Degree in physics, Uppsala University, 1989. Doctorate (honorary), Uppsala University, Sweden, 1994.
Lecturer in numerical analysis Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden, 1994—1998, senior lecturer in physics Sweden, 1998—2002, associate professor in photonics Sweden, since 2002. Director photonics Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden, since 2002.
Member of European Rare Earth and Actinide Society.