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Henrik Kofoed Nielsen

Professor

Professor, PhD

 
Office:
H4027 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )
Office hours:
0800-1600

Education & training

Cand.agro. Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (now University of Copenhagen), 1983. Thesis title: "The use of gas scrubbers for heat extraction from straw furnaces. Commission of the European Communities report EUR 9823 EN ";

Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (now University of Copenhagen), 1986. Thesis title: "Straw furnace for flue gas scrubber". Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Report number 57. ISSN: 0106-8237;

Employment

  • Research assistant, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, 1981-1983;
  • Development engineer, Faust A/S, Vesterfjordvej 2, Mou, DK-9280 Storvorde. (Faust is a manufacturer of furnaces for straw and wood chips), 1984;
  • Ph.D. student, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University. Copenhagen 1984-1986;
  • Advisor, (machinery) Danish association of horticultural producers, Odense, 1986-1992
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of engineering and science, University of Agder, Grimstad, 1992-2013
  • Professor, Faculty of engineering and science, University of Agder, Grimstad, 2013-

Courses 

  • 2016: Klimagassutslipp av byggematerialer, del 1 & 2, arr. Sintef Byggforsk,
  • 2012: BREEAM, LCC, EPD, FDV OG MILJØKOORDINATOR, arr. NAL.
  • 2007: Universitetspedagogikk, arr. Universitetet i Agder

PhD-projects previous and presently under supervision: 

Main supervisor: 

  • Biomass composition and syngas quality in a CHP approach. Successfully defended 24 June 2016
  • Waste heat recovery on ships
  • Design of biochar for selected smelting plant applications
  • Pelletization and pyrolysis of metallurgical biochar
  • Indoor Climate Quality in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Dwellings: A study of design/simulated and measured values.

Co-supervisor:

  • Process modelling for hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass
  • Application of environmentally friendly oil in offshore hydraulics
  • Deep neural networks for energy efficiency in high tech warehouses
  • Tar formation by gasification of biomass (University of South-Eastern Norway)

Academic interests

Teaching:

  • Applied building physics
  • Heating systems and combustion
  • Bioenergy

R&D:

  • Biomass and bioenergy
  • Energy crops
  • Combustion and gasification
  • Biooil and biochar
  • Thermoelectric generators

Projects

Section coordinator and leader of specialist group in Renewable energy and head of PhD specialization in renewable energy 

Laboratory: Brænderiet - Combustion laboratory 

Selected publications

1.      Surup Gerrit, Vehus Tore, Eidem Per-Anders, Trubetskaya Anna, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed: Characterization of renewable reductants and charcoal-based pellets for the use in ferroalloy industries, Energy 167 (2019) 337-345 http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.10.193

2.      Surup Gerrit Ralf, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Heidelmann Markus, Trubetskaya Anna, Characterization and reactivity of charcoal from high temperature pyrolysis (800–1600 °C) (2019). Fuel 235: 1544 - 1554 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.08.092

3.      Bandara, Janitha; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed; Moldestad, Britt Margrethe Emilie; Eikeland, Marianne Sørflaten. Analysis and Effect of Simulation parameters of CPFD Simulation in Fluidized Beds (2018). Proceedings of The 59th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 59) - Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings (153): 334-341 http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp18153334

4.      Wang Liang, Skjevrak Geir, Skreiberg Øyvind, Wu Hongwei, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Hustad Johan Einar, Investigation on Ash Slagging Characteristics during Combustion of Biomass Pellets and Effect of Additives (2018). Energy & Fuels 21: 4442-4452. ISSN 0887-0624. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03173

5.      Liu Na, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Jørgensen Uffe, Lærke Poul Erik, Sampling procedure in a willow plantation for chemical elements important for biomass combustion quality (2015). Fuel. ISSN 0016-2361. 142 pp 283 - 288 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.11.020

6.      Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Lærke Poul Erik, Liu Na, Jørgensen Uffe, Sampling procedure in a willow plantation for estimation of moisture content (2015). Biomass and Bioenergy. ISSN 0961-9534. 78 pp 62 - 70 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.03.028

7.      Sarker Shiplu, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Preliminary fixed-bed downdraft gasification of birch woodchips (2015). International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. ISSN 1735-1472. 12 (7), pp 2119 - 2126 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13762-014-0618-8

8.      Sarker Shiplu, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Assessing the gasification potential of five woodchips species by employing a lab-scale fixed-bed downdraft reactor (2015). Energy Conversion and Management .ISSN 0196-8904. 103 pp 801 – 813 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2015.07.022

