Background and activities

Experience

  • 2004 –                Professor, NTNU, Norway.
  • 2009 –2012        CTO (part time), Dynamic Rock Support AS, Norway.
  • 2000 –2004        Mining engineer, Boliden Mineral AB, Sweden.
  • 1998 –2000        Associate Professor (Docent), Lulea University of Technology (LTU), Sweden.
  • 1993 –1998        Research scientist , LTU, Sweden.
  • 1984 –1988        Teaching assistant, Central South University of Technology, China

Teaching

  • TGB 4210 Rock and Soil Mechanics
  • TGB 4212 Advanced Rock Mechanics
  • TPG 4112 Geomechanics and Flow in Porous Media
  • GB 8406 Rock fracture mechanics (Ph.D. course)· 

Reserach interests

  • Rock support – theory and practice
  • Spalling/rockburst in hard rock and dynamic rock support
  • Stability analysis for underground excavations
  • Mining rock mechanics
  • Rock failure mechanics

Memberships in academic societies

  • Member of NTVA - the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences
  • Vice President for Europe 2015 - 2019, International Society for Rock Mechanics

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