Curriculum Vitae of Arne Skou (October 2018)

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Academic Degrees

1990 Ph.D. in Computer Science, Aalborg University

1975 M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Copenhagen University   

Key Positions

1975: Assistant Professor (Computing Centre) Aalborg University; 1979: Associate Professor (Computing Centre, Network Manager) Aalborg Univ.; 1986: Research Assistant (Dept. Computer Science) Copenhagen University; 1987: Ph.D. student Aarhus University

1988: Visiting Scholar, Sussex University, U.K.; from 1989: Associate Professor in Computer Science, Aalborg University; 2001: Visiting Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook Univ., N.Y., USA; from 2002: vice-director of CISS.


Research Project Grants as PI/co-PI (selected)

2015-20: Center for Data-intensive Cyber-Physical System (DiCyPS), Innovation Fund Denmark, grant 32.5 mio. DKK, 2015-20 (co-PI)

2013-2017: EU FP7 project ‘Arrowhead’ on industrial IoT framework (WP leader on virtual market of energy in collaboration with Honeywell and Neogrid). Total grant 30 mio. EUR.

2011-2014: EU FP7 project ‘Encourage’ on energy control of intelligent buildings (PI). Total grant approx. 3 mio. EUR.

2013-2016: EU FP7 project ‘Clines’ on cluster based innovation through embedded systems technology with primary focus on smart city applications (PI). Total grant 2 mio. EUR.

2012-16: TotalFlex, ForskEL programme, total grant approx. 30 mio. DKK (WP leader).


Teaching and examination experience

From 1997: Member of computer science censor corps. Has served as censor at all levels at all Danish universities.

From 1990: Responsible and examiner for a number of courses on computer architecture and networks. Experience as project supervisor and examiner at all levels.


Research expertise and citations

Key topics: Models for concurrency. Models for probabilistic processes. Verification and implementation of distributed systems with emphasis on network protocols. Middleware for Cyber Physical Systems with focus on Home Automation. Industrial application of research results with special emphasis on automated analysis of resource and energy optimization.

9 Ph.D. students graduated, 3 ongoing

3,300+ citations, h-index 21 (Google Scholar)




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