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educator , physicist

Bengt Karl Gustaf Hultqvist, Swedish physicist, educator. Fellow: American Geophysical Union.

Background

Hultqvist, Bengt Karl Gustaf was born on August 21, 1927 in Hemmesjô, Sweden. Son of Eric and Elsa Hultqvist.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Stockholm, 1954. Doctor of Science in Physics, University Stockholm, 1956. Doctor (honorary), Lulea Technology University, 1993.

Career

Director Kiruna (Sweden) Geophysical Observatory, 1956-1973, Kiruna Geophysical Institute, 1973-1987, Swedish Institute Space Physics, Kiruna, 1987-1994. Professor University of Um., 1967-1994, emeritus professor, since 1994. Director International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland, 1995-1999.

Secretary-general International Association Geomagnetism and Aeronomie, 2001—2009.

Membership

Fellow: American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married Gurli Hultqvist, April 4, 1953. Children: Anders, Hans, Anna-Karin.

father:
Eric Hultqvist

mother:
Elsa Hultqvist

spouse:
Gurli Hultqvist

children:
Anders Hultqvist

Hans Hultqvist

Anna-Karin Hultqvist