Welcome to my web page!
I am a Professor of Astronomy at Lund Observatory in the Department
of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics at Lund University
in Sweden. I am also a Professor of Planetary Sciences and Planet
Formation at the GLOBE Institute
at the University of Copenhagen. I work on the topics planet formation,
exoplanets, accretion discs, turbulence, and supercomputing.
I obtained my PhD degree in 2007 at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and at
Heidelberg University. After that I spent a bit more than two years as
a postdoc at Leiden
I obtained my docent degree from Lund University in 2013.
anders (at) astro.lu.se /
+46 736 84 96 98 (mobile)
My office at Lund Observatory is in room B240, Box 43, 221 00 Lund,
You can see information about my travel plans here.
My research focuses on theoretical and computational models of planet
formation. I study a wide range of growth stages in the formation of
planets: the growth of dust grains to pebbles, the formation of
planetesimals (e.g, by the
streaming instability), the rapid planetary accretion by pebble
accretion, and the final assembly of planetary systems. This work
is relevant for understanding the planets of the Solar System as well
as the vast amount of exoplanets that have been discovered around other
You can read more about my research interests here. Click here
to see my publication list on ADS (sort by
citations). My Google Scholar page can be found here.
Follow this link for a full Curriculum Vitae (CV).
My research group at Lund Observatory currently hosts five PhD students
and four Postdoctoral Fellows. The group is
funded by Lund University, the Swedish Research Council, the European
Research Council, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation, and the
Royal Physiographical Society of Lund. The group is part
of the bigger Theoretical Astrophysics and Observational and
Theoretical Astrophysics environments in Lund.
We hold supercomputing grants at the Lunarc Center for Scientific and
Technical Computing at Lund University and through the European PRACE collaboration.
You can read more about my research group here.
Lisa: *Now* can we do something Japanese?
Homer: Oh, I'm sick of doing Japanese stuff! In jail we had to be in this
dumb kabuki play about the 47 Ronin, and I wanted to be Oshi, but they
made me Ori!
Bart: Then we had to do two hours of origami, followed by flower arranging
Homer: [to Bart in Japanese, subtitled:] Should we tell them the secret of
Bart: [Japanese, subtitled:] No, they are foreign devils.
Marge: [to Lisa:] Honey, I know you want to see Japan, but we're down to our
last million yen. [takes a bill out of her hair]
Homer: [to Lisa:] Don't worry, ichiban, I'll show you something Japanese.
[takes the million yen note from Marge and folds it into a crane]
Lisa: Oh, it's beautiful, Dad!
Homer: It's a crane. The Japanese believe they bring good luck. [hands the
crane to Lisa]
Marge: Be careful. We need that money to get home.
[The wind carries the million-yen crane away]
Homer: [Japanese, subtitled:] D'oh!
-- The Simpsons, Episode AABF20 - "Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo"