Master of Science in Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, 1966. License in Science in Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, 1973. Doctor in Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, 1990.
Docent in drying technical, Åbo Akademi University, 1993.
Teaching and research assistant Å Akademi University, 1965-1968. Technical consultant Ekono Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, 1969-1993. Free-lance technical consultant Esbo, Finland, 1993-1995.
Senior researcher Tratek-Swedish Institute Wood Technology Research, Stockholm, since 1996. Teacher Swedish Institute of Technology, Helsinki, 1995.
Married Frid Solveig Hansen, October 29, 1966. Children: Peter, Helena.