Polhem Prize

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The Polhem Prize (Polhemspriset) is a Swedish prize awarded by Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers (Sveriges Ingenjörer) (formerly Civilingenjörsförbundet and Svenska Teknologföreningen) for a high-level technological innovation or an ingenious solution to a technical problem. The innovation must be available and shown competitive on the open market. The prize is named after Christopher Polhem.

Laureates[edit]

Year Laureate Rationale
1878 Werner Cronquist
1879 Otto Fahnehjelm
1881 Elis Bedoire
1882 Carl Ångström
1895 Ernst Danielson
Johan Gustaf Richert
1900 Martin Ekenberg
Johan August Brinell
1904 Carl Lundgren
Sigurd Nauckhoff
1911 Richard Ekwall
1921 Franz Ragnar Berwald and Bo Hellström
1925 Baltzar von Platen and Carl Munters
1930 Erik Öman and Elis Göth
Mauritz Vos and Håkan Sterky
1936 Walter Kjellman
Lennart Forsén
1940 Waloddi Weibull a statistical theory of the strength of metals
1945 Conny Palm
Olof Rydbeck on the propagation of radio waves
1950 Hannes Alfvén
K H Gustavson
1955 Gunnar Pleijel
Georg Drougge a method for the continuous variation of the Mach number in a supersonic tunnel
1960 Ragnar Lundholm
K Joel Lindberg wool fabrics as garment construction materials
Nils Hast the measurement of rock pressure in mines
1969 Bertil Stålhane
1974 Per-Anders Persson
Sigvard Strandh
1979 Bengt Gunnar Magnusson
1980 Georg Vogl
1981 Sven Brohult
1982 Torkel Wallmark
1983 Ove Pettersson
1984 Arne Berlie and Hadar Lidén
1985 Kåre Hannerz
1986 Sven Benktander and Sture Åsberg
1987 Ove Fernö
1988 Lennart Gustavsson and Leif Lindau
1989 Olle Siwersson
1990 Harry Frank
1991 Karl Dunkers
1992 Per Siversson
1993 Claes Ericsson
1994 Mikael Karlsson and Martin Gren
1995 Håkan Lans
1997 Hans Hellsten
1999 Gunnar Asplund
2001 Mats Leijon
2003 Ove Öhman
2005 Lars Ingvarsson
2007 Karl Gustaf Derman
2009 Laila Ohlgren Nordic Mobile Telephone dialing procedure[1]
2011 Georgios Psaros
2013 Petra Wadström Solvatten
2014 Hans Björklund
2015 John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö
2016 Lennart Lindblad
2017 Daniel Stenberg cURL

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laila dials a winner". Ericsson History. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Centre for Business History. 

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