Steen Rasmussen

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Professor and Director of the FLinT Center

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Short CV

Education

  • 1985: Ph.D., (Physics) Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
  • 1982: M.Sc., (Physics & Physical Chemistry) Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
  • 1978-1981: Philosophy studies at University of Copenhagen.

Employment

Centre website

  • 2007 - Present: Center Leader Fundamental Living Technology & Research Director, SDU.
  • 2004 - 2005: Guest Professor Molecular Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Copenhagen.
  • 2004 - Present: External Research Professor, Santa Fe Institute (SFI).
  • 2002 - 2007: Team Leader Self-Organizing Systems, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
  • 1997 - 2002: Staff Scientist, Earth and Environmental Science, LANL.
  • 1992 - 1997: Staff Scientist, Simulation Applications, LANL.
  • 1991 - 1992: Staff Scientist, Theoretical Division, LANL.
  • 1988 - 2004: Part time Researcher in Residence Santa Fe Institute (SFI)
  • 1988 - 1991: Postdoc, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
  • 1985 - 1988: Postdoc, Physics Laboratory, Technical University of Denmark.

Selected Awards & Honours

  • 2009: Top-5 Scientific Break-Through in Denmark. Rasmussen, Maurer & Monnard.
  • 2005: Top-5 World Technology Network Reward, Biotechnical Category: Protocell Design.
  • 2004: Los Alamos Achievements Awards for Excellence: Simulation of Critical Infrastructures.
  • 2004: Los Alamos Achievements Awards for Excellence: Protocell Design.
  • 2000: Los Alamos Cerro Grande Wildfire Awards: Web-based disaster mitigation, People finder database.
  • 1988: P. Gorm-Petersens Mindelegat, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen, Margrethe II of Denmark.

Research Interests

  • Protocells
  • Chemistry of life-like systems
  • Theory & simulation of life-like systems
  • ChemBio ICT
  • Origins of life & astrobiology
  • Living technology

Publications