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Jan-Åke Schweitz

Jan-Åke Schweitz, Swedish materials science educator. High sea skipper certified; rock blaster certified.

Background

  • Schweitz, Jan-Åke was born on July 1, 1945 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Son of Erik and Ella-Greta (Olsson) Schweitz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1967. Master of Science in Engineering, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1969. Doctor of Science in Engineering, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1975.

    Career

    • Lecturer Uppsala University, 1975-1977, associate professor, 1977-1982, acting professor, 1982-1994, professor, since 1994. Inspector Engineering Students' Association, Uppsala University, since 1994. Member steering committee International Conference Solid State Sensors and Actuators, since 1995.

      Director Center for Surface and Microstructure Technology, Uppsala, since 1996, Strategic Center for Advanced Micro Engineering, Uppsala, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • High sea skipper certified. Rock blaster certified.

    Connections

    • Married Ewa-Lena Christina Carlsson, April 9, 1983. 1 child, Erika.
    • father: Erik Schweitz
    • mother: Ella-Greta (Olsson) Schweitz
    • spouse: Ewa-Lena Christina Carlsson
    • child: Erika Schweitz
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    Born July 1, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1967
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1969
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1975
      Uppsala (Sweden) University