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Christian Holm Christensen

Christian Holm Christensen

Lektor

  • Eksperimentel subatomar fysik

    Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 København Ø, Bygning Q, Bygning: Qb-6

    Danmark

    Telefon: +45 35 32 54 47Mobil: +45 24 61 85 91Fax: +45 35 32 50 16

Education

January 2008

Obtained the Ph.D. from University of Copenhagen with the dissertation “The ALICE Forward Multiplicity Detector — from design to installation”

March 2003

Obtained the Cand. Scient. degree. Master thesis entitled ‘Fluctuations in Au+Aucollisions at vsNN = 200 GeV’.

June 1999

Obtained B. Sc.. Bachelor thesis entitled ‘QGP i relativistiske sammenstød mellemtunge ioner med BRAHMS ved RHIC’ (‘QGP in relativistic collisions of heavy ions using BRAHMS at RHIC’)

June 1998

Obtained B.A. in Philosophy.

September 1995

Starting studies in Physics and Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen.

Employment

January 2012 - December 2015

Post-Doc. at the Niels Bohr Institute , University of Copenhagen, via a 4 year STENO research stipend from the Danish Council of Independent Research - Natural Sciences.

March 2010 – January 2012

Post.-Doc. at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagenin the Discovery Center (Grundforskningsfonden).

January 2008 – February 2010

Post.-Doc. at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, in the High Energy Heavy Ion group, via an internationalization grant (for work at Brookhaven National Laboratory and CERN) from the Villum Kann Rasmussen founda-tion.

December 2003 – January 2008

Ph.D. stipend under the Centre for CERN Research (ICE2).

August – December 2003

Research assistant at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, in the High Energy Heavy Ion group.

Leaves of Absence

February-April 2013

Parental leave.

August 2012-January 2013

Half-time parental leave.

February–March 2009 & August–November 2009

Paternal leave

Stipends and Awards

May 2011

Recieved 4 year STENO research grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research - Natural Sciences. 

October 2008

Received the ALICE Best Thesis Award 2008 for the Ph.D. thesis “The ALICE Forward Multiplicity Detector, from design to installation”.

January 2008

Received 2 year Post-Doc. grant from the “Villum Kann Rasmussen” foundation.

December 2001

Received the scholarship stipend ‘Lørups, født Helm, mindelegat’

Stays Abroad

2010

Multiple stays at CERN for data taking, including first Pb–Pb collisions in November and December.

October–November 2009

Stay at CERN in connection with first collisions.

2008– 2009

Work on installation and commissioning on the FMD detector in ALICE at CERN.

August 2007–December 2008

Multiple stays at CERN to prepare the FMD for first collisions,and shifts during injection tests.

Spring 2007

Multiple stays at to CERN to test, install, and commission the FMD.

July 2006

Experiments at the Aarhus Storage Ring to test the FMD detector.

Spring 2006

Multiple stays at CERN to test, install, and commission the FMD.

March 2004

Stay at Brookhaven National Laboratory to take shifts at the BRAHMS experiment.

Winter–Spring 2006

Multiple stays at the Aarhus Storage Ring to test the FMD detector.

April 2000

Stay at Brookhaven National Laboratories in conjunction with deployment of calibration database, and work related to masters thesis.

December 1999

Stay at Brookhaven National Laboratories in conjunction with finalisation of calibration database developments.

July – August 1999

Stay at Brookhaven National Laboratories in conjunction with the commissioning the BRAHMS detectors and development of the calibration database.

Conferences and Schools

August 2012

Attended Quark Matter 2012 Conference in Washington D.C., USA.

November 2011

Co-organizer of the workshop “Heavy Ions: Experiment confront Theory,” Discovery Center, Niels Bohr Institute.

May 2011

Attended Quark Matter 2011 Conference in Annecy, France.

February 2010

Talk “dNch /d¿|forward ” at the First pp Physics meeting, CERN, Geneva.

October 2009

Talk “Flow in the FMD.” at the ALICE Flow meeting, CERN, Geneva.

October 2008

Talk “The ALICE Forward Multiplicity Detector.” at the ALICE Physics Forumin conjunction with the ALICE Best Thesis Award 2008, CERN, Geneva.

January 2008

Talk “The ALICE and FMD” at Nordic ALICE Meeting on ALICE physics.

February 2007

Talk “Configuration of the FMD digitizer” at the ALICE meeting on Configuration of the TPC Front–End Electronics.

November 2006

Attended Quark Matter 2006 Conference in Shanghai, China, with the poster “The ALICE Forward Multiplicity Detector.”

August 2005

Attended CERN Summer School of High Energy Physics, in Kitzbühl, Austria.

August 2005

Attended Quark Matter 2005 Conference in Budapest, Hungary, with the poster “The ALICE Forward Multiplicity Detector.”

January 2004

Attended Quark Matter 2004 Conference in Oakland, California, USA, with the poster “Charged Particle Multiplicity Fluctuations in Au-Au collisions at vsNN = 200 GeV.”

September 2002

Lecture week of European Graduate School: “Complex Systems of Hadrons and Nuclei” at NBI.

February 2002

Lecture week of European Graduate School: “Complex Systems of Hadrons andNuclei” at Giessen University, Germany.

September 2001

Lecture week of European Graduate School: “Complex Systems of Hadrons andNuclei” at NBI.

February 2001

Lecture week of European Graduate School: “Complex Systems of Hadrons andNuclei” in Fuldatal, Germany. Gave talk on ‘Principal Component Analysis’.

June – September 2000

CERN summer student affiliated to ALICE and the ROOT development team.

Teaching and Outreach

September 2009

Invited lecture on Physics at the LHC for at the Watermill Center, SouthHampton, New York. The Watermill Center is the workshop of performance, installation,and stage artist Robert Wilson.

2010–2011

Adviser for Master student Alexander Hansen.

2008–2011

Adviser for Ph.D. student Hans Hjersing Dalsgaard.

August 2000 –

Supplementary adviser for Master and Ph.D. Students in the High Energy Heavy Ion group.

September 2008

Gave a lecture for high–school students from Frederiksberg gymnasium on Physics at the LHC.

March 2008

Gave a lecture for high–school students from Bjerringbro Gymnasium on the Standard Model.

August 2006 – August 2008

Supplementary advisor for Master Students in the High Energy Heavy Ion group.

August – November 2005

Teacher in the course “Laboratory exercises for 1st year Physics.”

August – November 2004

Teaching assistant, teaching “Introductory Mathematics.”

September – December 2002

Assistant teacher in the course ‘Datalogi for Fysikere’ (‘ComputerScience fo Physicists’).

October 2001

Gave lecture for the general public at ‘Kulturnat’ on heavy ion physics.

December 2000

Gave internal course on C++ programming for the High Energy Particle physicsgroup at NBI.

September – December 2000

Assistant teacher in the course ‘Datalogi for Fysikere’ (‘ComputerScience for Physicists’).

 

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