Background and activities

Kjetil Rasmussen has been the Head of the Department of Biotechnology at NTNU since August 2009.

Responsibilities

  • Management of the Department
  • Strategies and Planning
  • Staff
  • Economy


Background

Kjetil Rasmussen (born 1971) has an MSc in Environmental Engineering from Montana State University (1996) and a PhD Engineer in Environmental Biotechnology from the Department of Biotechnology, NTNU (2001).


Professional experience

  • Head of Office / Senior Engineer at the Department of Biotechnology, NTNU (2006-10 - 2009-07 and 2003-01 - 2003-06)
  • Associate Professor at the Nord-Trøndelag University College (2005-08 - 2006-12)
  • Postdoc at the Department of Biotechnology, NTNU (VISTA) (2003-12 - 2005-07)
  • Researcher at the Department of Biotechnology, NTNU (2002-05 - 2003-01 and 1996-10 - 1997-01)
  • Research Assistant at the Department of Biotechnology, NTNU (2002-02 - 2002-04)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Rasmussen, Kjetil; Østgaard, Kjetill. (2003) Adhesion of the marine bacterium Pseudomonas sp. NCIMB 2021 to different hydrogel surfaces. Water Research. vol. 37.
  • Rasmussen, Kjetil; Willemsen, Peter R.; Østgaard, Kjetill. (2002) Barnacle settlement on hydrogels. Biofouling (Print). vol. 18 (3).
  • Rasmussen, Kjetil; Østgaard, Kjetill. (2001) Adhesion of the marine fouling diatom Amphora coffeaeformis to non-solid gel surfaces. Biofouling (Print). vol. 17 (2).
  • Rasmussen, Kjetil; Lewandowski, Zbigniew. (1998) Microelectrode measurements of local mass transport rates in heterogeneous biofilms. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • Rasmussen, Kjetil; Lewandowski, Zbigniew. (1998) The accuracy of oxygen flux measurements using microelectrodes. Water Research. vol. 32 (12).

Part of book/report

  • Crescente, Christian Miguel; Torsæter, Ole; Hultmann, Lisbeth; Strøm, Arne Reidar; Rasmussen, Kjetil; Kowalewski, Espen. (2006) An experimental study of driving mechanisms in MIOR processes by using Rhodococcus sp. 094. Fifteenth SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium - Old Reservoirs New Tricks - A Global Perspective.
  • Crescente, Christian; Rasmussen, Kjetil; Torsæter, Ole; Strøm, Arne; Kowalewski, Espen. (2005) An experimental study of microbial improved oil recovery by using Rhodococcus Sp.094. 2005 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts.

Report/dissertation

  • Rasmussen, Kjetil. (2002) Marine biofouling - microbial adhesion to non-solid gel surfaces. 2002.