9.      Sarker Shiplu, Arauzo Jesus, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Semi-continuous feeding and gasification of alfalfa and wheat straw pellets in a lab-scale fluidized bed reactor (2015). Energy Conversion and Management. ISSN 0196-8904. 99 pp 50 - 61 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2015.04.015

10.  Sarker Shiplu, Bimbela Fernando, Sanchez Jose Luis, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Characterization and pilot scale fluidized bed gasification of herbaceous biomass: A case study on alfalfa pellets (2015). Energy Conversion and Management. ISSN 0196-8904. 91 pp 451 - 458 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2014.12.034

11.  Nielsen Henrik Kofoed Estimation of moisture content in poplar (2015). Aspects of Applied Biology. ISSN 0265-1491. 131 pp 211 – 216

12.  Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Eco House Biestøa – indoor climate performance. I: Proceedings of the 7PHN Sustainable Cities and Buildings conference (2015). Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, DTU 2015 ISBN 978-87-7877-423-1

13.  Kristiansen Nils Randulf, Snyder G. J., Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Rosendahl Lasse, Waste Heat Recovery from a Marine Waste Incinerator Using a Thermoelectric Generator (2012). Journal of Electronic Materials . ISSN 0361-5235. 41 (6), s 1024 - 1029 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11664-012-2009-6

14. Horn Svein Jarle, Estevez Maria Magdalena, Nielsen Henrik Kofoed, Linjordet Roar, Eijsink Vincent, Biogas production and saccharification of Salix pretreated at different steam explosion conditions (2011). Bioresource Technology . ISSN 0960-8524. 102 (17), s 7932 - 7936

