Faculty and Industry Experts

Seasoned industry experts from various disciplines in the energy sector and academic staff at Reykjavik University provide students with a rich and diverse learning environment.

Faculty and industry experts teaching at ISE

Agust-Valfells

Ágúst Valfells

Dean, Department of Engineering

Subject field: Plasma and beam physics, energy transport carriers, optimal geothermal applications.

GudrunSaevars

Guðrún Sævarsdóttir

Associate Professor

Subject field: Thermodynamics, process engineering, heat transport, thermal plasmas, and electric arcs.

Einar-Jon-Asbjornsson

Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson

Assistant Professor

Subject field: Fluid mechanics and heat transfer, hydraulics, metallurgy and metal processes, sustainable systems.
Hlynur Stefansson

Hlynur Stefánsson

Associate Professor

Subject field: Models for optimisation of strategies for sustainable utilisation of geothermal resources.

Maria-Sigridur-Gudjonsdottir

María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir

Assistant Professor

Subject field: Power plant engineering, geothermal reservoir engineering. 

Fridrik-Mar-Baldursson

Friðrik Már Baldursson

Professor


Subject field: Energy economics, energy markets, applied game theory, managerial economics.
Pall-Jensson

Páll Jensson

Professor

Subject field: Operations research, energy financial assessments, project finance, applied engineering.
Pall_valdimarsson

Páll Valdimarsson

Adjunct Professor

Subject field: Thermal engineering and thermo-economics, especially in geothermal flash and binary plant process and cycle design.  Waste heat recovery and process integration.  District heating and co-generation of heat and power.

Ragnar Kristjánsson

Ragnar Kristjánsson

Assistant Professor

Subject field: Electrical engineering, power systems and smart grids.
Svanbjörg Helga Harðardóttir

Svanbjörg Helga Haraldsdóttir

Geophysicist at ÍSOR


Subject field:  Borehole geophysics and geothermal reservoir engineering.

William Harvey

William Harvey

Visiting Professor

Subject field: Geothermal flash and binary plant design.  Non-condensable gas handling and treatment systems. Power project execution in the developing world.

David C. Finger

David C. Finger

Assistant Professor

Subject field: Environmental resources, impacts and engineering.
Ewa-L-Carlson

Ewa L. Carlson

Assistant Professor

Subject field: Energy markets, specifically in the Nordics.
Dominicscott

Dominic Scott

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Energy economics and policy.
SamPerkin

Samuel Perkin

Adjunct Professor

Subject field: Power systems, smart grids and evolutionary algorithms.
Jónas Hlynur Hallgrimsson

Jónas Hlynur Hallgrimsson

Adjunct Lecturer

Subject field: Energy economics.
Guðni Axelsson

Guðni Axelsson

Director, Geothermal Training at ÍSOR

Subject field: Geothermal exploration.

Armann_Gylfason

Ármann Gylfason

Associate Professor

Subject field: Wind power, aerospace engineering and modelling.
Halla Hrund Logadóttir

Halla Hrund Logadottir

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Energy and climate policy innovation, arctic policy.
Moomaw

Dr. William Moomaw

Visiting Professor

Subject field: Climate policy, diplomacy and negotiation.

David McNamara

David McNamara

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Energy geology.

Andri Gunnarsson

Andri Gunnarsson

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Climate and hydro-geology, project management

Ásbjörg Kristinsdóttir

Ásbjörg Kristinsdóttir

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Hydro power management, portfolio management.
Kristín Haraldsdóttir

Kristín Haraldsdóttir

Professor

Subject field: Energy and environmental law.

Tobias Björn Weisenberger

Tobias Weisenberger

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Geochemistry, petrography, geological mapping, field geology.

Iwona Monika Galeczka

Iwona M. Galeczka

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Geochemistry, hydrothermal alteration, geothermal energy.

Gylfi Páll Hersir

Gylfi Páll Hersir

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Geophysics.

Valdís Guðmundsdóttir

Valdís Guðmundsdóttir

Visiting Lecturer

Subject field: Geothermal reservoir engineering, well logging, geothermal management.


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