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BORJE KARL STEENBERG, Diplomat, Official. Former Assistant Director General, Forestry Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; Professor, Royal Institute, Institution of Technology, Stockholm. Doctorate Sc, Royal Swedish College of Forestry, 69; Tappi Gold Medal, 72; Ekman Gold Medal, 68; Mitscherlich Medal, 68. Faraday Society & Chemistry Society, London; Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering Science, Stockholm; Academy of Engineering Science, Helsinki; Academy of Forestry Science, Florence, Italy; International Academy of Wood Science, Vienna; Royal Academy of Forestry & Agriculture, Stockholm.

Background

Steenberg, Börje Karl was born on August 6, 1912 in Stockholm. Son of Karl and Maja (Ohrstrom) Steenberg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Stockholm, 1936. Master of Science, University Stockholm, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1944.

Doctor of Science, University Stockholm, 1945. Doctor in Forestry Science, Royal Institute Forestry, Stockholm, 1969.

Career

Former Assistant Director General, Forestry Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Professor, Royal Institute, Institution of Technology, Stockholm since 1970. Director, Forests & Forest Indy Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 1968-1970.

Professor, Pulp & Paper Technology, Sweden, 1949-1968. Chief, Chemistry Department, Royal Institute, Institution of Technology, Stockholm, 1950-1954. Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Royal Institute, Institution of Technology, 1943-1945.

Membership

Faraday Society & Chemistry Society, London. Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering Science, Stockholm. Academy of Engineering Science, Helsinki.

Academy of Forestry Science, Florence, Italy. International Academy of Wood Science, Vienna. Royal Academy of Forestry & Agriculture, Stockholm.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chemical engineering, pulp & paper technology. Mountaineering, music.

Connections

Married Elisa Hald, October 15, 1940. Children: Kjell, Annual.

father:
Karl Steenberg

mother:
Maja (Ohrstrom) Steenberg

spouse:
Elisa Hald

children:
Kjell Steenberg

Annual Steenberg