A Chalmerist Driven by Curiosity After 50 Years

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​Kjell Jeppson rather looks forward than back in time. It is now 50 years since he stepped in through the gates as a doctoral student at Chalmers. As a pensioner, he keeps up with orienteering and supervision. “I’m still driven by curiosity,” he says.

We meet at Kemigården on a June day which will prove to be one of the hottest of the year. Some seagulls are screaming around above us. Kjell Jeppson is comfortably dressed in cotton trousers, short-sleeved shirt, vest and a straw hat. He looks relaxed.”An advantage of being a professor emeritus is that you have no other duties, but can sit for a whole day and talk to a doctoral student,” he says.

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