Jens Gravesen

Jens Gravesen

Associate Professor

Asmussens Allé

Building: 303B, 152

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45253064

My research started in pure mathematics in the fields of differential geometry and global analysis. I have now moved in to more applied mathematics especially geometric design. I am especially interested in representations of curves, surfaces, and other geometric objects that allows for exact calculations. An other part of my research is concerned with geometric effects in quantum mechanics, with a view to applications in nano technology.

I am also interested in concrete industrial applications of mathematics. In 1998 Poul Hjorth and I initiated the first European Study Group with Industry (ESGI) in Denmark and I have since participated in the organisation of these yearly workshops where mathematicians works on problems from industry.



1982 - 1984 D.Phil. (mathematics) - University of Oxford
1974 - 1980 cand.scient. (M.Sc.) (mathematics and physics) - University of Copenhagen

Academic grades

1980 cand.scient. (M.Sc.) University of Copenhagen (mathematics/physics)

1988 D.Phil. University of Oxford (mathematics)

Professional experience

2004 - 2004 Guest Professor (MCI) - University of Southern Denmark
1988 - Associate Professor - Technical University of Denmark, Department of Mathematics
1985 - 1988 Assistant professor (IMFUFA) - Roskilde University Centre
1984 - 1985 Teaching assistant - Technical University of Denmark, Department of Mathematics


Differential geometry. Geometric design. Computer aided geometric design. Mathematics in Industry
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