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Eric Gunnar Jakobsson

Eric Gunnar Jakobsson, American biophysicist, educator. Fellow American Physical Society; member Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Jakobsson, Eric Gunnar was born on November 18, 1938 in New York City. Son of Ejler Gunnar and Edith Nanette (Kane) Jakobsson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia University, 1959. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College, 1969.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1969-1971. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1972-1978, associate professor, 1978-1991, professor physiology and biophysics, since 1991. Research scientist National Center Supercomputing Applications, since 1991.

      Visiting associate professor Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1978. Advisory board National Center Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, 1987-1990.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Fellow American Physical Society. Member Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Fay Dick. Children: Beverly, Susan, Eric Junior, Garret, Jonathan, Sarah, Brenda, Linda.
    • father: Ejler Gunnar Jakobsson
    • mother: Edith Nanette (Kane) Jakobsson
    • spouse: Naomi Fay Dick
    • children: Beverly Jakobsson
    • Susan Jakobsson
    • Eric Junior Jakobsson
    • Garret Jakobsson
    • Jonathan Jakobsson
    • Sarah Jakobsson
    • Brenda Jakobsson
    • Linda Jakobsson
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    Born November 18, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Columbia University
    • 1960
      Columbia University
    • 1969
      Dartmouth College
    • 1969 - 1971
      Postdoctoral fellow, Case Western Reserve University
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1972 - 1978
      assistant, professor University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1991
      research scientist, National Center Supercomputing Applications