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Torsten Henry Fransson

Torsten Henry Fransson, Swedish mechanical engineering educator, researcher. Recipient award Cray Supercomputer Contest, 1988.


  • Fransson, Torsten Henry was born on June 27, 1949 in Malmo, Sweden. Son of Henry E. and Elsie A. I. (Olsson) Fransson.

  • Education

    • Fil. Magazine, Fil. Kand., University of Lund, Sweden, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1986.


    • National Research Council associate Naval Postgraduate School, Monterery, California, 1986-1987. Lecturer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland, 1987-1991. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 1990.

      Director chair heat and power technical Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.


    Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (cogen-turbo European program chairman 1988, 89, 90, 91, 94, vice chairman structural dynamics committee international gas turbine institute 1992-1994, chairman structural dynamics committee 1994-1996, board directors 1994-2002), Sigma Xi (vice president Swiss chapter 1990-1991).


    • Married Eva M. Berling, May 31, 1979. Children: Patrik, Anna, Lena.
    • father: Henry E. Fransson
    • mother: Elsie A. I. (Olsson) Fransson
    • spouse: Eva M. Berling
    • children: Patrik Fransson
    • Anna Fransson
    • Lena Fransson
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    Born June 27, 1949
    (age 68)
    • 1974
      Fil. Kand.
    • 1986
      Swiss Institute of Technology
    • 1986 - 1987
      National Research Council associate, Naval Postgrad. School
      California, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      lecturer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
    • 1990
      professor, Royal Institute of Technology
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden