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Orest Lastow

Orest Lastow, Czech, Swedish physicist, research scientist. Achievements include patents for electrohydrodynamic atomization; first to Electrohydrodynamic atomization of water and saline solution; invention of new astrazeneca dry powder inhaler. Recipient Science & Innovation award, AstraZeneca, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009.

Background

  • Lastow, Orest was born on July 31, 1964 in Brno, Czech Republic. Son of Orest and Hana Lastow.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1991. License England, Lund University, Sweden, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Brunel University, London, 2007.

    Career

    • Research scientist Astra Draco, Lund, Sweden, 1995—1997, assistant director Sweden, 1997. Associate principal scientist AstraZeneca, Sweden. Director Design Group Inhalation & Medical Device.

      National expert International Organization for Standardization, Sweden, since 2003. Leader inhalation project AstraZeneca, 2006. Speaker International Conferences.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for electrohydrodynamic atomization. First to Electrohydrodynamic atomization of water and saline solution. Invention of new astrazeneca dry powder inhaler.

    Connections

    • Married Birgitta Carlsson, June 19, 1993. Children: Fredrik, Jessica.
    • father: Orest Lastow
    • mother: Hana Lastow
    • spouse: Birgitta Carlsson
    • children: Fredrik Lastow
    • Jessica Lastow
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    Born July 31, 1964
    (age 53)
    Nationality
    • 1991
      Lund University
    • 1994
      Lund University
    • 2007
      Brunel University
    • 1995 - 1997
      Research scientist, Astra Draco
      Lund, Nevada, United States

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