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Orest Lastow

physicist , research scientist

Orest Lastow, Czech, Swedish physicist, research scientist. Achievements include patents for electrohydrodynamic atomization; first to Electrohydrodynamic atomization of water and saline solution; invention of new astrazeneca dry powder inhaler. Recipient Science & Innovation award, AstraZeneca, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009.

Background

Lastow, Orest was born on July 31, 1964 in Brno, Czech Republic. Son of Orest and Hana Lastow.

Education

Master of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1991. License England, Lund University, Sweden, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Brunel University, London, 2007.

Career

Research scientist Astra Draco, Lund, Sweden, 1995—1997, assistant director Sweden, 1997. Associate principal scientist AstraZeneca, Sweden. Director Design Group Inhalation & Medical Device.

National expert International Organization for Standardization, Sweden, since 2003. Leader inhalation project AstraZeneca, 2006. Speaker International Conferences.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for electrohydrodynamic atomization. First to Electrohydrodynamic atomization of water and saline solution. Invention of new astrazeneca dry powder inhaler.

Connections

Married Birgitta Carlsson, June 19, 1993. Children: Fredrik, Jessica.

father:
Orest Lastow

mother:
Hana Lastow

spouse:
Birgitta Carlsson

children:
Fredrik Lastow

Jessica Lastow