Per Ohlckers is Professor at Department of Microsystems, University College of Southeast Norway, Borre, Norway from September 2005. He is also Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Oslo from 2014. He received his M.Sc. degree in Physical Electronics from Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH, now NTNU) in 1974. Per Ohlckers has contributed to the development of several successful commercial products and he has a large number of international publications with a focus on silicon sensor technology and micro- & nanotechnologies, including two patents. He is supervising PhD students and lecturing in a master course in semiconductor devices at Buskerud and Vestfold University College. He has co-authored a textbook on Packaging & Interconnection Technology for Electronic Systems and have earlier lectured in this field at University College of Southeast Norway and at University of Oslo. He is in the core team of Norwegian Centre of Expertise, Nano- and Microtechnology (NCE MNT), coordinating R&D activities in this industry cluster.