Professor in Experimental mechanics. Received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his PhD in Experimental Mechanics from the Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, in 1989 and 1995, respectively. He currently holds the chair of Experimental Mechanics at Luleå University of Technology. He has authored or coauthored about 120 papers in international journals and contributed to two books. His research interests include digital speckle metrology, experimental stress analysis and digital image processing.