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writer , Environmental engineering educator

Ulf Östen Ulfvarson, Swedish environmental engineering educator, writer. Recipient medal Estonian Chemical Society, Tallinn, 1994.

Background

Ulfvarson, Ulf Östen was born on June 12, 1931 in Stockholm. Son of Josef Algot and Margit Maria (Schjörling) Ulfvarson.

Education

Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1956. Licentiate Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1970.

Career

Research and development engineer AB Casco, Nacka, Sweden, 1956-1964. Director laboratory Swedish National Institute Materials Testing, 1964-1971. Professor occupational hygiene National Institute Occupational Health, Solna, Sweden, 1971-1986.

Professor industrial ergonomics Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1986—1997, professor emeritus, 1997. Member board Amnesty International Swedish Secretary, 1964—1966. Expert in occupational hygiene International Labour Office, Nairobi, Kenya, 1979-1980, Blantyre, Malawi, 1985, Athens, Greece, 1986.

Board directors Lidingö Energy, 1993-1997, Podium Publications Company, since 2006, vice. chairman. Member board Writers' Center Sweden, since 2005.

Membership

Vice chairman vestry Swedish Church, Lidingö, 1994-2001, 10-, member church council, since 1994, chairman cemetary administration committee, since 2010. Member town council, Lidingö, 1998-2006, church warden since 2005. Member research council Perstorp AB, 1974-1983.

Member county council Stockholm County, 1998-2002. Member local education authority, Lidingö, 1998-2002, local authority environment and health, 2003-2006, member city planning committee, since 2007. Member Swedish Writer's Union, since 2001.

Member International Commission Occupational Health (board member 1993-1996), Swedish Chemical Society (chairman environmental chemistry division 1988-1996, chairman editorial board Kemivärlden/Kemisk Tidskrift Journal 2000-2009, chairman Foundation for Chemistry and Chemical Technology since 2000), American Conference Governmental Industrial Hygienists, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, writing.

Connections

Married Barbro Marita Törnros. Children: Per, Maria, Johanna.

father:
Josef Algot Ulfvarson

mother:
Margit Maria (Schjörling) Ulfvarson

spouse:
Barbro Marita Törnros

children:
Per Ulfvarson

Maria Ulfvarson

Johanna Ulfvarson