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Carsten Ola Peterson

Carsten Ola Peterson, Swedish theoretical physicist. Achievements include work with quantum chromodynamics, heavy quark fragmentation, axial anomalies, and lattice string fomation in particle physics; also thermodynamical properties of polyelectrolytes, artificial neural networks and optimization algorithms, protein folding, genetic networks and tumor classification.

Background

  • Peterson, Carsten Ola was born on October 4, 1945 in Malmö, Sweden.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1977.

    Career

    • Research associate Nordic Institute Atomic Physics, Copenhagen, 1978-1980, Stanford (California) Linear Accelerator Center, 1980-1982. Professor theoretical physics Lund University, since 1983. Senior member technical staff Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, Austin, Texas, 1986-1988.

      Head complex systems division department theoretical physics Lund University, since 1989. Co-founder PharmaVision, Lund, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include work with quantum chromodynamics, heavy quark fragmentation, axial anomalies, and lattice string fomation in particle physics. Also thermodynamical properties of polyelectrolytes, artificial neural networks and optimization algorithms, protein folding, genetic networks and tumor classification.

    Connections

    • Son of Stig Uno nd Else-Maj Gudrun (Franzén) P. Married Lotten Margareta Arbén, November 15, 1971. Children: Sindra, Hanna.
    • father: Stig Uno Peterson
    • spouse: Lotten Margareta Arbén
    • children: Sindra Peterson
    • Hanna Peterson
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    Born October 4, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1972
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1977
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Research associate, Nordic Institute Atomic Physics
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1980 - 1982
      Research associate, Nordic Institute Atomic Physics
    • 1983
      professor, theoretical physics Lund University
    • 1986 - 1988
      senior, member technical staff Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
      Austin, Texas, United States