Short resumé

Born 1966 in Kristiansand, Norway. Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (now Norwegian University of Science and Technology) in 1995, with a thesis on the mechanism of Ziegler-Natta catalyzed polymerization under the direction of Martin Ystenes. VISTA postdoctoral fellow (1995-1996) in the group of Knut J. Børve at the University of Bergen, Norway, and a NFR (Norwegian Research Council) postdoctoral fellow (1997-98) at Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung), Germany, followed by a period (1998-2001) as Max-Planck-Society postdoctoral fellow at the same institute (with Peter W. Jolly and Walter Thiel). CNRS Research Associate with Rinaldo Poli at University of Burgundy (2002). Associate Professor at Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, Norway (2003-2008). Full Professor (2009-).

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