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information technology scientist

Caj Gustav Sodergard, Finnish information technology scientist. Board directors Organization of Finnish-Swedish Parents, since 1998, Svenska Tekniska Vetenskaps-akademien Board, since 2001; invited member Finnish Academies of Technology, 1999. Member Physical Engineering Society (chairman 1988), Technology Association of Graphic Arts, Society of Pattern Recognition.

Background

Sodergard, Caj Gustav was born on March 2, 1954 in Larsmo, Finland. Son of William Anders and Bergine Katarina (Holm) Sodergard.

Education

Master of Science with honors, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1980. License Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1990. Dynamics Technologies, Helsinki University of Technology, 1994.

Career

Assistant Helsinki School of Engineering, Finland, 1976-1979. Research assistant Helsinki University of Technology, 1979. System designer, project leader Oy Decon, Finland, 1979-1981.

Research scientist Technology Research Center of Finland, 1982-1983, senior research scientist, group leader, 1984-1996. Research professor Technical Research Centre of Finland Information Technology, Finland, since 1997, permanent professor Finland, since 2002, director Information and communications technology knowledge portal, since 2002. Evaluator European Union Fourth Research Program, Luxemburg, 1995, European Union Fifth Research Program, Brussells, 2000.

Member technical board International World Wide Web Conference, 1996-1997. Consultant European Media Companies, since 1985. Chair TekNatur Competition, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor in field. Patentee in field

    • numerous papers.

Membership

Board directors Organization of Finnish-Swedish Parents, since 1998, Svenska Tekniska Vetenskaps-akademien Board, since 2001. Invited member Finnish Academies of Technology, 1999. Member Physical Engineering Society (chairman 1988), Technology Association of Graphic Arts, Society of Pattern Recognition.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, bicycling, boat, literature.

Connections

Married Ulla Irmeli Pekkala. Children: Kristian, Thomas, Staffan.

father:
William Anders Sodergard

mother:
Bergine Katarina (Holm) Sodergard

spouse:
Ulla Irmeli Pekkala

children:
Thomas Sodergard

Kristian Sodergard

Staffan Sodergard