Dr. Bjorn Teislev was born May 26, 1946. His Father - Richard B. Teislev - was a Protestant Pastor and later Dean for Randers County (Denmark).
After High School, Bjorn joined the Royal Danish Navy and was discharged as non-commissioned officer from the Navy 1967 (partly serving at Torpedo Boats and partly at land-based naval facilities).
He got his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in 1974 and carried out his Ph.D. degree in Thermodynamics (Thesis: Simulation of Thermal Systems).
1978 - 1979 Burmeister & Wain Group: Member of New Technologies Innovation Group under the Company Corporate Management
Technologies: Steam Ejectors, Large Diesel powered Heat Pumps, Wave Energy Technology
1979 - 1981 Ramboll & Hannemann (Major Consulting Engineer): Specializing in new Businesses and Clients in the Energy Sector
Technologies: Resorption Heat Pumps, Steel Furnace Heat recovery, Waste Energy Plants and District Heating
1981 - 1982 NORDFORSK (under Nordic Industrial Foundation): Project Definition and Financing of co-operation between Industries and Universities in the Nordic Countries
Technologies: Fishing Fleet Energy saving, Offshore Well Blow-out control, Coal-firing Technologies, Polymer Technology
1982 - 1983 Foss Electric: Division Manager Analysis Equipment, responsible for: R&D, Manufacturing, QA, Marketing, Sales/ Service
Technologies: Foodstuff Analysis, Slaughterhouse online Quality Analysis, Digitalization of (Analog) Analytical Instruments
1983 - 1985 Atlas Danmark: Technical Manager for Marine Division, responsible for R&D, Projects Execution and Service
Technologies: Freshwater Generators, Marine Steering Gear, Solid Waste Furnaces and Wastewater Equipment
1985 - 1990 Erik Roug: Division Director for Tanks, Pressure Vessels, Wind Turbine Towers, Steel Structures and Industrial Heat Recovery Systems
Technologies: ISO9001 QA introduction, Restructuring of Manufacturing Plant, Software Development, Product and Market Development
1990 - 1991 TO-Engineering: Consulting Engineer (private Business) - a kind of predecessor for TEISLEVenergy (see below)
Technologies: Development of Electronic Weighing Cells, Solar Collectors for Arctic utilization, Mathematical Basis for Supercrititical Processes
1991 - 2005 Babcock & Wilcox Volund: R&D Manager, responsible for the Corporate Company R&D Centre
Technologies: Combustion Technologies for Biomass and Municipal Solid Waste, Gasification, Pyrolysis and Combustion Technologies, Boilers and Heat Exchangers, Stirling Engines, Indirectly fired Gas Turbines, Flue-Gas/ Wastewater cleaning and Material Technologies
2005 - NOW TEISLEVenergy: Owner/Manager of Engineering Company, specializing in Design and Analysis of Thermal Systems and Mechanical Structures
Keys: Gasification and Supercritical Technology, Technologies used in Energy/Environment Systems, Freshwater Generators, Structural Analysis of Pressurized Components and Windmill Towers, Domestic Heat Pumps based on heat from Soil and Ambient Air, Technologies for handling Ballast Water in Marine applications, Software Development (General and Customer Dedicated), Advanced Combustion Systems and Heat Recovery
Bjorn Teislev has for many years been examinator for the Engineering Studies in Energetic at the Danish Technical University (DTU, Lyngby and DTU, Risų) and participated in a number of Evaluation boards for Ph.D. works and Professor assignments.
Bjorn Teislev has on several occasions been a member of Boards for Proposal Evaluation in The European Commission and the Danish Energy Authority and was Member of the Expert Team for EU Framework 7 Programme. Recently, Bjorn was appointed as Expert Evaluator in the new European Horizon 2020 Programme and in 2015 also assists the Innovation Foundation Denmark (IDF - under the Ministry of Higher Education and Science) in evaluation of Research and Development Proposal.
Furthermore, Bjorn is active as Peer Reviewer for various Scientific Journals