Klas Hjort, Swedish engineering educator. Achievements include development of ton track lithography; invention of world-strongest micromechanical valves and pumps; invention of in-situ plasma assisted wafer bonding; research in III-V as micromechanical materials; research in diamond based micro-optics; research in elastic RF-electronics; patents in field. Recipient Descarte prize, Commission European Union, 2002.
Hjort, Klas was born on September 16, 1964 in Sater, Sweden. Son of Bengt and Ulla Hjort.
Master of Science in Engineering, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1993.
Postdoctoral researcher TH Darmstadt, Germany, 1994. Director SUMMIT Uppsala University, 2001—2005, professor, since 2008.
Married Karin Norrstrom, May 15, 1965. Children: Emil, Kajsa.