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Bengt Herbert Kasemo

Bengt Herbert Kasemo, Swedish physics educator. Fulbright scholar Fulbright Commission, Cornell University, 1988, 89. Member American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Vacuum Society, Biomaterials Society, Swedish Academy of Engrings. Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (vice president since 1999).

Background

  • Kasemo, Bengt Herbert was born on April 21, 1942 in Amal. Son of Carl Herbert and Anna Lena (Boquist) Kasemo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science Physics, Goteborg University, 1966. Master of Science Physics, Goteborg University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy Physics, Goteborg University, 1974.

    Career

    • Research associate/assistant professor Chalmers University Technology, Goteborg, 1974-1982, docent/associate professor, 1982-1983, professor, since 1983. Board directors Chalmers Industrial Technology, since 1985, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Nova, Quartz Pro Instrument. Founder, board directors Q-Sense AB.

      Initiator, chairman Center Basic Combustion Research, Chalmers, 1985-1987. Member science board Volvo Research Foundation, 1986-1994, Perstorp Research Foundation, 1986-1993. Member steering committee Interdisciplinary Research Center Surface Science, University Liverpool, 1988-1995.

      Member steering committee European Social Fund Associate Program, 1990-1996. Consortium leader Biomaterial Consortium, program director SSF Education and Research Program, since 1990. Chairman engineering physics Swedish Research Council for Engineering Science, Sweden, 1991-1995.

      Member Swedish Government Committee on Research, 1995-1996. Initiator, board directors Competence Center for Catalysis, Chalmers University Technology, since 1995. Expert evaluator The Academy of Finland, 1995.

      Member advisory board Swedish National Board for Technology Development, 1985-1999.

    Membership

    Member American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Vacuum Society, Biomaterials Society, Swedish Academy of Engrings. Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (vice president since 1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Wildlife, gardening, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Lena Kristina Sjovall, April 5, 1969. Children: Andreas, Jonas, Anna, Katarina.
    • father: Carl Herbert Kasemo
    • mother: Anna Lena (Boquist) Kasemo
    • spouse: Lena Kristina Sjovall
    • children: Andreas Kasemo
    • Jonas Kasemo
    • Anna Kasemo
    • Katarina Kasemo
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    Born April 21, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1966
      Göteborg University
    • 1969
      Göteborg University
    • 1974
      Göteborg University
    • 1974 - 1982
      Research associate/assistant professor, Chalmers University of Technology
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

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