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chemistry professor

David Waldemar Dyrssen, Swedish chemistry professor. Recipient Ishibashi award in Analytical Ocean Chemistry, 1999. Sergeant Swedish Infantry, 1941-1943. Member Swedish Society Marine Research (chairman 1972-1974), Swedish Chemical Society (chairman 1965-1968), Finnish Chemical Society (honorary), Royal Academy Arts and Sciences (chairman 1998), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Dyrssen, David Waldemar was born on June 10, 1922 in Tarrytown, New York, United States. Arrived in Sweden, 1931. Son of Waldemar Peder Gerhard and Eugene Blaisdell (Baker) Dyrssen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1953. Doctor of Science, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1956.

Docent, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1956.

Career

Chief scientist Research Institute National Defense, Stockholm, 1956-1960. Assistant professor Royal Institute of Technology, 1960-1963. Head department analytical chemistry Gothenburg (Sweden) University, 1963-1979, head department analytical and marine chemistry, 1979-1988, professor emeritus, since 1988.

Guest scientist Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States, 1987. Chairman Chalmers Center Environmental Science, Gothenburg, 1976-1986. Member Swedish National Council Nuclear Waste, Stockholm, 1989-1995.

Membership

Sergeant Swedish Infantry, 1941-1943. Member Swedish Society Marine Research (chairman 1972-1974), Swedish Chemical Society (chairman 1965-1968), Finnish Chemical Society (honorary), Royal Academy Arts and Sciences (chairman 1998), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Connections

Married Margareta Maria Aina Ising, June 3, 1946. Children: Agneta, Catharina, Henrik, Cecilia, January.

father:
Waldemar Peder Gerhard Dyrssen

mother:
Eugene Blaisdell (Baker) Dyrssen

spouse:
Margareta Maria Aina Ising

children:
Agneta Dyrssen

Catharina Dyrssen

Henrik Dyrssen

Cecilia Dyrssen

January Dyrssen