Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Mechanics, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1979.
Lecturer, Chalmers U., Gothenburg, 1979;
associate professor structural mechanics, Luleå (Sweden) U., 1979-1981;
professor computer aided design, Luleå (Sweden) U., 1982-1987;
project manager, Saab Scania AB, Linkoping, Sweden, 1985-1986;
manager, Saab Scania AB, Trollhaatan, Sweden, 1986-1988;
Adjunct Professor solid mechanics, Linkoping U., 1987-1989;
professor solid mechanics, Linkoping U., since 1990. Director Swedish National Supercomputer Center, Linkoping, 1991-1997. Program director computer integrated manufacturing Saab Scania AB, Aircraft Division, Linkoping, 1989, director structures and materials, 1989-1990.
President Engineering Research AB, Linkoping, since 1989.
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.
Married Gunilla Anna Johansson, February 4, 1976. Children: Åsa, Emil, Jakob, Pontus.