Research Projects and Publications



: UAV geothermal mapping in Austurengjar

  Author: Jóhann Mar Ólafsson                                                                                                                          Year: 2018                                                                                                                                            Supervisors: Juliet Newson, Victor Madrigal, and Daniel Ben-Yehoshua 


: Low temperature geothermal resources in abandoned mines of the Canadian Shield: A case study in the Chapais and Chibougamau area, Québec, Canada

  Author: Andrea Louise Frances Morgan                                                                                                          Year: 2018                                                                                                                                            Supervisors: Juliet Newson and Jasmin Raymond

: Deep Learning for Power System Restoration

  Author: Alexander Moses Danielsson                                                                                                              Year: 2018                                                                                                                                            Supervisors: Ragnar Kristjánsson and Samuel Perkin

: Assessment of Renewable Energy as Investment Opportunity: Risk-Return Impact

  Author: Dwina Andini Soerono                                                                                                                          Year: 2018                                                                                                                                              Supervisor: Stefan Wendt

: 3D modelling of the Reykir geothermal areas in Mosfellssveit, Iceland

Author: Daníel Einarsson
Year: 2018                                                                                                                                                  Supervisors:  Juliet Ann Newson and Bjarni Reyr Kristjánsson

: Estimation of Sustainable Production Limit by Using Lumped Parameter and USGS Hydrotherm Simulation

Author: Yagiz Bostanci 
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson, 

: Numerical Modelling of Cold Water Injection into Supercritical Geothermal Reservoirs

Author: Riley S. Newman
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Juliet Newson, Michael O'Sullivan and John O'Sullivan

: Modelling Consumer Type Specific Electricity Load in Iceland

Author: Berit Hanna Czock 
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Ewa Lazarczyk Carlson and Samuel Perkin

: Thermo-economic analysis of EGS/ Deep Geothermal Resources in the region of Alsace, France

Author: Emmanuel Cabral 
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Páll Valdimarsson and William S. Harvey

: 3D Thermobaric Modelling of Central Spitsbergen - Implications for Gas Hydrate Occurrence

Author: Peter Betlem
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Kim Senger, Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson and Juliet Ann Newson

: Stochastic Modelling of Krafla´s Magma Bodies

Author: James Catley
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Juliet Newson

: Smart Reconfiguration of Electric Power Distribution Networks for Power Loss Minimization and Voltage Profile Optimization

Author: Alberto Landeros Rojas
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Mohamed Abdelfattah and Slawomir Kozil

: The Economic Feasibility of a Wind Power Producer Operating in the Icelandic Regulating Market

Author: Gaynor Kirsten McIlraith
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Ewa Lazarczyk Carlson and Stefán Kári Sveinbjörnsson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR : Wellbore Stability - Principles and Analysis in Geothermal Well Drilling

Author: Samuel Ikinya Nganga
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Juliet Newson and Björn Már Sveinbjörnsson 

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration : Steady State Numerical Modelling of Los Humeros Geothermal Field

Author: Scherezade Diaz Martos 
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Juliet Newson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration : Geothermal Potential Evaluation of Lausanne, VD, Switzerland

Author: Romain Metge
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Juliet Newson and Francesco Barone

: Waste Heat Recovery from Aluminium Production

Author: Miao Yu
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Guðrún Sævarsdóttir, María Sigríður GuðjónsdóttirPáll Valdimarsson

: Study on Lumped Parameter Models for a Two-Phase Geothermal Reservoir with Their Multi-Objective Optimization

Author: Zhen Qin
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Ágúst Vafells, María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, Xinli Lu

: Techno-economic Assessment of Using Alternative Energy Technologies at a Remote Mining Operation in the Yukon Territory, Canada

Author: Brennan Cicierski
Year: 2018
Supervisors:  María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson, Erla Björk Þorgeirsdóttir, Ali Madiseh Ghoreshi

Power Systems and Smart Grids : Real-Time Weather-Dependent Probabilistic Reliability Assessment of the Icelandic Power System

Author: Samuel Perkin
Year: 2018
Supervisors: Dr. Páll Jensson, Dr. Hlynur Stefánsson, Dr. Ragnar Kristjánsson, Dr. Louis Wehenkel, Íris Baldursdóttir, Dr. Magni Þór Pálsson
Degree Awarded: PhD

: Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) – based system for event detection on synchronous generators

Author: Nicholas Mark Randall
Year: 2017
Supervisors: Joseph Timothy, Ragnar Kristjánsson, Guðjón Hugberg Björnsson

Economics, Policy and Business Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Show all : Supercritical CO2 Coaxial Heat Exchanger for Geothermal Well Conversion with ECO2G Technology

Author: Lauren Hillis
Year: 2017
Supervisors: María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, Sverrir Þórhallsson, & Joseph Scherer

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR Show all : Geothermal Surface Mapping and Chemical Sampling in Krýsuvík at: Seltún, Trölladyngja, and Austurengjar

Author: Julianna Hogenson
Year: 2017
Supervisors: Juliet Newson, Sigurður Garðar Kristinsson & Finnbogi Óskarsso

Economics, Policy and Business Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Show all : Leigjendavandinn: The Tenant Problem in Geothermal Leasing

Author: Christopher Mathews
Year: 2017
Supervisors: Guðni A. Jóhannesson & Eiríkur Elís Þorláksson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR Show all : Estimating the Data Reliability of Magnetotelluric Measurements

Author: D. Keith Smithson
Year: 2017
Supervisors: Hlynur Stefánsson, Egill Júlíusson & Samuel Perkin

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration HS Orka Show all : Geothermal Energy: Silica Precipitation and Utilization

Author: Aníta Hauksdóttir
Year: 2016
Supervisors: Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson & Kristín Vala Matthíasdóttir

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Show all : Small Scale Electricity Production From Low Temperature Geothermal Resources Using Organic Rankine Cycle

Author: Emilía Valdimarsdóttir
Year: 2017
Supervisors: María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir & Jón Matthíasson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Show all : Risk Assessment and Risk Modelling in Geothermal Drilling

Author: Lilian Aketch Okwiri
Year: 2016
Supervisors: María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir & Sverrir Þórhallsson

Power Systems and Smart Grids Show all : Effect of experimental parameters on the voltage output of a sediment microbial fuel cell

Author: Ana Iris Correa Muler
Year: 2016
Supervisor: María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir & Ásdís Helgadóttir

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR Show all : Hydraulic Well Stimulation in Low-Temperature Geothermal Areas for Direct Use

Author: Cari Debra Covell
Year: 2016
Supervisor: María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir & Sverrir Þórhallsson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR Show all : Casing Coupling for Extreme Temperature Setting

Author: Haraldur Orri Björnsson
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson

Economics, Policy and Business Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Show all : Analysing Geothermal Project Life Cycle by Using the Design Structure Matrix

Author: Magnus de Witt
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Helgi Þór Ingason & Gréta María Grétarsdóttir

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration HS Orka Show all : Maniupulation of Lipid Content in Algae Biomass at the Blue Lagoon R&D Center

Author: Máté Osvald
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Halldór Guðfinnur Svavarsson & Hrönn Arnardóttir

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration HS Orka Show all : Tracer testing in the Svartsengi geothermal field in 2015

Author: Sigrún Brá Sverrisdóttir
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Guðni Axelsson & Ágúst Valfells

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Landsvirkjun Show all : Numerical modeling of the Hágögnur Geothermal Reservoir in Central Iceland

Author: Ximena Guardia Muguruza
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Ágúst Valfells & Egill Júlíusson