Biographical Information Professor Stein Sture, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Stein Sture is currently the Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. He is also the Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where He has held the position since August 1, 2007, and he held the position on an interim basis between October 1, 2005 and July 15, 2006. He also holds the Huber and Helen Croft Endowed Professor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. He has been a faculty member at CU Boulder since 1980. He served as Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (2002-2005). He has served as department chair for nearly six years (1990-1991; 1994-1998). Between 1976 and 1980 he was on the faculty at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his education in public schools in Oslo, Norway, a degree in engineering mechanics at the Schous Institute of Technology, in Oslo, and three degrees at the University of Colorado, Boulder (PhD, 1976). His fields of expertise are in the areas of experimental and analytical modeling in geomechanics, computational geotechnics, and geotechnical engineering. He has advised and graduated 34 PhD and 45 MS thesis students. He has authored or co-authored over 270 peer reviewed publications and 65 research reports. Between 1985 and 1986 he was a visiting professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, and the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, where he is a Jenkin Fellow in Engineering Sciences.

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