Born May 21, 1955.
Degrees
After about 3 years of primary school, studies in the science subjects
at an upper secondary school (senior high school), and university
studies in mathematics by correspondence, I was formally
admitted to the University of Gothenburg in January 1968 and to
Uppsala University in September 1968.
I obtained the following degrees at Uppsala University.
 B.A., February 2, 1970
 Ph.D. in mathematics, May 21, 1977
 Ph.D. in mathematical statistics, April 14, 1984
Awards
 Sparre's prize (KVA) 1978
 Göran Gustafsson prize 1992
 Eva och Lars Gårding's prize (Kungl. Fysiografiska sällskapet i
Lund) 2009
 Wallenberg Scholar 2011
Positions

September 1978  May 1980, postdoc, Institut MittagLeffler.

July 1980  June 1984, various positions at Uppsala University.

October 1980  March 1981, visiting assistant professor,
University of Chicago.
 July 1984  June 1985, docent, University of Stockholm.
 July 1985  June 1987, professor of mathematical statistics, Uppsala
(temporary position).
 July 1987  , professor of mathematics, Uppsala. (Permanent from October
1987.)
19921995 funded by an award
(the Göran Gustafsson prize)
from the
Göran Gustafsson Foundation for Research in Natural Sciences and
Medicine.
Visits abroad of at least one month
 Paris (Orsay), France, October 1974
 University of Chicago, USA, October 1980  March 1981
 Paris (Jussieu), France, October 1981
 Technion, Haifa, Israel, February 1982
 University of Chicago, USA, April 1985
 MSRI, Berkeley, USA, February 1988
 IMA, Minneapolis, USA, September  November 1993
 Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England, August 2002
 Université de Versailles SaintQuentin, Versailles,
France, September 2003
 University of Cambridge, England, April  May 2004
 University of Cambridge, England, April  July 2007
 Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England, January and March 2008
 University of Cambridge, England, June  July 2013
 Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England, July  November 2016
Publications
I have written
four books and about 450
papers, see separate list.
Graduate students
I have had a number of
graduate students,
both in mathematics and in mathematical statistics.
So far, 14 of them have completed their Ph.D.
Miscellaneous

Member of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
from 1994.

Member of
Kungl. VetenskapsSocieteten i Uppsala
(Societas regia scientiarum Upsaliensis).

Overseas Fellow,
Churchill College, Cambridge, Easter Term 2004
and Michelmas term 2016.

Visiting Fellow Commoner,
Trinity College, Cambridge, Easter Term 2007.
 Member of the editorial board for
 Random Structures & Algorithms, 1989  present.
 Advances and Journal of Applied Probability,
1990  2008.
 Organizer (with Jaak Peetre) of the program in Operator Theory
and Complex Analysis at Institut MittagLeffler 199091.
 Organizer (with Sven Erick Alm, Olle Häggström, Kurt Johansson,
Jeff Steif) of the program in Discrete Probability at Institut
MittagLeffler spring 2009.

Member of the
Equal Opportunity Committee of Uppsala university 19982000.

Member of the
promotion committee of the Faculty of Science and Technology 19992002.

Deputy chairman of the mathematics department 20022006.