Ole John Nielsen

Ole John Nielsen

Professor

Ole John Nielsen

Department of Chemistry

University of Copenhagen

Universitetsparken 5

2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark

+45 35320331

fax +45 35350609

email: ojn@chem.ku.dk

 

 

Male, born 23rd July 1954 in Copenhagen, Danish citizen, married, 2 children

 

EDUCATION

Degree                        Institution                         Date Awarded

M.Sc.       University of Copenhagen (Spectroscopy)               1978

Ph.D.       University of Copenhagen (Atmospheric Chemistry)      1984

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

03/78-09/78

Research Assistant and Teacher at University of Copenhagen

09/78-01/84

Ph.D. Student at Risø National Laboratory

09/79-01/82

Research Assistant at Risø National Laboratory

01/82-02/85

Research Scientist at Risø National Laboratory

02/85-02/90

Senior Scientist at Risø National Laboratory

02/90-04/95

Head of Section at Risø National Laboratory

04/95-07/96

Manager, Atm. Science at Ford Research Center Aachen (Germany)

08/96-11/97

Head of Section at Risø National Laboratory

11/97-09/99

Senior Scientist at Risø National Laboratory

10/99-

Professor (Atm. Chem.) at Dep. Chem. University of Copenhagen

 

AWARDS/HONORS AND OTHER INFORMATION          

Receiver of the Henry Ford Technology Award, 1996.

Receiver of the Danish Academic Union research price 2006.

Appointed adjunct professor in chemistry at Roskilde University, 1997.

Member of the Danish Natural Science Research Council, 1998-2005.

Head of Copenhagen Global Change Initiative network and PhD-board, since 1999

Member of the Danish National Committee for IGBP

Member of the Danish National Committee for Climate Research

Member of the Danish Academy (ATV)

Member of the board of Øresund Environment

Danish member of the International Executive Committee for EUROTRAC.

Reviewer for NATO, EU, various National and International Sci. Foundations

Referee for J.Phys.Chem., Int.J.Chem.Kinet., Chem.Phys.Lett., ES&T, Nature.

Member of Editorial Advisory Board of the Int.J.Chem.Kinet. (1994-1997).

Member of the NASA expert group on CFCs, Halons and related species (1991-1993)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Lead Author of a chapter in an IPCC Special Report (2003-2005)

230 International Refereed Publications, 12 book chapters, 27 reports, 31 popular writings, approx 6000 citations and an H-index of 40.

Supervised 18 PhD students, gives approx 15 presentations and 10 high school talks per year.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • 1. Atmospheric chemistry and hence environmental impact of CFC replacement compounds and of oxygenated species.
  • 2. Fundamental kinetics and mechanisms of reactions important in atmospheric and combustion chemistry.
  • 3. Determination of the environmental impact of anthropogenic and natural emissions - out-door as well as in-door chemistry
  • 4. Atmospheric particulates.
  • 5. Air pollution chemistry.
  • 6. Global Change.

Education

Ph.D.

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