Background and activities

Kjetil Rasmussen has been the Head of the Department of Biology since August 2021. Previously he was the head of the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science 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 department at the Department of biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU (2009-08 - 2021-07)
  • 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.