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Anders Björner

Anders Björner, Swedish mathematician, educator. Recipient Letterstedt prize Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1982, G. Polya prize Society Industrial Applied Math, 1983. Member Swedish Mathematics Society (secretary 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (G. Gustafsson prize 1996).

Background

  • Björner, Anders was born on December 17, 1947 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Son of Arne and Maud (Ocklind) Björner.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Stockholm, 1980-1984. Assistant, associate professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1987. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 1987.

    Membership

    Member Swedish Mathematics Society (secretary 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (G. Gustafsson prize 1996).

    Connections

    • Married Christine Kast, April 29, 1967. Children: Edward, Katja, Siri, Elise.
    • father: Arne Björner
    • mother: Maud (Ocklind) Björner
    • spouse: Christine Kast
    • children: Edward Björner
    • Katja Björner
    • Siri Björner
    • Elise Björner
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    Born December 17, 1947
    (age 69)
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    • 1979
      University Stockholm
    • 1980 - 1984
      Assistant, professor University Stockholm
    • 1984 - 1987
      assistant, professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      associate, professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1987
      professor, Royal Institute of Technology
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden