CV – University of Copenhagen

CV

Erik Bruun Simonsen

Born August 9th 1955

Education

2014                    D.M.Sc. (dr. med.) Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Thesis: Contributions to the understanding of gait control.

1991                    Ph.D. in Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Locomotion, Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

1984                    M.Sc. in Human Physiology (with highest distinction) and Danish Language (Minor degree) from the August Krogh Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Positions

1996-                  Associate professor at Dept. Medical Anatomy and later Dept. of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and latest Dept. of Neuroscience, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

1996-1997         External associate professor in Dept. of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark.

1992-1996         Post doc and research associate professor at Dept. Medical Anatomy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

1991-1992         Project manager, Danish Association of Elite Sport.

1988-1991         Ph.D. student at Dept. of Medical Anatomy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (on leave from permanent position).

1985-1991         Permanent research position in Dept. of Work Physiology at the National Institute of Occupational Health.

1984-1985         Anatomy teacher at the August Krogh Institute and freelance computer programmer.

Awards

2011                    Steno Award, Danish Society of Biomechanics.