DTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen PedersenDTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen PedersenDTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen PedersenDTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen PedersenDTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen PedersenDTU Chemistry - Kasper Steen Pedersen


Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

2014 PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. 
2011 MSc. (cand.scient.), Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. 
2009 BSc., Chemistry, University of Copenhagen.

Professional Experience
  7/2017 –              Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark
  5/2017 –  5/2022  VILLUM Foundation Young Investigator at the Technical University of Denmark
11/2016 –  5/2017  DFF | Sapere Aude Research Talent visit with Prof. C. Reber, Université de Montréal, Canada. 
  1/2015 –  5/2017  DFF-Individual Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. R. Clérac, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal (CNRS),
                                and Dr. A. Tressaud, Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée (CNRS), both in Pessac, France.
  8/2014 –12/2014  Scientific Assistant, University of Copenhagen, with Assoc. Prof. S. Piligkos.
  2/2014 –  4/2014  Visiting Student Researcher. University of California, Berkeley with Prof. J. R. Long.
10/2012 –12/2012  Visiting Researcher, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, Pessac, France.
  7/2011 –  7/2014  PhD Fellow, University of Copenhagen. Supervisor: Prof. J. Bendix.
  7/2008 –  9/2008  Undergraduate Researcher. Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland, with Dr. P. L. W. Tregenna-Piggott.

Selected Awards, Recognitions, & Fellowships 
2017 VILLUM Young Investigator Award
2016 VILLUM Foundation Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined)
2016 KINKEN Rising Star Lecturer, Tohoku University, Japan, September 2016 (unsolicited)
2015 Faculty of SCIENCE PhD Prize 2015, University of Copenhagen (unsolicited)
2015 Shortlisted (top-5) for EurJIC-Wöhler Young Investigator Prize
2014 DFF Sapere Aude-Research Talent (unsolicited)
2014 Postdoctoral fellowship from The Danish Council of Independent Research  Natural Sciences
2014 Selected REAXYS 2014 PhD Prize Finalist for excellence in research in chemistry
2013 Selected Danish delegate for the 63th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (unsolicited)
2013 EliteForsk Travel Scholarship from the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education
2010 Siemens Scholarship
2010 Christian and Ottilia Brorson Scholarship for Young Researchers
2009 Carlsberg Memorial Scholarship
2008 – Travel grants. The Danish Chemical Society 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Most recent invited lectures 

32)  3rd International Conference on Functional Molecular Materials, November 2017, Kraków, Poland. 
31)  Dept. of Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, October 2017, Albany, NY, USA.
30) 6th European Conference on Molecular Magnetism, August 2017, Bucharest, Romania.
29) Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal, February 2017, Montréal, Canada.
28) Department of Chemistry, Ottawa University, January 2017, Ottawa, Canada.
27) Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph, December 2016, Guelph, Canada.
26)  KINKEN Workshop for Young Investigators on Functional Molecular Materials and Molecular Related Magnetism: Rising Star Symposium, September 2016, Sendai, Japan.
25)  RIIS Conference, Okayama University, September 2016, Okayama, Japan.
24)  Department of Applied Chemistry, Kwansai Gakuin University, August 2016, Sanda, Japan.
23)  42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, July 2016, Brest, France.
22)  European School on Molecular Nanoscience, May 2016, Valladolid, Spain.
21)  PACIFICHEM 2015, December 2015, Honolulu, USA. 
20)  Department of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, November 2015, Manchester, UK.
19)  Paul Scherrer Institute, November 2015, Villigen, Switzerland.
18)  9th International Conference on f-Elements, September 2015, Oxford, UK.
17)  Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée, July 2015, Bordeaux, France.
16)  Department of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, June 2015, Edinburgh, UK.
15)  Department of Chemistry, Newcastle University, June 2015, Newcastle, UK.