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science educator

Christofer Hans Leygraf, Swedish science educator. Achievements include founder of world-recognized research group in corrosion science. Member of Electrochemical Society, Swedish Academy Engineering Science.

Background

Leygraf, Christofer Hans was born on February 16, 1946 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Hans Leygraf and Margarethe Stehle.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, 1969. Doctor of Science in Solid State Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Researcher Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, 1973—1981. Postdoctorate University of California Berkeley, California, 1981—1982. Deputy research director Swedish Corrosion Institute, Stockholm, 1982—1987.

Professor Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, since 1987. Guest professor Yale University, New Haven, 1998. Director undergraduate program Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, 1999—2006.

Dean School Chemical Engineering, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include founder of world-recognized research group in corrosion science.

Membership

Member of Electrochemical Society, Swedish Academy Engineering Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain trekking.

Connections

Married Birgitta Hjelmqvist Leygraf, August 4, 1978. Children: Frida, Jakob.

father:
Hans Leygraf

mother:
Margarethe Stehle

spouse:
Birgitta Hjelmqvist Leygraf

children:
Frida Leygraf

Jakob Leygraf