Asmund Ekern, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Asmund Ekern

Norwegian biologist

Date of Birth: 16-Jan-1930

Place of Birth: Biri, Oppland, Norway

Date of Death: 09-Aug-2015

Profession: biologist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Asmund Ekern

  • Asmund Ekern (16 January 1930 – 9 August 2015) was a Norwegian biologist who specialized in livestock nutrition.He was born in Biri and graduated from the Norwegian College of Agriculture in 1956.
  • He was subsequently hired there and to continue his education, taking the licentiate degree in 1961 and the doctorate in 1973 as well as a master's degree at Cornell University in 1962.
  • He worked at the Norwegian College of Agriculture as an associate professor from 1964, and was promoted to docent in 1970 and professor in 1973.
  • He retired in 1999.
  • In 1985 he was elected fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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