Per-Erik is professor at Combustion Physics and works with education as well as research in development of laser techniques for combustion processes.
Per-Erik has got a M.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics at Lund Institute of Technology in 1985 and defended his thesis at the Division of Combustion Physics in 1991. He became Docent in 1996, Senior lecturer in 1998, and is since 2002 Professor. The research is directed towards development and application of laser techniques for combustion processes, in particular soot measurements and temperature measurements. Per-Erik is very interested in educational aspects and was awarded as Excellent Teaching Practitioner at the Faculty of Engineering in 2004.