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building technology educator

Ralejs Krisjanis Tepfers, Latvian, Swedish building technology educator. Grantee Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Sendai, 1988. President Association Technique in Göteborg, 1987-1988, Latvian Council in Sweden, Stockholm, since 1992. Corporal Swedish Artillery, 1959-1960. Member Swedish Concrete Association, Concrete Association Latvia, Federation International du béton (life).

Background

Tepfers, Ralejs Krisjanis was born on December 28, 1933 in Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia. Arrived in Sweden, 1944. Son of Ilmars and Irene (Zupans) Tepfers.

Education

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1958. Tekn. License, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1973.

Doctor in Engineering (honorary), Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1996.

Career

Research assistant Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 1960-1969, associate professor, 1969-1994, professor, 1995-2001, professor emeritus, since 2001. Swedish national delegate Committee Euro-International du Beton, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1982-1998.

Membership

President Association Technique in Göteborg, 1987-1988, Latvian Council in Sweden, Stockholm, since 1992. Corporal Swedish Artillery, 1959-1960. Member Swedish Concrete Association, Concrete Association Latvia, Federation International du béton (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Open air life.

Connections

Married Ira Majors, June 22, 1961. Children: Marlene, Janis, Beatrice.

father:
Ilmars Tepfers

mother:
Irene (Zupans) Tepfers

spouse:
Ira Majors

children:
Marlene Tepfers

Janis Tepfers

Beatrice Tepfers