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Physics educator

Per Gustav Johannes Svedberg, Swedish physics educator. Member Swedish Council Natural Sciences, Stockholm, 1980-1984, member program committee, 1980-1984, 85-90. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences (chairman vice section IVA II 1983-1986).

Background

Svedberg, Per Gustav Johannes was born on April 28, 1925 in Sollefteå, Sweden. Son of John Gustav Valerian and Hedvig Charlotte (Edström) Svedberg.

Education

Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1949. Doctor (honorary), Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenberg, Sweden, 1992.

Career

Laboratory assistant, Electrolux, Stockholm, 1949-1954; development engineer, Institute Semiconductor Research (ABB-HAFO), Stockholm, 1954-1961; development manager, Institute Semiconductor Research (ABB-HAFO), Stockholm, 1961-1974; vice president, silicon Research and Development director, Institute Semiconductor Research (ABB-HAFO), Stockholm, 1972-1992; consultant, Per Halvledare, Spånga, Sweden, since 1992. Adjunct Professor Chalmers U. Technology, 1986-1991. Coordinator Bella, Nutek research project, Stockhom, 1993-1996.

Membership

Member Swedish Council Natural Sciences, Stockholm, 1980-1984, member program committee, 1980-1984, 85-90. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences (chairman vice section IVA II 1983-1986).

Connections

Married Gun Margareta Palm. Children: Lennart, Johan, Margareta.

father:
John Gustav Valerian Svedberg

mother:
Hedvig Charlotte (Edström) Svedberg

spouse:
Gun Margareta Palm

children:
Lennart Svedberg

Johan Svedberg

Margareta Svedberg