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Ingvar Per Kåre Lindgren, Swedish educator. Member American Physical Society, American Association Advanced Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Swedish Physical Society (chairman 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Nobel committee for physics 1978-1991, chairman 1989-1992), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Lindgren, Ingvar Per Kåre was born on May 16, 1931 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Petrus Helge Efraim and Rut Anges Maria (Karlsson) Lindgren.

Education

Master in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1959.

Career

Research assistant Uppsala University, 1955-1959, research associate, 1960-1966. Visiting science Lawrence Radiology Laboratory, Berkeley, California, 1959-1960. Professor Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, since 1966.

Visiting scientist Yale University, New Haven, 1970-1971, University California, Santa Barbara, 1988. Dean faculty mathematics and natural science University Goteborg, 1988-1993. Managing director Swedish Foundation Strategic Research, since 1994.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, American Association Advanced Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Swedish Physical Society (chairman 1980-1982), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Nobel committee for physics 1978-1991, chairman 1989-1992), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Connections

Married Marta Axensten, July 1, 1961 (divorced 1989). Children: Anders, Anna. Married Eva Selin, April 29, 1991.

father:
Petrus Helge Efraim Lindgren

mother:
Rut Anges Maria (Karlsson) Lindgren

spouses:
Marta Axensten

Eva Selin

children:
Anders Lindgren

Anna Lindgren