Poul G. Hjorth (b. 1955) Associate Professor, Ph.D., cand.scient
in mathematics from University of Copenhagen 1982,
Ph.D.mathematical physics from University of California San Diego
1988. Postdoc at Institute of Nonlinear Science, University of
California San Diego 1989; Assistant professor at DTU 1990, and
associate professor in Applied Mathematics from 1994 at DTU
Mathematics, (now DTU Compute). Visiting full professor 2004 at
Mærsk McKinney Department of Produktion
Technology at University of Southern Denmark. Research visits at
the Weizmann Institute, the Mittag Leffler Institute and Imperial
College, London. Has been secretary and co-chair of the Danish
MAthematical Society, and is now Editor of the Danish Mathematical
Society Newsletter Matilde. Editor at the Fields Instituttets
journal Mathematics in Industry Case Studies. Interested in the
dissimination of Mathematics, the culture of Mathematics, and
Mathematics in culture.
In his research he has touched a large range of subjects in
mathematical physics, classical mechanics, dynamical systems and
geometry, in particular in applications of mathematics to
real-world industrial problems, organization of annual workshops
between mathematics and industry, the European Study Groups with
Industry (ESGI) in Denmark.
Danish representative and member of educational board of
European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI).
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