Tor Brustad, Norwegian biophysicist, Died at 89


Tor Brustad was born on December 20, 1926, and died on September 12, 2016.

He was a Norwegian biophysicist.

He studied physics at the University of Oslo and the University of California, Berkeley.

Brustad graduated as cand.mag. in 1951, cand.real. in 1953, and dr.philos. in 1962.

Tor was assigned with the Norwegian Radium Hospital from 1960, and headed the department of medical physics from 1968.

Brustad was also appointed professor of radiation physics at the Norwegian Institute of Technology from 1970.

Brustad was decorated Knight, First Class of Order of St. Olav in 1995.

Tor Brustad passed away at 89 years old.