Niels J. Bjerrum

Niels J. Bjerrum



Building: 310, 332

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45252307



1958 - 1964 Mag.scient. i kemi i 1966, dr. techn. 1982 - Københavns Universitet og Danmarks Tekniske Højskole

Academic grades

Professor, dr. techn.

Professional experience

1966 - Amanuensis 1966, docent 1989, professor 1998 (DTH, DTU) - Danmarks Tekniske Højskole, Kemisk Laboratorium A siden Kemisk Institut




Uorganisk kemi herunder bl.a.Saltsmelte, brændselsceller,

International experience

postdoctoral appoinment, Oak Ridge Laboratorium, Hovedansvarlig for Euchem Conference Molten Salts 1984 og 2000. Flere Eu-projekter bl.a. i 6 og 7 rammeprogram indenfor brændselscelleområdet. Iøvrigt se udpluk fra CV : 2007- Head of Center for Renewable Hydrogen Cycling. 1996 Received The 1996 Max Bredig Award in Molten Salt Chemistry in Los Angeles, California. 1995- Foreign Member of The Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. 1992 Foreign Member of The Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. 1967 Postdoctoral appointment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. 1964-66 Postdoctoral appointment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. 1961-62 Exchange Scholarship study at University of Lund, Sweden. Academic Career. Over a number of years Niels J. Bjerrum has built up a research group active in the fields of inorganic chemistry, electrochemistry, molten salt chemistry, catalysis, energy and materials chemistry. It is today internationally acknowledge; for example, more than 70 scientists from abroad have over an extended period carried out research within the group. N. J. Bjerrums combined list of publications, patents and special lecture presentations involves more than 500 items, including more than 170 publications in major critically reviewed international journals. h-index: 32 and more than 4000 citations. Niels J. Bjerrum has been the senior advisor for 35 completed Ph.D. studies. A further 8 Ph.D. studies are at present in progress. N.J. Bjerrum has twice been the chairman of a major international conference. N. J. Bjerrum has frequently (19 times in all) acted as the official opponent of, fil.dr. and dr. techn. theses; also, on 14 occasions he has been chosen to be an expert judge on the board for the appointment of a professor, particularly at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. N. J. Bjerrum has taught at all levels at DTU. Industrial and Technical Work. N. J. Bjerrums research activity has resulted in many invitations to take part in international cooperation and for example the EU have funded 16 of these projects, 8 of them with him as the coordinator. In addition he has taken part in more than 80 Danish collaborative projects involving many of the larger Danish companies such as Danfoss A/S, DONG Energy A/S, Grundfos A/S and Haldor Topsøe A/S. N. J. Bjerrum has been named as an inventor in 17 patent applications. 6 of these have resulted in the granting of international patents.

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Medstifter og sekretær for Danmarks Naturvidenskabelige Akademi, Tildelt Højgaard & Schultz Jubilæumspris 1994, tildelt Max Bredig Award ing Molten Salt Chemistry i Los Angeles, USA i 1996. Udnævnt til professor i Urganiske Materialers Kemi ved Institut for Kemi, DTU i 1998.

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  • Inorganic Chemistry

    ISSNs: 0020-1669

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1520-510X

    American Chemical Society, United States

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.76 SJR 1.501 SNIP 1.092, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society

    ISSNs: 0013-4651

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1945-7111

    The Electrochemical Society, United States

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.34 SJR 1.138 SNIP 0.858, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

    ISSNs: 0360-3199

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1879-3487

    Elsevier, United Kingdom

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.16 SJR 1.1 SNIP 1.128, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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