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chemistry professor

Torjbörn Norin, Swedish chemistry professor. Recipient medal University Helsinki, 1980, University Kyoto, 1991.

Background

Norin, Torjbörn was born on September 16, 1933 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Son of Carl Einar and Elisabeth (Wik) Norin.

Education

Master Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1957. Technology License, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962. Tech.D., Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1964.

Career

Teacher and research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1956-1961, 62-64, assistant professor organic chemistry, 1964-1965, professor organic chemistry, since 1969. Postdoctoral researcher Dyson Derrins Laboratory, Oxford (England) University, 1961-1962. Director research, head chemistry department Swedish Forest Products Laboratory, Stockholm, 1966-1972, chairman, 1966-1968.

Membership

Fellow Royal Academy Engineering Sciences Sweden, Royal Academy of Sciences Sweden (chairman chemistry section, 1991-1998, member academy council, 1997-2004), Academia Europaea, Royal Norwegian Society Sciences and Letters, Swedish Chemical Society (honorary, president 1989-1999, Norblad-Eustrand award 1966, Oscar Carlson medal 1999). Member International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (president organic chemistry division 2000-2001), Swedish Institute Surface Chemistry (chairman board directors 1989—2001).

Connections

Married Ingergerd Andersson, July 18, 1959. Children: Martin, Elisabeth, Magdalena.

father:
Carl Einar Norin

mother:
Elisabeth (Wik) Norin

spouse:
Ingergerd Andersson

children:
Martin Norin

Elisabeth Norin

Magdalena Norin