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Simultaneous October events – from coast to coast

Not only will October 9th see the birth of a new chapter of U.S. Friends in Southern California, there will also be 3 additional simultaneous (on the same day) events taking place in Washington, D.C., Dallas, and Silicon Valley. These events will all be traditional Club Emil events featuring ärtsoppa/yellow pea soup and punsch. For […]

New Chapter of U.S. Friends of Chalmers

U.S. Friends of Chalmers, SoCal Chapter is organizing its inaugural event – TGIT (Thank Good It is Thursday) on October 9 at 6.00 PM. Please join your fellow Chalmers Alumni and Friends for a social gathering at the home of Per Svedlund (M68) and his wife Marianne, at 7329 Eads Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037. […]

U.S. Friends at inauguration of AstaZero

A dream came true for Swedish traffic safety researchers when Astazero, the most advanced testing facility for active safety, opened on August 21. Sweden can now take a leading position in the development of the future’s automotive technology. The inauguration took place on August 21st and among those who celebrated were Dan and Gigi Werbin, […]

Report from Brett Seward – U.S. Friends scholarship awardee 2012

U.S. Alumni, It has been nearly two years since I stepped off the plane at Landvetter Airport, extremely jetlagged and technically homeless. I quickly and rather luckily found an apartment and managed to get accustomed to life in Göteborg, while also beginning the Sound & Vibration master’s program at Chalmers. And now a short 22 […]

CING annual meeting – Memorial Day weekend

Just like in previous years, Chalmers alumni in North America got together for a weekend of fun as well as more serious events in conjunction with the CING annual meeting, which this year was held in San Diego during the Memorial Day weekend.   Club Emil is a fundraising event, organized by U.S. Friends of […]

Meet the new Chairman – Staffan Nilsson

Staffan Nilsson has 39 years of experience from the global high tech and telecommunications markets. He provides a broad operational experience having worked for Ericsson, a large cap company with 110,000 employees as well as seed stage Silicon Valley companies with as few as 5 employees, with hands-on experience running multi-national organizations targeting the global markets. […]

Thanks from Mark Meurer – the U.S. Friends scholarship recipient, 2014

Thank you note from Bo Hedfors, departing Chairman of U.S. Friends of Chalmers University of Technology, Inc.

I co-founded U.S. Friends of Chalmers with Erland Magnusson and Conny Kullman in 2002 based on an initiative by the late Mr. Ragnar Kihlberg, Director of Corporate Relations at Chalmers. The organization was incorporated in the State of Delaware on April 4, 2002 and held its organizational meeting on May 9, 2002, where I was […]

Report from T.G.I.F. in Dallas, April 25

U.S. Friends of Chalmers TGIF in Allen 4/25 The Texas Chapter of U.S. Friends of Chalmers met at Tomas Bern’s home in Allen, TX. A total of 8 people participated in fun events including, eating, singing, and a friendly game of cards.  Barbeque from the local barbeque pit was served with beverages of choice. Not […]

Bo Hedfors wins Chalmers medal 2014

Bo Hedfors, U.S friends of Chalmers´ Chairman, has been awarded the Chalmers medal 2014 for their efforts in promoting the university’s development and operations. “With a combination of energy, valuable international experience and working in the interests of Chalmers students, he has, in his personal and considerate manner, contributed to both student development and a […]

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