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theoretical chemistry educator

Björn Olof Roos, Swedish theoretical chemistry educator. Recipient Norblad-Ekstrand Gold Medal, Swedish Chemistry Asn, 1977, Bror Holmberg Medal, 1997. Member Nobel Comt Chemistry, 1986—2000; Member of National Science Research Coun (mem chemistry comt 1976-1988), Royal Academy Science.

Background

Roos, Björn Olof was born on June 28, 1937 in Malmö, Scania, Sweden. Son of Olof Waldemar and Karin (Backström) Roos.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1968.

Career

Research assistant Stockholm University, 1960-1968, lecturer, 1968-1972. Assistant professor National Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1970-1977, Lund, Sweden, 1977-1983. Professor Lund University, since 1983.

Membership

Member Nobel Comt Chemistry, 1986—2000. Member of National Science Research Coun (mem chemistry comt 1976-1988), Royal Academy Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, piano, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Birgitta Sjöberg (divorced 1972). Children: Kristin, Britta. Life partner Ingela Kristina Johansson.

Children: Josefin, Therese, Samuel.

father:
Olof Waldemar Roos

mother:
Karin (Backström) Roos

spouse:
Birgitta Sjöberg

children:
Kristin Roos

Britta Roos

Josefin Roos

Therese Roos

Samuel Roos