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Rolf Gustav Boström

Professor of Space Physics

Rolf Gustav Boström, Swedish space physics scientist. Member American Geophysical Union, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Swedish National Committee for Geophysics and Geodesy, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

Background

Boström, Rolf Gustav was born on April 15, 1936 in Kalmar, Sweden. Son of John Gustav and Greta I.E. (Bergström) Boström.

Education

Degree in engineering physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1961. Technology License, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1967. Technology Doctor in Plasma Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1971.

Career

Research associate Royal Institute of Technology, 1961-1971, senior physicist, 1971-1975, associate professor, 1975-1976. Professor Swedish Institute Space Physics, Uppsala, since 1976. Head department space physics Uppsala University, 1988-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Scientific papers on space plasma physics.

Membership

Member American Geophysical Union, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Swedish National Committee for Geophysics and Geodesy, Swedish National Committee for Radio Science.

  • Geophysical Union

  • Royal Swedish Academy Scis.

  • Swedish National Committee for Geophysics and Geodesy

  • Swedish National Committee for Radio Sci.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, angling.

Connections

Married Ingrid Barbro Karlsson, December 8, 1962. 1 child, Johan Martin.

father:
John Gustav Boström

mother:
Greta I.E. (Bergström) Boström

spouse:
Ingrid Barbro Karlsson

child:
Johan Martin Boström