Background and activities


Research interests

  • Soft condensed matter

  • Polymers / biopolymers

  • Neutron- and x-ray methods

  • Small-angle scattering



MSc in applied physics from NTNU in 1985 and PhD in biophysics from NTNU in 1990, followed by postdoctoral appointments at NTNU, Univ. of Murcia and ESRF-Grenoble. Research Scientist in the Physics Department of Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) in 1999, and senior scientist at IFE from 2004. Adjunct professor at NTNU from 2005. Member Steering group Nordic Neutron Science Program 2017-2020, Chairman of the Norwegian Neutron Scattering Association 2004-2015, Member Science Advisory Committee for the European Spallation Source (ESS) 2010-2015, CAS Fellow at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 2011, Member Steering Committee for the Swiss-Norwegian beamlines (SNBL) in Grenoble, France 2002-2012.

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