Eric Ingvar Kärnefelt, Swedish botanist, educator. Achievements include leading role as president of the International Association for Lichenology Organization of science congresses and symposia in lichenology. With Swedish Army, 1966. Fellow Linnean Society; member British Lichen Society, Swedish Linnean Society.
- Assistant professor systematic botany University Lund, 1981-1983, associate professor, since 1983, director Herbarium, since 1994. Member several major science expeditions to South Georgia, Arctic Russia. Botanical excursions in European countries, North America, South America, and Africa.