Dr. Unni Olsbye is a professor at the University of Oslo (UiO). She has a MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a PhD in Chemistry from UiO. From 2008 to 2015 she functioned as the Managing Director of inGAP, a national center of excellence in research-based innovation. She had sabbatical visits to the University of Berkely with professor Gabor Somorjai in 2012 and the IRCE University in Houston with Dr. Yves Schuurmann in 2013.
Her main research interest is studies of gas-solid interactions, in particular related to catalytic reactions as well as sorption.