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consultant , science educator

Bengt Baltzar Broms, Swedish science educator, consultant. Achievements include patents in geotechnical engineering.

Background

Broms, Bengt Baltzar was born on June 17, 1928 in Örebro, Sweden. Son of Hans Henning and Ingrid Sonja Broms.

Education

Civil Engineering, Chalmers Technology University, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1952. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1956.

Career

Research engineer Shell Development Company, Houston, 1956-1959. Associate professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1959-1964. Director general Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Stockholm, 1964-1974.

Professor Royal Institute of Technology, 1974-1983, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1983-1995. Honorary professor Tonji University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China, 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in geotechnical engineering.

Connections

Married Carina Birgitta Hökerberg, May 23, 1930. Children: Bengt Erik, Karin Margareta, Peter Baltzar.

father:
Hans Henning

mother:
Ingrid Sonja Broms

spouse:
Carina Birgitta Hökerberg

children:
Bengt Erik Broms

Karin Margareta Broms

Peter Baltzar Broms