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Electrical engineering educator

Jákup Magnus Danielsen, Danish electrical engineering educator. Recipient award for semiconductor laser research Radio Parts, 1979. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Faroese Engineer Society.


Danielsen, Jákup Magnus was born on August 26, 1942 in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Son of Sørin Edvard and Susanna Maria Danielsen.


Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technology University Denmark, Lyngby, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Denmark, Lyngby, 1972.


Electronics engineer University Copenhagen, 1967. Associate professor Academy Faroe Islands, Torshavn, 1972-1974. Assistant professor Technology University Denmark, Lyngby, 1967-1972, associate professor, 1974-1981.

Chief system engineering Faroese Telecom, Torshavn, 1981-1990, technical director, 1990-1996. External lecturer University Faroe Islands, 1981-1991, professor electrical engineering, since 1991.


  • Achievements include research in high-Q MM-wave superconducting resonators, spontaneous emission influence on semiconductor laser dynamics. Introduced digital telephone and mobile telephone in Faroe Islands. Initiating and conducting of electrical engineering in Faroe Islands.

    Research in radiowaves propagation in mountainous terrain. Signal processing for mobil communicaiton and seismic purposes.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Faroese Engineer Society.


Married Brynhild Lützen, July 9, 1966. Children: Annika, Edvard Heini, Kristina.

Sørin Edvard

Susanna Maria Danielsen

Brynhild Lützen

Annika Danielsen

Edvard Heini Danielsen

Kristina Danielsen