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Engineering educator

Sven Torsten Ericsson, Swedish engineering educator. Decorated Officier de l'Ordre National due Merite (France).

Background

Ericsson, Sven Torsten was born on June 14, 1938 in Auesta, Sweden. Son of Curt and Lena (Jonsson) Ericsson.

Education

Civil Ingenjor, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962. Licentiat in Teknologie, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1965. Doktor in Teknologie, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1970.

Career

Research engineer Atomic Energy Corporation, Stockholm, 1962-1966, group leader, 1966-1970. Research assistant Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1965-1966. Research leader AB Volvo, Goteborg, Sweden, 1970-1972.

Professor in engineering materials Linköping (Sweden) University, 1972—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003. Science and technical attache Swedish Embassy, Paris, 1992-1994.

Membership

Fellow American Society Materials. Member Swedish Royal Academy Engineering Sciences, Swedish Society Materials Technology (chairman 1986-1992, chairman 5th International Conference Research Stresses 1997), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialskunde, American Society for Microbiology International, the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, St. Orjans Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, stamp collecting/philately, reading.

Connections

Married Kerstin Birgitta. Children: Helena, Katarina.

father:
Curt Ericsson

mother:
Lena (Jonsson) Ericsson

spouse:
Kerstin Birgitta

children:
Helena Ericsson

Katarina Ericsson