CV Biography

Photo: Claus Peuckert
President Anders O. Bjarklev, Professor (Photo: Claus Peuckert)

Anders O. Bjarklev was born in 1961 and achieved his MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from DTU in 1985. He gained his PhD in 1988, his Doctor Technices 1995 (dr. techn.), and his professorship in 1999.

On 1 November 2011, Professor Anders O. Bjarklev became the 15th President of DTU. Prior to his appointment as President, he was Provost and Executive Vice President at DTU, following a position as Head of Department at DTU Fotonik (since 2004).

Research and teaching
Anders Bjarklev’s scientific production is extensive, including more than 150 scientific articles in international publications.

He has served as a referee for several scientific journals, including Science and Nature. He has extensive teaching experience, and his research has resulted in 20 patents /patent applications and led to the establishment of two companies and an extensive network in the ICT industry.

Awards and accolades
Anders Bjarklev has received numerous awards and accolades—including the Order of the Dannebrog in 2013, Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2005, and recipient of the Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award for Technical and Scientific Research in 2004.