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Dr. Baldur ELIASSON Department Head, ABB's Energy and Global Change Program worldwide


 Doctoral thesis in the departments of electrical engineering and numerical mathematics at the same university on a theoretical subject regarding propagation of microwaves
1958-66 studied electrical engineering and astronomy at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
1966-69 radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, investigated the emissions of radio waves from molecular clouds within our galaxy
1969 return to Switzerland, started to work in the newly founded Brown Boveri Research Center on theoretical subjects in physics, optics, laser theory, holography, scattering, electrical discharges and environmental technologies
 Today in charge of ABB's Energy and Global Change Program worldwide, representing ABB in a number of international programs, such as the China Energy Technology Program together with the Alliance for Global Sustainability and as vice chairman of the International Energy Agency's "R&D Program on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies"
 Guest professor at the Chemical Engineering Department of Tianjin University in Tianjin, China
 Steering Committee of two Greenhouse Gas Chemistry Laboratories that ABB runs jointly with Tsinghua University and Tianjin University in China