Jesper Bendix

Jesper Bendix


CURRICULUM VITAE  for Jesper Bendix

Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 5, DK-2100

E-mail:, Phone: (+45) 35320101, Fax: (+45) 35320133

Personal data

Born  Aug. 6, 1965 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Danish citizen.

Academic experience

1993          Cand. scient. degree in chemistry  from University of Copenhagen.

1993-1994 Teaching assistant at Dep. of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

1997          Stay at Max-Planck Institut für Strahlenchemie, Mülheim, Germany (6 months).

1998          Ph. D. degree in chemistry from University of Copenhagen.

1998-1999  Post doc., Max-Planck Institut für Strahlenchemie, Mülheim,, Germany.

1999-2000  Post doc., California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, USA.

2000          Post doc., University of Berne, Switzerland (8 months).

2000-2004  Research associate Professor at Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen.

2004-         Professor (with special duties) at Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. 

Research visits to University of Warwick, UK (1998; 1 month), University of Utah, USA (1999; 1 month), Technion, Haifa, Israel (2000; 1 month).

Grants & Awards: 1 year Carlsberg Scolarship  (1989). Ph.D. stipend from University of Copenhagen (1994-1997). Post. doc grant from the Danish Natural Science Research Council (1999). Travelling grants from "Acta Chemica Scandinavica's Rejsefond" (1995, 1997) and Christian and Ottilia Brorson's Fellowship (1999). "Steno stipend" from the Danish Natural Science Research Council (2000-2003). Allocations of instrument time (international peer reviewing) at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory, CNRS, Grenoble, France (1998, 2003, 2004-7) and at HASYLAB, Hamburg, Germany (2004). Instrument funding (EPR-upgrade) from Danish Natural Science Research Council (2004). Research grant from ELTRA (2004). Research grant from the Danish Natural Science Research Council (2004). Awarded Ellen and Niels Bjerrums Kemikerepris (2006). Grant for purchase of SQUID magnetometer (FNU, 2006). Research grant from ELTRA (2006).  FUU grant of three co-financed Ph.D stipends (2007). FNU grant to improve the Ph.D education at Dep. Of Chemistry, Univ. of Copenhagen. Total grant amount ca. 8 mio. DKK.

Administration: Member (1988-1990) of the Studies Committee for Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. Member (2000-2003) of the board of the Inorganic Section of The Danish Chemical Society. Chairman of the board of the Inorganic Section of The Danish Chemical Society (2001-2003). Member of the steering committee for the EURESCO conferences on Inorganic Chemistry (2003-). Co-organizer of the MIBS winter school in bioinorganic chemistry (2005). Head of the Inorganic Chemistry group(2005-). Head of the Ph.D school at Dep. Of Chemistry, KU (2007-).

Research group 5 Ph. D. students (1 shared), 1 Masters student, 3 bachelor-project students.

Other: 36 presentations at international conferences. About 17 invited lectures presentations at Danish conferences and meetings. Referee for Inorg. Chem., J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Theochem, Inorganica Chimica Acta, and J. of Mol. Struct., Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. Angewandte Chemie and The Petroleum Research Fund. External examiner at the Technical University (DTU) and The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University. 

Teaching (since 2000): Ph. D. course in ligand-field theory (with M. Hitchmann and M. Riley) University of Berne (2000). General and analytical inorganic chemistry (10 ECTS, tutorials and lab work). Intermediate Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (7.5 ECTS, lectures, tutorials and exams; 2001-2007). Advanced Inorganic Chemistry for undergraduate students (7.5 ECTS; lectures, tutorials, lab exercises, exams; 2004-7). Graduate course in symmetry and ligand field theory (7.5 ECTS; lectures, tutorials and exam; 2001/2007). Contemporary Chemistry (2.5 ECTS; lectures (2001-2003); exam (2003)). Major course in inorganic chemistry (30 ECTS; lectures, tutorials; 2002-2007). Kemi Intro (Introduction to chemistry, 7.5 ECTS, lectures, exams, 2004-).


Ph.D. in chemistry

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