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Chemical engineering educator

Torbjorn Erik Gunnar Westermark, Swedish chemical engineering educator. Board directors Swedish Council Management and Work Life Issues, Stockholm, 1986-1989. Fellow Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (Gold medal 1989), Royal Academy of Sciences (Edlund award 1975, King Carl XVI Gustaf Gold medal 1989), Norwegian Academy Natural Science (Oslo).

Background

Westermark, Torbjorn Erik Gunnar was born on April 9, 1923 in Solleftea, Sweden. Son of Gustaf E. and Mal (Samuelsson) Westermark.

Education

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1945. Doctor in Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1961.

Career

Research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, 1946-1951, lecturer applied nuclear chemistry, 1952-1962, professor nuclear chemistry, 1962-1988, professor emeritus, from 1988.

Membership

Board directors Swedish Council Management and Work Life Issues, Stockholm, 1986-1989. Fellow Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (Gold medal 1989), Royal Academy of Sciences (Edlund award 1975, King Carl XVI Gustaf Gold medal 1989), Norwegian Academy Natural Science (Oslo).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scandinavian floristics, ornithology.

Connections

Married Ulla Hedquist, July 22, 1950. 1 child, Gunnar.

father:
Gustaf E. Westermark

mother:
Mal (Samuelsson) Westermark

spouse:
Ulla Hedquist

child:
Gunnar Westermark