Life cycle engineering
Life cycle assessment
Life cycle impact assessment
Design for environment
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN BRIEF
Associate Professor: August 1997 Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Management, Technical University of Denmark
Higher degree: Ph.D March 1992. Environmental Science, Technical University of Denmark. Dissertation: Putrescine (1,4-diaminobutane) as indicator of chromium-induced stress in higher plants, Laboratory of Environmental Science and Ecology.
Master degree: M.Sc.(Chem. Eng.) June 1988. Technical University of Denmark, Laboratory of Environmental Science and Ecology
RECENT POSITIONS HELD
1997- Associate Professor (Lektor) in Environmental Assessment of Products and Systems, Technical University of Denmark.
1996-1997 Research Associate Professor (Ekstern lektor) in Environmental Assessment of Products and Systems, Technical University of Denmark.
1995-1996 Senior consultant at Institute for Product Development, IPU
1992-1994 Research Assistant Professor (Adjunkt) in Life Cycle Impact Assessment
Chair of the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative Task force on Assessment of Toxic Impacts in LCIA 2002-2006
Chair of the SETAC-Europe task force on ecotoxicity assessment in LCIA 1998-2002.
Member of the Management of the Danish LCA Center 2002-2007
National manager of the EU-funded OMNIITOX project developing a common European methodology for life cycle impact assessment of chemicals focusing on ecotoxicity and human toxicity. 2001-2004
Project manager of project on spatial differentiation in Life Cycle Impact Assessment under the Method Development and Consensus Building Project funded by Danish EPA, 1998-2004.
Project manager of the EUREKA project LCAGAPS with the aim of filling in gaps in the existing LCA methodology 1995-2002.
Member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 1998-
Member of the SETAC-Europe LCA Steering Committee, 2006-
Chair of the Nordic Life Cycle Association, NorLCA 2006-
Member of the LCIA Method Developers Advisory Group to the European LCA Platform project of the EU Commission 2006-