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Rolf Åke Sixten Magnusson

Rolf Åke Sixten Magnusson, Swedish engineering educator.

Background

  • Magnusson, Rolf Åke Sixten was born on February 8, 1944 in Stockholm. Son of Erik and Alfhild (Ågren) Magnusson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Chalmers University of Technology, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University of Technology, 1977.

    Career

    • Project manager Swedish National Road Administration, Gothenburg, 1977—1980, Borlänge, 1980—1984, head, office construction and maintenance of road, 1984—1986, head, section road technical, 1986—1993, senior research manager, road technical, 1993—1999. Associate professor, road technical Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1993—2000. Dean, School Transportation and Society Dalarna University, Borlänge, 1999—2001, head, Campus Borlänge, 2001—2003, research manager, 2002, 2005—2010, professor, since 2002, vice rector, research, 2003—2005.

      Chairman Method Committee Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1985—1999. Member Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1985—2004, Barium Strontium Titanate Certified Emergency Nurse TK 73 Asphalt Committee, Stockholm, 1995—1999. Board member Nordic Road Federation Committee 31 Road Construction, 1986—1988, Nordic Road Federation Committee 34 Construction and Maintenance Road, 1988—1996, Committee Asphalt Quality Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1990—1997, chairman, 1997, Barium Strontium Titanate TK 73 Road Materials, Stockholm, 1990—1999.

      Swedish delegate Certified Emergency Nurse TC 227 Road Materials, 1990—1999. Manager, Resources Program Rd & Rail Maintenance Center Operation and Maintenance Infrastructure Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, 1995—1999, board member, 1999—2010. Member, steering committee Swedish Finnish Research Cooperation Heavy Vehicle Simulation, Stockholm, Helsinki, Finland, 1997—2000, Dala Mats Environmental Friendly Transportation Region Dalarna, Falun, Sweden, 2005—2009.

      Board member Center Transportation Economic Dalarna University Road and Transport Research Institute, Borlänge, Linköping, Sweden, 1999—2004, Teknikdalen Foundation, Borlänge, 2001—2010, Intelligent Transport Systems Dalarna, 2003—2010, Grafical Region Falun, Borlänge, 2003—2006, Research Center Road Technology VTI Linköping, Sweden, 2005—2010, chairman, 2008.

    Connections

    • Married Gunilla Kjellin, August 25, 1973. Children: Sonja, Helena.
    • father: Erik Magnusson
    • mother: Alfhild (Ågren) Magnusson
    • spouse: Gunilla Kjellin
    • children: Sonja Magnusson
    • Helena Magnusson
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    Born February 8, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1969
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1977
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1977 - 1980
      Project manager, Swedish National Road Administration
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1980 - 1984
      Project manager, Swedish National Road Administration
      Borlänge, Dalarnas Lan, Sweden
    • 1984 - 1986
      Project manager, Swedish National Road Administration
    • 1986 - 1993
      Project manager, Swedish National Road Administration
    • 1993
      associate, road technical Royal Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1993
      Technology, road technical Royal Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1999 - 2001
      dean
      Borlänge, Dalarnas Lan, Sweden
    • 2001 - 2003
      dean
    • 2003 - 2005
      dean
      Research, Victoria, Australia
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