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Anders Björner

educator , mathematician

Anders Björner, Swedish mathematician, educator. Recipient Letterstedt prize Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1982, G. Polya prize Society Industrial Applied Math, 1983. Member Swedish Mathematics Society (secretary 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (G. Gustafsson prize 1996).

Background

Björner, Anders was born on December 17, 1947 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Son of Arne and Maud (Ocklind) Björner.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor University Stockholm, 1980-1984. Assistant, associate professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1987. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 1987.

Membership

Member Swedish Mathematics Society (secretary 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (G. Gustafsson prize 1996).

Connections

Married Christine Kast, April 29, 1967. Children: Edward, Katja, Siri, Elise.

father:
Arne Björner

mother:
Maud (Ocklind) Björner

spouse:
Christine Kast

children:
Edward Björner

Katja Björner

Siri Björner

Elise Björner