Karsten Høgh Jensen

Karsten Høgh Jensen

Professor

  • Geology

    Øster Voldgade 10, 1350 København K, Område III, Building: 03-0-371

    Denmark

    Phone: +45 35 32 24 84Mobile: +45 28 75 24 84Fax: +45 35 32 25 01

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

2002 -             Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Copenhagen

2010 - 14        Guest Professor, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China

1999 - 02        Professor of Hydrology, Technical University of Denmark

1990 - 98        Docent, Technical University of Denmark

1979 - 90        Research Assistant, Postdoc, Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark

1988 - 92        Permanent Consultant, Carl Bro Consulting Engineering Group, Denmark

1977 - 87        Hydrologist, Danish Hydraulic Institute

DEGREES

1983: Ph.D. Civil Engineering 1983 (hydrology), Technical University of Denmark

1977: M.Sc. Civil Engineering 1977 (hydraulics and hydrology), Technical University of Denmark

HONORS AND AWARDS

2018      Helmholtz International Fellow Award

2012      G.A. Andrup’s Groundwater Prize ($4.000)

2010      Overseas Outstanding Scholar, China

2007      Outstanding associate editor award Vadose Zone Journal

1999      R.W. Jorck’s award for extraordinary scientific achievements ($22.000)

1992      Best paper in the international journal Nordic Hydrology

1992      Fulbright Scholar

1985      Gorm-Petersen’s Young Scientist Award, Technical University of Denmark ($1.000)

FELLOWSHIP

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.

MEMBERSHIPS

Danish Society of Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers; American Geophysical Union; European Geosciences Union; Soil Science Society of America; International Association of Hydrological Sciences.

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

  • Member evaluation panel, Helmholtz International Labs (2018 - ) 
  • Member International Research Evaluation Board, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany (2016)
  • Member Expert Panel on Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Ministry of Higher Education and Science, (2016 -)
  • Member International Research Evaluation Board, Research Center Julich, Germany (2012, 2013)  
  • Committee member VILLUM Research Foundation (annual budget $ 15 mill.) (2011 - 14)
  • Committee member Danish Strategic Research Council (annual budget $ 50 mill.) (2010 - 15)
  • Member International Advisory Board, TERENO Terrestrial Observatories, Germany (2008 - )
  • Convener and coordinator, all hydrogeological sessions, International Geological Congress, Oslo (2008)
  • Director, Center for catchment hydrology – HOBE – a hydrological observatory (2007 - )
  • Committee member,US National Science Foundation, Evaluation of research proposals for critical zone observatories (2007)
  • Member US-NSF mission to Sri Lanka, Formulation of research and capacity building in relation to the Tsunami disaster (2005)
  • Member of missions to Zambia and Botswana, formulation of strategies for research and education (2004, 2005)
  • Member search committee, new editors for Water Resources Research, AGU (2004)
  • Member board of appeal, Danish Environmental Protection Agency (2000 - )
  • Director, International Research School of Water Resources (FIVA) (2002 - 14)
  • Committee member, Unsaturated Zone Technical Committee, American Geophysical Union (2000 - 2011)
  • President, International Committee on Atmospheric-Soil-Vegetation Relations (ICASVR), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) (1997 - 01)
  • Project coordinator, EU funded project on ‘Artificial recharge of groundwater’ involving seven member states (1996 - 99)

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

  • Vadose Zone Journal (2002 - 2010, 2015 -)
  • Water Resources Research (1999 - 2006)
  • Journal of Hydrology (1997 - 2002)
  • Hydrogeology Journal (1995 - 2000)

SUPERVISED THESES

Principal supervisor for 43 doctoral theses (39 graduated) and 100+ MSc theses.

PUBLICATION RECORD

Refereed International Journals: 119 papers; Contributions to books: 3; Monographs: 2; Editor/Co-editor for proceedings: 4.

Danish Journals: 19; Scientific reports: 19; Refereed conference proceedings: 33; Conference proceedings: 45, Published abstracts: 142.

[ISI: H-index: 29  Citations: 2815]  [Google: H-index: 38  Citations: 4900].

ORCID: 0000-0003-4020-0050

·      Member evaluation panel, Helmholtz International Labs, (2018 - )

 

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