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educator , Metallurgical engineer

Gustaf Östberg, Swedish Metallurgical engineer, educator. Member Royal Physiographical Society, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Society Letters Lund, Swedish Society Physical Metallurgy (president 1980-1986), Societé Française de Métallurgie (honorary).

Background

Östberg, Gustaf was born on April 11, 1926 in Sollentuna, Sweden.

Education

Metallurgical engineer, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1950; Tekn. License, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1961; Docent, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1965.

Career

Research assistant, Royal Institute Technology, 1950-1952; research metallurgist, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1952-1953; research metallurgist, Sveriges Mekanförbund, Stockholm, 1953-1956; research metallurgist, Falu Kopparverk, Falun, Sweden, 1956-1958; research metallurgist, Swedish Atomic Energy Company, Stockholm and Studsvik, Sweden, 1959-1975; professor engineering materials, U. Lund, Sweden, 1975-1991. Advisory board Journal Nuclear Materials, 1961-1991, Scandinavian Journal Metallurgy, 1972-1986.

Membership

Member Royal Physiographical Society, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Society Letters Lund, Swedish Society Physical Metallurgy (president 1980-1986), Societé Française de Métallurgie (honorary).

Connections

Son of Clas and Elsa (Steffenburg) Ö. Married Harriet Öfwerberg, August 11, 1956.

father:
Clas Östberg

mother:
Elsa (Steffenburg) Östberg

spouse:
Harriet Öfwerberg