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Rolf Åke Sixten Magnusson

engineering educator

Rolf Åke Sixten Magnusson, Swedish engineering educator.

Background

Magnusson, Rolf Åke Sixten was born on February 8, 1944 in Stockholm. Son of Erik and Alfhild (Ågren) Magnusson.

Education

Master of Science, Chalmers University of Technology, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University of Technology, 1977.

Career

Project manager Swedish National Road Administration, Gothenburg, 1977—1980, Borlänge, 1980—1984, head, office construction and maintenance of road, 1984—1986, head, section road technical, 1986—1993, senior research manager, road technical, 1993—1999. Associate professor, road technical Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1993—2000. Dean, School Transportation and Society Dalarna University, Borlänge, 1999—2001, head, Campus Borlänge, 2001—2003, research manager, 2002, 2005—2010, professor, since 2002, vice rector, research, 2003—2005.

Chairman Method Committee Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1985—1999. Member Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1985—2004, Barium Strontium Titanate Certified Emergency Nurse TK 73 Asphalt Committee, Stockholm, 1995—1999. Board member Nordic Road Federation Committee 31 Road Construction, 1986—1988, Nordic Road Federation Committee 34 Construction and Maintenance Road, 1988—1996, Committee Asphalt Quality Swedish Asphalt Association, Stockholm, 1990—1997, chairman, 1997, Barium Strontium Titanate TK 73 Road Materials, Stockholm, 1990—1999.

Swedish delegate Certified Emergency Nurse TC 227 Road Materials, 1990—1999. Manager, Resources Program Rd & Rail Maintenance Center Operation and Maintenance Infrastructure Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, 1995—1999, board member, 1999—2010. Member, steering committee Swedish Finnish Research Cooperation Heavy Vehicle Simulation, Stockholm, Helsinki, Finland, 1997—2000, Dala Mats Environmental Friendly Transportation Region Dalarna, Falun, Sweden, 2005—2009.

Board member Center Transportation Economic Dalarna University Road and Transport Research Institute, Borlänge, Linköping, Sweden, 1999—2004, Teknikdalen Foundation, Borlänge, 2001—2010, Intelligent Transport Systems Dalarna, 2003—2010, Grafical Region Falun, Borlänge, 2003—2006, Research Center Road Technology VTI Linköping, Sweden, 2005—2010, chairman, 2008.

Connections

Married Gunilla Kjellin, August 25, 1973. Children: Sonja, Helena.

father:
Erik Magnusson

mother:
Alfhild (Ågren) Magnusson

spouse:
Gunilla Kjellin

children:
Sonja Magnusson

Helena Magnusson