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Gustav Adolph Nystrom, American mechanical engineer. Registered professional engineer, California. Recipient Advocate for Social Justice award St. Augustine's Church, 1992, Cost Savings award Lockheed Missiles and Space, 1975, Distinguished Alumnus award University Illinois Department Aerospace, 1996.


Nystrom, Gustav Adolph was born on May 10, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Halvard A. and Gloria (Alvaro) Nystrom.


Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University Illinois, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mechanics, Stanford (California) University, 1975.


Research engineer, Uniroyal Research Center, Middlebury, Connecticut, 1976-1977;research specialist, Exxon Production Research Company, Houston, 1977-1986;staff scientist, PEDA Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1986-1989;senior engineer, Failure Analysis Associations, Menlo Park, California, 1989-1992;senior engineer, Modeling and Computing Superior vena cava syndrome, Newark, California, 1992-1994;principal engineer, Amador Newtonian Engineering, Dublin, California, since 1994. Community work group Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Ground Water Superfund Project, since 1987.


  • Registered professional engineer, California.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor 22 articles to professional journals.


Draft counselor Central Committee of Consultant Objectors, San Francisco, 1992. With foreign delegation Pax Christi, Nicaragua, 1987. Jail minister Catholic Church, Alameda County Jail, since 1986.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Sigma Tau (past president), Sigma Xi.


Children: G. David, Christina E.

Halvard A. Nystrom

Gloria (Alvaro) Nystrom

G. David Nystrom

Christina E. Nystrom