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educator , Materials scientist

Mats Hillert, Swedish materials scientist, educator. Recipient Gold medal Acta Metallurgical Inc., 1978, Bakhuis Roozeboom Gold medal K. Veterinary Akademy The Netherlands, 1977, Tawara Gold medal Iron Steel Institute Japan, 1993. Fellow American Institute of Mining (R.F. Mehl award 1974), Royal Academy of Sciences; member Institute Metals Japan (honorary; Murakami gold medal 1982), Foreign Associate National Academy Engineering, 1997.

Background

Hillert, Mats was born on November 28, 1924 in Goteborg, Sweden. Son of Hilding and Anna (Jonsson) Hillert.

Education

Chemical engineer, C.T.H. Goteborg, 1947. Dr honorary, C.T.H. Goteborg, 1979. Doctor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956.

Dr honorary, University Grenoble, 1987. Dr honorary, University Trondheim, 1994.

Career

Researcher Swedish Institute Metals Research, Stockholm, 1948-1961. Professor physical metallurgy K.T.H., 1961-1990.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Mining (R.F. Mehl award 1974), Royal Academy of Sciences. Member Institute Metals Japan (honorary. Murakami gold medal 1982), Foreign Associate National Academy Engineering, 1997.

Connections

Married Gerd Hagberg. Children: Jan, Lena, Sven, Nils.

father:
Hilding Hillert

mother:
Anna (Jonsson) Hillert

spouse:
Gerd Hagberg

children:
Jan Hillert

Lena Hillert

Sven Hillert

Nils Hillert