Jørgen Christian Larsen

Jørgen Christian Larsen

Jørgen Christian Larsen

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Robot System Engineering

Campusvej 55

5230 Odense M

Denmark

Phone: 65503547Mobile: 28459215Fax: 66157697

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Personal CV

Profile photoJørgen Christian Larsen, Ph.D.
Adjunkt
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Instituttet
SDU Embodied Systems for Robotics and Learning

Day of birth: 3. Januar 1984
Nationality: Danish
Family: Married to Dr. Med. Dorte Larsen, 2 children, Agnes and Johan.

Postaddresse:
Campusvej 55
5230
Odense M
Danmark
E-mail: jcla@mmmi.sdu.dk
Mobil: 28459215
Telefon: 65503547

Education

2013: Ph.D. in Robotic Systems at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2011: M.Sc. in Robot Systems Engineering at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2008: B.Sc. of Science in Computer Systems Engineering at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2003: Technical Student, HTX, Odense

Employment

2014 – current: Assistant Professor at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2013 - 2013: Scientific Research Assistant at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2009 - 2013: Phd student, at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2007 - 2009: Student assistant in the Adaptronics group, at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2008 - 2009: Teacher and Concept developer at the “Robot Sommer Camp” in 2008 and 2009, organized by “RoboDays” in Odense, Denmark.

2006 - 2011: Co-ordinator, developer and teacher in the “LEGO-Lab” at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

2006-2011: Teaching assistant at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

Research Interests

- Embodied Artificial intelligence - Understanding how the morphology shape the behaviors

- Biorobotics

- Embedded electronics - Analog/Digital systems, Micro controllers, FPGA

- Modular Robots / Modular design

- Construction kit

- Robot design/construction

Contribution to Research Projects

- Locomorph (2009-2013, FP7 - FET Proactive): To apply the concept of morphology and morphosis to achieve efficient and robust robotic locomotion and movements, in particular, with increased self-stabilization, energy efficiency, maneuverability, and adaptivity to unknown environment.

- PLAN4Act (2017-2021, Horizon2020 - FET Proactive): Predictive Neural Information for Proactive Actions: From Monkey Brain to Smart House Control.

- DLife (2017-2020, Human Frontier Science Program): A dung beetle’s life: how miniature creatures perform extraordinary feats with limited resources

- EFFICACY (2017-2019, SDU Light House Project within "Welfare Innovation"): An effective colorectal cancer-screening program based on novel dual-mode wireless endoscopic capsules

Organization and management experience

CurrentCo-administrate "Embodied AI & Neurorobotics Lab" at SDU
CurrentAdministrate "Embedded teaching lab" at SDU
2012-presSupervision of Bachelor's and Master's projects
2011-2012Member of the "PhD Board" at SDU (1 year as deputy chairman)
2015-presCo-founder of "Teknologiskolen" in Odense (Private Non-profit organization)
2002-presContinuously involved in various private boards, both as board member and as chairman

Awards

”Innovation Award 2012 – For practical innovation in the field of robotics”, by Emerald

Qualifications

- Experience in embedded system development with FPGA and micro controllers.

- Highly skilled developer of mechatronic systems.

- Solid experience in programming with: C, Java, C#, VB6, Matlab, VHDL, Python

- Experienced used and developer for both Windows and Linux platforms.

- In-depth knowledge in both modern and classical artificial intelligence.

- Highly skilled developed of robotic systems that combine electronics, mechatronics, artificial intelligence and inspiration from biology to make use of the symbiosis that emerge between these fields/technologies.

- Advanced user of 3D printers and CAD software.

- Experience in international scientific collaboration

Courses

- Writing good Scientific Papers, SDU

- Presentation Course, SDU

- Advanced Topics in Robotics Technology (Row of seminars), SDU

- The 2011 STIFF/VIACTORS Summer School on Impedance, Frauenchiemsee, Bavaria, Germany

- EMBODYi & Lampetra Projects Summer School: Secound Summer School on Embodied Intelligence, Zurich, Switzerland

- Cybernetics, Architecture & Robotics - Boundaries, Distiinctions & Models, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation School of Architecture

Publications

- Journal papers: 2

- Conference papers (peer-reviewed): 13

- Abstracts: 3

- Other: 1

Teaching and Supervising

Supervising or co-supervising
- Bachelors: 11
- Masters: 10
- Individual Study Activity: 17
- International guests: 4

Courses taught: 5 (total of 11 runs)

Courses as instructor: 5 (total of 16 runs)

Teknologiskolen: 4 classes 

Others (summer schools, etc.):  2