Background and activities

Professor 2003. contractor,research inst, Laval Univ. Canada. Fresh concrete, porestructure, transport,frost. Princeton Univ 2012-2013

 Sabbatical 2012-2013 at Princeton:


MSc/PhD Civil Engineering, Concrete Materials, Norwegian Institute of Technology 1986/1995, MSc: “Abrasion on High Strength Concrete”/PhD: “Cracking and scaling of concrete in wet freeze/thaw”


Present Position:

(2005 –  ) Professor, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Dept of Structural Engineering, Concrete Group, (, ), Trondheim, Norway


Professional experience:

(2003-2005) Professor, Narvik College ( ) and 20 % researcher at Northern Research Institute : Teaching Building materials and Building technology in Cold Climate, work included EU-Interreg funded project with Arkhangelsk State Technical University on Building technology in cold climate


(1999-2003) Contractor PEAB, Oslo ( Quality and HES incl. concrete procurement, R&D, last year Head HES reporting to managing director of the Norwegian subsidiary


(1988-1999) Researcher Norwegian Building Research Institute, Oslo, Research assignments for companies, Norwegian Research Council, EU etc on concrete materials, incl.3 year PhD-leave, and,

(1994-1995) 1 year research visit Laval University, Quebec, Canada


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Structural Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway