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Research

Personal website: rasmuspedersen.com 
Private phone-number: +45 23 22 02 12

Short overview
In my research, I work with mathematical modelling og biological system.
In particular, I have worked with modelling the spread of diseaseds (epidemiology), public communication of mathematics and modelling of blood-cancers.

Epidemiology
Currently I am a postdoc in the PandemiX center, working with communication regarding the Covid-19 pandemic as well as mathematical modelling of Covid-19.
In addition, I work with mathematical modelling of historical diseaseoutbreaks.

Public communication
I have a large personal interest in dissemination of mathematical results and various ways of visualizing and representing fascinating results, since I believe complicated math can be understood by laymen if given the right presentation. 
This has resulted in a number of interactive visualizations and articles written for broad public audience. Links are found on my website.

Blood-cancers
In my Ph.D. I worked with extending and improving a mathematical model of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs), a type of blood cancer.
The goal of this reserach was to understand the biological mechanisms that lead to MPNs, as well as to investigate when and why treatment is succesful.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Roskilde University

1 Sep 201720 Nov 2020

Award Date: 20 Nov 2020

M.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, Roskilde University

1 Aug 201510 Aug 2017

Award Date: 10 Aug 2017

Bach. Scient., Mathematics and Physics, Roskilde University

1 Sep 201130 Jun 2014

Keywords

  • Mathematics, Mathematics didactics, Mathematical modelling, Statistics

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