Stig Irving Olsen

Stig Irving Olsen

Associate Professor


Building: 424, 212

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45254668

The main research area of Stig Irving Olsen is environmental assessment of products and systems. This is for example assessments of how a product impacts the environment in relation to e.g. climate changes, toxicity and acid rain throughout the whole life cycle of the product. The life cycle of a product begins at the extraction of raw materials for example in mining and it ends when the product is worn out and ends its life at a landfill or in an incineration plant. Assessments of systems are alike but in stead of a product the object of assessment is a system like e.g. waste treatment systems or energy production systems. The latest years his focus has been on environmental assessment of micro/nano production. Products manufactured by micro/nano production are special because they are so small and therefore they often entails particular impacts like the use of scarce metals or the risks associated with nano particles.




1994 - 1997 PhD - Tecnical University of Denmark
1981 - 1988 Master of Science, Biology - Copenhagen University

Academic grades



Environmental sustainability assessment Life Cycle Assessment Environmental assessment of micro/nanotechnologies

International experience

Participation in several EU framework programme projects

Other information

Member of editorial board of the Journal Integrated environmental Assessment and Management

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  • International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment

    ISSNs: 0948-3349, 0948-3349

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1614-7502

    Springer, Germany

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2015): 1.58 1.453

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  • Journal of Cleaner Production

    ISSNs: 0959-6526, 0959-6526

    Elsevier BV, Netherlands

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

    Central database


  • Journal of Nanoparticle Research

    ISSNs: 1388-0764, 1388-0764

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1572-896X

    Springer Netherlands, Netherlands

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): 0.583 0.665

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