Curriculum Vitae

 Peter's CV

Contact information:

Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk
Universitetet i Oslo
Sem Sælands vei 13
0371 Oslo
Norway

Email:

Webpage:
www.dark-cosmology.dk/~pela



Academic record

2016 - present: Postdoc at the Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk, Oslo.
2015 - 2016: System administrator/IT support at the Dark Cosmology Centre (DARK), Copenhagen.
2012 - 2015: Postdoc at DARK, Copenhagen.
2010 - 2012: Postdoc at the Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm
2007 - 2010: Ph.D. student in astrophysics, DARK, Copenhagen.
Three months were spent at The Excellence Cluster Universe, Garching.
2004 - 2006: M.Sc. student in astrophysics, DARK (average grade 13/13).
1999 - 2002: Undergraduate student in physics/mathematics, Roskilde University Centre, Roskilde.


Research fields  

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Numerically/theoretically: Radiative transfer
Lyman α theory, line formation
Dust
Reionization
Galaxy formation
Compton scattering in gamma-ray bursts
Observationally: Emission from damped Lyα absorbers
Gamma-ray burst afterglows
Fundamental parameters for eclipsing binaries


Publications

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Outreach

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Attended conferences

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Invited talks

2015: "Lyman α — a window to the distant Universe", Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk, Oslo, Norway
2012: "Interpreting Lyman α radiation from young, dusty galaxies", Roskilde University Center seminar, Roskilde, Denmark
2010: "Interpreting the Lyman α line", Nordic Astrophysics 2010, Visby, Sweden
2010: "Modeling Lyα emission from high-z galaxies", Lyα micro-workshop, AlbaNova, Stockholm, Sweden
2009: "Lyman α radiative transfer in the high-redshift, dusty Universe", Lund Observatory, Lund, Sweden


Acted as a referee for:

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Astrophysical Journal


Attended summer schools

2007: NOT Observing Summer School, 1 week, NOT, La Palma, Spain
2007: Radiative Transfer and Numerical Magnetohydrodynamics, 2 weeks, ITA, Oslo, Norway
2006: Supercomputational Cosmology, 4 weeks, AIP, Potsdam, Germany
2004: The Birth, Life and Death of Stars, 2 weeks, ASA, Alpbach, Austria


Coding skills and software

Fortran
IDL
Python
IRAF
Mathematica
csh
html

Languages

Danish (mother tongue)
English (fluently)
Swedish (moderately)
German (moderately)
Spanish (moderately)