List of honorary doctors at Luleå University of Technology since 1981

2014

Research and Development Manager Alan Begg

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Alan-Begg-teknologie-hedersdoktor-2014-1.119785?l=en]

Emeritus Professor Russell Lansbury

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Russell-Lansbury-teknologie-hedersdoktor-2014-1.119786?l=en]

Director Per-Erik Lindvall

Honorary Doctor of Technology and Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Per-Erik-Lindvall-teknologie-samt-filosofie-hedersdoktor-2014-1.119783?l=en]

Opera singer Peter Mattei

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Peter-Mattei-filosofie-hedersdoktor-2014-1.119781?l=en]

2013

MD Stina Honkamaa

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Stina-Honkamaa-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-2013-1.108092?l=en]

Strategy and business development manager Ulf Marklund

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Ulf-Marklund-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2013-1.108093?l=en]

Councillor Karl Petersen

Honorary Doctor of Technology and Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Karl-Petersen-Teknologie-samt-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-2013-1.108091?l=en]

2012

Musician and composer Benny Andersson

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Benny-Andersson-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-2012-1.96016?l=en]

CEO Eva Karlsson

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Eva-Karlsson-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2012-1.96015?l=en]

Author Margareta Kempe

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Margareta-Kempe-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-2012-1.96007?l=en]

Chief Engineer Tore Lundmark

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Tore-Lundmark-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2012-1.96008?l=en]

2011

County Governor Per-Ola Eriksson

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Per-Ola-Eriksson-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2011-1.84001?l=en]

Business Area Manager, Malin Frenning

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Malin-Frenning-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2011-1.84002?l=en]

Development and Research Manager Martin Jonsson

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Martin-Jonsson-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2011-1.83999?l=en]

County Council Elisabeth Holmgren

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Elisabeth-Holmgren-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-2011-1.84000?l=en]

2010

Artist Karin Mamma Andersson

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Karin-Mamma-Andersson-Filosofie-hedersdoktor-1.63563?l=en]

Senior Adviser Björn Paulsson

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Bjorn-Paulsson-Teknologie-hedersdoktor-2011-1.63564?l=en]

2009

Professor Ross Large

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Ross-Large-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2009-1.50455?l=en]

CEO Erik Lindbäck

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Erik-Lindback-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2009-1.50456?l=en]

Development Manager Bengt Liljedahl

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Bengt-Liljedahl-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2009-1.50457?l=en]

Professor Leyland Pitt

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Leyland-Pitt-hedersdoktor-Filosofisk-fakultet-2009-1.50458?l=en]

2008

Former Governor Lorentz Andersson

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Lorentz-Andersson-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2008-1.40550?l=en]

Professor Harald Vogel

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Harald-Vogel-hedersdoktor-Filosofisk-fakultet-2008-1.40551?l=en]

CEO Margareta Jonsson

Jointly appointed by both faculty boards

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Margareta-Jonsson-hedersdoktor-2008-1.40552?l=en]

2007

Archives Councel Börje Justrell

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Borje-Justrell-hedersdoktor-Filosofisk-fakultet-2007-1.43529?l=en]

Technical director Lars-Eric Aaro

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Lars-Eric-Aaro-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2007-1.43526?l=en]

Albert Ruehli

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Albert-Ruehli-hedersdoktor-Tekniskt-fakultet-2007-1.43530?l=en]

Artist Erling Johansson

Jointly appointed by both faculty boards

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Erling-Johansson-hedersdoktor-Filosofisk-fakultet-2007-1.43527?l=en]

2006

Professor Jiri Marsalek

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Jiri-Marsalek-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2006-1.53511?l=en]

Senior Vice President Panos Plegas

Honorary Doctor of Technology

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Panos-Plegas-hedersdoktor-Teknisk-fakultet-2006-1.53510?l=en]

Director Kjell Sundvall

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/akh/Hedersdoktorer/Kjell-Sundvall-hedersdoktor-Filosofiskt-fakultet-2006-1.53508?l=en]

2005

  • Professor Elinor Ostrom, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Professor Anna Sierpinska, Honorary Doctor of Technology

2004

  • Former Governor Kari Marklund, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Opera singer Birgitta Svendén, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Professor Joseph Juran, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg, Honorary Doctor of Technology

2003

  • Professor Hans Leygraf, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • CEO Leif Östling, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Gunnar Liljedahl, Shared appointed by both faculty boards.

2002

  • Actor Staffan Westerberg, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Director Carl Bennet, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Sam Nilsson, Shared appointed by both faculty boards

2001

  • Music producer Bruce Swedien, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Professor Douglas W. Fuerstenau, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • CEO Yngve Bergqvist, Shared appointed by both faculty boards.

2000

  • Composer Bo Nilsson, honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • CEO Thomas Nilsson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Jan Martinsson, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1998

  • Author Folke Isaksson, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Professor John E. Tilton, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy
  • Senior Vice President Vinton G. Cerf, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Chris Lofgren, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • CEO Ivar Sundstrom, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1996 (25 year anniversary)

  • Former Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Professor Evelyn Fox Keller, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • President Sture Johansson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Carl Kempe, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Managing The same Lindmark, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1994

  • Gd Birgit Erngren, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Professor Michel Lucius, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Arne Wittlöf, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1993

  • Per-Olof Eriksson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Organ builder Anders Gronlund, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Professor Bengt Hultqvist, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1991 (20th anniversary)

  • Formation Consulting Bengt Andersson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Head of House of Technology Ann-Marie Israelsson, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Martin Lundberg, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Professor Markku Koski Manner, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Björn Wahlström, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1989

  • CEO Rune Andersson, Technology Honorary Doctorate
  • Professor John E. Field, Technology Honorary Doctorate
  • Professor Lennart Lubeck, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1986

  • CEO Ulf Langefors, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Einar Lundström, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Sverker Sjöström, Technology Honorary Doctorate

1984

  • Technology Dr Stone GA Bergman, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Envoy Arne Lundberg S, Honorary Doctor of Technology

1981 (10th anniversary)

  • Dept Director Lars Spruces, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Director Gosta Hagglund, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Governor Ragnar Lassinantti, Honorary Doctor of Technology
  • Gd Lars Nordström, Honorary Doctor of Technology

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Published: 10 September 2012

Updated: 16 July 2014

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