Carlos Dinamarca

Environmental Process Engineering specialist with about 20 years experience. Operation support and process optimization based on process data and chemical analysis. Experience in diverse processes units in Norway and abroad; sulphide removal, biogas, biogas up-gradation, syngas fermentation, chemical dosage, nitrification, denitrification.


  • Associate Professor (2010-today); Department of Process, Energy and Environment, University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), Porsgrunn, Norway.
  • Environmental Engineering Consultant (2009-2019), Dinamarca Consulting, Stathelle, Norway
  • Assistant professor (2004-2009), Telemark University College (TUC), Porsgrunn, Norway.
  • Consultant for Fishing Industry (2) (2001 -2003), Puerto Montt, Chile
  • Chemistry teacher (2002-2003), secondary and pre-University schools, Santiago & Puerto Montt, Chile
  • Lector, Water Chemistry (2000-2001), University Polytechnic of the Coast (ESPOL), Ecuador.
  • Research Internship (1999), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis Brazil.
  • Teaching & laboratory assistant 1994-1998, University of Antofagasta (UA), Chile.


  • Ph.D. Environmental Biotechnology (2010), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. Dissertation: Homoacetogenic H2 Consumption in Fermentative Hydrogen Production Processes.
  • M.Sc., Environmental Analysis, Aquaculture (2001), ESPOL/KU LEUVEN/UC LEUVEN, Ecuador/Belgium.
  • Siv. Eng.  Aquaculture (1998), University of Antofagasta (UA), Chile.
  • B.Sc. in MarineScience (1995), University of Antofagasta (UA), Chile.


  • In water and wastewater quality parameter, analytical techniques according to US/NO standards methods.
  • Evaluation, optimization, design of biological wastewater/sludge treatment units.
  • Design sampling, analytical and operational routines for the efficient operation of wastewater/sludge treatment units.
  • Data analysis, exposition, reporting.


Spanish (mother language); Norwegian (Fluent), English (Fluent), Portuguese (Good)