Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

  • Postal address

    Fredrik Bajers Vej 7H

    9220 Aalborg


Organization 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 800 students are enrolled in our courses. The Department employs 189 staff (31.12.20) 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 two research sections and an administration.

The daily management of the Department is managed by the Head of Department, the Vice Head of Department for Education, the Vice Head of Department for Research and the Head of Secretariat in collaboration with the department's two section heads.


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  • A cross sectional study on airborne inhalable microorganisms, endotoxin, and particles in pigeon coops - Risk assessment of exposure

    Madsen, A. M., White, J. K., Nielsen, J. L., Keskin, M. E., Tendal, K. & Frederiksen, M. W., Mar 2022, In: Environmental Research. 204, Part D, p. 112404 112404.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Advancing the Mechanical Performance of Glasses: Perspectives and Challenges

    Wondraczek, L., Bouchbinder, E., Ehrlicher, A., Mauro, J. C., Sajzew, R. & Smedskjaer, M. M., 7 Apr 2022, In: Advanced Materials. 34, 14, 2109029.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)
  • A global agenda for advancing freshwater biodiversity research

    Maasri, A., Jähnig, S. C., Adamescu, M. C., Adrian, R., Baigun, C., Baird, D. J., Batista-Morales, A., Bonada, N., Brown, L. E., Cai, Q., Campos-Silva, J. V., Clausnitzer, V., Contreras-MacBeath, T., Cooke, S. J., Datry, T., Delacámara, G., De Meester, L., Dijkstra, K. D. B., Do, V. T., Domisch, S. & 76 others, Dudgeon, D., Erös, T., Freitag, H., Freyhof, J., Friedrich, J., Friedrichs-Manthey, M., Geist, J., Gessner, M. O., Goethals, P., Gollock, M., Gordon, C., Grossart, H. P., Gulemvuga, G., Gutiérrez-Fonseca, P. E., Haase, P., Hering, D., Hahn, H. J., Hawkins, C. P., He, F., Heino, J., Hermoso, V., Hogan, Z., Hölker, F., Jeschke, J. M., Jiang, M., Johnson, R. K., Kalinkat, G., Karimov, B. K., Kasangaki, A., Kimirei, I. A., Kohlmann, B., Kuemmerlen, M., Kuiper, J. J., Kupilas, B., Langhans, S. D., Lansdown, R., Leese, F., Magbanua, F. S., Matsuzaki, S. I. S., Monaghan, M. T., Mumladze, L., Muzon, J., Mvogo Ndongo, P. A., Nejstgaard, J. C., Nikitina, O., Ochs, C., Odume, ON., Opperman, J. J., Patricio, H., Pauls, SU., Raghavan, R., Ramírez, A., Rashni, B., Ross-Gillespie, V., Samways, M. J., Schäfer, R. B., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Seehausen, O., Shah, D. N., Sharma, S., Soininen, J., Sommerwerk, N., Stockwell, J. D., Suhling, F., Tachamo Shah, R. D., Tharme, R. E., Thorp, J. H., Tickner, D., Tockner, K., Tonkin, J. D., Valle, M., Vitule, J., Volk, M., Wang, D., Wolter, C. & Worischka, S., Feb 2022, In: Ecology Letters. 25, 2, p. 255-263 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)