1944 Gunnar was born in Hälsingegatan 18, Stockholm, Matteus (AB). The actual birth was in Karolinska Sjukhuset, a hospital in Solna, very close to the parents' address.
1951 - 1954 attended the primary school 'Vasa förberedande elementarskola'
1954 - 1963 attended secondary school and Gymnasium 'Norra Real'. Baccalaureat May 1963.
1963 - 64 Military service in radiocommunications.
1964 - 68 studied at the Royal Institute of Technology, Electronics dept. which resulted in an MSEE.
1968 started working for Oltronix, Vällingby to develop digital voltmeters (DVM).
1970 moved with the company to Leek, Holland. In 1971 the DVM development was stopped and the personnel (including me!) was made redundant.
1971-72 travelled with Land-Rover from Calais to France, Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroun, CAR, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
1972 started working at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland on 1st May in the ISR division as power rectifier controls engineer.
1982 -1992 worked with the design and building of the LEP accelerator. Mostly HV power networks. Relatively easy.
1992 - 2008 worked with the design and building of the LHC accelerator. Ultra high precision power converters. The hardest thing in my (and my colleagues') life. It works!!
2009 retired from CERN on 31st Oct.
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