Åke Öberg

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Per "Åke" Öberg, born 1937 in Härnösand, is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Linköping University, Sweden.

Öberg received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1964 from Chalmers University of Technology and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 1971 from Uppsala University. In 1963-1972 he worked as a Research Associate at Uppsala University. He is since 1972 Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Linköping University. He is also active at the Linköping University Hospital.[1][2]

Öberg's research interests are in circulatory physiology, bio-optics, biomedical instrumentation, sensors and clinical engineering. He has published over 400 scientific papers and books in these areas.[1]

Öberg is the founding chairman of the Clinical Engineering Division of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. This same organization has also elected him as an honorary life member. He is a former president of the Swedish Society of Medical Physics and Medical Engineering and a former chairman of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering within the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g Hungarian Academy of Engineering bio-sketch of Prof. Öberg.
  2. ^ a b Press release from the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2003.