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human factors and risk management educator

Kjell Roland Akselsson, Swedish human factors and risk management educator. Grantee Swedish Board for Technology Development, Swedish Work Environmental Fund, Commission of European Communities.


Akselsson, Kjell Roland was born on January 31, 1940 in Torhamn, Sweden. Son of Axel Emanuel Kjell and Evy Elise (Alfredsson) Akselsson.


Master of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1973. Bachelor of Medicine, Lund University, 1979.


Research and teaching assistant Lund Institute of Technology Lund University, 1964-1971, research associate department environmental health and department nuclear physics, 1972-1973, research associate, 1975-1977. Research scientist Swedish Board Natural Sciences, Lund, 1977-1983. Professor ergonomics and aerosol technical Lund University, since 1983, chairman board study program in industrial hygiene, 1984-1987, chairman department industrial management, 1990-1998, co-founder center environmental measuring technical Lund Institute of Technology, 1990, board directors Center Work Sciences, since 1991, vice dean School Mechanical Engineering, 1990-1993, dean, 1993-1996, deputy director Risk Center, since 1998.

Director Change Work, since 1995. Research associate Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1974-1975. Board directors international committee Swedish Work Environmental Fund, Stockholm, 1986-1991.


Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society Sweden (board directors 1987-1991), Human Factors Society (associate Europe chapter), Nordic Ergonomics Society, Gesellschaft Aerosolforschung, Nordic Society Aerosol Research International Commission Occupational Health, American Industrial Hygiene Association.


  • Other Interests

    Orienteering, music.


Married Rose-Marie Andersson, January 11, 1964. Children: Lisa Maria Magdalena, Anna Cecilia Terese.

Axel Emanuel Kjell Akselsson

Evy Elise (Alfredsson) Akselsson

Rose-Marie Andersson

Lisa Maria Magdalena Akselsson

Anna Cecilia Terese Akselsson