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physicist , researcher

Per Einar Thoresen, Norwegian physicist, researcher. Postdoctoral fellow University California, Berkeley, 1962-1963.

Background

Thoresen, Per Einar was born on October 1, 1932 in Oslo. Son of Henry and Gudrun Thoresen.

Education

Candidate Magazine, University Oslo, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oslo, 1970. Postgraduate, National Defense College, Rome, 1971.

Career

Scientific assistant University Oslo, 1959-1960. Research physicist Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Kjeller, 1960-1969, senior research physicist, 1969-1971, chief scientist, 1971-1972, superintendent, 1972-1997, head division for weapons and equipment, head of division for physics, 1982-1997, director of research, 1997-1999, retired, 1999. Member research boards, board directors various Norwegian industries.

Consultant Nammo, Raufoss, and Normeca.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, swimming, water polo, ping pong/table tennis.

Connections

Married Inger Johanne Gihle. Children: Siv Kristin, Vibeke.

father:
Henry Thoresen

mother:
Gudrun Thoresen

spouse:
Inger Johanne Gihle

child:
Siv Kristin Thoresen

child:
Vibeke Thoresen