THE MARCUS WALLENBERG FOUNDATION
The Prize was awarded for the first time in 1981. So far the Prize has
been awarded 13 times. The Prizewinners in chronological order:
In conjunction with each award ceremony a scientific symposium is held.
Proceedings from the symposia
Harry Hutchinson Holton, Canada, for his research on the
use of antraquinone in alkaline puIping.
Richardo 0. Foschi, Canada, for his mathematical models on
Bruno Andersson, Egon HögluncI, Bertil Johansson, Bengt
Thöresson, Sweden, for the serpentine fabric method of conveying
the paper at high speeds through the dryers of the paper machine.
Leopoldo G. Brandão, Edgar Campinhos, Jr., Ney M. Dos
Santos, Yara K. Ikemori, Brazil, for their development of
Eucalyptus forest plantations in Brazil.
KarI-Erik Eriksson, Sweden, and T. Kent Kirk,
USA, for their fundamental research on fungal degradation of wood.
Johan Gullichsen, Finland, for his innovation in medium
Derek Barnes and Mark T. Churchland, Canada, for
their development of a new composite wood product.
Bernard Ulrich, Germany, for his research on forest
Torsten Ingestad, Sweden, for his theories on the nutrient
uptake of trees.
Donald H. Marx, USA, for his research on mycorrhiza.
Nils Hartler and Ants Teder, Sweden, for their
research and development in the extended delignification of
wood by alkaline pulping.
Gene Namkoong, Canada, for his contributions to quantity
population genetics, tree breeding and management of genetic resources.
Lennart Eriksson, Gerdt Fladda, Thorulf Pettersson,
Sweden, for their pioneering development of optical measurements
to characterize fiber and pulp properties.
Erkki Tomppo, Finland, for his development of a multi-source
forest inventory system that highly improves the quality of forest
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