Name: Per-Olof Gerhard Nilsson
Born: 18 August 1939 in Lidköping, Sweden
Married: Dorota Debowska-Nilsson
Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, 1964
Licentiate in Physics, Chalmers University, 1967-04-21
PhD in Physics, Chalmers University, 1970-04-17
Docent, Chalmers University, 1970-06-01
Teaching assistant in physics, Chalmers University, 1964-07-01
Post doc, IBM Research Center, Yorktown Heights, USA, 1970-10-01--1971-07-01
Research assistant, Chalmers University of Technology, 1971-04-01
Scientist, Swedish Natural Science Research Council (NFR), 1972-01-01
Associate professor, NFR, 1979-07-01
Professor in Electronic Structure of Condensed Matter, NFR, placed at Chalmers University, 1986-07-01
Professor in Electronic Structure of Condensed Matter, Chalmers University, 1994-07-01--2006-08-31
Guest Scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA 2000-09-07--2001-09-15
Professor emeritus, Chalmers University of Technology, 2006-09-01 -- at present
Research on the electronic structure of condensed matter.
Publications on electronic structure of solids: About 200 publications in international, refereed journals. About 200 more articles from conferences, books, etc.
Development, research at, and running activities involving "Scientific Toys", a world-unique exhibition and
workshop with about 1000 scientific toys.
Public Understanding of Science: Popular science articles, lectures developing experiments
Created the Forum for Applied Neuroscience, www.neuroforum,se
Building activities in creativity, including lectures a creativity room etc.