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physicist , researcher

Pekka Antti Olavi JAUHO, Finnish scientist. ESA (European Space Agency); Academy, of Finland, American Nuclear Society, European Physical Society, RILEM, Finnish Academy, of Sciences, IVA (Swedish Academy, of Technology Sciences), and several Finnish societies.


Jauho, Pekka Antti was born on April 27, 1923 in Oulu, Finland. Son of Antti Arvid and Sylvi Matilda (Pajari) Jauho.


Master of Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1950. Doctor of Technology (honorary), University of Technology, Helsinki, 1986.

Doctor Honoris Causa, University Oulu, 1983.


Actuary Insurance Co Kansa, Helsinki, 1951-1954, Insurance Company Varma, Helsinki, 1954-1955. Associate professor physics University of Technology, 1955-1957, professor, 1957-1970. General director Technology Research Center, 1979-1987.

Member staff Academy Finland, since 1987. President Finnish Academy Technology, Helsinki, 1971-1977. Member committee Scientific Cooperation, Paris, 1966-1969.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Atomic and Nuclear Physics, 1959. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Chairman Huhtamaki Company, 1986, board directors, since 1971. Board directors Wartsila Company, Helsinki, since 1982. Served to major Air Force of Finland, 1941-1944.

Member International Union Academies, Finnish Academy of Sciences, Scientific Society Finland, European Space Agency, Rilem (honorary), Board of Nordita, American Nuclear Society.


  • Other Interests

    Music, tennis.


Married Kyllikki Hakala, April 1, 1948. Children: Antti, Pekka.

Antti Arvid Jauho

Sylvi (nee Pajari) Jauho

Kyllikki Hakala