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Anders Fredrik Blom

Anders Fredrik Blom, Swedish aeronautical engineer, educator.


  • Blom, Anders Fredrik was born on December 24, 1955 in Norrkoping, Sweden. Son of Olof Fredrik and Ingrid Solveig Elisabeth (Arelid) Blom.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Linkoping Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1984. Doctor of Science in Aeronautics, Royal Institute of Technology, 1985.


    • Technology student European Center for Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1979. Research assistant Linkoping Institute of Technology, 1979-1980. Research engineer Aeronautical Research Institute, Bromma, Sweden, 1980-1984, section head, since 1984.

      Research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1982-1984, adjunct professor, since 1987. Visiting professor Federal University Rio de Janeiro, 1990, 91. Consultant Volvo, Saab-Scania, ABB, SSAB, Alfa-Laval, FFV and other Swedish companies, since 1980.

      Expert Commission European Community on BRITE/EURAM Aeronautics, 1992. National delegate International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue, since 1985. Chairman, International Steering Committee International Fatigue Congress, since 1993.


    Fellow Institution Diagnostic Engineers. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society for Microbiology International, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Society Experimental Mechanics, American Society Nondestructive Testing., Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.



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    • Married Monica Margareta Ekstrand, May 2, 1979 (divorced January 1991). Children: Joakim Sebastian Fredrik, Sebastian Johannes David.
    • father: Olof Fredrik Blom
    • mother: Ingrid Solveig Elisabeth (Arelid) Blom
    • spouse: Monica Margareta Ekstrand
    • children: Joakim Sebastian Fredrik Blom
    • Sebastian Johannes David Blom
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    Born December 24, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1979
      Linköping Institute of Technology
    • 1984
      Royal Institute of Technology
    • 1985
      Royal Institute of Technology
    • 1979
      Technology student European Center for Nuclear Research
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      research assistant, Linkoping Institute of Technology
    • 1980 - 1984
      research engineer, Aeronautical Research Institute
      Bromma, Skane Lan, Sweden
    • 1984
      research engineer, Aeronautical Research Institute