I am an Associate Professor in Engineering Education at the KTH Department of Learning. Involved in research, development, and teacher education, with special focus on sustainability education, challenge-driven education, and educational transformations. Leading role in enhancing sustainable development and transformation in KTH's education programs, and in the updating of the international engineering education framework CDIO with regards to sustainable development and transformation. One of three initiators and coordinators of a new research group on sustainability and education at KTH. As deputy director of the KTH Global Development Hub I have a leading role in the development of a challenge-driven education concept and in supporting teachers at KTH and African partner universities in implementing such learning approaches. Hereby we are creating conditions for our students to collaborate with eachother and various external stakeholders in Sweden and the African partner countries in projects that are addressing the Sustainable Development Goals in UN's 2030 Agenda.
Background as PhD and docent in Naval Architecture and Associate Professor at the KTH Centre for Naval Architecture. There I have for example been building up and been the director of the KTH Master of Science Program in Naval Architecture, teaching and doing research on ship dynamics, ship structures, ship design, and high-speed craft. I have established and been the director of the KTH Ship Dynamics Research Program in close collaboration with industry such as Wallenius Marine and authorities such as the Swedish Transport Agency and UN's Shipping Authority IMO. Founding member and former coordinator of the International Ship Stability Research and Development Committee (SRDC). Still involved to some extent as teacher, supervisor, and advisor.
Sustainable development and research methodology in engineering mechanics (SA2002), teacher, assistant | Course web
Teaching and Learning for Challenge Driven Education in a Global Context (LH233V), examiner, course responsible, teacher | Course web
Teaching and Learning for Challenge Driven Education in a Global Context (LH233U), course responsible, teacher | Course web