Synnøve Liaaen Jensen

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Synnøve Liaaen Jensen (born 1 March 1932) is a Norwegian chemist.

She took the dr.techn. degree in 1963 as the first woman in Norway, and became the first female professor at the Norwegian Institute of Technology. She was a professor of theoretical chemistry there from 1970 to her retirement. She also received an honorary degree at the University of Zurich[1]]] in 1986.[2][3] She is a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters[4] and the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences.[5]


  1. ^ Universität Zürich Jahresbericht 1986 1987, S. 104
  2. ^ "Synnøve Liaaen Jensen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  3. ^ Aasen, Arne Jørgen. "Synnøve Liaaen Jensen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Gruppe 4: Kjemi" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Medlemmer: JENSEN, Synnøve Inga Johanne Liaaen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. Retrieved 4 December 2012.