Curriculum Vitae for Johan Peter Uldall Fynbo
Date and place of birth: August 24, 1971 in Herslev, Vejle amt, Denmark.
Son of Peter Uldall Fynbo (farmer, b. 1912, d.1991) and
Agnethe Bach Fynbo (primary school teacher, b. 1928).
Family: Married to Charlotte Harkjær Fynbo May 17, 2003. Children: Clara Kirstine Fynbo, born May 28, 2006. Rasmus Peter Fynbo, born January 19, 2009. Paternal leave: Jan 7 - Mar 31 2007 and Sep 14 - Dec 12 2009.
Position: Professor, Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), Copenhagen University, Lyngbyvej 2, 2100 Østerbro, cell phone: +45 2875 5983
Education: 1991: Kolding Gymnasium.
1998: M.Sc. degree in physics and mathematics, Aarhus University, Denmark.
2000: Ph.D. degree in natural science (astrophysics), Aarhus University, Denmark. One year of my graduate study was carried out at ESO, Garching, Germany under a studentship contract. 3 months were spent at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, US.
Employment: 2000 - 2002: Research Fellow, ESO, Garching, Germany
2002 - 2004: Assistant professor, IFA, University of Aarhus (formally employed at Copenhagen University), Denmark on the Carlsberg- funded project “Danish use of the VLT”
2004 - 2011: Associate professor, NBI, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 – : Professor, NBI, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 - 2015: Member of the Dark Cosmology Centre. I was responsible for the “dark age” theme at the centre including the use of GRBs as probes of star-formation at high redshifts.
Memberships: 2003 - : International Astronomical Union.
2011 - : Danish Astronomical Society (2014-2017 as chairman).
2018 - : Think tank "Eksistensen"
Publications: About 330 refereed publications, h-index about 75.
Other interests: Music (I play the violin), reading, genealogy, archaeology, science/religion debate, sports.