1949 MSc in Civil Engineering. Chalmers Univ. of Technology.
1956 Tekn. lic., Chalmers Univ. of Technology. Lic. thesis: Buckling
of statically indeterminate frames analysed by convergence methods.
1960 Tekn. Dr. Chalmers Univ. of Technology. Doctoral thesis: Consolidation
of clay, with special reference to influence of vertical sand drains.
1949-1953 Designer at the Harbour Engineering Office in Gothenburg.
1953-1956 Research Assistant at the Department of Building Statics,
Chalmers Univ. of Technology.
1956-1961 Swedish Geotechnical Institute
1961-1989 Chief Geotechnical Officer of the Consulting firm J&W
1964-1990 Professor at the Department of Geotechnical Engineering,
Chalmers Univ. of Technology, and Member of the J&W Board of
Text books: Jordmaterillära (Soil Material Science) 218 pages.
(AWE/GEBERS), Foundation Engineering, 519 p. (ELSEVIER)
Moreover-Text books published by the Department of Geotechnical
Engineering, Chalmers Univ. of Technology: Grundläggning av
byggnader och maskinfundament (Foundation of Buildings and Machinery,
227 p.), Jordmekanik (Soil Mechanics, 175 p.) and Jordförstärkning
(Soil Improvement, 113 p.).
than 100 papers in Scientific Conference Proceedings and in Journals.
State-of-the-Art Reports, General Reports, Keynote Lectures, etc.
'Aspects of vertical drain design: Darcian or non-Darcian flow.'
Géotechnique, 1997, 47, No. 5, 983-992; 'Soil improvement
at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport'. Ground Improvement, 2000, 3.
74-82 President of the Swedish Geotechnical Society
80-82 Vice President of the Swedish Society of Civil Engineers
82-85 President of the Swedish Society of Civil Engineers