Emil Engelund Thybring

Emil Engelund Thybring

Associate Professor


  • 2011: PhD, Technical University of Denmark
  • 2007: MSc in Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark



  • 2015- : Postdoc, University of Copenhagen, Dept. Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
  • 2013-2015: Postdoc, ETH Zürich, Dept. Building Materials and EMPA, Dept. Applied Wood Materials, Switzerland
  • 2013: Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Dept. Civil Engineering
  • 2011-2013: Consultant R&D, Danish Technological Institute
  • 2008-2011: Industrial PhD candidate, Danish Technological Institute


Scientific memberships

  • 2015- : Member of the Marie Curie Alumni Association
  • 2013-2015: Member of Management committee, COST Action FP1303 Performance of biobased building materials
  • 2010-2013: Member of Management committee, COST Action FP0904 Thermo-hydro-mechanical wood behaviour and processing
  • 2009-2012: Member of Working group, COST Action FP0802 Experimental and computational micro-characterization techniques in wood mechanics



  • 2019: Guest editor of special issue of the journal Forests
  • 2017- : Member of the Editorial Board at the journal Wood Materials Science and Engineering
  • 2017- : National coordinator for Denmark in the Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering
  • 2017- : Co-chair of the National Support Group of Denmark, Forest-based Sector Technology Platform, EU
  • 2017-2018: Guest editor of special issue of the journal International Wood Products Journal
  • 2017: Main organisor of the conference 13th Annual Meeting of the Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering (WSE2017) at the University of Copenhagen
  • 2012- : Scientific reviewer for a range of ISI-journals incl. CelluloseInternational Biodeterioration & BiodegradationJournal of Materials SciencePolymer Degradation and StabilityProceedings of the Royal Society A, and other
  • 2010-2011: Board member in the Industrial PhD Association
  • 2007-2011: Board member and board secretary in the Danish Society for Materials Testing and Research under the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA)



MSc, PhD

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