Morten S. Risager, professor of mathematics – University of Copenhagen

13 April 2018

Morten S. Risager, professor of mathematics


The Dean has appointed Morten S. Risager Professor of Mathematics (Analytic number theory) at the Department of Mathematical Sciences from 1 April 2018.

Morten S. RisagerMorten is affiliated with the research group Algebra & Number Theory as well as the section for Geometric Analysis and Mathematical Physics. He also works as the department's PhD coordinator.

Morten’s research interests are Analytic number theory, Automorphic forms and functions, Euclidian and hyperbolic lattices, Spectral theory, Modular symbols, Eisenstein series and Riemann surfaces.

Morten became Cand.scient in 2001 from Aarhus University in Mathematics (major) and Philosophy (minor). In 2003 he got his PhD-degree from Aarhus. He was then employed as postdoc and assistant professor at Aarhus University and visited the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

In 2008, Morten was employed as assistant professor at this Department; from 2009 as an associated professor.