABB Industrial Systems Inc., Västerås, 1994—1994, Merrill Lynch Asset Management, Princeton, New Jersey, 1999—2000, Halliburton Energy Services, Houston, 2001—2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of LAKE - a software package for chemical equilibrium analysis with unknown formation constants, SINDDATA - a software system for structural analysis, TOMLAB /CGO - a MATLAB toolbox for costly global black-box mixed-integer nonlinear optimization.

    Membership

    Member of Mathematics Programming Society, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Optimization.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, guitar, travel, music, art.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Therese Lundin, April 23, 1980. Children: Jenny Maria, Björn Kenneth, Emil Johan Martin, Elias Per, Julia Hedvig.
    • father: Henning Johan Holmström
    • mother: Kerstin Marianne Elander
    • spouse: Marie Therese Lundin
    • children: Jenny Maria Holmström
    • Björn Kenneth Holmström
    • Emil Johan Martin Holmström
    • Elias Per Holmström
    • Julia Hedvig Holmström
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    Born September 4, 1954
    (age 62)
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    • 1978
      Umeå University
    • 1986
      ceo, Tomlab Optimization Bachelor of Arts
    • 1988 - 1990
      Senior, lecturer numerical analysis Department Science Computing
    • 1990 - 1993
      development engineer, control ABB Automation ABB
      Västerås, Vastmanlands Lan, Sweden
    • 2001
      ceo, Tomlab Optimization Bachelor of Arts
      Pullman, Washington, United States