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educator , civil engineer

Stig Rudolf Nordqvist was Swedish civil engineer, educator. Recipient Traffic award Swedish Association Traffic Engineering, 1992. Member Royal Swedish Academy Engineering, Academy Technology Science Finland.

Background

Nordqvist, Stig Rudolf was born on September 13, 1925 in Stockholm. Son of Rudolf Alexis and Hilda Johanna (Bodén) Nordqvist.

Education

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1949. Diploma in Traffic Engineering, Yale University, 1954. Master of Arts, University Stockholm, 1958.

Doctor of Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1960.

Career

Engineer VBB, Stockholm, 1949-1964, chief engineer, 1964-1990. Associate professor Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1961-1966. Professor Lund (Sweden) University, 1966-1968, Nordplan, Stockholm, 1968-1991, retired, professor emeritus, 1991, director, 1968-1975, 84-88.

President Swedish Society for Town and Country Planning, 1964-1968.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy Engineering, Academy Technology Science Finland.

Connections

Married Kristina Elisabet Engström, November 16, 1954 (divorced 1979).

father:
Rudolf Alexis Nordqvist

mother:
Hilda Johanna (Bodén) Nordqvist

spouse:
Kristina Elisabet Engström