Åsmund Rinnan

Åsmund Rinnan



2006 – 2007 Pedagogics for assistant professors at Denmark Pedagogical University, Denmark

2001 – 2004 Ph.D in Chemometrics at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark.

1998 – 2000 Master degree in Chemometrics, University of Bergen, Norway.

1994 – 1997 Chemical engineer at Telemark University College, Norway


Working Experience

2009 -             Associate professor in Exploratory Data Analysis, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2009 -   Consultant for multivariate data analysis/ statistics, Rinometrics, Denmark

2007 -             Course responsible for Exploratory Data Analysis/ Chemometrics, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2012 – 2013    Chemometrics expert, RSP Systems A/S, Denmark

2006 – 2009      Post-doc Chemometrics, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Denmark

2004 – 2005      Chemometrician in Sales & Marketing, Foss A/S, Denmark

1999     Research on the temperature control of aluminum cells, SØRAL, Husnes, Norway

1997 – 1998      Laboratory technician, Borealis, Norway


Academic and Professional Activities

2013 - Work-package leader in the EU-project MACSYS

2012 - Work-package leader in the Danish GUPD project: PlantePigment

2012 - 2015 Work-package leader in the Danish project BIOPRO

2012 - Union representative at Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 - 2012 Guest editor: Journal of Chemometrics – Special Issue for SSC12 in Denmark

2009 - 2011 Work-package leader in the EUROSTAR project: LOTIMS

2008 - Boardmember of the Danish Chemometric Society



2013 -   Post-docs: 3 as main and 1 as co-supervisor

2009 -   PhD students: 2 as main and 1 as co-supervisor

2009 -   MSc students: 6 as main and 2 as co-supervisor

2009 -   BSc students: 1 as main and 2 as co-supervisor

2010 -   Opponent for PhD defenses: 8 in Denmark, 1 in Italy and 1 in Spain

2003 -   Reviewer for: 22 journals


Conferences (last five years)

2015 SSC14, Sardinia, Italy. Oral: Automatic estimation of model complexity - More time for coffee

2014 dsk.2014, Nyborg, Denmark. Organizer, Oral: Automatic estimation of number of PLS components

2014 Arctic Analysis, Illulisat, Greenland. Oral: Automization of PLS models

2014 Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry, Richmond, USA. Oral: Recursive PLS-DA

2013 Scandinavian Symposium of Chemometrics, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 International Conference on NIR, Montpellier, France. Oral: Chemometrics and statistics - Hand in hand

2012 dsk.2012, Nyborg, Denmark. Organizer, Oral: ASCA

2011 Scandinavian Symposium of Chemometrics, Billund, Denmark. Organizer.

Oral: The significance of the structure of data on PLS predictions of protein

2011 Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry, Antwerpen, Belgium

Poster: rPLS beats the lot



2008 Best video poster, CAC 2008 - Montpellier, France


Selected Publications

37 papers (18 sine 2011) in peer-reviewed journals, 4 book chapters & 1 popular science article. H-index: 12

  1. Åsmund Rinnan, Davide Giacolone, Michael Bom Frøst (2015): Check-All-That-Apply data analysed by Partial Least Squares Regression, Food Quality and Preference, 42, 146-153, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2015.01.018
  2. Sara Ebrahimi, Yousef Akhlaghi, Mohsen Kompany-Zareh, Åsmund Rinnan (2014): Nucleic Acid Based Fluorescent Nanothermometers, ACS Nano, 8 (10), 10372-10382, DOI: 10.1021/nn5036944
  3. Maj-Britt S. Andersen, Åsmund Rinnan, Claudine Manach, Sanne K. Poulsen, Estelle Pujos-Guillot, Thomas M. Larsen, Arne Astrup, Lars O. Dragsted (2014): Untargeted Metabolomics as a Screening Tool for Estimating Compliance to a Dietary Pattern, Journal of Proteome Research, 13 (3), 14015-1418, DOI: 10.1021/pr400964s
  4. Åsmund Rinnan, Martin Andersson, Carsten Ridder, Søren Balling Engelsen (2014): Recursive weighted partial least squares (rPLS): an efficient variable selection method using PLS, Journal of Chemometrics, 28 (5), 439-447, DOI: 10.1002/cem.2582
  5. Hamid Babamoradi, Frans van den Berg, Åsmund Rinnan (2013): Comparison of bootstrap and asymptotic confidence limits for control charts in batch MSPC strategies, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 127, 102-111, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemolab.2013.06.005
  6. Solveig Warnecke, Åsmund Rinnan, Morten Allesø, Søren Balling Engelsen (2013): Measurement of active content in escitalopram tablets by a near-infrared transmission spectroscopy model that encompasses batch variability, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 102 (4), 1268-1280, DOI: 10.1002/jps.23461
  7. Åsmund Rinnan, Lars Munck (2012): Significance of the structure of data in partial least squares regression predictions involving both natural and human experimental design, Journal of Chemometrics, 26 (8-9), 487-495, DOI: 10.1002/cem.2438
  8. Sara Fasmer Hansen, Emmanuel Bettler, Åsmund Rinnan, Søren B. Engelsen, Christelle Breton (2010): Exploring genomes for glycosyltransferases, Molecular BioSystems, 6, 1773-1781, DOI: 10.1039/c000238k
  9. Åsmund Rinnan, Frans van den Berg, Søren Balling Engelsen (2009): Review of the most common pre-processing techniques for near-infrared spectra, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 28 (10), 1201-1222, DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2009.07.007
  10. Riikka Rinnan, Åsmund Rinnan, Toini Holopainen, Jarmo K. Holopainen and Pertti Pasanen (2005): Emission of non-methane volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from boreal peatland microcosmos – effects of ozone exposure, Atmospheric environment, 39(5), 921-930, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2004.09.076

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