Nanna Viereck

Nanna Viereck

Associate Professor

Member of:


    2002: PhD, Dept. of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Roskilde University, Denmark

    1997: MSc, Laboratory of Molecular Spectroscopy, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


    Academic affiliations

    2014 – current: Deputy head of research, Dept. Food Science (FOOD), University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark

    2009 – current Associate Professor and vice-manager, Spectroscopy & Chemometrics (SPECC), FOOD KU, Denmark

    2003 – 2009: Assistant Professor, Quality and Technology (QT), FOOD KU, Denmark

    March 2003: 3 weeks visit, Dept. of Soil and Water, Adelaide University, Australia

    2002 – 2003: Post doc, Plant Nutrition, Plant Research Dept., Risø National laboratory, Denmark



    2004 – current: Course responsible Quantitative Bio-spectroscopy

    2013 – current: Course responsible Food Entrepreneurship: Designing New Business Opportunities in the Food Sector


    Organization of conferences

    2013: General chair and organizer of the innovation conference “Fødevareingredienser – et dansk væksteventyr”

    2013 + 2014: Co-chair of the annual inSPIReFOOD conference


    Other commercial offices

    2012 – current: Working party member, Food & Health in the innovation network for health and life sciences Biopeople

    2013 – current: inSPIRe pillar manager (pillar II, process analytical technology; 3 projects)


    Quantitative performance indices

    ResearcherID: D-4948-2014

    ORCID: 0000-0002-6919-1488




    H-index (November 2015)


    Scientific peer-reviewed papers


    Supervision, MSc students (since 2004)


    Supervision, PhD students (co-supervision since 2008)




    Selected publications


    Viereck N, Sørensen K M and Engelsen S B (2013). Investigating depth profiles from porcine adipose tissue by HR MAS NMR spectroscopyIn Magnetic Resonance in Food Science: Food for Thought. Eds: van Duynhoven J, Belton P S, Webb G A and Van As H, The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 81-89

    Jensen M G, Knudsen J C, Viereck N, Kristensen M and Astrup A (2012). Functionality of alginate based supplements for application in human appetite regulation. Food Chemistry 132, 823-829

    Seefeldt H F, Larsen F H, Viereck N, Petersen M A and Engelsen S B (2011). Lipid composition and deposition during grain filling in intact barley (Hordeum vulgare) mutant seeds as studied by 1H HR MAS NMR. Journal of Cereal Science 54, 442-449

    Bro R, Viereck N, Toft M, Toft H,  Hansen P I and Engelsen S B (2010), Mathematical chromatography solves the cocktail party effect in mixtures using 2D spectra and PARAFAC. Trends in Analytical Chemistry 29, 281-284

    Andersen C M, Frøst M B and Viereck N (2010). Spectroscopic characterization of low- and non-fat cream cheeses. International Dairy Journal 20, 32-39

    Viereck N, Winning H, Seefeldt H F and Engelsen S B (2009) 1H HR MAS NMR: Profiling metabolites in single cereal kernels (of wheat and barley). In Magnetic Resonance in Food Science: Challenges in a Changing World. Eds: Guðjónsdóttir M, Belton P S and Webb G A, The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 29-36

    Winning H, Roldán-Marín E, Dragsted L O, Viereck N, Poulsen M, Sánchez-Moreno C, Pilar Cano M, Engelsen S B (2009). An explanatory NMR nutri-metabonomic investigation reveals dimethyl sulfone as a dietary biomarker for onion intake. Analyst 134, 2344-2351

    Nielsen M M, Viereck N and Engelsen S B (2007) Phytic acid degradation by phytase – as viewed by 31P NMR and multivariate curve resolutionIn Magnetic Resonance in Food Science: Molecules to Man. Eds: Farhat I, Belton P S and Webb G A, The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 213-221

    Salomonsen T, Sejersen M T, Viereck N, Ipsen R and Engelsen S B (2007) Water mobility in acidified milk drinks studied by low-field 1H NMR. International Dairy Journal 17, 294-301

    Viereck N, Hansen P E and Jakobsen I (2004) Phosphate pool dynamics in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices studied by in vivo 31P NMR spectroscopy. New Phytologist 162, 783-794

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