**Born:**June 14, 1961, Copenhagen, Denmark**Citizenship:**Danish**Wife:**Mirjam Bornstein**Children:**1992, 1996

- Cand. Scient. (Masters), University of Copenhagen, 1985
- Ph.D., Princeton University, 1989

- 1989-90: Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Math., University of Michigan
- 1990 (Fall): Post-doctoral fellow, Dept. of Math., University of Toronto
- 1991 (Spring): Member, School of Math., Institute for Advanced Study
- 1991-1995: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Math., Princeton University
- 1995-1997: Research Professor (Forskningsprofessor), Dept. of Math., Aarhus University
- 1997: Professor, Dept. of Math., University of Copenhagen
- 2016-2021: Centre leader: Villum Centre of Excellence for the Mathematics of Quantum Theory (QMATH).

- 1997 (Spring): Member, School of Math., Institute for Advanced Study
- 2003-2004: Member, School of Math., Institute for Advanced Study
- 2004 (June-July): Visiting research fellow Dept. of Physics, Princeton University
- 2005 (June): Guest Professor, Universite Paris Dauphine
- 2007 (Spring): Mercator Guest Professor, Ludwig-Maximillian Universität München

- Member of the The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (elected 2000)
- University of Copenhagen 2001 teacher of the year (Årets Harald)
- The 2002 Friedman rescue award for "significant contributions to mathematical physics".
- ERC Advanced Grant 2013-2018

- Vice president and secretary of the Danish Mathematical Society (1998-2006)
- Member of the C18 Commission on Mathematical Physics under the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) (2002-2005, 2005-2008)
- Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP) (2006-2008)
- Member of the The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences (2008-2012) (vice chair 2009-2012, chair 2013)
- Secretary of the International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP) (2009-2011)
- Member of the Board of the Danish Council for Independent Research (2014-17), (vice-chair 2016-17)