Anders Nierhoff

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Education & Research

2014–present Post. Doc. Researcher, Center for Individual Nanoparticle Functionality, DTU.

Methanol synthesis with focus on explaining the high activity obtained from the industrial catalyst.

  • Improving the understanding of Zinc in the commercial methanol catalyst

2010–2014 PhD, Center for Individual Nanoparticl  Functionality, DTU.

Title: Optimizing nanoparticles for catalytic reactions,

  • Author and co-author of 6 scientific papers published in international peer reviewed journals
  • Maintaining and writing python code for experimental equipment

2007–2009 M.Sc. Eng, Physics and Nanotechnology, DTU.

Title: DFT calculation of CO2 reduction over transition metal surfaces,

2007 Exchange Student, San Jose State University.

2004–2007 B.Sc. Eng, Physics and Nanotechnology, DTU.

Title: Nitriding/Carburizing of stainless steel,

2001–2004 High School, Birkerød Gymnasium og kostskole


2009 Military service (Værnepligtig), Varde.

  • Awarded "Best comrade"
  • Top grade in First Aid

2005 Summer job - Office assistant, Bruel and Kjær Vibro.

  • Design standard for all future reports
  • General IT support

2002 Summer job, Radiometer.

  • Initiating Microsoft Access database for Quality Control


2012–present Substitute Board member, Østerbro I/S.

2006–2008 Treasurer and Board member, Student Business Relations (DSE).

DSE is planning and hosting the largest job- and career fair in Denmark, primarily for students at DTU and AAU

  • Responsible for the entire economy of DSE (+5mio DKK)
  • Increased company participant by 100

2004 Participant, International Physics Olympics (IPhO), South Korea.

Qualified for the IPhO by making it to the top 5 student among high school students in Denmark

Publiched Work

Adsorbate induced surface alloy formation investigated by near ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

CATALYSIS TODAY, Volume: 244  Pages: 130-135

DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2014.06.024

Published: APR 15 2015

Dynamic Behavior of CuZn Nanoparticles under Oxidizing and Reducing Conditions

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, Volume: 119  Issue: 5  Pages: 2804-2812

DOI: 10.1021/jp510015v

Published: FEB 5 2015

Mass-selected nanoparticles of PtxY as model catalysts for oxygen electroreduction

NATURE CHEMISTRY, Volume: 6  Issue: 8  Pages: 732-738

DOI: 10.1038/NCHEM.2001

Published: AUG 2014

PhD thesis

Published: APR 2014

Methanation on mass-selected Ru nanoparticles on a planar SiO2 model support: The importance of under-coordinated sites

JOURNAL OF CATALYSIS, Volume: 308  Pages: 282-290

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2013.08.019

Published: DEC 2013

Self-sustained carbon monoxide oxidation oscillations on size-selected platinum nanoparticles at atmospheric pressure

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, Volume: 15  Issue: 8  Pages: 2698-2702

DOI: 10.1039/c2cp43684a

Published: 2013

Structural Modification of Platinum Model Systems under High Pressure CO Annealing

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, Volume: 116  Issue: 29  Pages: 15353-15360

DOI: 10.1021/jp302379x

Published: JUL 26 2012

The Effect of Size on the Oxygen Electroreduction Activity of Mass-Selected Platinum Nanoparticles

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Volume: 51  Issue: 19  Pages: 4641-4643

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201200586

Published: 2012

Master thesis

Published: AUG 2010

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