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Systems analyst

Bjorn Torvald Cronhjort, Swedish Systems analyst. Avocations: arts and crafts of the Southwest Indians, windsurfing. M C. Fellow Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences in Finland, Helsinki, since 1987.


Cronhjort, Bjorn Torvald was born on September 11, 1934 in Åbo, Finland. Son of Harald and Edit (Salonen) Cronhjort.


Master of Science, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1964.


Project engineer, International Business Machines Corporation Nordic laboratories, Lidingö, Sweden, 1960-1970; manager of science and education relations, International Business Machines Corporation Finland, Helsinki, 1970-1977; program manager, National Swedish Board for Technology Development, Stockholm, 1977-1982; program engineer, Ericsson Information Systems, Stockholm, 1982-1986; program manager, National Swedish Board for Spent Nuclear Fuel, Stockholm, 1986-1992; associate professor, Department Automatic Control, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, since 1986. Professor information technical U. Oulu, Finland, 1964-1965, 70. Staff science International Business Machines Corporation Research.divsn., San Jose, California, 1967-1968.

Chairman and member of numerous program committees for postgraduate education in Finland, Finnish Engineers Postgraduate Institute, Helsinki, 1970-1977. Lecturer Helsinki U. Technology, control engineering, Helsinki, 1971-1977. Expert software technical throughout Europe, Commission European Communities.

Computer expert Purdue-Europe Workshop, Brussels, 1976-1983. Professor of University Turku, Finland, 1986. Honorary member of advisory county International Biographic Centre, Cambridge, England, research board advisory Application Binary Interface, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1992.


  • Avocations: arts and crafts of the Southwest Indians, windsurfing.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Computers and Security, 1981-1992, Engineering Applications Artificial Intelligence, since 1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Vice-chairman government committee School of Computing, Northern Finland, Helsinki, 1970-1971. Research and development committee Delegation for Science and Technology Information, Stockholm, 1979-1982. Member Swedish Association of Members of Parliament and Researchers, Stockholm, since 1983, Swedish Engineers for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Stockholm, since 1987.

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on Software Engineering, International Federation Automatic Control (application committee, working group on automation in mining, mineral and metal processing, computer committee, social effects of automation committee, systems engineering committee, working group on supplemental ways for improving international stability), Society for Risk Analysis, Engineering Society in Finland, Swedish Society Engineering Physics (chairman 1993-1995).


  • Other Interests

    Arts and crafts of the southwest indians, windsurfing.


Married Ulla Margareta Rönnholm, March 24, 1962. Children: Marika, Mikael, Andreas, Marcus.

Harald Cronhjort

Edit (Salonen) Cronhjort

Ulla Margareta Rönnholm

Marika Cronhjort

Andreas Cronhjort

Marcus Cronhjort

Mikael Cronhjort