Nijs Jan Duijm

Nijs Jan Duijm

External Associate Professor


Building: 424, 013

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45254547

Research in risk analysis and safety management. Quantitative risk assessment and consequence assessment for major hazard accidents. Use of safety barriers in safety critical domains (process industry, oil & gas, renewable energy, public transportation). Interaction between safety management and safety barrier performance.

Contribution to9 the course: System's Safety and Reliability Engineering


Academic grades


Professional experience

2008 - 2015 Senior Researcher - DTU, Management Engineering
2016 - External Associate Professor - DTU, Management Engineering
2008 - Senior Risk specialist (DNVGL) - Det Norske Veritas, Denmark A/S
1995 - 2007 Scientist/Group Leader - Risø National Laboratory
1983 - 1995 Scientist/Group Leader (TNO) - Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research


Dutch, Danish, English


Risk analysis, Safety management, Consequence assessment of accidental releases of hazardous materials, Safety barrier analysis

International experience

Responsible for the wind-tunnel modelling technique during the Hong Kong Alternative Replacement Airport Sites (ARAS)-Meteorological Study.
Responsible for the air quality modelling during the Hong Kong Port & Airport Development Strategy (PADS)-Air Quality Study.
Responsible for the wind-tunnel modelling study for the Hong Kong. North Lantau Development Study
Responsible for the co-ordination of the following CEC international projects:
- MTH physical modelling of jet fires (1988-1991)
- STEP Jet fire interactions with vessels containing flammable liquids (JIVE) (1991-1994)
- STEP Research on the dispersion of two phase flashing releases-FLADIS (1991-1994)

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  • Journal of Hazardous Materials

    ISSNs: 0304-3894

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-3336

    Elsevier BV, Netherlands

    BFI (2017): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): SJR 1.692 SNIP 1.856, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Safety Science

    ISSNs: 0925-7535

    Elsevier BV, Netherlands

    BFI (2017): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2015): SJR 0.928 SNIP 1.789, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database


  • International Journal of Environment and Pollution

    ISSNs: 0957-4352

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1741-5101

    Inderscience Publishers, United Kingdom

    BFI (2017): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): SJR 0.241 SNIP 0.252, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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