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Biogeochemist

Rolf Oskar Hallberg, Swedish biogeochemist. Achievements include invention of water purification. Grantee, Stockholm University, 1972. Fellow: Swedish Royal Science Academy; member: Lions (president 2003-2005).

Background

Hallberg, Rolf Oskar was born on July 23, 1937 in Stockholm. Son of Oskar Edvin and Rosa Cecilia Hallberg.

Education

Doctor of Science, Stockholm University, 1972.

Career

Committee vice chairman Natural Science Research Council, Sweden, 1975—1980. Committee member Swedish Agency Developing Countries, 1985—1988, Swedish Board Technology Development, 1985—1989. Vice chairman, executive board International Symposium Environmental Biogeochemistry, Utah, 1990—2000.

Advisory board Environmental Venice, Italy, 1998—2001. Retired, 2003; professor biochemistry Stockholm University, 1984—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of water purification.

Membership

Fellow: Swedish Royal Science Academy. Member: Lions (president 2003-2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, golf, skiing.

Connections

Married Siw Marietta Ericsson, June 10, 1962. Children: Anneli(deceased), Hans.

father:
Oskar Edvin

mother:
Rosa Cecilia Hallberg

spouse:
Siw Marietta Ericsson

children:
Hans Hallberg

Anneli Hallberg (deceased)