Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name: Janus Juul Eriksen, PhD

Date of Birth: October 23, 1987

Nationality: Danish

Work Address: See Contact.

Twitter: @JanusEriksen

ResearcherID: N-2089-2019

Academic Career

2021-26: Assistant Professor @ DTU Chemistry, Denmark

2019-21: Independent Research Fund Denmark International Postdoctoral Fellow @ University of Bristol, UK (Host: Prof. Fred Manby)

2017–19: Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow @ Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany (Host: Prof. Jürgen Gauss)

2013–16: PhD Fellow @ Aarhus University, Denmark (Supervisor: Prof. Poul Jørgensen)

2009–12: M.Sc. Student @ University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Supervisors: Prof. Kurt V. Mikkelsen & Prof. Stephan P. A. Sauer)

2006–09: B.Sc. Student @ Aarhus University, Denmark

Career Breaks

2017-18: Two months of parental leave (Dec. 2017–Jan. 2018)

2016: German Language School (Nov. 2016 – Dec. 2016, integrated prequel to my Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Grants and Fellowships

  1. Young Academy of Technology, Science, and Innovation: VILLUM Foundation (2023-28), 670k EUR [co-PI]

  2. Sapere Aude Research Leader: Independent Research Fund Denmark (2023-27) - 835k EUR [PI]

  3. VILLUM Young Investigator: VILLUM Foundation (2021-26) - 1,08M EUR [PI]

  4. Reintegration Fellowship: Carlsberg Foundation (2021-24) - 235k EUR [PI] (Relinquished)

  5. International Postdoctoral Fellowship: Independent Research Fund Denmark (2019–21) [PI]

  6. Postdoctoral Fellowship: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2017–19) [PI]

Honours and Awards

  1. Founding member of the Young Academy of Technology, Science, and Innovation under the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (2023-2028)

  2. Elected member of the Young Academy of Denmark under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (2022-27)

  3. Peter Salamon Award for Young Scientists, Telluride Science Research Center, Telluride, CO, USA (2018)

  4. Aarhus University PhD Award 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark (2017)

  5. IBM-Zerner Graduate Student Award, 55th Sanibel Symposium, St. Simons Island, GA, USA (2015)

Memberships and Affiliations

  1. American Chemical Society (member since 2022)

  2. Danish Chemical Society (member since 2010)

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