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research scientist , Biochemistry educator

Torleif R. Härd, Swedish biochemistry educator, research scientist. Fulbright Commission scholar, 1984-1985; Swedish Council for Natural Sciences, 1996-1998; board directors Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, since 1999. Member American Chemical Society, Swedish Biophysics Society.

Background

Härd, Torleif R. was born on July 21, 1959 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of John Evert Gunnar and Berit Elisabet (Hjerpe) Härd.

Education

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Chalmers Institute of Technology, Göteborg, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, Chalmers Institute of Technology, Göteborg, 1986.

Career

Visiting scholar University California, San Diego, 1986-1988. Assistant professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1988-1990, associate professor biophysics, 1990-1995. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, since 1995.

Membership

Fulbright Commission scholar, 1984-1985. Swedish Council for Natural Sciences, 1996-1998. Board directors Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, since 1999.

Member American Chemical Society, Swedish Biophysics Society.

Connections

father:
John Evert Gunnar Härd

mother:
Berit Elisabet (Hjerpe) Härd