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Chemistry educator

Per Gustaf Magnus Flodin, Swedish chemistry educator. Recipient International Chromatography award, 1979. Member Swedish Chemical Society (vice-chairman, Arrhenius Gold medal 1963), Swedish Academy Enring. Sciences (Gold medal 1968), American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Flodin, Per Gustaf Magnus was born on September 29, 1924 in Ljushult, Sweden. Son of Oscar and Sigrid (Johansson) Flodin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1949. Master of Science, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1962.

Career

Research assistant Institute Biochemistry University Uppsala, 1949-1954. Research chemist Bachelor of Arts Pharmacia, Uppsala, 1954-1962. Research director Perstorp (Sweden) AB, 1962-1972.

Associate professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962-1977. Professor Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1977-1992, dean school chemistry Sweden, 1982-1984, professor emeritus Sweden, since 1992. Research evaluator Government of Denmark, Latvia, 1992.

Consultant in field for various industrial companies. Advisor Swedish Board for Technology Development. Swedish representative in ad-hoc committee on polymer science European Science Foundation, 1978-1985.

Membership

Member Swedish Chemical Society (vice-chairman, Arrhenius Gold medal 1963), Swedish Academy Enring. Sciences (Gold medal 1968), American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, golf.

Connections

Married Kerstin Meijel, March 1, 1952. Children: Magnus, Johan.

father:
Oscar Flodin

mother:
Sigrid (Johansson) Flodin

spouse:
Kerstin Meijel

children:
Magnus Flodin

Johan Flodin