Dr. Torben Lund Skovhus is Researcher and Project Manager at VIA University College in the Centre of Applied Research & Development in Building, Energy & Environment (Horsens, Denmark).
He graduated from Aarhus University, Denmark in 2002 with a Master's degree (cand.scient.) in Biology. In 2005 he finished his PhD from Department of Microbiology, Aarhus University.
In 2005, Torben was employed at Danish Technological Institute (DTI) in the Centre for Chemistry and Water Technology, where he was responsible for the consultancy activities for the oil and gas industry around the North Sea. Torben was heading DTI Microbiology Laboratory while he was developing several consultancy and business activities with the oil and gas industry. He founded DTI Oil & Gas in both Denmark and Norway where he was Team and Business Development Leader for five years. Thereafter Torben worked as Project Manager at DNV GL (Det Norske Veritas) in the field of Corrosion Management in both Bergen and Esbjerg.
Torben is currently chair of NACE TEG286X and ISMOS TSC an organization he co-founded in 2006. He is an international scientific reviewer and the author of 50+ technical and scientific papers and book chapters related to industrial microbiology, applied biotechnology, corrosion management, oilfield microbiology, water treatment and safety, reservoir souring and biocorrosion.
He is co-editor of the books:
1) Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems (Springer, 2011): http://www.springer.com/chemistry/biotechnology/book/978-90-481-9251-9
2) 3rd International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems (Elsevier, 2013): http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09648305/81
3) Applications of Molecular Microbiological Methods (Caister Academic Press, 2014): http://www.horizonpress.com/ammm
4) Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry (CRC Press, 2016, in press): https://www.crcpress.com/