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Theoretical physicist

Carsten Ola Peterson, Swedish Theoretical physicist. Achievements include work with quantum chromodynamics, heavy quark fragmentation, axial anomalies, and lattice string fomation in particlephysics; also thermodynamical properties of polyelectrolytes, artificial neural networks and optimization algorithms. Recipient The Göran Gustafsson prize in physics Royal Academy Physics, Stockholm, 1991.

Background

Peterson, Carsten Ola was born on October 4, 1945 in Malmö, Sweden.

Education

Master of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1977.

Career

Research associate, Nordic Institute Atomic Physics, Copenhagen, 1978-1980; research associate, Stanford (California) Linear Accelerator Center, 1980-1982; associate professor theoretical physics, Lund U., since 1983; senior member technical staff, Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, Austin, Texas, 1986-1988. Head complex systems group department theoretical physics Lund U., since 1989. Co-founder AgroVision, Lund, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include work with quantum chromodynamics, heavy quark fragmentation, axial anomalies, and lattice string fomation in particle physics. Also thermodynamical properties of polyelectrolytes, artificial neural networks and optimization algorithms, protein folding, genetic networks and tumor classification.

Connections

Son of Stig Uno nd Else-Maj Gudrun (Franzén) P. Married Lotten Margareta Arbén, November 15, 1971. Children: Sindra, Hanna.

father:
Stig Uno Peterson

spouse:
Lotten Margareta Arbén

children:
Sindra Peterson

Hanna Peterson