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Chemistry educator

Olof Hans Samuelson, Swedish chemistry educator. Named Knight Commander, Order of the Northern Star, Sweden, 1966; recipient Anselme Payan award American Chemical Society, Cellulose, Paper, Textiles, 1980. Fellow Tappi; member Swedish Chemical Society, Swedish Association Pulp and Paper Engineers (Ekman medal 1968), Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences and Literature.

Background

Samuelson, Olof Hans was born on November 4, 1914 in Lidingö, Sweden. Son of Georg Gustaf and Hilma Ottilia (Ahnström) Samuelson.

Education

Chemical Engineer, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1938. Doctor of Science in Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1944.

Career

Researcher, Reymersholm Corporation, Helsingborg, Sweden, 1938-1940; production manager catalysts and cobalt compounds, Reymersholm Corporation, Helsingborg, 1940-1942; laboratory manager, Swedish Rayon Corporation, Grums, Sweden, 1942-1944; research supervisor, Mo & Domsjö Corporation, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, 1944-1946; director research, Mo & Domsjö Corporation, Örnsköldsvik, 1946-1949; professor engineering chemistry, Chalmers U. Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, since 1949. Senior lecturer Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1945-1948. Science advisor, inventor Mo & Domsjö, Örnsköldsvik, 1949-1991.

Chairman Board Swedish Chemical Journal, Stockholm, 1953-1965. Member Swedish National Committee Chemistry, Stockholm, 1963-1980. Member communications of International Union Pure Applied Chemistry, Oxford, England, 1965-1979.

Membership

Fellow Tappi; member Swedish Chemical Society, Swedish Association Pulp and Paper Engineers (Ekman medal 1968), Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences and Literature.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: studying ancient and modern art.

Connections

Married Anna Greta Lidén, April 1, 1940. Children: Sverker Bo, Göran Hans.

father:
Georg Gustaf Samuelson

mother:
Hilma Ottilia (Ahnström) Samuelson

spouse:
Anna Greta Lidén

children:
Göran Hans Samuelson

Sverker Bo Samuelson