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Kjell Roland Akselsson

Kjell Roland Akselsson, Swedish human factors and risk management educator. Grantee Swedish Board for Technology Development, Swedish Work Environmental Fund, Commission of European Communities.


  • Akselsson, Kjell Roland was born on January 31, 1940 in Torhamn, Sweden. Son of Axel Emanuel Kjell and Evy Elise (Alfredsson) Akselsson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1973. Bachelor of Medicine, Lund University, 1979.


    • Research and teaching assistant Lund Institute of Technology Lund University, 1964-1971, research associate department environmental health and department nuclear physics, 1972-1973, research associate, 1975-1977. Research scientist Swedish Board Natural Sciences, Lund, 1977-1983. Professor ergonomics and aerosol technical Lund University, since 1983, chairman board study program in industrial hygiene, 1984-1987, chairman department industrial management, 1990-1998, co-founder center environmental measuring technical Lund Institute of Technology, 1990, board directors Center Work Sciences, since 1991, vice dean School Mechanical Engineering, 1990-1993, dean, 1993-1996, deputy director Risk Center, since 1998.

      Director Change Work, since 1995. Research associate Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1974-1975. Board directors international committee Swedish Work Environmental Fund, Stockholm, 1986-1991.


    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society Sweden (board directors 1987-1991), Human Factors Society (associate Europe chapter), Nordic Ergonomics Society, Gesellschaft Aerosolforschung, Nordic Society Aerosol Research International Commission Occupational Health, American Industrial Hygiene Association.



    Orienteering, music.


    • Married Rose-Marie Andersson, January 11, 1964. Children: Lisa Maria Magdalena, Anna Cecilia Terese.
    • father: Axel Emanuel Kjell Akselsson
    • mother: Evy Elise (Alfredsson) Akselsson
    • spouse: Rose-Marie Andersson
    • children: Lisa Maria Magdalena Akselsson
    • Anna Cecilia Terese Akselsson
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    Born January 31, 1940
    • 1963
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1973
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1979
      Lund University
    • 1974 - 1975
      research associate, Florida State University
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States
    • 1977 - 1983
      research scientist, Swedish Board Natural Sciences
      Lund, Nevada, United States
    • 1993 - 1996
      professor, ergonomics and aerosol technical Lund University
      Dean, Victoria, Australia
    • 1995
      director, Change Work
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