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Chalmers has a new President and CEO

As of August 1, Stefan Bengtsson is the new President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology. After four years as President of Malmö University, Stefan Bengtsson is once again a Gothenburg resident. Read article >>  

Memorial Day weekend in Greensboro, NC

Memorial Day weekend, 2015, Greensboro, NC   We had a very successful Chalmers program in Greensboro N.C. Starting on Thursday 5/21 with U.S. Friends of Chalmers Club Emil, featuring the classic yellow peasoup, pancakes and punsch at the residence of Elena and Jean-Dominique Bonnet. This event generated about  $2,350 in revenues. The Dunhems were kind […]

Chalmers in New York

First we take Manhattan, then we take the world! Just a regular Wednesday in New York? Probably for most people, but those who were at the Red Rooster in Harlem on the night of Wednesday, May 20th would argue differently. Chalmers University of Technology, in cooperation with SACC New York, hosted an exceptional event featuring […]

Valborg in San Diego

US Friends of Chalmers – San Diego Chapter TGIT is growing! We  celebrated Valborg with 14 of us gathering for good conversations and singing at the home of Per and Marianne Svedlund on Thursday, April 30. We also celebrated the annual “mösspåtagning” with one white Chalmersmössa present and by singing Vintern Ra (more or less)!  […]

An exceptional event in Washington D.C.

  At an exceptional event at the House of Sweden in Washington DC, Chalmers had invited to a high-level discussion on conditions allowing universities to efficiently address challenges and enhance the impact by unleashing potential in a multi cross-disciplinary approach. Increased interaction with other actors in society opens for an entirely new role of universities. […]

T.G.I.T in San Diego, January 22

The So Cal Chapter of US Friends met for another TGIT (Thank God I’m Thirsty) Thursday January 22 at the home of Per & Marianne Svedlund. 10 cheery Chalmerister shared stories, had a light supper and enjoyed singing and of course Punsch! We also discussed how we’d like to focus the Chapter’s efforts to contribute […]

Stefan Bengtsson new president at Chalmers

Stefan Bengtsson has been appointed as the new President of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. This was a decided at an extra meeting by the university board on January 21. ​Stefan Bengtsson is 53 years old and has been the Vice-Chancellor of Malmö University since 2011. He graduated from Chalmers University of Technology in […]

U.S. Ambassador visits Chalmers

On December 2nd, U.S. Ambassador, Mark Brzezinski visited Chalmers. He met with Karin Markides to discuss Chalmers U.S. collaboration and the possibility of helping out with furthering the bonds between Chalmers and higher education institutions in the U.S. Towards the end of the meeting, Ambassador Brzezinsky met with a group of Chalmers students, American students currently […]

Barbro and Bernard Osher, Karin Markides

Engineering Good Life at Chalmers

Yeasts that help researchers find the causes of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases, 3D printers that print human body parts and organs, prostheses controlled by the user’s own will. Does this sound like science fiction to you? Well, think again! It is all part of research conducted at Chalmers today and only a few of […]

Happy Holidays

  Alumni, Family and Friends It is my pleasure sending to all of you from us at U. S. Friends of Chalmers our best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Holidays. I am hoping that you will have a wonderful holiday vacation and a prosperous 2015. The year of 2014 has been eventful for […]

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