Academic Council

The Academic Council works to ensure DTU’s academic activities are conducted in a participatory and consultative manner, with input from the wider academic community at the University. The Council has responsibility for commenting on the internal allocation of funding, constituting committees that assess applicants for research positions and awarding PhD, doctor and honorary doctor degrees. The University’s President is the chairperson of the council.

The tasks and composition of the Academic Council are described in section 16 of DTU's statute.

Members of the Academic Council:

President Anders Bjarklev

Professor Bo Friis Nielsen, DTU Compute

Professor Thomas Ostenfeld Larsen, DTU Bioengineering

Associate Professor Peter Szabo, DTU Chemical Engineering

Professor David Ackland Tanner, DTU Chemistry

Associate Professor Ole Ravn, DTU Electrical Engineering

Professor Karsten Wedel Jacobsen, DTU Physics

Professor Lisbeth M. Ottosen, DTU Civil Engineering

Associate Professor Samel Arslanagic, DTU Electrical Engineering

MSc Eng Student Søren Kuhberg

MSc Eng Student Benjamin Wrist Lamb

MSc Eng Student Magnus Stjernborg Koch

Observer PhD student Anders Christian Riis-Jensen

Other members
Senior Vice President, Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs professor Philip John Binning

Academic Officer Lisa Maria Hansen
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