Kenneth Dahl Knudsen

Senior Scientist I

Ph.D, University  of Trondheim (NTH), 1989.

Field of Expertise:

Primarily topics in the field of soft matter, in particular nanoparticles and biopolymeric systems. An additional interest is advanced instrumentation for experimental work with neutrons and x-rays.

Research and Academic Activities:

  • Adjunct professor Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
  • Head of Specialist team in Neutron Scattering – IFE (2015-)
  • Chairman of the Norwegian Neutron Scattering Association (from 2004)
  • Member Science Advisory Committee for the European Spallation Source – ESS (2010-2014)
  • Delegate to the European Neutron Scattering Association – ENSA (from 2004); Executive Board (2010-2013)
  • Management committee COST action TD1402 (2014-)
  • Norwegian representative COST action OC-2015-1-19382 (2015-)
  • Member Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (2011)
  • Member Committee of the future for the Swiss-Norwegian beamlines (SNBL) Grenoble, France (2002 and 2014)
  • Member Steering Committee for the Swiss-Norwegian beamlines (SNBL) in Grenoble, France (2002-2012)
  • Editorial board for ENSA publication “Neutrons for science and technology” (2015)
  • Member IFE working group on ethical guidelines for publications and authorship (2013)
  • Committee Member for PhD defense at University of Stavanger (2012), Uppsala University (2011)
  • Delegate to IAEA concerning Neutron Research Reactor Coalition – IAEA TCP (2008)
  • Personnel Safety Representative, Physics Dep, IFE (2004-2007)
  • Project leader Marie Curie Industry Host project G5TR-CT-2002-00089  (2003-2004)