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engineering educator

Roland Erik Folke Örtengren, Swedish engineering educator. Certified European ergonomist. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society (England), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (United States).

Background

Örtengren, Roland Erik Folke was born on July 18, 1942 in Linköping, Sweden. Son of J. Folke T. and I. Ingeborg J. (Lindh) Örtengren.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied and Medical Electronics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1974.

Career

Research assistant Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 1969-1974. Research project director biomechanics, department orthopedic surgery University Göteborg, 1974-1977. Occupational hygienist Sahlgren Hospital, Göteborg, 1977-1981.

Professor industrial ergonomis University Linköping, 1982-1990. Professor injury prevention Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, since 1990. Consultant Ergonometric Company, Vallda, Sweden, 1973.

Research professor Health Science Center University Dallas, 1979-1980.

Achievements

  • Certified European ergonomist.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Ergonomics Society (England), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (United States).

Connections

Married Ylva M. Bergman, June 28, 1969. Children: Jesper, Ebba.

father:
J. Folke T. Örtengren

mother:
I. Ingeborg J. (Lindh) Örtengren

spouse:
Ylva M. Bergman

children:
Jesper Örtengren

Ebba Örtengren