Ida Lykke Fabricius

Ida Lykke Fabricius

Professor, Head of section


Building: 119, 147

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45252162Mobile: 23397265

Ida Lykke Fabricius is professor of petroleum engineering geology. She holds a B.Sc. degree in geography, a B.Sc. degree in chemistry, an M.Sc. degree in geology (mineralogy), as well as Ph.D.  and dr. techn. degrees in applied geology. After completing her M.Sc. degree, she worked a few years as a petroleum geologist before joining Technical University of Denmark as a teacher/researcher. Her teaching in reservoir geology and applied geophysics is based on research in the same subjects in collaboration with M.Sc. and Ph.D.-students, as well as collaborators from industry and research institutions/universities in Denmark and abroad. The research also includes interpretation of rock mechanical and geochemical information. Ida’s research focus on properties of sedimentary rocks: clay, shale, sandstone and chalk. Chalk has a large technical interest in Denmark as it hosts reservoirs for petroleum and groundwater in addition to serving as a raw material. The studies include rocks from Denmark and the North Sea area as well as material collected during participation in Ocean Drilling Program expeditions to the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. Ida Fabricius has supervised more than 80 M.Sc. students and 20 Ph.D. students. Her research has resulted in several publications in international journals. A present focus of research is the utilization of geothermal energy in Denmark.



1975 - 1978 Kemi (bifag) - Københavns Universitet
1971 - 1974 Geografi (bifag) - Københavns Universitet
1971 - 1981 Geologi (geomat)-mineralogi (hovedfag) - Københavns Universitet

Academic grades

M.Sc. Geology, B.Sc. Geography, B.Sc. Chemistry 1981

Ph.D. Technical Geology 1988

dr. techn. Technical Geology 2009

Professional experience

1981 - 1985 development geologist - Mærsk Oil, Petroleum Engineering
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  • Geophysics

    ISSNs: 0016-8033

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1942-2156

    Society of Exploration Geophysicists, United States

    BFI (2018): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.53 SJR 1.122 SNIP 1.143, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, Web of Science (2018): Indexed yes

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  • Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering

    ISSNs: 0920-4105

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-4715

    Elsevier BV, Netherlands

    BFI (2018): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.56 SJR 0.764 SNIP 1.631, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, Web of Science (2018): Indexed yes

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  • Geophysical Prospecting

    ISSNs: 0016-8025

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-2478

    Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., United Kingdom

    BFI (2018): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.84 SJR 1.286 SNIP 1.347, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, Web of Science (2018): Indexed yes

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