Lars-Erik Lindgren obtained his PhD in Solid Mechanics at LTU 1985. He became professor in 1998 in Computer Aided Design. Currently he is professor in Material Mechanics. He is also associated with Dalarna University and University West in Sweden.
Professor Lindgren has published more than 100 journal, book contributions, papers, and conference proceedings papers. He has supervised 13 students to the PhD degree and now supervises eight PhD students.
He is author to the book Computational Welding Mechanics – Thermomechanical and microstructural simulations. Furthermore, he is section editor for the Encyclopedia Thermal Stresses by Springer.