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     Date Submitted:13-07-2019
     Last Modified:13-07-2019 (08:02)
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     Current job:Detector Scientist
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsRadiation detection Instrumentation development International projects Prototyping Testing at neutron/particle/gamma beam and sources Laboratory work


    Radiation detection expert with experience in radiation tests with gamma, neutron and charged particles. Training in Engineering Physics and PhD in gamma-/x-ray spectroscopy, 13 years work in international collaborations.

    Lead teams of 4-8 engineers (mechanical, electronics and software), technicians and scientists to realize several prototypes. Developed the Multi-Grid neutron detector technology, whereby propelling it to become the baseline for 2 neutron scattering instruments at the ESS.

    Core Competences and Skills:

    Instrumentation development in international environment

    Team coordination in projects delivering detectors to specifications within deadlines and budget

    In-beam, laboratory experiment definition, performance, analysis

    Mentor for junior colleagues

    Know-how transfer to colleagues, knowledge dissemination, public presentations

    Integration of instrument components

    Flexibility, adjusting to changing requirements

    Detector development, testing, characterization, diagnostics and troubleshooting

    Work with vacuum-compatible devices and clean environments  

    Technical writing; review of technical documentation and drawings; peer-review

    Signal processing (digital and analogue)

    Analysis of large data sets

    Market and technology research and communication,

    Requirements definition, manufacturing specifications

    [in progress] PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)




    2014-02-05 – present

    Detector Scientist

    ESS, European Spallation Source ERIC

    – Neutron scattering facility under construction, to be world’s most powerful neutron source when complete.

    Lund, Sweden


    Proved the advantages and reliability of the novel detector technology, Multi-Grid, within ESS and the neutron community; resulting in its acceptance as baseline at ESS.

    Coordinated the ESS effort on construction of a full-scale prototype detector, including setting up of production of 1024 detector elements and related parts.

    Managed teams of engineers (mechanical, electronics, software) and technicians in the production of 3 test detectors and 2 detector prototypes with 900k Eur total budgets.

    Delivered two complete detector systems – from conception to successful installation and test at the ORNL, USA – to specifications and within 1 year each.

    Created the project scope, budget and schedule plan for a 3.9M Eur final detector production.

    Executed multiple neutron tests (over 10 within Europe) and 2 testing campaigns at the Oak Ridge National Lab, ORNL, US.

    Collaborated with ESS internal teams and external partners from EU and overseas.

    2011-02-07 – 2014-02-04

    PostDoc in Neutron detection

    ILL, Institute Laue Langevin

    – World-leading facility for neutron scattering for materials research.

    Grenoble, France


    Demonstrated that boron-10 detector technology could replace and surpass the performance of existing helium-3 technology in rate capability – x100 improvement and in cost – x2.5 lower cost.

    Convinced the users of this technology that they now had a solid alternative to the traditional technology.

    Developed a technology with mass-production, vacuum compatibility and assembly technique challenges.

    Published 8 reports and peer-reviewed articles, 4 conferences presentations.

    Learned to execute tests as a tool to characterize and project performance.

    Transferred the know-how from the ILL to the ESS.


    2005-01-01 – 2010-05-31

    PhD in Experimental Nuclear Physics

    Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

    Stockholm, Sweden


    Developed and characterized detectors for experimental nuclear physics and medical imaging.

    Accomplished a new type of data analysis, which enabled gamma-ray imaging and polarization measurements with HPGe detectors for fundamental and medical physics.

    Investigated a SiMP-based detector concept for combined PET/CT imaging.

    Proposed and evaluated 2 detector array concepts and 5 configuration options for novel HPGe detector design for gamma-ray spectrometer DESPEC.

    Participated in 6 measurement campaigns and multiple detector tests.

    Guided 3 masters students




    1999-09-01 – 2004-06-30

    Master of Engineering Physics

    Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

    Stockholm, Sweden


    Diploma work in cosmic ray detection




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