New Head of DTU Food

The new Head of Department of DTU Food is both a researcher, author, and knight of the Order of Dannebrog.

 Tine Rask Licht will head DTU Food. Photo: Mikal Schlosser


  • Has a degree in Chemical Engineering from DTU

  •  Has been employed at DTU Food since 1999

  • Professor since 2009 and research group leader since 2004

  • Deputy Head of Department since 2022

  • Acting Head of Department since January 2024

  • Knight of the Order of Dannebrog in 2020

  • Has served on the research council of the Independent Research Fund Denmark (technology and production) and on several national and international research funding panels

  • Member of the Academic Council at DTU for several periods

  • Has recently published the book "Mavefornemmelser og mikrobiologi", which is about the connection between diet, health, and gut bacteria