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Maria Sundin

Senior lecturer

Maria Sundin
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 9172

Visiting Address: Origovägen 6 b , 41296 Göteborg

Department of Physics (More Information)
412 96 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Origovägen 6 B , 412 96 Göteborg

About Maria Sundin


My research background is in astrophysics mainly having done numerical simulations of galactic dynamics. Since 2012 I also do research in sports & technology focussing on equestrian sports. My two different areas have also combined in a few papers on space sports.

Education is very important to me and among my merits is the indivudual pedagogical prize of the University of Gothenburg in 2012. I teach several popular and interdisciplinary astronomy courses at the Univeristy of Gothenburg and I have started a course in equestrian sports & physics.

Outreach is another main part of my activities and I regularly do radio, TV and comment on astronomy for the press. On the 10th of December in 2017, I had the great honour to comment on the Nobel prize in physics for the Swedish TV.

Here is a short text about me: www.chalmers.se/en/centres/gpc/about/Pages/Portrait-Maria-Sundin.aspx

Please, contact me if you have any questions!

Best wishes,


Latest publications

Räkna med häst
Maria Sundin
Fysikaktuellt, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

System for hoof analysis
Maria Sundin, Magnus Karlsten, Björn Berg, Arne Rosén, Henrik Otterberg et al.
Patent 2019

Orienteringskurser i astronomi
Maria Sundin
Svenska astronomiska sällskapet 100 år, Other 2019

FM14 Session 2: Communicating Astronomy in our Changing World
William H. Waller, Lina Canas, Hidehiko Agata, Hitoshi Yamaoka, Shigeyuki Karino et al.
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, Conference paper 2018
Conference paper

Two studies using space sports in education and outreach – Sailing on Titan and Equestrian Sports on Mars
Maria Sundin, Petra Andersson, Christian Finnsgård, Lars Larsson, Ron Miller
XXXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, Vienna, August 20-31, 2018, Poster 2018

Two studies using space sports in education and outreach - Sailing on Titan and Equestrian Sports on Mars
Maria Sundin, Petra Andersson, Christian Finnsgård
Astronomy in Focus, Volume 1 XXIXth IAU General Assembly, August 2015 Piero Benvenuti, ed., Conference paper 2018
Conference paper

Maria Sundin, Ulf Persson
Svenska Matematiker Samfundets Bulletin, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Innovate passion - a new approach to reach gender parity in STEM and Innovation
Sophia Ivarsson, Maria Sundin
1st Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering, ICSE 2018. May 28th, 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden , Poster 2018

Carl-Johan Skogh, Maria Sundin, Angela Wulff, Kristina Sundell, Ingrid Martins Holmberg et al.
Lövsta Future Challenge – Miljösmart Hinder, Artwork 2017

Finite element modeling of the Hot Disc method
B.M. Mihiretie, Daniel Cederkrantz, Arne Rosén, Henrik Otterberg, Maria Sundin et al.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Maria Sundin
Kosmos, Magazine article 2004
Magazine article


Bar-induced mass relocation in galactic discs
Mikael S. Lerner, Maria Sundin, Magnus Thomasson
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Journal article 1999
Journal article

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