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Anders Thor

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Nationality  Sweden
Name  Anders Thor
Fields  Electrical engineering

Anders Thor
Born  4 December 1935 Stockholm (1935-12-04)
Institutions  Royal Institute of Technology
Known for  Scientific terminology and standardization
Died  April 7, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden
Alma mater  Royal Institute of Technology
Institution  Royal Institute of Technology

Anders Johan Thor (1935–2012) was a Swedish scientist and teacher most notable for his leadership in international standardization of quantities and units. He is one of the creators of binary prefixes and the IUPAC Green Book.

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Thor obtained a Master’s of Science degree in electrical engineering in 1959 and the licentiate in mechanics and mathematics in 1964, both at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. From 1962-65 Thor was lecturer in mechanics at KTH and became a professor in 1965.

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From 1994 to 2001, Thor was an associate member of the IUPAC Commission on Physicochemical Symbols, Nomenclature and Units (Commission I.1). Thor was Secretary of ISO Technical Committee 12: Quantities and Units from 1982 until 2009, when he was appointed the chairman of the committee. In addition to standards, Thor is a two-time Swedish basketball champion in the 1950s.

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Anders Thor Wikipedia


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