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Kjeld Ingvorsen

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Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE – KJELD INGVORSEN

 

 

 

Name: Kjeld Ingvorsen

Born: July 12, 1952

Status: Widower, two children

Citizenship: Danish

Contact:  Tel +45 871 565 39                                            E-mail: kjeld.ingvorsen@bios.au.dk

 

 

 

Education:

Degree

Department

University

Year

MSc

Microbial Ecology

Aarhus, Denmark

1978

PhD

Microbial Ecology

Aarhus & EAWAG/ETH (Zürich)

1984

 

Employment

Position

Department

Institution

Year

Research Associate

Bacteriology

University of Wisconsin, USA

1979-80

PhD scholarship

Microbiology

EAWAG/ETH, Switzerland

1981-84

Lecturer

Genetics & Ecology

University of Aarhus

1984

Research Scientist

Enzymatic Synthesis

Novozymes A/S, Denmark

1984-88

Manager/Project Manager

 

Novozymes A/S, Denmark

1988-92

Associate Professor

Microbiology

University of Aarhus

1992-

 

 

Major research interests

Microbial physiology and ecology. Sulfate-reducing bacteria. Anaerobic digestion/biogas. Physiology and enzymology of halophilic bacteria. Industrial applications of enzymes. Biofouling of industrial systems. Fermentation technology.

 

 

Recent scientific project leaderships

Year

Project

Funds to AU (kDKK)

2002-2006

BioTekS (Centerkontrakt/STVF); group leader

                      900

1998-2005

CMS Framework program (STVF) Part I and II; group leader

                   5.764

2006-2009

2007-2010

Cheminova project (funded by AUFF/AU/Cheminova); project leader

AMBA-Research Consortium; member of steering-group/project leader

                   2.150

                   4.260

2011-2014       

Højteknologifonden, “Erhvervspostdoc” (Arla/AU); scientific mentor

                   2.700

2012-2016      

Danida Biogas Project in Vietnam; project leader (total budget: 7.646 kDKK)

                   5.000

 

 

Teaching experience (courses taught)

 

Microbial Physiology and Phylogeny (15 ECTS)

10 ECTS teaching load

Methods in Anaerobic Microbiology (5 ECTS)

Full Time; Course coordinator

Microbial Fermentation/Biotechnology (5 ECTS)

Full time, Course coordinator

General Microbiology (At “iNANO”, AU)

Part time

Introduction to Biotechnology (Science & Technology, AU)

Applied Microbiology (5 ECTS)

Part time

Part time

 

 

 

 

 

International collaboration

B. Tindall, DSMZ, Braunschweig; W. Gwynn, Utah Geological Survey; A. Oren, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; R. Lamed and E. Morag, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

 

Editorial experience

2001- , Review Editor for Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (Springer); frequent reviewer for

International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology and FEMS Microbiology Letters, Biotechnology and

Bioengineering.

 

Selected administrative positions

 

                                                                                                                   

Year

Positions

2004-2007

Department head

1992-2004

Safety manager (Arbejdsmiljøleder-repræsentant) at Section for Microbiology

2001-2004

Union representative (AC-tillidsrepræsentant) at Department of Bioscience

2012-               Safety manager at Section for Microbiology

 

 

Total peer reviewed publications: 57; Patents/Patent applications: 8