Speaker

Karl-Henrik Robèrt, Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden

Karl-Henrik Robèrt

Karl-Henrik Robèrt received his M.D. in 1975, his Ph.D. in 1979 and in 1981 he became an associate professor of internal medicine. In 1984, he won the Swedish Hematological Association Research Award for being the first scientist inducing differentiation in primary malignant cells from humans, and for discovering the chromosome aberrations in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. From 1985-1993, he headed the Division of Clinical Hematology and Oncology at the Department of Medicine at the Huddinge Hospital.

Karl-Henrik is now Professor of Strategic Sustainable Development at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden. His research and advice on the linkage between ecology, economy and technology has given him the Green Cross Award for International Leadership, and in the year 2000 he won the Blue Planet Prize – “The Ecology Nobel”. Professor Robèrt has co-founded a Masters program for Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, MSLS, now on its tenth year at BTH, and he is the chairman of the International Research Alliance for Strategic Sustainable Development.

 

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