Master of Science in Physics, Lund University, Sweden, 1974. Certified teacher's competence, Malmö University, Sweden, 1974. Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1976.
Bachelor in Economics, Stockholm University, 1977. Doctor of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1984. Docent competence, Linköping University, Sweden, 1988.
Research engineer Philips Corporation, Stockholm, 1976-1980. Research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, 1980-1984. Specialist Nobel Industries, Stockholm, 1984-1985.
Associate professor Linköping (Sweden) University, 1985-1995. Professor University Göteborg, since 1995. Consultant professor Shanghai Institute of Technology Physics, since 1995.
Professor Linkoping University, since 2006. Guest professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1999, 2002, 06.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society.
Married Kerstin Marianne Larsson, August 10, 1974. Children: Johan, Josefine, Johanna.