Ph.D. in Integrated Product Development, NTH, The Norwegian Institute of Technology, Department of Production and Quality Engineering, 1995
Pedagogical study, NTH, The Norwegian Institute of Technology, 1990-1991
M.Sc. (siv.ing. Maskin) in Mechanical Engineering, NTH - The Norwegian Institute of Technology, 1989
Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Germany. Courses “Werkstoffvissenschaften”- Material science. 1986-1987
LUP (Lederutvikling HIO) Internal Management Programme at Oslo University College 2008-09
AFF Mentoring Program (Management development Program/ Lederutvikling) 2006-07
Course; Bord-competence, BI / Innovasjon Norge, Kvalifiseringsprogram for styrekandidater, 2003
Questback, sertified user, 2013
Doctoral thesis: Development of competitive product concepts- A contribution to a systematic approach for small and mediumsized companies, 1995
Educational research: SoTL- Scolarship of teaching and learning – Developing scientific approach to teaching as a national common initiative within the STEM-field, starting the Norwegian national STEM-conference and an open access journal Nordic Journal of STEM Education.
Editor – Nordic Journal of STEM Education – Open Access Journal established in 2016
Member of the central Research Board/ Committee at Oslo University College, 2008
Innovation; Establishing a crossdisiplinary researchprogram at Akershus University College - Program Director
Research stay in Germany 1997-2000. Contact with, and research-co-operation with different institutions, focus on educational research within environmental design; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Darmstadt University of Technology -Institute for Machine Elements and Engineering Design -Environmental Product Development, TU-Delft – Netherlands- Section for Environmental Product Development.
Design management and Leadership- Co-partner for a Research program applied for and funded by The Research Council of Norway.
Ecodesign-research; a promising approach to sustainable production and consumption
EU-project: ELCE- Environmental Life Cycle Engineering managed by Professor Helge Brattebø, Industrial Ecology, NTNU
Participation on different research projects:
Product certification (Produktgodkjenning , 309560.07 - SINTEF prosjekt)
Methodology in Mechatronics (Mekatronikk metodeutvikling, 240047 - NTH/SINTEF).
Productivity in technology-companies (Teknologiindustriens Produktivitetsprogram – TOPP, NTH/SINTEF)
UiA, Product Development and Project Management,
NTNU, Teaching a part of the course TMAS1003 - Introduction to the Engineering Profession 2017-18
NMBU, Contribution within a course in university teaching, 2016, 2017
Responsible for studyprogrammes within Product design, Mechanical engineering and Electrical Engineering, HiOA and HiO (2003-2010)
Responsible for Product Design 7 - Industrial Assignment, Product development methodology at IPD, NTNU 1996, 2000-2003
Responsible for Ecodesign at IPD, NTNU, 1997-2003
Involved in developing and teaching “Experts in team”, focus on team co-operation and project definition and execution, Involving all engineering departments at NTNU
Sustainability Case Xi’an: Planning and teaching the course ”Sustainable Product and Service Design”, Xi’an, China, Mai 20th—Mai 31st 2002
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Darmstadt University of Technology -Institute for Machine Elements and Engineering Design -Environmental Product Development, TU-Delft – Netherlands- Section for Environmental Product Development.
UIA, University of Agder, Professor II, Product Development and Project based learning, 2020 -
UHR, Universities Norway, Senior Advisor, 2011-
KD, Ministry of Education and Research, Senior Advisor, The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research 04.2011-11.2011
HiO - Oslo University College (now OsloMet), Project leader, Quality Engineering Education, 2011
HIO - Oslo University College (now OsloMet), Study Program Leader, Faculty of Engineering, Mechanical engineering programme and electronic engineering Program, 2007 – 2011
HiAk - Akershus University College (now OsloMet), Director of research, Research program Innovation, 2004-2007
HiAk - Akershus University College (now OsloMet), Dean, Faculty of Product Design, 2003-2007
NTNU -The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Associate Professor, Department of Product Design Engineering/ Institutt for produktdesign , IPD, 1996-2003
NTH /NTNU Associate Professor, Department of Machine Design and Materials Technology, 1995-1996.
NTH, Norwegian Institute of Technology, PhD-scolar, Division of Machine Design, 1991-1995.
NTH, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Research Assistant, Division of Machine Design, 1989 – 1991.
SINTEF, Researcher (part-time), Product- and Production Development 1989 -1991
Integrated Product development, Product development methodology, Project based Teaching, Sustainable innovation and development, Development of competitive product concepts, Engineering Education Development and Research, Scholarship of teaching and learning, SoTL, Pedagogics, learning and university teaching, Innovation and entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary cooperation, Mechanical Engineering, Strategic project planning, specification and management, Interaction between education, research and practice (knowledge triangle), Industrial projects supervision, Academic development and supervision, Project based and problem based learning and workshops, Scientific writing, Editorial work, Teamwork/ co-operation, Study program/ Education management, Total Quality Management, Product safety. Design for X.
UKÄ- Swedish higher education Authority- Review-committee for Institutional review of KTHs quality assurance process
UiA, Member of the admission committee recognition of pedagogical competence, 2018
Developing a Scientific approach to teaching within MNT-education. Quality and relevance of STEM-education. Projectleader for common projects and academic strategic collaboration in the STEM-fields by the National Council for Technological Education (NRT) and the National Faculty meeting of Natural Sciences (NFmR) (2012-2015
Project leader, Engineering education framework, a national project funded by Ministry of Education and Research (Utvalgs- og sekretatiatsleder for et nasjonalt prosjekt for revidering av rammeplan for ingeniørutdanning, igangsatt av Kunnskapdepartementet, forankret ved HiO) 2010-2011
Member of the leader group of the National board for Technology Education (NRT) under UHR, The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions. (Nestleder Nasjonalt råd for teknologisk utdanning (NRT) 2009-2011
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