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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 […]

T.G.I.F, Allen (Dallas), TX, April 25

Friday 4/25 at 7 PM, U.S. Friends of Chalmers, Texas Chapter organizes an event in Allen (Dallas), TX. Please join your fellow Chalmers Alumni and Friends for a social gathering at Tomas Bern’s residence at 709 Wheaton Court, Allen, TX 75013. We thank Tomas for his hospitality. We will continue building the local Chalmers network; […]

Join us for Club Emil, San Diego, May 22

U.S. Friends of Chalmers continues the tradition organizing Club Emil, a time-honored Chalmers dinner: ärtsoppa, pancakes and punsch on Thursday May 22 at 6:30 PM. Club Emil is preceding the annual CING USA-Canada event in San Diego which starts on Friday. Please make sure your flight arrives in time to join this memorable event. Life […]

Report from Club Emil dinner with Karin Markides in Palo Alto, March 3

On Monday, March 3rd, US Friends of Chalmers had the honor to host a dinner together with President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology Dr. Karin Markides. The dinner was held in Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley, and approximately twenty people attended.  Consistent with the mission of U.S. Friends of Chalmers, the […]

“Chalmers Happy Hour” the 28th of February in Dallas

In November last year Chalmers alumni and friends had a really nice event at Per Trevens house with the special guest Bo Hedfors.  Now Per would like to build on that momentum. Per says: – we are already in February, I would like to kick us off this year with a Chalmers Happy Hour over […]

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