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Honorary Doctors at Luleå University of Technology

Faculties at Luleå University appoints honorary degrees every year in May. An honorary doctorate may be appointed a person not chosen the academic track, but otherwise achieved equivalent academic level and deserves the dignity doctoral title implies.

The tradition of honor such persons who have not chosen the usual way to get a degree, but who otherwise favored the research directly, for example by writing, public education, union activity or educational or informational works, is part of the University's commitment to transparency and contacts outside the traditional research community . Even scholars who in various ways have meant a lot for research and education within the faculty may be appointed an honorary doctorate.

Honorary doctorates will be conferred at the same time as doctoral and professor installation takes place.

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List of honorary doctors at Luleå University of Technology since 1981

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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