!!!Bengt Hultqvist
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Bengt Hultqvist passed away February 24, 2019.
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__Positions Held__
*2001 - 2009 Secretary general of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)  
*1995 - 1999 Director of the International Space Science Institute in Bern, Switzerland 
*since 1994 Professor emeritus
*1987 - 1994 Professor in space physics at Swedish Institute of space physics 
*1973 - 1987 Professor in geocosmophysics at Kiruna Geophysical Institute 
*1967 - 1973 Professor in geocosmophysics at the University of Umeå
*1987 - 1994 Director Swedish Institute of Space Physics 
*1973 - 1987 Director of Kiruna Geophysical Institute (governmental research institute) 
*1956 - 2973 Director of Kiruna Geophysical Observatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science 
*1951 - 1956 Staff member of the Institute of Radiophysics Stockholm
*1950 - 1951 Teaching assistent in mathematics at the Royal Institute of Technology, 
__Fields of Scholarship__
*Space physics
*Magnetospheric physics
*Space plasma physics
__Honours and Awards__
*Knight of the Northern Star, 1965
*Author prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in1968
*Wallmark´s research prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1972
*The Gold Medal of the town of Kiruna, 1984
*Tsialkovsky Medal for Space Research, 1987
*“Norrlandsbjörnen” from Norrlandsförbundet, 1988
*The Grand Gold Medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences,1988
*COSPAR Prize for International Cooperation, 1990
*Fellow of American Geophysical Union, 1990
*King´s Medal 8th size, 1991
*Thulin Medal in gold from Swedish Society for Aero-SpaceTechnology, 1994
*Honorary Member of EISCAT 1994
*Honorary Member of the Swedish URSI Committee 1994
*Berzelius Medal in gold from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1994
*Julius Bartels Medal from the European Geophys.Soc.1996              
*A ‘Bengt Hultqvist Price’ to be given each year to a student, established in 1997 by the Swedish Institute of Space Physics
*Hannes Alfvén Medal from the European Geophysical Society, 2002
*Astronomical observatory in Kiruna named ‘the Bengt Hultqvist Observatory’, 2003
*Rossby Price 2004 of the Swedish Geophysical Society
*Honorary Citizen of the town of Kiruna in 2007.
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