Ingvar Lindgren

Professor Emeritus in Atomic Physics


Personal data:

1954 Master of Engineering (Technical Physics) Royal Inst. of Technology (KTH) \ Stockholm
1959 Ph.D. in Physics, Uppsala University
1964 Organizer of the "Brookhaven Conference" on Atomic beams , Uppsala, Photo (by Upplandsmuseet)
1966-96Professor in Physics, Chalmers University of Technology and Göteborg University
1971-77 Member of the Swedish Research Council for Natural Science (NFR)
1975-Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (KVA)
1975-80 Dean of the School of Physics and Math. (Teknisk fysik) at Chalmers
1988-93 Dean of faculty of Math. and Natural Sciences at Göteborg University
1978-91 Member (1989-91 chairman) of the Nobel Prize Committee for Physics
1982 Chairman of the VIII International Conference on Atomic Physics (ICAP), Göteborg, August 1982, Photo (by GP Foto)
1992 Coorganizer of the Nobel Symposium on QED Effects on Atomic Systems, Saltsjöbaden, Sweden, June 1992
1993 Alexander von Humboldt Research Award
1994-98 Director of the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research in Science, Technology and Medicine
1995-Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)
2000-2009 Member of the CODATA Task Force Group on Fundamental Constants (NIST)
1999 Awarded the medal Illis quorum meruere labores by the Swedish Government.
(by Marie Swartz, Banzai)
2004 Awarded the Chalmers medal
2006 Honorary member of the Science Faculty of Penn. State University

Home page of The Atomic Physics Group

My personal home page

Selected publications

Account of the activity within the Gothenburg Atomic-Theory Group

(Complete list of publications from the Atomic Theory Group)

Official letters and discussion articles

(See also my Personal Home Page)

Utredning om Chalmers grundutbildningsorganisation, April 2000

Address, telephone and E-mail:

Address: Department of Physics
University of Gothenburg
SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden

Telephone: +46 (0)31 772 3282 (Work)
+46 (0)31 774 1002 (Home)
Mobil: +46 (0)706 577432
Fax: +46 (0)31 772 3496 (Work)


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