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K. Gunnar Elgered

K. Gunnar Elgered, Swedish educator. Recipient Group Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1985. Fellow International Association Geodesy; member American Geophysical Union, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

Background

  • Elgered, K. Gunnar was born on January 8, 1955 in Götene, Sweden. Son of K. Harald and Märta E. (Carlson) Elgered.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1983.

    Career

    • Research assistant Chalmers University of Technology, 1983-1991, research, university lecturer, 1991-1998. Research fellow Harvard-Smithsonian Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987. Chairman International Association for Geodesy Special Study Group, 1991-1995.

      Member steering board Onsala Space Observatory Swedish, National Facility for Radio Astronomy, Sweden, since 1990. Chair Cost Action 716 European Community, since 1999.

    Membership

    Fellow International Association Geodesy. Member American Geophysical Union, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

    Connections

    • Married Vanda H. Suwek, June 20, 1981. Children: Johan C., Erik A.
    • father: K. Harald Elgered
    • mother: Märta E. (Carlson) Elgered
    • spouse: Vanda H. Suwek
    • children: Johan C. Elgered
    • Erik A. Elgered
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    Born January 8, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1977
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1983
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1983 - 1991
      Research assistant, Chalmers University of Technology
      Research, Victoria, Australia
    • 1987
      research fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States