1981 …2018

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Research and teaching interests: Molecular biophysics, Helical structures, Condensed matter physics, Nano science and technology, Magnetisme and magnetic x-ray scattering, The physics of human senses, and Planetary physics. I take an interest in teaching introductory physics and in the use of creative methods in teaching.

Other information

- Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK and Ireland (2004).

- Villum Kann Rasmussen's award for Technical  Research, The Villum Kann Rasmussen Foundation (1993).

- Cowinner of the award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in the category of Solid State Physics in the U.S. Department of Energy's Annual Materials Sciences Research Competition (1985).

- Liquids and Soft Matter Board, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2001-2004).

- Chairman of the Danish Physical Society (1993-1996).

 

 

 



International Experience:

- Visiting Professor at CAU, Kiel, Germany (2007).

- Visiting Scientist at ILL, Grenoble, France (2004)

- Assistant Physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA (1984-1986).

- Has participated in work at synchrotron facilities in Germany, France and U.S.A.

- Member, C10 IUPAP Commission (1996-2002).

- Member, COST P1 Committee, Physics, Soft Condensed Matter (1997-2002).

- Participated in various evaluation panels for the European Commission (1995-2008).

- Chair of the High Level Scientific Conference Panel, EU, Brussels (1999 & 2002)

- President of the Basic Science Panel for the Descartes Prize, EU, Brussels (2000).



Language Skills:
English
Danish

Research areas

 

Nanoscale molecular biophysics, Helical structures, The nanoscale physics of DNA, Protein physics, Condensed matter physics, Nano science and technology, Magnetism and magnetic x-ray scattering, The physics of human senses, and Planetary physics.

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  • Planetary physics
  • Protein physics
  • Soft matter physics
  • Self-organizing phenomena
  • Sensing (sight and hearing)
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Magnetism
  • Molecular biophysics
  • Nanomaterials

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