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Mechanical engineer

Torbjörn Lars Holmqvist, Swedish mechanical engineer. Achievements include patents for drive unit for myoelectric controlled prosthetic hands. Fellow Institution Mechanical Engineers India (chartered); member Naval Intelligence Professionals.

Background

Holmqvist, Torbjörn Lars was born on January 29, 1949 in Vetlanda, Småland, Sweden. Son of Tore Leonard and Cecilia Ingrid (Wadell) Holmqvist.

Education

Degree in engineering, Technology Institute Örebro, Sweden, 1969. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1976.

Career

Mechanical development engineer Systemteknik AB, Lidingö, Sweden, 1975-1978, head section aids for handicapped, 1978-1981, supervisor department mechanical development, 1981-1984. President Svensk Handikappteknik AB, Stockholm, 1984-1989. Project manager Conort Engineering AB, Spånga, Sweden, 1989—2002.

Consultant Interfleet Technology AB, since 2003. Teacher Docere Intelligence, Stockholm, 1998—1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for drive unit for myoelectric controlled prosthetic hands.

Membership

Fellow Institution Mechanical Engineers India (chartered). Member Naval Intelligence Professionals.

Connections

Married Anita Laila Gustafsson, January 9, 1988. Children: Andreas, Linnea.

father:
Tore Leonard Holmqvist

mother:
Cecilia Ingrid (Wadell) Holmqvist

spouse:
Anita Laila Gustafsson

children:
Andreas Holmqvist

Linnea Holmqvist