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Engineering educator

Bo Olov Jacobson was Swedish engineering educator. Recipient Jacob Wallenberg award, 1984, Skandia Innovation Cup, Skandia and Dagens Industries, 1986, Tribology Gold medal, 1997. Fellow: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers; member: Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Jacobson, Bo Olov was born on September 26, 1942 in Gävle, Sweden. Son of Petrus and Tyra Olivia (Olsson) Jacobson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Högre Tekn. Läroverket, Gävle, Sweden, 1962. Master of Science, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1970. Doctor of Science, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1972.

Career

Assistant university teacher Lund Technology University, 1965-1970, research associate, 1970-1973. Professor Luleå Technology University, Sweden, 1973-1987. National Research Council research fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1981-1982, 85.

Consultant engineer Svenska Kullagerfabriken Engineering and Research Center, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 1987-1997. Professor machine elements Lund Institute of Technology, 1997—2006, professor emeritus, since 2007. Adjunct professor Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1987—1991, Luleå TEch.

University, 1992—1997. With Swedish Army, 1962-1963.

Membership

Fellow: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Member: Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, fishing, boating, travel.

Connections

Married Gunnel L. B. Arlock, May 21, 1966 (divorced 1989). Children: Per Olof, Hans, Göran, Boel, Nils.

father:
Petrus Jacobson

mother:
Tyra Olivia (Olsson) Jacobson

spouse:
Gunnel L. B. Arlock

children:
Per Olof Jacobson

Hans Jacobson

Göran Jacobson

Boel Jacobson

Nils Jacobson