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George Ragheb Gobran

Biogeochemist , soil chemist

George Ragheb Gobran, Egyptian soil chemist, biogeochemist. Grantee Commission of European Union, 1982, geochemistry department Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1997. Member International Soil Science Society, Soil Science Society of America (award 1994), Swedish Society Soil Science.

Background

Gobran, George Ragheb was born on February 21, 1947 in Tanta, Egypt. Arrived in Sweden, 1985. Son of Ragheb Gobran and Madeleine Kolta.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Alexandria (Egypt) University, 1969. Master of Science, Alexandria (Egypt) University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University, Louvrain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 1980.

Career

Research assistant Agricultural Research Center, Alexandria, 1970-1975, Catholic University, 1976-1981. Research associate Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, El Paso, 1982-1984. From associate professor to professor Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, since 1985.

Consultant Ministry of Environment, Luxembourg, 1984, International Foundation for Science, Stockholm, 1996. External examiner for Doctor of Philosophy students Catholic University, 1994-1998.

Membership

Member International Soil Science Society, Soil Science Society of America (award 1994), Swedish Society Soil Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, ping pong/table tennis, travel, classical music.

Connections

Married Sylvie S. Arendt, August 11, 1978. Children: Sonya, Carolyn, Alexandra.

father:
Ragheb Gobran

mother:
Madeleine Kolta

spouse:
Sylvie S. Arendt

children:
Sonya Gobran

Carolyn Gobran

Alexandra Gobran