16 Notable alumni of
Aalborg University

Aalborg University is 2131st in the world, 695th in Europe, and 10th in Denmark by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 16 notable alumni from Aalborg University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mette Frederiksen

    Mette Frederiksen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    Mette Frederiksen is a Danish politician who has been Prime Minister of Denmark since June 2019, and Leader of the Social Democrats since June 2015. The second woman to hold either office, she is also the youngest prime minister in Danish history.

  2. Kristian Thulesen Dahl

    Kristian Thulesen Dahl
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kristian Thulesen Dahl is a Danish politician who has served as Leader of the Danish People's Party since September 2012. He has been a Member of the Folketing (MF) since September 1994.

  3. Frank Jensen

    Frank Jensen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Aalborg University
    Studied in 1980-1986
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Frank Jensen is a former Danish politician of the Danish Social Democrats who served as Lord Mayor of Copenhagen between 1 January 2010 and 19 October 2020. He was Minister for Research 27 September 1994 to 30 December 1996 in the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen II and Justice Minister from 30 December 1996 to 27 November 2001 in the Cabinets of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen III and IV.

  4. Karsten Lauritzen

    Karsten Lauritzen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Karsten Styrbæk Lauritzen is a Danish politician, who is a member of the Folketing for the Venstre political party. He was elected into parliament in the 2007 Danish general election. He served as Minister of Taxation from 2015 to 2019.

  5. Morten Bødskov

    Morten Bødskov
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Morten Bødskov is a Danish Social Democratic politician, and member of the Folketing, currently serving as the Minister of Defence under Mette Frederiksen. He was previously Minister for Taxation under Frederiksen and Minister of Justice in the Government of Helle Thorning-Schmidt.

  6. Christian Geo Heltboe

    Christian Geo Heltboe
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Aalborg University
    Studied English and Danish
    Occupations
    comedianactorstand-up comedianscreenwriter
    Biography

    Christian Geo Heltboe is a Danish comedian. He is best known under his middle name Geo.

  7. Rasmus Prehn

    Rasmus Prehn
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rasmus Prehn is a Danish politician, who is currently serving as the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. He previously served as Minister for Development Cooperation from 2019 to 2020. He has been a member of the Folketing since the 2005 Danish general election.

  8. Frank Aaen

    Frank Aaen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Frank Aaen is a Danish economist and Member of Parliament (the Folketing) for Enhedslisten. On 15 March 2006, he suffered a thrombosis but was back in the Folketing by April.

  9. Jens Henrik Thulesen Dahl

    Jens Henrik Thulesen Dahl
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Aalborg University
    Studied in 1985
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jens Henrik Winther Thulesen Dahl is a Danish politician, who is a member of the Folketing for the Danish People's Party. He was elected into parliament at the 2011 Danish general election.

  10. Frede Blaabjerg

    Frede Blaabjerg
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    scientistresearcher
    Biography

    Frede Blaabjerg is a Danish professor at Aalborg University. At Aalborg, he works in the section of Power Electronic Systems of the department of Energy Technology. Blaabjerg's research concerns the applications of power electronics including adjustable-speed drives, microgrids, photovoltaic systems, and wind turbines.

  11. Per Michael Johansen

    Per Michael Johansen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    engineerphysicist
    Biography

    Per Michael Johansen is a Danish engineer and physicist and the current rector of Aalborg University.

  12. Lars Arendt-Nielsen

    Lars Arendt-Nielsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    professorscientistresearcher
    Biography

    Lars Arendt-Nielsen is a professor at Aalborg University specialising in translational pain research and bio-markers. Lars Arendt-Nielsen's research is highly recognised internationally, and in addition to his university work he has established several businesses.

  13. Mads Græsbøll Christensen

    Mads Græsbøll Christensen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Enrolled in Aalborg University
    1997-2002 graduated with Master of Science
    2002-2005 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Mads Græsbøll Christensen is a Danish Professor in Audio Processing at Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology, Aalborg University, where he is also head and founder of the Audio Analysis Lab which conducts research in audio and acoustic signal processing. Before that he worked at the Department of Electronic Systems at Aalborg University and has held visiting positions at Philips Research Labs, ENST, UCSB, and Columbia University. He has published extensively on these topics in books, scientific journals and conference proceedings, and he has given tutorials and keynote talks at major international scientific conferences.

  14. Li Xing

    Li Xing
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    full professor
    Biography

    Li Xing is a Danish professor of development and international relations at Aalborg University.

  15. John Rasmussen

    John Rasmussen
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Aalborg University
    1981-1986 graduated with Master of Science
    1986-1989 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    John Rasmussen is a professor of biomechanics at Aalborg University. His research is aimed both at solid mechanics, biomechanics, biomedical engineering and sports engineering.

  16. Brian Vohnsen

    Brian Vohnsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Brian Vohnsen is an Associate Professor of Physics at UCD in Dublin, Ireland specializing in optics. He is head of the Advanced Optical Imaging Group which he founded in 2008. He has received recognition for his ability to connect the field of biomedical optics and nano-optics. In 2021 he became a fellow of Optica for significant contributions to vision science, including photoreceptor optics and high resolution retinal imaging.