Curriculum Vitae





Sven Wedemeyer, Dr.

Affiliation:Institutt for Teoretisk Astrofysikk, Universitetet i Oslo (UiO)
Address (postal): Postboks 1029 Blindern, 0315 Oslo, Norway
Address (visit):Sem Sælandsvei 13, 0315 Oslo, Norway
Phone :+47-22 85 65 20
Fax :+47-22 85 65 05
E-mail :sven.wedemeyer@astro.uio.no

Academic Degrees

2003 :Ph.D. in astronomy, University of Kiel, Germany
Grade: magna cum laude (very good)
Thesis: "Multi-dimensional Radiation Hydrodynamic Simulations of the Non-Magnetic Solar Atmosphere"
1999 :Physics diploma, University of Kiel, Germany
Grade: very good
Thesis: "Statistical equilibrium of silicon in cool stars"

University Education

2000 - 2003: Ph.D. studies in astrophysics, Institute for Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, University of Kiel, Germany
2000 :DAAD grant, Astronomy and Astrophysics Group, University of Glasgow, U.K.
1994 - 1999:studies of physics, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
(minor subjects/add. courses: maths (numerics), chemistry, geology)

Current Employment

Since 2017: PI, Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS), University of Oslo, Norway
Since 2016: Permanent scientific staff (researcher/lecturer), Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway
2016 - 2021: Project leader, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, Norway
Project: "SolarALMA", ERC Consolidator Grant
2013 - 2016: Project leader, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, Norway
Project: "VORTEX - Vortex flows and magnetic tornadoes on the Sun and cool stars"
since 2014: External staff member of the European ALMA Regional Center at Ondrejov, Czech Republic (Czech ARC)

Previous Employment

2011 - 2014: Project leader/researcher, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, Norway
Project: "Magnetic Activity of the Atmospheres of M-type Dwarf Stars"
2009 - 2011: Researcher, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, Norway
Project: "Solar Atmospheric Modelling"
2007 - 2009: Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics,
Center of Mathematics for Applications, Oslo, Norway
Project: "Heating and Structure of Stellar Chromospheres"
2006 - 2007: Researcher, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, Norway
Project: "Solar Atmospheric Modelling"
2003 - 2006: Researcher, Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics, Freiburg, Germany
Project: "Magnetohydrodynamics of the solar chromosphere"
2000 - 2003: Researcher, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, University of Kiel, Germany
Project: "3D simulations of turbulent sound generation in the convection zones of solar-like stars"
2000: DAAD grant, Astronomy and Astrophysics Group, University of Glasgow, U.K.
Project: "Chromospheric heating"
2000: Researcher, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, University of Kiel, Germany
Project: "NLTE abundance determinations"
1997 - 1998: Student research assistant, Dept. of Marine Geophysics, GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
Project: "3D migration operators / Dynamics of the Ocean Floor"

Miscellaneous

since 2006: Individual Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)
2008 - 2009:Norwegian representative in the Programme Committee and roving tutor for the Alpbach 2009 summer school on exoplanets
since 2010: Norwegian substitute member of the Observing Programmes Committee (OPC) for the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT)
since 2011: Member of the Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) for the SDO-4/IRIS/Hinode Workshop, Monterey, USA (2012)
since 2012: Leader of an International Team at ISSI (Bern, Switzerland) to investigate "Magnetic Activity of M-type Dwarf Stars and the Influence on Habitable Extra-solar Planets"
since 2013: Editorial Board member of the Journal of Astrophysics
2014 - 2015: Co-Convenor of IAGA Symposium A32 ("Studies of the Quiet Sun and Active Regions"), IUGG 2015
2014 - 2015: Technical Program Committee, Conf. on Astrophysics and Space Science, 2015, Shanghai, China
since 2014: External staff member of the ALMA Regional Center at Ondrejoy, Czech Republic
-: Reviewer/referee for international journals and national funding agencies, incl. NASA peer review panels.

Publications

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