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|Born||May 1, 1942|
|Known for||Lukning af Thyborøn Kanal, Lærebog i Hydraulik (Text book in Hydraulics)|
|Fields||Water and Soil|
|Institutions||Technical University of Denmark, Aalborg Universitet, Vandbygningsvæsenets Direktorat|
Torben Larsen (May 1, 1942) is a noted Danish scientist working in the field of hydrology and water pollution.
Torben Larsen was born in Copenhagen on 1 May 1942.He graduated with a degree in hydraulic engineering from the Polyteknisk Læreanstalt (Technical University of Denmark) in 1966.
The Technical University of Denmark, often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in Kongens Lyngby, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions.
From 1967 to 1969 Larsen worked for the Directorate for Hydraulic Engineering. In 1969 he moved to Aalborg to work for Danmarks Ingeniørakademi, later Aalborg University. In 1989 he was appointed Associate Professor and in 2001 Professor.In 2001 Torben Larsen defended his doctoral thesis about dilution of waste water in the coastal zone. Between 1997 and 2005 Larsen was a member of Statens Teknisk-videnskabelige Forskningsråd (the Danish Technical-Scientific Research Board).
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