Research Projects and Publications



Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Landsvirkjun : 3D conceptual model Hvíthólar sub-area, Krafla Geothermal Field Iceland

Author: Nataly Castillo Ruiz
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Juliet Newson, Egill Júlíusson, Anette Kaergaard Mortensen

: Acid mine drainage as a domestic feedstock for rare earth element production

Author: Haley Hoover
Year: 2019
Supervisor: Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson 

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration ÍSOR : Conversion of oil and gas wells to geothermal reinjection

Author: Vedran Zikovik
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Sverrir Þórhallsson, Juliet Ann Newson

Economics, Policy and Business : An environmental and economic evaluation of construction & demolition waste based wood-composite pallets and virgin wood pallets

Author: Elizabeth Ellen Ernst
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Juliet Newson, Mika Horttanainen, Kaisa Grönman, Miia Liikanen

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration : The dynamic evolution of geothermal system in Lahendong, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Author: Lily Suherlina
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Maren Brehme, Juliet Newson, Yustin Kamah

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration : Combined conceptual and supercritical numerical model of the Reykjanes peninsula

Author: Sam Alexander Barton
Year: 2019
Supervisors: John O'Sullivan, Juliet Newsson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration Orkuveita Reykjavíkur : Numerical modelling of the Hveragerði high temperature field

Author: Ragna Björk Bragadóttir
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Gunnar Gunnarsson, Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson

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

Author: Caroline Mary Medino
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir, Halldór Guðfinnur Svavarsson, Guðmundur Gunnarsson 

Economics, Policy and Business Landsvirkjun Power Systems and Smart Grids Wind Energy Research : Multi-criteria wind energy siting assessment - A case study in the West Fjords

Author: Renata Bade Barajas
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Ármann Gylfason, Samuel Perkin, and Stefán Kári Sveinbjörnsson

Power Systems and Smart Grids : An analysis of potential connection points for Hvalárvirkjun in the Westfjords

Author: Kieran Stewart Read
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Ragnar Kristjánsson, Samuel Perkin, Arndís Magnúsdóttir

Power Systems and Smart Grids : Predicting weather-related transmission line failures using machine learning

Author: Roddy Akeel
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Samuel Perkin, Ragnar Kristjánsson

Geothermal Engineering and Exploration : 3D Modelling of faulting and intrusion of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano, Colombia

Author: Chelsea Arlette Magpantay Cervantes
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Daniela Blessent, Juliet A. Newson

: Alternative Heating Systems for Northern Remote Communities

Author: Evelyn Gunawan
Year: 2019
Supervisors: Jasmin Raymond, Nicolò Giordano, Juliet A. Newson, Páll Jensson

: UAV geothermal mapping in Austurengjar

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

: 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

: Investigating Solutions That Improve Islanding Resilience for the Snæfellsnes Transmission System

Author: Laurentiu Lucian Anton 
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Ragnar Kristjánsson, Samuel Nicholas Perkin, and Guðjón Hugberg Björnsson  

: Design and Simulation of a DC Microgrid for a Small Island in Belize

Author: Jordan Ashley Grant
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Ragnar Kristjánsson

: The Ring of Fire: Priority Setting for Nuclear Power in the North

Author: Enzo Diependaal
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson, Akira Tokuhiro and Jennifer McKellar

: 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