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Michael Drewsen

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Michael Rohr Drewsen
Date of birth: 4 April 1965
Nationality: Danish 
OrcID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0420-9923

URL for web site:   http://phys.au.dk/forskning/forskningsomraader/atomar-molekylaer-og-optisk-fysik/the-ion-trap-group/

 

EDUCATION

1994 Mar            PhD degree
                          Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
                          (10 moths stay in the group of C. Cohen-Tannoudji, l'Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, France)

CURRENTPOSITION

2014 –                  Full Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2009 – 2014        Full Professor MSO, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University

2001 – 2009        Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University

1997 – 2001        Associate Research Professor, Aarhus Center of Advanced Physics (ACAP), Aarhus University

1995 – 1997        Assistant Research Professor, Aarhus Center of Advanced Physics (ACAP), Aarhus University

1993 – 1995        Postdoc, Group of Prof. Jürgen Mlynek, Universität Konstanz, Germany

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016                     Elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

2015                      Elected fellow of the American Physical Society

2013                      DFF Sapere Aude Advanced Grant

1998                      Ole Rømer Foundation Award

1996                      Kirstine Meyers Memory Award

 

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Current supervision

3 postdocs
3 PhD students
1 Master student

Previous supervision

15 postdocs have been employed in my group (*)
15 PhD students have graduated from my group (**)
30 Master students have graduated from my group (***)

(*) Four are in permanent positions at an academic institution (Aurélien Dantan, Aarhus University, DK; Solvejg Jørgensen, University of Copenhagen, DK; Joan Marler, Clemson University, USA; Ian Leroux, Research Associate, Measurement Science and Standards, National Research Council Canada), one has obtained Sapere Aude II grant from The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF), Denmark (Aurélien Dantan, Aarhus University, DK)

(**) Three have permanent positions at a university or research institution (Liv Hornekær, Aarhus University, Denmark; Niels Kjærgaard, University of Otago, NewZealand; Ivan Vogelius, Clinical Professor, Copenhagen University/Rigshospitalet, Denmark), one has obtained both the ERC Starting Grant and ERC Consolidator Grant (Liv Hornekær, Aarhus University, Denmark).

(***) One has a permanent position at a university or research institution and has obtained the Sapere Aude II grant from The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) (Kristian Mølhave, Technical University of Denmark).

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

2011                      Chairman of the first International Workshop on cold molecular ions, Sandbjerg Estate, November 23-25, 2011

2010                      Appointed one of the four chairmen for the ECAMP 11 conference in 2013 (~600 participants) by EPS.

2006                      Chairman of the international “Workshop on Non-Neutral Plasmas” held in June 2006 at Aarhus University

2005-                    Member of the scientific committee of more than 20 international meeting.

 

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2016                      Advisory committee member of SUPERTRAP lab, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2015 – 2018       Appointed member of the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF)

2015 – 2018       Appointed member of the Danish National Committee for Research Infrastructures (NUFI) under the Ministry of Research and Education

2015 – 2018        Appointed member of the Nordic Association for the Natural Sciences, NOS-N

 

RESEARCH ASSESSMENT SERVICE

2017                     Head of assessment committee for Head of Department at the Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), Copenhagen University, Denmark

2017                      Reviewer for promotion of academic positions at University of Sussex, UK, Duke University, USA, and NUS, Singapore.

2012 & 2014      Panel Reviewer for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (11 infrastructure applications)

2011 – 2012        Reviewer on four applications to the the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (Højteknologifonden), Denmark

2011                      Panel-reviewer for Deutsche Forschnungsgemeinshcaft (DFG) within the prestigious “Excellence Initiative” by the German Federal and State Governments to Promote Science and Research at German Universities

2010                      Member of assessment committee for a Associate Professor position at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

2010                      Chair of assessment committee for a Associate Professor position at Aarhus University, Denmark

2009                      Assessment committee member for a Full Professor position of the University of Mainz, Germany

2009                      Assessment committee member for an Assistant Professor position of the University of Stockholm, Sweden

2007 – 2010       Yearly panel-reviewer of EU’s Integrated Project SCALA (~30 research partners, total budget of MEUR 7.0)

2007                      Panel-reviewer of an EPSRC ”Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration” initiative in UK focused on Quantum Information Processing (budget MEUR 9.0)

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

2016 – 2020        Danish representative in the Management Committee for the COST Action CA15220 "Quantum Technologies in Space" (QTSpace)

2008 – 2011        Danish representative in the European Research Group (GDRE) "International Cold Atom Network" (INTERCAN) with focus on cold matter

2010 – 2014        Danish representative in the Management Committee for the COST action MP1001 "Ion Trapping for Tomorrow’s Applications" (IOTA)

2006 – 2012       Board member of "European Group for Atomic Systems" (EGAS) under EPS

 

RESEARCH MANAGEMENT

2018 – 2021           CO-PI EU Horizon 2020 FET OPEN project “Testing the Large-Scale Limit of Quantum Mechanics” (TEQ)

2014 – 2017           Coordinator of the EU FP7 ITN “Cold Molecular Ions at the Quantum Limit” (COMIQ)

2014 – 2018           Steering committee member (2014 – 2015) and head of (2016 – 2018) “Danish Center for Laser Infrastructure” (LASERLAB.DK)

2011 – 2014           Node-leader for EU FP7 ITN “Circuit and Cavity Electrodynamics” (CCQED)

2010 – 2014           Node-leader for the EU IST STREP “Physics of Ion Coulomb Crystals” (PICC)

2008 – 2012           Node-leader for the EU FP7 ITN “Ultrafast control of quantum systems by strong laser fields” (FASTQUAST)

2007 – 2010           Node-leader for the ESF EUROCORES EuroQUAM network "Cavity Mediated Molecular Cooling" (CMMC)

2006 – 2009           Node-leader for the EU FP6 IST STREP “Development of a pan-European Microtrap Technology capability for Trapped Ion Quantum Information Science” (MICROTRAP) with focus on miniature ion traps for quantum computing

2006 – 2012           Aarhus-branch leader of QUANTOP

2001 – 2012           Principal investigator (2001-2006) and Aarhus-branch leader (2006-2012) of the "Danish Center for Quantum Optics" (QUANTOP)  funded by the Danish National Research Foundation.

1999 –                     Leader of the Ion Trap Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University