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6.6.2022 : MSc Thesis: Analysis of the Concepts of Self-Sufficiency of RES of the Local Energy Community of Luče, Slovenia

REYKJAVIK, June 3 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Nicole Bird, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigates the concepts of self-sufficiency of RES of the local energy community of Luče, Slovenia. Nicole's work was supervised by Dr. Ewa L. Carlson from Reykjavík University and Dr. Andrej Gubina from University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Examination was conducted by Dr. Magni Palsson, R&D Program Director at Landsnet in Iceland.

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3.6.2022 : MSc Thesis: Life cycle assessment for selected Blue Lagoon skincare products

REYKJAVIK, June 1 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Silvana Loayza Leon, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performs a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of selected Blue Lagoon skincare products. Silvana's work was supervised by Dr. Halldór G. Svavarsson from Reykjavik University; Dr. Einar J. Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University; and Fannar Jónsson, Quality Manager at the Blue Lagoon. Examination was conducted by Dr. Ólafur Ögmundarsson from the School of Health Sciences at University of Iceland.

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1.6.2022 : MSc Thesis: 3D Conceptual and Numerical Model of Geyser Valley, Wairakei Geothermal Field New Zealand

REYKJAVIK, May 31 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Madison Lin Mackenzie, successfully defended her master's thesis where she explores a 3D conceptual and numerical model of Geyser Valley, Wairakei Geothermal Field New Zealand. Madison's work was supervised by Dr. Juliet Ann Newson from Reykjavík University and examination was conducted by Professor Michael O´Sullivan from the University of Auckland.

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31.5.2022 : MSc Thesis: Optimization of Geothermal Well Control for a Sustainable Production Strategy using Stock Reservoir Modelling

REYKJAVIK, May 31 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Arkaitz Manterola Donoso, successfully defended his master's thesis where he explores the optimization of geothermal well control for a sustainable production strategy using stock reservoir modelling. Arkaitz's work was supervised by Dr. Egill Júlíusson from Landsvirkjun, Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson from Reykjavík University, and Dr. María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavík University. Examination was conducted by Pálmar Sigurðsson from Orkuveita Reykjavíkur.

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31.5.2022 : MSc Thesis: A Comprehensive Assessment of Hveragerði's Geothermal District Heating System via Thermohydraulic Modeling and Simulation

REYKJAVIK, May 31 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Corey Harpe, successfully defended his master's thesis where he investigates a comprehensive assessment of Hveragerði's geothermal district heating system leveraging thermohydraulic modeling and simulation. Corey's work was supervised by Dr. Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir from Reykjavík University; Dr. María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavík University; and Dr. Egill Maron Þorbergsson, Specialist in Innovation and Technological Development at Veitur. Examination was conducted by Heimir Hjartarson, Mechanical Engineer at EFLA Consulting Engineers.

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30.5.2022 : MSc Thesis: Comparing binary ORC systems in a single unit and a modular cascade configuration, using an ORC model for a low temperature geothermal resource

REYKJAVIK, May 30 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Hjörleifur Þór Steingrímsson, successfully defended his master's thesis where he compares binary ORC systems in a single unit and a modular cascade configuration, using an ORC model for a low temperature geothermal resource. Hjörleifur's work was supervised by Dr. María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavík University and examination was conducted by Dr. Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University.

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