Curriculum Vitae

Education and training

  • 1972
  • Final examination in Agricultural Sciences (Plant Sciences),
    MSc, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, KVL, Copenhagen
  • 1977-
  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Botany), KVL, Copenhagen
  • 1992
  • Dr. agro. (DSc) KVL, Copenhagen

Positions held

  • 2015-
  • Professor emeritus, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, UCPH.
  • 1996-2015
  • Professor (Weed Science), UCPH
  • 1992-1996
  • Docent (Weed Science), Department of Agricultural Sciences, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, KVL.
  • 1983-92
  • Associate professor, Department of Crop Husbandry and Plant Breeding, KVL.
  • 1982
  • Project Research Officer, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science, Department of Weed Control and Pesticide Ecology, Flakkebjerg.
  • 1973-82
  • Various research positions, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Crop Husbandry and Plant Breeding, KVL.

 

Honorary Awards

  • 1987 Fabrikant Ulrik Brinch og hustru Marie Brinchs legat, for outstanding research in Weed Science
  • 1998 Honorary Member of the Weed Science Society of America
  • 2012 NOVA University Network Teaching price for the PhD course: Applied Statistics with R for the Agricultural, Life and Veterinary sciences
  • 2016 International Weed Science Society Outstanding International Achievement Award

 

Sabbaticals

  • 2014
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Wyoming, USA
  • 2009/10
  • Visiting Scientist, University of California Davis, USA.
  • 1997/98
  • Visiting Scientist, Natural Products Utilization Research Unit, USDA, Oxford, Mississippi, USA.
  • 1987/88
  • Visiting Scientist, Keith Turnbull Research Institute, Department of Conservation Forests and Lands, Victoria, Australia
  • 1986
  • Statistical adviser at AGROLAB A/S.

Teaching and Training

  • 1977-
  • Teacher in and later coordinator of Weed Science Teaching at University of Copenhagen.
  • 2001-
  • Teaching in Crop Production in the Tropics
  • 2005-13
  • Coordination of and teacher in course “Pesticide use, mode of action and ecotoxicology”
  • 2007-14
  • PhD course in Applied Statistics for the Agricultural, Life and Veterinary Sciences, NOVA University Network (The Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network) url: http://www.nova-university.org/
  • 2005-
  • More than 20 short courses in “Statistical Analysis of Dose-response Data” , URL Taught workshops
  • 2014
  • Development with Andrew Kniss of on-line Statistical Analysis of Agricultural Experiments with R, url: http://rstats4ag.org/

Organizational skills

  • 2000-12
  • Chairperson of Pesticide Advisory Board (Bekæmpelsesmiddelrådet). Danish Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 1996-12
  • The Crop Protection Advisory Board (Planteværnsudvalget), The Agricultural Advisory Center (Landbrugets Rådgivningscenter).
  • 1996-05
  • The Pesticide Expert Committee (Danish Agricultural and Veterinary Research Council).

Conferences

  • 1992
  • Session organiser at the first IWSS Congress in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1994-01
  • Scientific Officer in EWRS and involved in organising numerous EWRS Symposia
  • 1996
  • President of the second IWSS Congress Copenhagen
  • 2000
  • Evaluation of Graduate students project and grant proposal at the third IWSS Congress Foz Do Iguaçu, Brazil,
  • 2004
  • Evaluation of Graduate students project grant proposal at the fourth IWSS Congress, Durban, South Africa
  • 2003
  • Co-organiser of the EWRS Mediterranean symposium in Adana, Turkey
  • 2015
  • 17th EWRS symposium, Montpellier
  • 2016
  • Workshops and part organiser of 7th International Weed Science Congress, June 19-25, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Outreach to the World

  • 2015
  • member of the Executive Board at Agrolab A/S
  • 2008
  • Expert mission to IITA to evaluate the project “Tuber crops” co funded by EC
  • 2005
  • Expert mission to ICRISAT to evaluate the project “Harnessing biotechnology for the poor” co funded by EC
  • 2001-03
  • Supervisor for Eritrean Master student (Striga control in Sorghum)
  • 2001-05
  • Improving control strategies of Imperata cylindrica for smallholder farmers in West African low input agriculture
  • 1999
  • FAO assignment. Development of International Standards for Ecological Risk Assessment of Herbicide or Insect Resistant (Bt-protected) Crops. Guidelines for analysis, assessment and management of associated risks.
  • 1999
  • Evaluation of The Postgraduate Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Paradynia, Sri Lanka.
  • 1998
  • Supervisor for Palestinian master students (Orobanche control)
  • 1998
  • Danida mission to Eritrea on Weed management.
  • 1985
  • Supervisor and leader of post graduate studies for Weed scientists from the Indian sub-continent.

Research management and assessment

  • 2011-15
  • Editor, Weed Science, for the Journal Crop Protection
  • 2001-10
  • Chairman of the Committee for Developing Aids at the Department of Agricultural Sciences.
  • 1999-04
  • Chairman of the Research Committee at the Department of Agricultural Sciences.
  • 1998-00
  • Member of the KVL Senate
  • 1993-96
  • Member of executive board of the Department of Agricultural Sciences
  • 1993-04
  • Head of the Section Weed Science at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, KVL.
  • 1992-93
  • Member of the ad hoc group to evaluate research by bibliometric analysis, KVL.
  • 1991
  • Member of the support group for the Danish Council for Research Policy in conjunction with the International Evaluation of Danish Agricultural Research.
  • 1990-92
  • Member of the faculty board for Agricultural Sciences, KVL.
  • 1990-92
  • Head of the Section Crop Science at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, KVL.
  • 1990-92
  • Member of the interim editorial board, whose objective was to change the format of The University Annual Report, KVL.
  • 1990-95
  • Chairman of the Research Committee at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, KVL.
  • 1982-95
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Weed Research.