Sture Allén Edit Profile
Bachelor, University Göteborg, 1954. License philosophy, University Göteborg, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1965.
Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Åbo University, Finland, 1988.
Assistant professor Scandinavian languages, U. Göteborg, 1965-1970; professor computational linguistics, U. Göteborg, 1979-1993; pro-rector, U. Göteborg, 1980-1986; founder department computational linguistics, U. Göteborg, 1972; founder Swedish Language Bank, U. Göteborg, 1975; associate professor computational linguistics, Human Research Council, 1970-1972; professor, Human Research Council, 1972-1979; permanent secretary, Swedish Academy, Stockholm, since 1986. Board directors Chalmers U. Technology, Göteborg.
Board directors Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, 1987-1999, Chalmers University of Technology Foundation, Göteborg, 1994-2000. With Swedish Royal Coast Artillery, 1948-1949. Member Society Linguistica Europeae, Nordic Association Linguists, Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (board directors 1977-1989), Swedish Language Committee (vice chairman 1979-1999), Royal Society Arts and Sciences of Göteborg, Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Swedish Academy (Margit Pahlson linguistic prize 2000), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Academia Europaea, Society Swedish Literature in Finland, Icelandic Society Sciences, Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Finnish Society Sciences and Letters.
Married Solveig Janson, June 5, 1954. Children: Karin, Eivor, Ingemar.