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educator , scientist , author

Georg Arne Borgstrom, Swedish educator, scientist, author. Recipient International Socrates prize, 1968, Distinguished Faculty award Michigan State University, 1969; Literature Merit prize Swedish Authors Foundation, 1973; J.A. Wahlberg Gold medal, 1974; International award Institute Food Technologists, 1975.

Background

Borgstrom, Georg Arne was born on April 5, 1912 in Gustav Adolf, Sweden. Came to United States, 1956, naturalized, 1962. Son of Algot and Anna (Littorin) Borgstrom.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1932. Master of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1933. Doctor of Science, University Lund, 1939.

Career

Associate professor plant physiology University Lund, 1940-1943. Head Institute Plant Research and Food Storage, Nynashamn, Sweden, 1941-1948, Swedish Institute Food Preservation Research, Goteborg, 1948-1956, professor, 1953-1956. Professor food science Michigan State University, 1956-1981, professor geography, 1966-1981, professor emeritus, 1981.

Membership

Fellow World Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Swedish Academies Sciences, Engineering and Agricultural Sciences. Member 25 science and technical academies and professional organizations.

Connections

Married Greta Ingrid Stromback. Children: Lars, Gerd Borgstrom Linder, Sven.

father:
Algot Borgstrom

mother:
Anna (Littorin) Borgstrom

spouse:
Greta Ingrid Stromback

children:
Lars Borgstrom

Gerd Borgstrom Linder Borgstrom

Sven Borgstrom