Ib Johannsen


Ib Johannsen

Name: Ib Johannsen
Telephone: +45 21356050
Email: ib.johannsen@gmail.com

Summary

  • +30 years of research and research management in industrial and academic positions
  • Strong sense for business opportunities and innovation management
  • Like working across organizational barriers and in multidisciplinary as well as international environments
  • Good teaching experience on both pre and post graduate level
  • Broad scientific background ranging from polymers to biotech

Employment

2015 – CEO IBJ-tecnology IVS – Bio2Oil IVS

2014 – Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, AU

2011 – 2014 Department head, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University

2009 – 2011 Department head, Department of Chemistry and Physics, SDU

2007 – 2009 Director, Chemistry Department, GE Healthcare

2001 – 2007 CEO, VersaMatrix A/S

1994 – 2001 Director of the Danish Polymer Centre, Head of Research Programme RISØ National Laboratory, Danish Polymer Centre

1990 – 1994 Group Manager, NKT Research Centre

1989 – 1989 Visiting Scientist, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Orsay, France (3 months)

1986 – 1987 Visiting Scientist, IBM Almaden Research Centre, California, USA
(12 months)

1984 – 1989 Assistant / Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen, Institute of Chemistry

1981 – 1984 Project fellowship, Technical University of Copenhagen/ University of Copenhagen,
* More than 12 international publications published/accepted

Other Appointments

1994 – 2000 Coordinator of MODECS Research Forum

1996 – 2001 Member of the Technical Research Council (STVF), two periods – last period as member of steering group (forretningsudvalget)

1996 – 2002 Chairman of the national committee for high cost scientific instruments, member of several other national research committees (FELFO,..)

2003 – Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)

2009 – 2015 Member of the Board of Chempilots A/S

2009 – 2011 Member of the Board of Science Venture Denmark

2013 – Head of Biovalue competence centre for Conversion.

2015 – Head of AU centre for Biorefinery technologies

Education

1981 Cand.polyt. (M.Sc. Chemistry), Technical University of Denmark

Publications and patents

61 Peer reviewed articles in international journals
15 Patents/patent applications