Bent Sørensen (physicist)

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Bent Erik Sørensen
Born 13 October 1941
Nationality Danish
Occupation Physicist

Bent Erik Sørensen (born 13 October 1941), is a Danish physicist, distinguished mainly by research into future forms of renewable energy.[1] He is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change in Roskilde University, Denmark,[2] and president of Novator Advanced Technology Consulting.[3]

Biography

Sørensen gained his MSc in physics and mathematics in 1965 and was awarded a PhD in 1974 by the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, where he worked until 1980, when he became professor at Roskilde University.[1] He has undertaken sabbatical appointments in Japan, France, USA and Australia and has presented at numerous international events.[1]

He received the Australian Government Award for Eminent European Scientists in 1982 and the European Solar Prize in 2002.[3] In 1989 he was knighted by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.[1]

Publications

Sørensen has published over five hundred articles, reports and papers, and has written a number of books, including:

  • Johannes Jensen; Bent Sørensen (1984). Fundamentals of energy storage. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-08604-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Bent Sørensen; Paul Breeze (29 December 2008). Renewable Energy Focus Handbook. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-374705-1.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Bent Sørensen (7 November 2007). Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-374262-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[2]
  • Bent Sørensen (19 November 2010). Renewable Energy: Physics, Engineering, Environmental Impacts, Economics & Planning. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-375025-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Bent Sorensen (6 June 2011). Life-Cycle Analysis of Energy Systems: From Methodology to Applications. Royal Society of Chemistry. ISBN 978-1-84973-145-4.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Bent Sorensen (Sorensen) (15 November 2011). Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Emerging Technologies and Applications. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-396503-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[3]
  • Bent Sørensen (2011). Renewable Energy: Renewable energy technologies II. Earthscan. ISBN 978-1-84407-867-7.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Bent Sorensen (17 January 2012). A History of Energy: Northern Europe from the Stone Age to the Present Day. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-84971-384-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Bent Sørensen". Roskilde University. Retrieved 8 July 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bent Sørensen (7 November 2007). Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-374262-9. Retrieved 8 July 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Bent Sorensen (Sorensen) (15 November 2011). Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Emerging Technologies and Applications. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-396503-5. Retrieved 8 July 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>