Jens Ejbye SCHMIDT
Center for Energy ? iEnergy
Masdar Institute for Technology and Science, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Jens Ejbye Schmidt (MS Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Chemical Engineering, PhD DTU Anaerobic Biotechnology) Dr. Schmidt is professor in Bioenergy (Department of Chemical and Environment Engineering program) and head of the institute research center for Energy (iEnergy) at Masdar Institute for Science and Technology. Prior to his appointment at Masdar Institute, Dr. Schmidt was head of the Bioenergy & Biorefinery Program at Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, DTU. Dr. Schmidt was from 2000 to 2007 Head of the Wastewater Group, and Associate Professor at the Department of Environment & Resources DTU. He was Associate Professor in the Anaerobic Microbiology/Biotechnology Research Group, Department of Biotechnology/Department of Applied Chemistry, DTU from 1998 – 2000 and was acting head of the group during part of the period also. Dr. Schmidt is an internationally well-known researcher and has more than 150 scientific publications, book charters and conference proceedings within the area of environmental biotechnology and he is a member of the different editorial boards and international evaluation committees. His research fields include the following main areas: Principle of aerobic and especially anaerobic microbial conversion; bacterial characterization; production of biofuels from biomass and waste, pretreatment of biomass, production of biomaterials, biorefinery, anaerobic waste water treatment, removal of xenobiotic, modeling of anaerobic process. He has worked with in both national and EU financed programs about many aspects of bioenergy, biorefinery and waste(water) treatment and has a large network of collaborators throughout the world, both at university and industry level. In addition, he has been coordinator in EU-projects/national project or national coordinator and been responsible for business to business (B2B) projects.
Biofuels and Biorefinery
Biomass and Bioenergy