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researcher , science administrator

Baldur Eliasson, Icelandic, Swiss science administrator, researcher. Member American Physical Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, European Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, European Photochem. Association.

Background

Eliasson, Baldur was born on October 10, 1937 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Arrived in Switzerland, 1958. Son of Elias and Ingibjoerg (Gudmundsdottir) Hjorleifsson.

Education

Diploma electrical engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1962. Doctor Science Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1966.

Career

Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1966-1969. Research scientist Brown Boveri & Company, Baden, Switzerland, 1969-1987. Senior scientist Asea Brown Boveri, 1988-1995, department head energy & global change, since 1996.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, European Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, European Photochem. Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, skiing, walking.

Connections

Married Deirdre Gayle Burkhart, September 2, 1966. Children: Geraldine, Natalie.

father:
Elias Hjorleifsson

mother:
Ingibjoerg (Gudmundsdottir) Hjorleifsson

spouse:
Deirdre Gayle Burkhart

child:
Geraldine Eliasson

child:
Natalie Eliasson