N. Asger Mortensen is a professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) from where he also received the MSc, PhD, and Dr. Techn. degrees in 1998, 2001, and 2006, respectively. .. read more

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Personal data:

  • Full name: Niels Asger Mortensen
  • Date and place of birth: May 6, 1973, Hillerød, Denmark
  • Citizenship: Denmark.
  • Marital status: Married (1999), two children (2001, 2005).

Education & Academic degrees:

Employment:

Honors and Awards:

Travel grants: 

  • NorFa travel grant (1998) [~10.000 DKK]
  • NorFa travel grant (1999) [~10.000 DKK]
  • Ingeniørvidenskabelig Fond og G. A. Hagemanns Mindefond (2000) [25.000 DKK]
  • MPI-visitors program, Max-Planck Institute, Dresden (2000) [~1500 DM]
  • Corrit-fondens rejselegat (2006) [10.000 DKK]
  • CUDOS-visitors program, Univ. Sydney (2008) [~1200 AUD]

Equipment grants: 

  • Ib Henriksens fond (2007) [75.000 DDK, with M. Brandbyge]

Research grants, principal investigator:

  • Strategic Program for Young Researchers, Danish Council for Strategic Research (2005-2009)
    "Theory of opto-nanofluidic Lab-on-a-chip systems"
    [DSF grant #2117-05-0037, ~2.7 MDKK]
  • Danish Research Council for Technology and Production Sciences (2007-2011)
    "Theory of chiral-liquid optofluidics for lab-on-a-chip applications in bio-chemistry and pharmacology"
    [FTP grant #274-07-0080, ~1.9 MDKK] 
  • Sino-Danish Scientific and Technological Cooperation
    Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation  (2010-2011)
    [grant #09-075623, ~200.000 DKK, network activity with Prof. Sailing He, Zhejiang Univ.]
  • Sino-Danish Scientific and Technological Cooperation
    Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation  (2012)
    [grant #11-120370, ~155.000 DKK, network activity with Prof. Hongxing Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences + Prof. Linfang Shen, Zhejiang Univ.]
  • Two-year Postdoctoral  Block Stipend, Willum Foundation (2013-2014)
    "Quantum Plasmonics"
    [grant #341/300-123012, ~1.1 MDKK]
  • Danish Council for Independent Research - Natural Sciences (2013-2016)
    "Theory of quantum plasmonics"
    [FNU grant #12-133429,~4.2 MDKK]
  • Danish-Korean International Network Programme
    Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovations (2014)
    [grant #1370-00035B, ~270 kDKK, network activity with Prof. Min-Kyo Seo, Kaist + Prof. Sergey Bozhevolnyi, SDU]

Research centers, co-applicant and key-investigator:

  • Villum Kann Rasmussen Foundation (2008-2013)
    Center of Excellence "NAnophotonics for TErabit Communications"
    [VKR grant, ~25 MDKK, with Prof. J. Mørk et al.]

  • Danish National Research Foundation (2011-2017)
    Center of Excellence "Nanostructured Graphene"
    [DNRF grant, ~54 MDKK, with Prof. A.-P. Jauho et al.]

Research grants, co-applicant:

  • Danish Research Council for Technology and Production Sciences (2006-2009)
    "Photonic crystal refractive index detection for nanofluidic chemical separation systems"
    [FTP grant #274-06-0193, ~4.5 MDKK, with Prof. J.P. Kutter]
  • Danish Research Council for Technology and Production Sciences (2006-2010)
    "Toplogy Optimization of Electromagmetic Metamaterials for Miniaturization of Wireless Communication Antennas (TopAnt)"
    [FTP grant #274-06-0507, ~4.9 MDKK, with Prof. O. Breinbjerg and Prof. O. Sigmund]
  • Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (2007-2011)
    "Wireless coupling in small autonomous devices"

    [HTF grant #004-2007-1, ~10 MDKK, with Dr. L. Lading et al.]
  • Danish Research Council for Technology and Production Sciences (2010-2013)
    "Separation of Macromolecules by Photonic Crystal Defects Chromatography (PCDC)"
    [FTP grant #10-082409, ~5.5 MDKK, with Prof. O. Hassager]
  • Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (2010-2013)
    "NanoPlast - advanced technology platform"
    [HTF grant #007-2010-2, ~50 MDKK, with Prof. R. Taboryski et al. ]
  • Sino-Danish Scientific and Technological Cooperation
    Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (2011)
    [grant #10-098282, ~280.000 DKK, with Prof. A. Lavrinenko, network activity Prof. Lei Zhou, Fudan Univ. + Prof. C.T. Chan, HKUST]
  • Israel-Danish International Network Programme
    Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovations (2014)
    [grant #1370-00124B, ~290 kDKK, network activity with Prof. Anders Kristensen, DTU + Prof. Uriel Levy, HUJI]



Memberships:

Conference & meeting activities:

Editorial work:

Peer-review journal referee for:

  • Physical Review Letters (APS)
  • Physical Review B (APS)
  • Science (AAAS) 
  • Nature Materials (NPG)
  • Scientific Reports (NPG) 
  • Applied Physics Letters (AIP)
  • Biomicrofluidics (AIP) 
  • ACS Nano (ACS)
  • Analytical Chemistry (ACS)
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (ACS)
  • Optics Letters (OSA)
  • Optics Express (OSA)
  • Journal of Optical Society of America A (OSA)
  • Journal of Optical Society of America B (OSA)
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology (OSA/IEEE)
  • Photonics Technology Letters (IEEE)
  • IEEE Photonics Journal (IEEE)
  • IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (IEEE)
  • IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (IEEE) 
  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (IEEE)
  • Reports on Progress in Physics (IOP)
  • Journal of Optics (IOP) 
  • Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (IOP)
  • Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics (IOP/EOS)
  • Journal of European Optical Society, Rapid Publications (EOS)
  • Journal of Nanophotonics (SPIE)
  • Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry (Elsevier Science) 
  • Optical Fiber Technology (Elsevier Science)   
  • Optics Communications (Elsevier Science)
  • Optics & Laser Technology (Elsevier Science)  
  • Physica E (Elsevier Science)
  • Superlattices and Microstructures (Elsevier Science)
  • Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical (Elsevier Science)
  • Chaos, Solitons & Fractals (Elsevier Science) 
  • Applied Physics A (Springer Verlag)
  • Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics (Springer Verlag) 
  • Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (Springer Verlag)
  • Optical and Quantum Electronics (Springer Verlag)
  • International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves (Springer Verlag)
  • Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIERS)
  • Journal of Electromagnetics Waves and Applications (PIERS)
  • Revista Mexicana de Física (Sociedad Mexicana de Física)
  • Journal of Modern Optics (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics (Cambridge Univ. Press)

 

Grant-proposal reviewer for:

Research publications & citation statistics:

  • 170+ peer-review journal papers
  • 30+ paper published in proceedings of international conferences, meetings, and workshops
  • 3 invited book chapters
  • 2 popularizing papers
  • 4 academic dissertations
  • Citations: 3300+ (Web of Knowledge, April, 2014)
  • Hirsch h-index: 33