Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gôteborg, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1986.
Research engineer, Institute of Microwave Technology, Stockholm, 1981-1983; guest researcher, Tokyo Institute Technology, 1983-1985; group manager optoelectronics, Swedish Institute Microelectronics, Stockholm, 1985-1993; department head optoelectronics, Industrial Microelectronics Center, Stockholm, since 1993. Associate professor Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1994.
Married Joyce Broberg Becker, June 19, 1987. Children: Mikael, Adrian.