Civil engineer degree, Lund Institute of Technology, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund Institute of Technology, 1985.
Assistant professor, LTH, Lund, 1985-1986; associate professor, UU, Uppsala, Sweden, 1986-1988; acting professor, UU, Uppsala, Sweden, 1991-1993; visiting associate professor, Brown U., Providence, 1989-1990; professor, Lulea (Sweden) University of Technology, since 1994.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman appointment board since 1996), Euro Mechanical.
Son of Theodor Teddysson von Schwerin and Yiwa Gärtie (Blücher) Ståhle. Married Marinella Jehart, May 21, 1989. Children: Martina, Ebba.