Our go-to experts on energy islands, wind turbines, and Power-to-X
Technical University of Denmark, DTU, is one of the world’s leading technical universities when it comes to comes to developing the green technologies and energy systems of the future. We’ve built strong, interdisciplinary research environments in which we conduct research in fields such as converting electricity from renewable energy sources into liquid, green fuels, and ensuring the best possible integration of renewable energy into the rest of the energy system.
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Jacob Østergaard is one of Denmark’s leading researchers on the energy systems of the future. He’s an expert in energy islands and has in-depth knowledge of their potentials and challenges. For more than 15 years, Østergaard has used Bornholm as a living laboratory for energy, and he is a driving force in establishing Bornholm as a centre for offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea. Jacob Østergaard is a professor and head of division at DTU’s Department of Wind and Energy Systems.
+45 2513 0501
Marie Münster is a professor of energy systems analysis and focuses on sector coupling and integrating renewable energy. She also conducts research on how we can optimize investments in flexible energy systems that can produce electricity, heat, and Power-to-X and facilitate transmission between countries.
+45 4677 5166
Kenneth Thomsen is head of the division for Wind Turbine Design at DTU and an expert in wind turbine technology—including loads, dynamics and control of wind turbines. As head of division, Thomsen has a broad knowledge of wind turbines and their development and efficiency.
+45 93 51 10 80
Henrik Lund Frandsen
Henrik Lund Frandsen is conducting research within Power-to-X, i.e. conversion of clean power into different fuels, with a specific focus on electrolysis technologies. His research deals with the development and integration of these technologies in Power-to-X plants.
+45 2290 2837
Kirsten Halsnæs is a professor of climate and economics and a leading coordinating author of the Second Assessment Report of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Her research focuses on the intersection between economics and climate, sustainable development, and the green transition including investments in renewable energy.
+45 2270 4112
Lena Kitzing is one of the 15 members of the European Scientific Advisory Board for Climate Change, which advises EU politicians on climate issues. Among other things, she conducts research on energy markets and the links between production, markets, and policy.
+45 2465 9064
Jake Badger is Head of Section for Resource Assessment and Meteorology at DTU Wind. His research includes the development of wind atlases that are used to map wind conditions, and wind energy production, and are used to identify potential areas for construction of wind farms.
+45 46 77 50 94
Erik Damgaard Christensen
Erik Damgaard Christensen is a professor and expert on marine construction. He has deep knowledge of the interactions between breaking waves and man made structures such as offshore wind turbine foundations.
+45 45 25 13 98
Henning Heiselberg is Head of Center for Security DTU that functions as a contact point between all departments at DTU to defense and security industry and public authorities. His research includes space and sensor technology and he has a broad knowledge of the interaction between security and technology.
+45 45 25 35 36
David Lusseau is a professor and researcher in the field of marine sustainability. His research examines the sustainability impacts of human disturbances on wildlife and habitats and which governance and management actions are needed to maintain sustainability.