Scientific publications

  • Surup, Gerrit Ralf Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Heidelmann, Markus Trubetskaya, Anna (2018). Characterization and reactivity of charcoal from high temperature pyrolysis (800–1600 °C). Fuel. ISSN: 0016-2361. 235s 1544 - 1554. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2018.08.092.
  • Surup, Gerrit Ralf Vehus, Tore Eidem, Per Anders Trubetskaya, Anna Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2019). Characterization of renewable reductants and charcoal-based pellets for the use in ferroalloy industries. Energy. ISSN: 0360-5442. 167s 337 - 345. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.10.193.
  • Opalic, Sven Myrdahl Goodwin, Morten Lei, Jiao Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Kolhe, Mohan Lal (2019). Modelling of Compressors in an Industrial CO 2-Based Operational Cooling System Using ANN for Energy Management Purposes. Engineering Applications of Neural Networks. EANN 2019.. ISBN: 978-3-030-20256-9. Springer. chapter.
  • Wang, Liang Skjevrak, Geir Skreiberg, Øyvind Wu, Hongwei Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Hustad, Johan Einar (2017). Investigation on Ash Slagging Characteristics during Combustion of Biomass Pellets and Effect of Additives. Energy & Fuels. ISSN: 0887-0624. 32 (4). s 4442 - 4452. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03173.
  • Sarker, Shiplu Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2015). Assessing the gasification potential of five woodchips species by employing a lab-scale fixed-bed downdraft reactor. Energy Conversion and Management. ISSN: 0196-8904. 103s 801 - 813. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2015.07.022.
  • Sarker, Shiplu Bimbela, Fernando Sanchez, Jose Luis Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2014). Characterization and pilot scale fluidized bed gasification of herbaceous biomass: A case study on alfalfa pellets. Energy Conversion and Management. ISSN: 0196-8904. 91s 451 - 458. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2014.12.034.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2015). Eco House Biestøa – indoor climate performance. Proceedings of the 7PHN Sustainable Cities and Buildings conference held in Copenhagen 20-21 August 2015. ISBN: 978-87-7877-423-1. Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, DTU. 031.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2015). Estimation of moisture content in poplar. Aspects of Applied Biology. ISSN: 0265-1491. 131s 211 - 216.
  • Sarker, Shiplu Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2014). Preliminary fixed-bed downdraft gasification of birch woodchips. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. ISSN: 1735-1472. 12 (7). s 2119 - 2126. doi:10.1007/s13762-014-0618-8.
  • Liu, Na Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Jørgensen, Uffe Lærke, Poul Erik (2015). Sampling procedure in a willow plantation for chemical elements important for biomass combustion quality. Fuel. ISSN: 0016-2361. 142s 283 - 288. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.11.020.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Lærke, Poul Erik Liu, Na Jørgensen, Uffe (2015). Sampling procedure in a willow plantation for estimation of moisture content. Biomass & Bioenergy. ISSN: 0961-9534. 78s 62 - 70. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.03.028.
  • Sarker, Shiplu Arauzo, Jesus Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2015). Semi-continuous feeding and gasification of alfalfa and wheat straw pellets in a lab-scale fluidized bed reactor. Energy Conversion and Management. ISSN: 0196-8904. 99s 50 - 61. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2015.04.015.
  • Yordanov, Georgi Hristov Midtgård, Ole-Morten Sætre, Tor Oskar Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Norum, Lars Einar (2013). Overirradiance (Cloud Enhancement) Events at High Latitudes. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. ISSN: 2156-3381. 3 (1). s 271 - 277. doi:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2213581.
  • Yordanov, Georgi Hristov Midtgård, Ole-Morten Sætre, Tor Oskar Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Norum, Lars Einar (2012). Over-Irradiance (Cloud Enhancement) Events at High Latitudes. 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC), Frankfurt, Germany, September, 2012. ISBN: 3-936338-28-0. WIP - Renewable Energies. Academic Article. s 3709 - 3713.
  • Yordanov, Georgi Hristov Midtgård, Ole-Morten Sætre, Tor Oskar Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Norum, Lars (2012). Overirradiance (Cloud Enhancement) Events at High Latitudes. 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012, proceedings. ISBN: 978-1-4673-0064-3. IEEE conference proceedings. Volume 2.
  • Kristiansen, Nils Randulf Snyder, G. J. Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Rosendahl, Lasse (2012). Waste Heat Recovery from a Marine Waste Incinerator Using a Thermoelectric Generator. Journal of Electronic Materials. ISSN: 0361-5235. 41 (6). s 1024 - 1029. doi:10.1007/s11664-012-2009-6.
  • Horn, Svein Jarle Estevez, Maria Magdalena Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Linjordet, Roar Eijsink, Vincent (2011). Biogas production and saccharification of Salix pretreated at different steam explosion conditions. Bioresource Technology. ISSN: 0960-8524. 102 (17). s 7932 - 7936. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2011.06.042.
  • Kristiansen, Nils R. Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2010). Potential for Usage of Thermoelectric Generators on Ships. Journal of Electronic Materials. ISSN: 0361-5235. 39 (9). s 1746 - 1749. doi:10.1007/s11664-010-1189-1.
  • Våge, Magne Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Michalsen, Bengt G. (2010). Rom- og tappevannsoppvarming for lavenergiboliger og passivhus, evaluering av løsninger. 3rd Nordic Passive House Conference 2010 ? Towards 2020 Sustainable Cities and Buildings. ISBN: 9788773079973. Aalborg university press. faglig_bok_forlag. s 13.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2008). Sorrel and reed canary grass in southern Norway. Biomass and energy crops III. Association of applied biologists. faglig_bok_institusjon. s 75 - 79.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2007). Bioenergiundervisning - praktiske øvelser. Lek og læring - artikler skrevet av deltakere på kurs i universitetspedagogikk. Universitet i Agder. faglig_bok_institusjon. s 119 - 127.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed Ahlhaus, Matthias Kunze, Martin (2005). Energiafgrøder - erfaringer fra energiparken i Grimstad Energy crops - experiences from National Centre for Renewable Energy in Grimstad, Norway. Bionergy 2005 - presentations. The Norwegian Bioenergy Association. faglig_bok_forlag. s 1.
  • Ahlhaus, Matthias Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2005). Heating with Different Biofuels in Small Domestic Boilers and Possibilities of Combined Heat and Power Production. International symposium: research - education - technology. ISBN: 8388579169. Faculty of mechanical engineering, Gdansk university of technology. faglig_bok_forlag. s 25 - 30.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2004). Produktionsapparatet. Planteskolebogen - Fysiologi, formering og dyrkning. Biofolia. s 179 - 198.
  • Ahlhaus, Matthias Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2005). Kombinierte Wärme- und Stromerzeugung mit Scheitholz und Pellets in einer häuslichen Kleinanlage. ISBN: 3980995313. Fachhochschule Stralsund, Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik. s 5.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2002). Vandingssystemer til containerpladser. ISBN: 8276345514. Cappelen Damm Høyskoleforlaget. s 127.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2019). Bioeconomy - the new oil?.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Bioenergiens mange ansikter og muligheter.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Biobrændstoffer - Fordele og ulemper.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Future of bio fuels and their production.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Biomass supply - Sources, pre-treatment, storage and handling.
  • Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Biomass supply - Sources, pre-treatment, storage and handling.

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