Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, PhD


Knud Erik Bach Knudsen is professor in basic nutrition at Aarhus University, Department of Animal Science. His focus area is carbohydrates and phytochemicals with emphasis on development and implementation of analytical methods, studies of nutritional and physiological properties of carbohydrates and phytochemicals, and the role of carbohydrates and phytochemicals in gut and metabolic health in monogastric species including human subjects.

After completing his PhD, Knud Erik worked at Carlsberg Research Centre and The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University before joining the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences; from 2007 Aarhus University. He has published more than 240 papers in peer-reviewed journals mostly related to analytical, nutritional, physiological and health aspects of carbohydrates and phytochemicals.