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educator

K. Gunnar Elgered, Swedish educator. Recipient Group Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1985. Fellow International Association Geodesy; member American Geophysical Union, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

Background

Elgered, K. Gunnar was born on January 8, 1955 in Götene, Sweden. Son of K. Harald and Märta E. (Carlson) Elgered.

Education

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1983.

Career

Research assistant Chalmers University of Technology, 1983-1991, research, university lecturer, 1991-1998. Research fellow Harvard-Smithsonian Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987. Chairman International Association for Geodesy Special Study Group, 1991-1995.

Member steering board Onsala Space Observatory Swedish, National Facility for Radio Astronomy, Sweden, since 1990. Chair Cost Action 716 European Community, since 1999.

Membership

Fellow International Association Geodesy. Member American Geophysical Union, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

Connections

Married Vanda H. Suwek, June 20, 1981. Children: Johan C., Erik A.

father:
K. Harald Elgered

mother:
Märta E. (Carlson) Elgered

spouse:
Vanda H. Suwek

children:
Johan C. Elgered

Erik A. Elgered