Chalmers in Silicon Valley, March 30th, 2017

On March 30th, Chalmers and U.S. Friends, together with SACC SF/SV, Silicon Vikings and K&L Gates, hosted an alumni and friends event in San Francisco, honoring Consul General, Barbro Osher. Four researchers, who have or are currently conducting research visits at California universities, all funded by the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation. Chalmers President and […]

TGIT in San Diego, January

The San Diego Chapter of US Friends of Chalmers gathered for our traditional TGIT at the home of Per Svedlund in La Jolla. 10 of us shared stories, enjoyed some food and wine,  and talked about what we can do to increase the awareness of the scholarships provided by US Friends of Chalmers and how […]

A night on the town in New York!

It was very nice meeting old and new friends on the night of January 8th! Erik, Petter, Nancy, Markus, Laurie, and myself were old timers who have been at previous meetings and Martin & Ehsan were new faces. Both Martin and Ehsan have been exchange students at Chalmers and both appreciated the long term cause to […]

Holiday greetings from U.S. Friends scholar

It’s hard to believe that almost five months have passed since I first arrived in Sweden and began my studies at Chalmers. As the cliché goes, time flies when you’re having fun and Sweden has been a whirlwind of incredible experiences. Coming from a small town in Tennessee and having traveled very little, Gothenburg feels […]

Professor from Chalmers visits New York

Professor Ann-Sofie Sandberg from the Department of Food and Nutrition Science was in New York to take part in the Swedish American Chalmers of Commerce’s Green Summit, November 14-15. As luck would have it, she was able to meet up with a small but eager group of Chalmers alumni and friends at Mighty Quinn’s pub for some […]

Club Emil in Dallas

Fall came around the corner quickly this year and with it was time for another US Friends of Chalmers event at the Wooden Spoon in Plano, TX. The last time we had an event here, it was preceding the CING US – Canada 2016 weekend in May. Personally, I was not able to attend in […]

TGIT – pizzanight in San Diego

US Friends of Chalmers San Diego Chapter – TGIT 10 of us got together for a TGIT (Thank God I’m Thirsty) event at the home of Per Cederstav -one of our honorary Chalmerists, an MIT grad…. In addition to good conversations and satisfying our thirst we created and assembled our own personal pizzas that were then […]

Club Emil in Silicon Valley

On Thursday, September first, 2016 six Chalmers alumni, family and friends gathered for Club Emil ärtsoppa, pancakes and punsch at my residence in Los Gatos, Silicon Valley. We had participation of employees from various local technology companies; Google, Juniper, Flextronics, Apple, Samsung, and  a start-up entrepreneur. Two alumni from Lund University and one from Linköping University graced […]

Advisory Board members visiting Chalmers

On August 26th a group of advisory board members and founders visited Chalmers. The main event of the day was a scholarship ceremony where privately funded scholarship recipients got a chance to meet their benefactors. However, more activities were planned – the day started out with a visit to Chalmers Ventures followed by lunch before […]

Thanks to Staffan Nilsson and welcome Arne and Marianne

At the annual meeting on May 3rd, Staffan Nilsson resigned from the posts as Chairman and President of U.S. Friends of Chalmers after six years; four as President and then two as both Chairman and President. Arne Dunhem, who lives in the Washington, D.C. area takes over as Chairman and Marianne Ericsson from San Diego will be President going […]

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