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19.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: The dynamic evolution of geothermal system in Lahendong, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

REYKJAVIK, June 06 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Lily Suherlina, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated the dynamic evolution of the Lahendong geothermal system in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lily's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, Maren Brehme from Technische Universiteit Delft, and Yustin Kamah from PT Pertamina.

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17.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Combined conceptual and supercritical numerical model of the Reykjanes peninsula

REYKJAVIK, June 07 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Sam Alexander Barton, successfully defends his master's thesis where he developed a combined conceptual model and supercritical numerical model of the Reykjanes peninsula. Sam's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, and John O' Sullivan from the University of Auckland.

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9.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Numerical modelling of the Hveragerði high temperature field

REYKJAVIK, June 07 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Ragna Björk Bragadóttir, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed TOUGH2 numerical modelling for the Hveragerði high temperature geothermal field and its production capacity. Ragna's research was supervised by Gunnar Gunnarsson from Orkuveita Reykjavíkur, and Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University.

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6.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Impact analysis of electric vehicles charging on the Icelandic Power System

REYKJAVIK, May 25 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Winnie Apiyo, successfully defended her master's thesis where she researched the impact that electric vehicle charging would have on the Icelandic power system. Winnie's research project was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Reykjavik University and was funded by RANNIS.

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4.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Improving current efficiency in low-temperature aluminum electrolysis with vertical inert electrodes

REYKJAVIK, May 29 MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Caroline Mary Medino, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated the influence that different operating parameters have on current efficiency in low temperature electrolysis with vertical inert electrodes. Caroline's research was supervised by Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir, and Halldór Guðfinnur Svavarsson from Reykjavik University, and Guðmundur Gunnarsson from Nýsköpunarmiðstöð Íslands (Innovation Center Iceland).

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27.1.2020 : MSc Thesis: Multi-criteria wind energy siting assessment - A case study in the West Fjords

REYKJAVIK, May 20 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Renata Bade Barajas, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed a multi-criteria wind energy siting assessment case study in the West Fjords. Renata's work was supervised by Ármann Gylfason from Reykjavik University, Samuel Perkin from Landsnet, and Stefán Kári Sveinbjörnsson from Landsvirkjun.

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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.

Nina

Studying at Reykjavik University gave me the chance to learn from the very best.

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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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