Kirsten Kraiberg Knudsen

Associate professor, Earth and Space Sciences, Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics, Extragalactic Astrophysics

Kirsten Kraiberg Knudsen's research concerns galaxy formation and evolution and Kirsten focuses in particularly on star forming galaxies at cosmological distances. Kirsten Knudsen uses large, modern telescopes such as ALMA, VLT, IRAM PdBI, and VLA to study the properties of redshift z=2-7 (lensed) submillimeter galaxies and quasar host galaxies. She receives funding from the VR (‘Unga forskare’) and KAW as a Wallenberg Academy Fellow. Her research group includes the PhD students Lukas Lindroos and Judit Fogasy, and postdocs Guillaume Drouart and Suzy Jones (former members include Lulu Fan and Theresa Nilsson).

Kirsten is a member of the Swedish Young Academy. Further, she is involved in the Gothenburg Center for Advance Studies.

Published: Mon 14 Oct 2013. Modified: Mon 03 Oct 2016