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Engineering educator

Thomas Rolf Johannesson, Swedish engineering educator. Recipient Jacob Wallenberg award in Materials Science, J. Wallenberg Foundation, Stockholm, 1979. Member Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Swedish Materials Society, Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

Johannesson, Thomas Rolf was born on August 1, 1943 in Helsingborg, Sweden. Son of Carl A. and Signe B. (Gustafsson) Johannesson.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University Technology, Gothenburg, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Chalmers University Technology, Gothenburg, 1971.

Career

Assistant Chalmers University of Technology, 1967-1970. Director laboratory Sandvik Coromant, Stockholm, 1970-1975. Associate professor Linköping (Sweden) University, 1975-1982, professor, 1982-1993, department chairman, 1978-1980, dean engineering, 1980-1981.

Professor Lund (Sweden) University, since 1993. Vice president external relations Linköping University, 1987-1993. Member council of science National Board Technology Development, Stockholm, since 1985.

Membership

Member Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Swedish Materials Society, Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

Connections

Married Eva-Lisa A. Ohlsson, May 7, 1966. Children: Karolina, Per-Ola.

father:
Carl A. Johannesson

mother:
Signe B. (Gustafsson) Johannesson

spouse:
Eva-Lisa A. Ohlsson

children:
Karolina Johannesson

Per-Ola Johannesson