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Professor emeritus of Hydrology and Water Resources at the Department of Environmental Engineering, DTU. Obtained an MSc in Civil Engineering 1969, a PhD in Hydrology 1973, and was conferred the degree Dr. Techn. in 1993. Acted as Head of the Institute of Hydrodynamics and Water Resources 1978-89 and Director of the Groundwater Research Centre (a research centre of excellence) 1989-2001. Was President of the water resources systems commission of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) 2001-2005, Vice-president of IAHS 2007-2011 and Honoray President of IAHS 2019-2023. Has during 1986-2011 been Editor the international scientific journal Hydrology Research (before 2008 denoted Nordic Hydrology). Current research interests include development of hydrological models at different scales; flood and droughts; model parameterisation and uncertainty; sustainability assessment; and optimisation of water resources. Has published more than 100 refereed papers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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