Susanne Knøchel

Susanne Knøchel


Professor og sektionsleder ved Sektion for Fødevaremikrobiologi.

Primære forskningsområder

2010                        Professor and Section Head, Food Microbiology,

Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

2003                        Professor with special assignment in microbial food safety

2002-3                    Initiator and head of LMC research school “FOOD”

1991                       Associate professor (Food Preservation Microbiology), Dept.

Dairy & Food Science,  Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark

1989-91                  Senior researcher. Water Quality Institute.

1984-89                  Senior researcher. Danish Institute for Fisheries Research

1982-84                  Visiting scholar, Osaka University, Japan

(Awarded Monbusho Scholarship).

1981-82                  Research Associate. Danish Institute for Fisheries Research

Other activities

Co-founder and Chairman of the organisation Council for Better Hygiene (from 2008). The council has approx.. 600 members from academia, companies, municipalities and unions in Denmark and Sweden and has arranged >30 meetings for >2000 participants.

Member of the Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV) 


Communication activities to the broader public

2-5 annual lectures/speeches at national meetings

> 25 TV/radio appearances and 120 newspaper/journal citations

Has been part of the science panel in Ingeniøren as well as Samvirke   


Undervisnings- og vejledningsområder

  • Ansvarlig for det internationale MSc kursus “Safety in the Food Chain” ved Købenahvns Universitet.
  • Ansvarlig for udvikling, planlægning administration og undervisning på kurset “Control of Foodborne Microorganisms” (7,5 ECTS)

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