Prof. Marcus Aldén

Professor in Physics, Lund University, Sweden

Working area(s)

Expert in optical diagnostics and combustion physics


  • Advanced optical laser diagnostics
  • Characterization of high temperature fluid flow processes
2022 Jürgen Warnatz Gold Medal of the Combustion Institute forexceptional scientific contributions on the development andapplication of advanced laser diagnostics for combustion
2022 Hottel Lecture at the International Combustion Symposium
2018 Fellow of the Combustion Institute
since 2016 Honorary Professor at Xian Jiaotong University, China
2016–2021 ERC Advanced Grant TUCLA: Towards a deepened understanding of combustion processesusing advanced laser diagnostics
since 2011 Guest professor at Zhejiang University, China
since 2011 Honorary Professor at Tianjin University, China
2010–2015 ERC Advanced Grant DALDECS: Development and Application of Laser Diagnostic Techniquesfor Combustion Studies
2009–2018 Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Engine Research
since 2008 Member of the International Academic Advisory Committee of the State Key Laboratory of CleanEnergy Utilization at Zheijang University, China
since 2006 Member of the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund
since 2004 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, KVA
2003–2008 Member of the Editorial Board of Combustion and Flame
2001–2002 Chairman of the Energy Committee for Evaluation of proposals to the Swedish Research Councilsinc
since 1999 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA
2005–2009 Visiting Professor (Technical University Eindhoven)
1997–2022 Director for the Swedish national Centre of Excellence in Combustion Science andTechnology, CECOST
1991–2020 Head of Division of Combustion Physics (Lund University)
1992–2022 Professor in Physics (Lund University)
1989–2004 Director of the Lund University Combustion Centre
1987–1991 University Lecturer (Lund Institute of Technology)
1985–1987 Docent (Lund Institute of Technology)