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physicist , researcher

Sven Gunnar Kullander, Swedish physicist, researcher. Sergeant Infantry, Karlstad, 1956-1957. Member Finnish Society Science & Letters, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (board directors, vice president 2004-2006), The Royal Academy Arts & Sciences of Uppsala, The Royal Science Society Uppsala, Rotary Uppsala.

Background

Kullander, Sven Gunnar was born on March 9, 1936 in Karlstad, Sweden. Son of Carl Fredrik and Anna Maria (Svensson) Kullander.

Education

Master of Science, Stockholm Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Uppsala University, 1964. Doctor Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1971.

Career

Research assistant Enrico Fermi Institute Nuclear Studies, University Chicago, 1961-1963. Research engineer Gustaf Werner Institute for Nuclear Chemistry, Uppsala University, 1964-1965. Visiting scientist machine synchrocyclotron division European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1966, staff experimental physics division, 1967-1972.

Associate professor high energy physics division Uppsala University, 1973-1978, professor high energy physics division, director, 1979—2001. Director Gustaf Werner Institute, 1979-1986. Guest professor Max Planck Institute Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, 1987, Research Center Nuclear Physics, Osaka University, 1986-1992.

Coordinator European Organization of Nuclear Research South Carolina, Geneva, 1968-1969. Research program advisory committee Kernforschungsanlage, Julich, Germany, since 1995. Board directors Swedish Space Physics Institute, Kiruna, Sweden, 1993-1999, Natural Science Research Council, 1980-1983.

Chairman Mathematics Physics Communications, 1980-1983. Council member European Organization of Nuclear Research, 1980-1983, research board, 1982-1984. Head department radiation science Uppsala University, 1986-1989, dean faculty mathematics and natural science, 1989-1993.

Membership

Sergeant Infantry, Karlstad, 1956-1957. Member Finnish Society Science & Letters, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (board directors, vice president 2004-2006), The Royal Academy Arts & Sciences of Uppsala, The Royal Science Society Uppsala, Rotary Uppsala.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Eva Elisabeth Westrom, December 23, 1961. Children: Anna, Fredrik, Klas, Elisabeth.

father:
Carl Fredrik Kullander

mother:
Anna Maria (Svensson) Kullander

spouse:
Eva Elisabeth Westrom

children:
Anna Kullander

Fredrik Kullander

Klas Kullander

Elisabeth Kullander