Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

  • Fredrik Bajers Vej 7H

    9220 Aalborg


Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Department Head: Michael Toft  Overgaard

The Department of Chemistry and Bioscience was established in 1974 and is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Aalborg University. The Department is located in Aalborg , Esbjerg and Copenhagen.

About 500 students are enrolled in our courses. In 2015 the Department had 163 employees divided into the following categories:

  • Professors
  • 20% Professors 
  • Associate Professors 
  • Assistant Professors 
  • Post Doc 
  • PhD students 
  • Academic staff 
  • Laboratory Technicians 
  • Administrative staff 

In addition we have external professors and associate professors , teaching assistants and student assistants.

The Departments primary mission is research and research based education in chemistry, environmental engineering, biology and biotechnology. The Department also contributes to innovative research and knowledge sharing in collaboration with industry, both nationally and internationally.

Further information about key figures can be found on the Department web: 

The Department is divided into five research sections and an administration.

The daily management of the Department is managed by the Head of Department in collaboration with the department's five section heads.

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Denmark Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
Virtual reality Engineering & Materials Science
Wind turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Acoustic waves Engineering & Materials Science
student Social Sciences
Glass Engineering & Materials Science
Costs Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 1995 2031

Research Output 1978 2020

China-Latin America Relations in the 21st Century: the Dual Complexities of Opportunities and Challenges

Bernal-Meza, R. (ed.) & Li, X., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Palgrave Macmillan.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Conceptualizing “Meritocracy” as “Ruling Legitimacy” in the Course of China’s Transformation and Global Rise

Li, X., 2020, (In preparation) The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Studies. Routledge

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingPreface/Introduction/postscriptResearchpeer-review

Democratic Situations

Birkbak, A. (ed.) & Papazu, I. M. C. H. (ed.), 2020, (In preparation) Mattering Press.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review


European Alliance for Innovation Recognised Fellow

Anthony Lewis Brooks (Recipient), 6 Jul 2019

Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

professional society


Carlo Volf (Recipient), Jakob Markvart (Recipient), Bodil Engberg Pallesen (Recipient) & Kjeld Johnsen (Recipient), Mar 2019

Prize: Other prizes

Activities 1993 2022

Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond (DFF) (External organisation)

Kathrine Vitus (Member)
1 Jan 202212 Dec 2022

Activity: MembershipsBoard duties in companies, associations, or public organisations

Nordic Journal of Social Research (NJSR) (Journal)

Kathrine Vitus (Editor)
2022 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewJournal editorResearch

Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond (DFF) (External organisation)

Kathrine Vitus (Member)
1 Jan 202112 Dec 2022

Activity: MembershipsBoard duties in companies, associations, or public organisations

Press / Media

Forskere sikrer tyndere mure og bedre isolering

Martin Bonderup Østergaard


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Komfort eller miljø? Hold på dine hårde hvidevarer

Michael Søgaard Jørgensen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Vedligehold dine vinduer og undgå træk

Søren Aggerholm


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media


Co-creation of Knowledge

Vibeke Andersson (Participant), Helene Balslev Clausen (Participant)

Impact: Social impact, Cultural impact, Other impact

Cuba and Sustainable Tourism Development

Helene Balslev Clausen (Participant)

Impact: Cultural impact, Social impact, Public policy impact


Virtual reality
Acoustic waves
Haptic interfaces
Augmented reality
Patient rehabilitation