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7.6.2017 : MSc Thesis: Life-Cycle Assessment of Sour Gas Abatement at Hellisheiði compared to Conventional Carbon and Sulphur Abatement Projects

Selma-Penna Utonih successfully defends her master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, June 6 – Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Selma-Penna Utonih, has just successfully delivered her master's thesis project, completing a life-cycle assessment of sour gas abatement at Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant compared to conventional carbon and sulfur abatement projects. Throughout her work, Penna was supervised by Dr. Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson and Dr. David C. Finger here at Reykjavik University, along with Dr. Edda Sif Aradóttir from Orkuveita Reykjavíkur.

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4.6.2017 : MSc Thesis: Estimating the Data Reliability of Magnetotelluric Measurements

D. Keith Smithson successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, June 1 – Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Engineering, D. Keith Smithson, has just successfully delivered his master's thesis project, estimating the data reliability of magnetotelluric measurements. Throughout his work, Keith was supervised by Dr. Egill Júlíusson and Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson here at Reykjavik University, along with Samuel Perkin, a PhD candidate working with Landsnet.

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2.6.2017 : MSc Thesis: Feasibility of Supercritical CO2 Coaxial Heat Exchanger for Geothermal Well Conversion with ECO2G Technology

Lauren Hillis successfully defends her master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, June 1 –  Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Lauren Hillis, has just successfully delivered her master's thesis project, conducting a feasibility study of a super-critical CO2 coaxial heat exchanger for geothermal well conversion with ECO2G technology. Throughout her work, Lauren was supervised by Dr. María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, Professor here at Reykjavik University, Sverrir Þórhallsson, Engineer at ISOR, and Joseph Scherer, CEO of GreenFire Energy Inc..

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1.6.2017 : MSc Thesis: Geothermal Surface Mapping and Chemical Sampling in Krýsuvík at Seltún, Trölladyngja, and Austurengjar

Julianna Hogenson successfully defends her master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, June 1 – Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Sciences, Julianna Hogenson, has just successfully delivered her master's thesis project, conducting geothermal surface mapping and chemical sampling in Krýsuvík at Seltún, Trölladyngja, and Austurengjar. Throughout her work, Julianna was supervised by ÍSOR geologist, Sigurður Garðar Kristinsson, and ÍSOR chemist, Finnbogi Óskarsson, along with Dr. Juliet Newson, Director of the Iceland School of Energy here at Reykjavik University.

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31.5.2017 : MSc Thesis: Exploring Electric Vehicle Participation in the Icelandic Balancing Market as a Virtual Power Plant

Fritz Steingrube successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, May 30 – Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Sciences, Fritz Steingrube, has just successfully delivered his master's thesis project, exploring electric vehicle participation in the Icelandic balancing market as a Virtual Power Plant. Throughout his work, Fritz was supervised by Dr. Ewa L. Carlson and Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson here at Reykjavik University, along with Samuel Perkin, a PhD student working with Landsnet.

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30.5.2017 : MSc Thesis: Reykjavik Harbor System Analysis - Shore Side Electricity Connections for Container-ships in the Eimskip Terminal

Alfonso Barrernchea successfully defends his master's thesis

REYKJAVIK, May 30 – Master's candidate of Sustainable Energy Sciences, Alfonso Barrenechea, has just successfully delivered his master's thesis project focusing on shore side electricity connections for container-ships in the Eimskip terminal. Throughout his work, Alfonso was supervised both by Dr. David Finger and  Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson here at Reykjavik University.

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Testimonials

Lindsay Allen

Iceland has some of the best geothermal resources worldwide.

Nina

I had the opportunity to get involved with professionals from leading Icelandic companies.

Samuel Perkin

The emphasis on interdisciplinary learning is invaluable in an increasingly complex and connected world.

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Mate Osvald

I am now well prepared to work in an international, multicultural environment.

Almar Barja

I had the unique opportunity to combine economics, technology, engineering and science into one comprehensive degree.

Carlos Atli

Iceland has to be one of the best places, if not the best, to study sustainable energy.

Lindsay Allen

The fieldwork, experienced teachers, and industry collaboration make ISE the perfect place to further my studies of geothermal energy.

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Maria Carmela Marino

I am very pleased with the curriculum, freedom of research and academic quality of the program and love living in Iceland.

Carlos Atli Cordóva Geirdal

The one of the reasons I chose ISE, is Iceland's involvement and experience in the field of geothermal energy.


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