Torben Lund  Skovhus Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Torben Lund Skovhus

Project Manager and Researcher
VIA University College & DNV GL

I'm a specialist in industrial microbiology, applied biotechnology, corrosion management, oilfield microbiology, water treatment and safety, reservoir souring and biocorrosion. I work enjoy working in the interface between academia and industry.

Biography

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.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    industrial microbiology
    applied biotechnology
    corrosion management
    oilfield microbiology
    water treatment and safety
    reservoir souring
    biocorrosion/MIC

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion in the Upstream Oil - 1st Edition book cover

Videos

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)

Published: Feb 20, 2017

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is a serious corrosion threat that impacts the operating integrity and reliability of assets in the oil and gas, maritime, power generation, and other industries. Yet MIC is also commonly misunderstood, leading to ineffective mitigation programs, wasted resources and deterioration of vital assets.