Kristian Kristensen

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Kristian Kristensen

  • Institut for Agroøkologi - Klima og Vand
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Curriculum Vitae


Cand..hort. at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in 1970

Ph.D. (Main subject instatistics and additional subjects in mathematics and botany) at InstituteofMathematicsand Sta­tistics, The Royal Veterinary andAgriculturalUniversity.Thesis: Statistisk Analyse af Data fra Selvstæn­digheds- og Ensartethedsundersøgelser af Sorter.[Statistical Analysis of Data for Distinctness and Uniformityexaminations of Varieties] i 1980.


1970-04-01 - 1970-04-31 Scientist at Department of Horticulture, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University.

1970-05-01 - 1976-08-31 Scientist at Dataanalytical Laboratorium, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science.

1976-09-01 - 1979-02-28 Ph. D. student at Institute of Mathematics and Sta­tistics, The Royal Veterinary and AgriculturalUniversity, Copenhagen.

1979-03-01 - 1987-03-31 Scientist at Dataanalytical Laboratorium (later Department of Biometry and Informatics), Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science

1987-04-01 - 1992-07-31 Constituted head of Department of Biometry and Informatics, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science

1992-08-01 – 1998-02-28 Scientist at Department of Biometry and Informatics, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences (previous Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science).

1998-03-01 – present Senior Scientist in the Research Unit of Statistics and Decision Analysis at Department of Genetics and Biotechnology (2003 and 2004 in Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 1998 to 2002 in Department of Agricultural System), Danish Institute of Agricultural Science, Foulum, DK- 8830 Tjele, Denmark


Participates in COST action 860, where I coordinate WP2 on biostatistics.

Member og UPOV's Technical working party on automation and computer programs (which also or mainly delas wit statistic relevant for DUS testing of new varieties)

Planned and coordinated workshops on DUS data in Kiew (2000), Mexico (2002) and Beijing (2004).

Great knowledge of persons with both statistical and biological expertise from participation in many different project within crop and soil science.