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11.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Analysis and Comparison of Energy Consumption and Energy Simulation in Rimaskóli Primary School

REYKJAVIK, June 4 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Tenley Propst, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed an analysis and comparison of energy consumption and energy simulation of the Rimaskóli Primary School. Tenley's work was supervised by Dr. Jónas Þór Snæbjörnsson from Reykjavik University and Dr. Þórhildur Fjóla Kristjánsdóttir from Green Building Council Iceland. With examination by Dr. Björn Marteinsson from University of Iceland.

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10.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Hydrogen Production via Electrolysis in Austria and Iceland

REYKJAVIK, June 4 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Kristján Valur Vilbergsson, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed a comparative life cycle assessment of hydrogen production via electrolysis in Austria and Iceland. Kristján's work was supervised by Dr. Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University and Dr. David C. Finger from Reykjavik University and Energieinstitut an der JKU Linz. With examination by Alexandra Kjeld from EFLA Consulting Engineers.

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10.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Airfoil Selection for a Small-Scale Vertical Axis Wind Turbine; A Numerical Study

REYKJAVIK, June 4 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Babak Ranjbaran, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed a numerical study for airfoil selection for a small-scale vertical axis wind turbine. Babak's work was supervised by Dr. Ármann Gylfason from Reykjavik University with examination by Dr. Yonatan Afework Tesfahunegn from Reykjavik University.

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9.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Environmental Justice and its Borders - Croatian Nuclear Waste Management

REYKJAVIK, June 4 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Azra Sehic, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated the topic of environmental justice and its borders with respects to Croatian nuclear waste management. Azra's work was supervised by Dr. David C. Finger from Reykjavik University and Energieinstitut an der JKU Linz . With examination by Hólmfríður Bjarnadóttir from Veitur and Dr. Jelena Aparac from the UN Human Rights Mercenaries Working Group.

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9.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Material Flow Analysis of Plastic in Iceland - Moving Towards a Circular Economy

REYKJAVIK, June 3 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Emilie Desjardins, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed a material flow analysis of plastic in Iceland, moving towards a circular economy. Emilie's work was supervised by Dr. Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University and Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson from Reykjavik University. With examination by Dr. Jónas Þór Snæbjörnsson from Reykjavik University.

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8.6.2021 : MSc Thesis: Geothermal District Heating Assessments Using Iterative Applications of Techno-Economic Simulation and Design Software in a Sparsely Populated Area of Helena, Montana, USA

REYKJAVIK, June 3 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Nicholas Fry, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed geothermal district heating assessments using iterative applications of techno-economic simulation and design software in a sparsely populated area of ​​Helena, Montana, USA. Nicholas' work was supervised by Dr. Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University and Jeff Birkby from Birkby Consulting, LLC. With examination by Dr. Páll Valdimarsson from Reykjavik University and Pvald ehf.

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