Knut Bjørlykke

Professor Emeritus - Department of Geosciences
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Publications in ResearchGate.

Academic Interests

  • Petroleum Geology
  • Diagenesis
  • Reservoir Geology
  • Compaction, fluid flow and stress in sedimentary basins

Employment history

  • 2008 - present: Professor Emeritus, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.
  • 1984 - 2008: Professor of Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology, Department of Geology/Geosciences, University of Oslo.
  • 1998 autumn: Visiting Professor at the University of Bern and University of Newcastle, UK.
  • 1994 Aug-Dec: Visiting Professor at Colorado School of Mines. Golden, Colorado, USA.
  • 1981 - 82 & 1990 - 91 (1/2 yrs). Visiting Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.
  • 1976 - 84: Professor of Petroleum Geology, Department of Geology, University of Bergen, Norway.
  • 1971 - 76: Associate Professor in Sedimentology, University of Oslo.
  • 1969 - 71: University Lecturer at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 1966: Visiting research fellow (6 months) at the Sedimentology Research Laboratory, University of Reading, UK.
  • 1965 - 69: Amanuensis (Lecturer), Department of Geology, University of Oslo.
  • 1963 - 65: Research Assistant, Department of Geology, University of Oslo.

Higher education

1974  Dr. Philos degree, University of Oslo. 
1964  Cand Real (MSc) in Geology, University of Oslo.

Honoraria

  • 2009 The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Honorary Award.
  • 2009 "Brøggerprisen” (the Brøgger Price), the Norwegian Geological Society.
  • 2008 Appointed Member of The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters/DKNVS.
  • 2003 Received the Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award for 2003 from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
  • 2003 Boyd Visiting Lecturer at University of Texas, Austin, USA.
  • 1999-2000 Appointed Distinguished Lecturer for a lecture tour of North America by the American Association of Petroleum Geologist.
  • 1996-97 Appointed The Distinguished Lecturer for a lecture tour of Europe by the American Association of Petroleum Geologist.
  • 1994 Best paper award from the American Chemical Soc. for the paper by Karlsen, D., Nedkvitne, T., Bjørlykke, K. & Larter S. (Geochemica et Cosmochemica Acta. 57, 3641-3659)
  • 1992 Elected Honorary Fellow of The Geological Society of London.
  • 1992 Awarded DGMK-Kolleg and invited by "Deusche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Erdøl, Erdgass und Kohle" to give a series of Honorary Lectures sponsered by this society at German Universities.
  • 1991 Statoils Research Prize (Statoils Forskerpris), first year it was awarded.
  • 1985 Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters/DNVA.
  • 1970 The Reusch Medal for younger researchers, The Norwegian Gological Society.
Tags: Geology, Sedimentology, Diagenesis, Petroleum geology, Reservoir geology, Compaction
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified Sep. 21, 2021 12:14 PM