Peter Fristrup

Peter Fristrup

Associate Professor

Kemitorvet, byg. 207

Building: 207, 108

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45252123

Mobile: 20650426


Name            Peter Fristrup             

Title              Associate Professor


Address         Kemitorvet, bygning 201, 2800 Lyngby

                     Phone: 45252123, Mobile: 20650426, Fax: 45883136




Born             October 4, 1977, Aalborg (Denmark).


Education       2006 PhD (Chemistry), Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

                     2003 M.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), DTU



02/2012  - present        Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, DTU

06/2009 – 01/2012        Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, DTU

03/2009 – 05/2009        Assistant Professor, KU Farma

03/2008 – 02/2009        Post Doc, California Institute of Technology, California, USA

03/2006 – 02/2008        Post Doc, Center for Sustainable and Green Chemistry, DTU


Awards         2012 DFF Sapere Aude Research Leader, Danish Research Council

                     2009 Young Elite Investigator award from Danish Independent Research Council

                     2009 Selected for participation in the 59TH Meeting of Nobel Laureates at Lindau. Nominated by the Danish Independent Research Council.

                     2006 “Best PhD Research Work 2006”, Technical University of Denmark

                     2006 IUPAC poster award, Danish Chemical Society, Annual Meeting

                     2002 Torkil Holm award to carry out Master Thesis work.


Grants          2013 Research grant from the Lundbeck Foundation, EUR 170.000.

                     2013 Instrument grant from Carlsberg Foundation, EUR 18.000.

                     2012 DFF Research Leader grant by the Danish Research Council, EUR 1.2 mio.

                     2009Research grant from the Danish Research Council, EUR 550.000.

2008Postdoctoral scholarship from the Lundbeck Foundation, EUR 38.000.

                     2008 Postdoctoral scholarship from the Carlsberg Foundation, EUR 47.000.


Research      I have a total of 37 publications in international, peer-reviewed journals (with >600 ISI citations and h-index 17). I have 13 publications where I am the first author and 14 publications as corresponding author. Furthermore, I have contributed with a chapter in a book distributed to all high school chemistry classes in Denmark and five articles in a the national Danish chemistry magazine (“Dansk Kemi”).


Supervision  I am currently supervising two PD and four PhD students.  I have previously supervised 2 PD, 3 PhD student, 5 BSc and 3 MSc candidates, and have been involved in several joint research collaborations with both national and international collaborators.


Teaching      I am teaching a course in basic chemistry for non-chemists at DTU where approximately 200 students attends. Furthermore, I am teaching molecular modelling as a part of several other courses at DTU Chemistry.



2003 - 2006 PhD (Chemistry) - Technical University of Denmark
1997 - 2003 Civil Engineer (Chemistry) - Technical University of Denmark

Academic grades

Ph. D.

Professional experience

2008 - 2009 Post Doc (Caltech) - Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology
2006 - 2008 Post Doc (CSG) - Center for Sustainable and Green Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark


Danish, Excellent (written & oral), English, Excellent (written & oral)


Mechanistic investigations of organometallic reactions, kinetics, Computational Chemistry

Other information

Best PhD Research Study, 2006, DTU Young Elite Investigator, 2008, Danish National Research Council

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  • Chemistry: A European Journal

    ISSNs: 0947-6539, 09476539

    ISSNs (Electronic): 0044-824, 0044-8249

    Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany

    BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database


  • American Chemical Society. Journal

    ISSNs: 0002-7863, 00027863

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1520-512, 1520-5126

    American Chemical Society, United States

    BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database


  • Dansk Kemi

    ISSNs: 0011-6335, 00116335

    TechMedia A/S, Denmark

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed no

    Central database


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