Gustaf Dalén, was awarded the Nobel prize in physics 1912
"for his invention of automatic regulators for use in conjunction with gas accumulators for illuminating lighthouses and buoys."
More about Gustaf Dalén at nobelprize.org
Christian Azar was included in the Nobel peace prize 2007
due to his work in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC"for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change."
Nobel lectures in Gothenburg by Laureates
The Nobel Events traditionally includes a University Program, featuring visits by Laureates to some 20 Swedish and Norwegian institutions of higher education for three days of open lectures, discussions etc. The program most often includes a visit to Gothenburg; to Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.
Some of the lectures have been filmed and are available on the web.
The following Nobel Prize Laureates have visited Gothenburg the last years: