Curriculum Vitae for Henning Friis Poulsen

Address: Inst. of Physics, DTU, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark, E-mail:

Born: April 10 1961, married, one child, Danish citizen

ORCID: 0000-0001-7876-4113

1985 - B.Sc. in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, University of Copenhagen              
1989 - M.Sc. in General Engineering, The Technical University of Denmark (DTU)                          
1992 - Ph.D. in Physics, University of Copenhagen                                                                                   
2004 - Dr. Techn., DTU. Thesis title: “3DXRD – a new probe for materials science”                        

Academic Appointments
01.02   1989 – 01.02 1992 - Ph.D. Student at Risø Nat. Lab., Denmark                                 
01.02   1992 – 01.02 1995 - Post Doc at HASYLAB at DESY, Hamburg.                                  
01.02   1995 -  01.12 2004 - Senior Scientist at Risø Nat. Lab., Denmark.                            
01.12   2004 -  30.03.2012 - Research Professor at Risø Nat. Lab./DTU, Denmark            
01.04   2012 -  present       - Professor at the Technical University of Denmark                 

186 publications in international peer-reviewed journals according to Web of Science. Among these I was first author or head of group for 4 in Nature & Science, 2 in Nature Materials, 2 in Nature Communications.  In addition, >75 publications in reviewed conference proceedings, 1 book, and 6 book chapters. H-index: 39 (Web of Science). 

Invited speaker: 
Approximately 50 invited talks at international conferences or seminars at foreign universities.  4 plenary/keynote presentations within the last 2 years. 

Organizer of international conferences:
Chairmanship at four international workshops/conferences. Moreover, I initiated the bi-annual conference series “3D materials science” with 200-250 participants, mediated via TMS. Our group hosted the 4th conference in the series June 10-13, 2018. 

1998 - The “Hede Nielsen prize for 1998” (40.000 €)                          
2012 - Microscopy Today 2012 Innovation Award (with 3 colleagues)

Educational activities: 
Supervisor or co-supervisor of 18 PhD students. Lectured at 10 summer schools for PhD students. Head of “PhD school: X-rays and neutrons for sustainable energy”. The center-of-excellence “Metal structures in four dimensions”, that I headed, trained 29 PhDs and post docs. Twenty of these are still in Science, essentially all of them in tenured positions. Currently lecturing at four courses at DTU: two in General Engineering and two in Physics and Nanotechnology.
4 JUNE 2023