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Physics researcher and educator

Gösta Anders Ekspong, Swedish physics researcher and educator. Member Nobel Committee physics, 1975, chairman, 1987—1988; Member of Wenner Gren Research Center, Atomic Research Institute (chairman 1980-1984), Nobel Foundation (trustee 1978-1993), Europeae Academia, Kungliga Vetenskapssocieteten i Uppsala, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Ekspong, Gösta Anders was born on February 24, 1922 in Husby-Rek, Sweden. Son of Johan Arvid and Betty Katarina (Uggla) Carlson.

Education

Fil.kand., University Uppsala, Sweden, 1945. Fil.mag., University Uppsala, Sweden, 1946. Fil.lic., University Uppsala, Sweden, 1951.

Fil.dr., University Uppsala, Sweden, 1955.

Career

Assistant University Uppsala, 1946-1955, docent, 1955-1959. Professor University Stockholm, 1960-1988, professor emeritus, since 1988. Visiting scientist Bristol, England, 1950, LBL, Berkeley, California, United States, 1955-1956, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland, 1970-1971, 1976-1977, 1983-1985.

Member Science Research Council, Sweden, 1961-1967, vice chairman, 1965-1967. Member science policy committee European Organization of Nuclear Research, Switzerland, 1969-1976, chairman, 1972-1975.

Membership

Member Nobel Committee physics, 1975, chairman, 1987—1988. Member of Wenner Gren Research Center, Atomic Research Institute (chairman 1980-1984), Nobel Foundation (trustee 1978-1993), Europeae Academia, Kungliga Vetenskapssocieteten i Uppsala, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Inga Marianne Svedmyr. Children: Anders, S_338ren, Lars, Katarina.

father:
Johan Arvid Carlson

mother:
Betty Katarina (Uggla) Carlson

spouse:
Inga Marianne Svedmyr

children:
Anders Ekspong

S_338ren Ekspong

Lars Ekspong

Katarina Ekspong