Kent Bækgaard Lauritsen

K. B. LauritsenProject Manager, Ph.D.
Danish Meteorological Institute

Lyngbyvej 100
DK-2100 Copenhagen

Phone: +45 39 15 74 54 Fax: +45 39 15 74 60
Email: kbl (at)

Research areas and interests
  • Measurements of atmospheric parameters with GPS radio signals
  • Inversion methods: Abel transform, back-propagation, wavelets, canonical transform
  • Statistical physics and phase transitions in non-equilibrium systems: dynamics of interfaces, fractals, percolation, random walks, fractional Browian motion, random lattices, Monte Carlo simulations, self-organized criticality and avalanche dynamics, fluctuations and correlations in financial markets
  • 1991 Cand.Scient. (M.Sc.; physics), Aarhus University, Denmark
  • 1995 Ph.D. (theoretical statistical physics), Aarhus University, Denmark
Employment record
  • 1992      Research Fellow, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • 1992/93 Research Fellow, HLRZ, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany
  • 1994      Research Fellow, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1995       Post doc, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1996-97 Assistant Research Professor, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
  • 1998-99 Associate Research Professor, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
  • 1999-      Scientist (from July 1st), DMI, Denmark

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