Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology

Roland Kjellander's academic home page

Contact:

Dept. of Chemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Gothenburg
SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden

Phone: + 46-31-786 9027
Fax: + 46-31-772 3499
Email:
Address for visits:
Chemistry building (kemi- och bioteknik),
Kemigården 4
at Chalmers' campus, Göteborg.

Research interests, publications etc.

The Norblad-Ekstrand medal 2007, Swedish Chemical Society [pdf]
for research on inhomogeneous electrolytes

The pedagogical price 2004 of Göteborg University [pdf]

GU-Journalen: "Liv och rytm i undervisningen" [pdf]

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CV


Curriculum vitae:

Date of Birth: June 20, 1948.

Academic Qualifications
from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden:
1971: Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering ("Civilingenjörsexamen") with specialization in Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
1975: PhD in Physical Chemistry ("Teknisk doktorsexamen").
             PhD Thesis title:  
"A Structural Approach to the Unit Biological Membrane and Some New Methods in Quantum Chemistry for the Study of Related Problems".
1978: Acquired the title of "Docent" in Physical Chemistry.

Present Position
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden:
Professor of Physical Chemistry at Dept of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, since 1999.

(Was Department of Chemistry up to January 2012.)
Since 2013: Professor Emeritus

Previous Positions
Dept. of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden:
Tutor in Mathematics ("assistent"), 1969 - 73, 1974 - 75.

Biophysical Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA:
Research Fellow, 1973-74.

Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA:
Visiting Scientist, 1974.

Dept. of Physical Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden:
Researcher in Physical Chemistry, 1975 - 85 [on leave 1985 - 89].

Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia:
Visiting Fellow, Feb/1982 - March/1983, Sept/1983 - May/1984 and Oct - Dec/1991.
Research Fellow, 1985 - 87.
Senior Research Fellow, 1987 - 89.

Dept. of Physical Chemistry, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden:
Senior Research Scientist ("Särskild forskartjänst", Swedish Natural Science Research Council), 1989 - 95.
Senior lecturer/Associate professor of Physical Chemistry ("universitetslektor"), 1995 - 98.
Professor ("Biträdande Professor") of Physical Chemistry, 1998 - 99.

University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden:
Chairman of the Academic Appointment Committee for Chemistry, Faculty of Science, 2000 - 06.
Dean (dekanus) of UFL, The Education and Research Board for Teacher Training, 2006 - 07.

Awards
The pedagogical price 2004, University of Gothenburg
The Norblad-Ekstrand medal 2007, Swedish Chemical Society

Revised: 2015-09-08 Roland Kjellander