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Rickard N. A. Lundin

Rickard N. A. Lundin, physics professor. Certified teacher University Umeå, 1971; Achievements include development of space plasma instrumentation. Recipient Wallmark award, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1983, L´ordre de Merit, Commandeur award, France, 2004, Alvén medal, European Geophysical Union, 2008.

Background

  • Lundin, Rickard N. A. Son of Arne and Märta Lundin.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Umeå, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, U.Umeå, Umeå & Kiruna, 1977.

    Career

    • Staff scientist Swedish Institute Space Physics, Kiruna, Sweden, 1977—1988, professor Kiruna & Umeå University, Sweden, since 1988. Director Swedish Institute Space Physics, 1994—2003, head, solar-terrestrial physics program, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher University Umeå, 1971. Achievements include development of space plasma instrumentation.

    Membership

    Member of Swedish Physical Society, Swedish Geophysical Society (board member 1988), European Geophysical Union, American Geophysical Union, International Academy Astronautics, Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (member, astronomy and space science 1990).

    Connections

    • Married Helena E. Johansson, December 20, 1969. Children: Lisa E. M. Lagerwall, Britta K. S.
    • father: Arne Lundin
    • mother: Märta Lundin
    • spouse: Helena E. Johansson
    • children: Lisa E. M. Lagerwall Lundin
    • Britta K. S Lundin
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    • 1970
      University Umea
    • 1977
      U.Umeå
    • 1977 - 1988
      Staff scientist, Swedish Institute Space Physics
      Kiruna, Norrbottens Lan, Sweden