Dr. Søren Bertil F. Dorch
University of Copenhagen and The Royal Library, Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
I am Associate Professor at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy at University of Southern Denmark SDU) and since 2020 and since 2013 Library Director at SDU as well.
Former functions include being President of the Danish Research Library Association, board member of the Evidence-Based Research Network (EBRN), the European library organization (LIBER), and Denmark's Electronic Research Library.
My research subjects are within astrophysics, magnetohydrodynamical theory and numerical computer simulations. Overall topics are cosmic magnetic fields and stellar dynamo action. Besides that, I am researching on general topics within the field of scholarly communication, e.g. scholarly publishing, data management etc.
I received my Master's in astronomy (1995) and my Ph.D. in physics (1998), both from The Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. Among other things I have e.g. been a fellow at the Solar Physics Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (1999-2001), associate professor (2002-2005) and honorary associate professor in Computational Astrophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen (2006-2011).