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Olli Viktor Viktor Lounasmaa

Physics educator , researcher

Olli Viktor Lounasmaa, Finnish physics educator, researcher. Fellow American Physical Society; member European Physics Society, Finnish Academy Technology Sciences, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters (president 1992), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (foreign member), Society Scientiarum Fennica, Academia Europaea, Finnish Physical Society (honorary), National Academy of Sciences (United States of America) (foreign associate).

Background

Lounasmaa, Olli Viktor was born on August 20, 1930 in Turku, Finland. Son of Aarno Viktor and Maj Inki (von Hellens) Lounasmaa.

Education

Bachelor, University Helsinki, Finland, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Helsinki, Finland, 1990. Master of Science, University Turku, Finland, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1958. Doctor of Technology (honorary), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 1992. Doctor of Technology (honorary), Helsinki U of Technology, 1998.

Doctor Medical (honorary), University Helsinki, 2000.

Career

Professor, of Technology Physics, Helsinki LTniv. of Technology 1965-1970. Research Professor Academy, of Finland since 1970. Director Low Temperature Lab, Helsinki University of Technology since 1968.

Visiting Professor, in United States.A, Japan, India, West Germany. Chairman Ministry of Education Working Groups on basic research 1980, 1984. Former President Commission, on Cryophysics, Institute Institute of Refrigeration.

Former Chairman Very Low Temperature Physics Commission, Institute Union of Pure and Applied Physics. Executive Committee European Physical Society. Editorial boards 4 scientific.

Professor, of the Y'ear. Commander.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 250 publications to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member European Physics Society, Finnish Academy Technology Sciences, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters (president 1992), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (foreign member), Society Scientiarum Fennica, Academia Europaea, Finnish Physical Society (honorary), National Academy of Sciences (United States of America) (foreign associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, fishing.

Connections

Married Vilma Astrid Inkeri Kupiainen, August 26, 1951. Children: Kiti Müller, Marja.

father:
Aarno Viktor Lounasmaa

mother:
Maj Inki (von Hellens) Lounasmaa

spouse:
Vilma Astrid Inkeri Kupiainen

children:
Kiti Müller Lounasmaa

Marja Lounasmaa