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