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Niels Christian Nielsen

Professor

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Niels Christian Nielsen

Professor

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Postaddresse:
Langelandsgade 140
1521, 216
8000
Aarhus C
Danmark

E-mail: ncn@chem.au.dk

Mobil: +4528992541

Telefon: +4587155913

Education

1987 - M. Sc. in Chemistry and Physics. Aarhus University.
1990 - Ph.D. in Chemistry. Aarhus University

Affiliations

1988 - Visiting scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
1990-1994 - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University.
1994-1999 - Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University.
1999-2004 - Professor. Department of Molecular and Structural Biology, Aarhus University.
2004 - Professor. Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University.
2009 - Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, USA.

Awards

2000 - Fellow of the Danish Natural Science Academy (DNA)
2002 - fellow of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
2003 - Fellow of The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
2004 - Bjerrum Chemistry Prize
2004 - Bjerrum-Brøndsted-Lang lecture
2006 - Director Ib Henriksen’s Research Prize 2006
2007 - Danisco Award 2007
2009 - Knighted by the Queen of Denmark

Leadership

1999-2004 - Head of Laboratory for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy, Department of Molecular and Structural Biology, Aarhus University.
1999-2004 - Head of solid-state NMR in the Danish Biotechnological Instrument Centre (DABIC).
2001 - Advisor for Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA.
2002-2006 - Vice-director of Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
2002-2006 - Vice-director of the iNANO graduate school (iNANOschool), Aarhus University
2004-2013 - Head of Laboratory for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University
2006-2011 - Member of Directing Board of Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
2005-2013 - Director of Center for Studies of Insoluble Proteins (inSPIN), granted by “Danmarks Grundforskningsfond”
2010-2013 - Head of the danish ESFRI INSTRUCT activity
2012-2013 - Director of Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
2013 - Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University

Boards/Councils

1986-1987 - Member of the board, Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University
1996-1999 - Member of the board, Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University
2001-2007 - Member of the Danish Natural Science Council (SNF; from 2005 FNU).
2002-2005 - Delegate board member of NORDSYNC
2002-2005 - Delegate board member of ESRF
2002-2005 - Board member of Danish Biomolecular NMR Center, Carlsberg Laboratory
2003 - Chairman for NORDSYNC
2003 - Member of the board of Ph.D. studies, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University
2004-2005 - Board member of DANSYNC
2004 - Board member of “Molekyl Spektroskopisk Fond”
2004-2005 - Member of board of studies A, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University
2005 - Head of Steering Group for the Danish Biomolecular NMR Center, Carlsberg Laboratory
2005-2008 - Member of the Bionanotechnology IRC Advisory Board at Oxford University
2007-2009 - Member of “Carlsberg Chemistry Prize” committee.
2008-2011 - Member of “Danmarks Forskningspolitiske Råd”
2008-2010 - Member of “Carlsbergs Mindelegat” committee
2009 - Member of Steering Committee of AUFOODNET
2009-2010 - Member of Food Research Managing Group, Centre for Advanced Food Studies (LMC)
2010 - Chairman for ATV Elastyrenprize Committee, ATV
2011 - Member of the Board of NanoNord A/S
2011-2017 - Member of the Board of Cantion A/S
2012-2013 - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Swedish NMR Centre, Göteborg
2012-2013 - Member of the Swedish Structural Biology Center SWEDSTRUCT
2013 - Member of the board of Danish Food Cluster
2013 - Member of the board of "Forskningsfondens Ejendomselskab" (FEAS)
2013 - Member of the boards of "Navitas"
2014-2017 - Member of the board of FOOD Nexus Nordic
2015-2017 - Member of "Rektorkollegiets Udvalg for EU's Forsknings- og Innovationspolitik" (RUFI)
2016 - Member of the board of the Alexandra Institute
2016-2018 - Vice-chairman of "Nationalt Udvalg for Forskningsinfrastruktur" (NUFI)
2017 - Member of ATV Præsidium (The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences)
2017 - Member of the Council of ESS (European Spallation Source), Lund, Sweden
2018 - Chairman of "Nationalt Udvalg for Forskningsinfrastruktur" (NUFI)
2018 - Member of board of Viborg Katedralskole, Viborg
2018 - Chairman of "Teknat Dekan Kollegiet" - committee for all tech/nat deans at danish universities
2018 - Board member of Danish Food Innovation
2018 - Advisory panel member of P4G, Partnering for Green Growth and Global Goals
2018 - Board member of CLEAN, innovating green solutions

Publications

275 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and books. More than 8000 citations, H-index (WoS) 41

Supervision

Supervisor for 29 Ph.D. students, 25 M. Sc. Students, and 15 B. Sc. students.