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Roland Erik Folke Örtengren

Roland Erik Folke Örtengren, Swedish engineering educator. Certified European ergonomist. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society (England), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (United States).

Background

  • Örtengren, Roland Erik Folke was born on July 18, 1942 in Linköping, Sweden. Son of J. Folke T. and I. Ingeborg J. (Lindh) Örtengren.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied and Medical Electronics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1974.

    Career

    • Research assistant Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 1969-1974. Research project director biomechanics, department orthopedic surgery University Göteborg, 1974-1977. Occupational hygienist Sahlgren Hospital, Göteborg, 1977-1981.

      Professor industrial ergonomis University Linköping, 1982-1990. Professor injury prevention Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, since 1990. Consultant Ergonometric Company, Vallda, Sweden, 1973.

      Research professor Health Science Center University Dallas, 1979-1980.

    Major achievements

    • Certified European ergonomist.

    Membership

    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society (England), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (United States).

    Connections

    • Married Ylva M. Bergman, June 28, 1969. Children: Jesper, Ebba.
    • father: J. Folke T. Örtengren
    • mother: I. Ingeborg J. (Lindh) Örtengren
    • spouse: Ylva M. Bergman
    • children: Jesper Örtengren
    • Ebba Örtengren
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    Born July 18, 1942
    (age 75)
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    • 1968
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1974
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1969 - 1974
      Research assistant, Chalmers University of Technology
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1974 - 1977
      research project director, biomechanics
    • 1977 - 1981
      occupational hygienist Sahlgren Hospital
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1982 - 1990
      professor, industrial ergonomis University Link+
    • 1990
      professor, injury prevention Chalmers University of Technology
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden