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Leif Karl-Gustav Persson

Leif Karl-Gustav Persson, Swedish research scientist. Achievements include research in applications of statistical signal processing methods like detection of underground nuclear explosions, separation of explosions from earthquakes, earthquake prediction and underwater wave propagation. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Background

  • Persson, Leif Karl-Gustav was born on June 20, 1957 in Vastanfors, Sweden. Son of Karl Gustav and Hellin Impi Persson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2000. Master of Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1984.

    Career

    • Head department Swedish Defence Research Agency, Stockholm, 2000—2003, deputy research director, since 2004. Teacher Uppsala University, 1989—2007. Consultant Communicator, Stockholm, 1989—1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in applications of statistical signal processing methods like detection of underground nuclear explosions, separation of explosions from earthquakes, earthquake prediction and underwater wave propagation.

    Membership

    Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

    Connections

    • Married AnnCathrine Eva Persson, July 30, 1960. 1 child Emma Stina.
    • father: Karl Gustav
    • mother: Hellin Impi Persson
    • spouse: AnnCathrine Eva Persson
    • child: Emma Stina Persson
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    Born June 20, 1957
    (age 60)
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    • 1981
      Uppsala University
    • 1984
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 2003
      Head, department Swedish Defence Research Agency
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden