Summarized CV of Roy Kristiansen


50 years with chemical engeneering and processing as chemist, researcher, quality control manager

45 years with mineralogy and collecting

35 years with mycology,  collecting and mapping

> 400 popular and scientific publications in journals, newspapers in mineralogy, mycology, philosophy

Discovery of ca 30 minerals and > 150 fungi new to Norway       

Tributed in French book on morels (1984)

Co-author of 14 new mineral species, and 7 new fungi

Honored  with the new mineral kristiansenite (2002)

Honored with two fungi names  ( Entoloma kristiansenii and Lamprospora kristianseni )

In 2002 honoured with a medal from Det Kongelige Selskap Norges Vel for 30 years of long and faithful service to our company : Unger Fabrikker AS, Fredrikstad , Norway.

Tributed at Kongsberg with a Palladium-covered neclace with Sc-metal (2008)

Pinch medal 2009 (first European)  in recognition of outstanding contribution to mineralogical sciences ( by the Mineralogical association of Canada) Seven altogether in the world.

Founder  and editor of the mycological journal AGARICA in Norway (1980 1998), and continued  by the University of Oslo 2006

Stampcollector and numismatist for 60 years