Student profiles

A few of ISE's students answer some questions about their study experience and living in Iceland.

  • Student at power plant


Cari Covell, USA

Student at power plantIn 2014 Cari enrolled in the Iceland School of Energy's graduate programme sustainable science engineering. Origianlly from New York, Cari had obtained an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the University of Delaware and spent a few months working as an estimator for a general contractor on Long Island. The decision to join ISE was largely driven by the lasting impression the GREEN Program had left and her desire to explore the possibilities and opportunities of geothermal energy much further.

Throughout her time as an ISE student, her main focus was on geothermal engineering. In her thesis, Cari explored the possibilties of hydraulic well stimulations in direct use applications

During her studies, Cari took on responsibilities outside the regular study programme by working for the marketing and administration of ISE. She is now a ISE PhD student at Reykjavik University, researching machine learning and data fusion for geothermal reservoir characterisation in cooperation with Orkuveita Reykjavikur and Landsvirkjun.



About Iceland School of Energy

By bringing together the best from industry and academia, Iceland School of Energy provides a unique, and comprehensive training for its students. A wide range of courses taught by the very best in their field open a broad spectrum of possibilities for students and allow for individual study designs. Focus is put on close collaboration with industry experts while maintaining high academic quality of the work.

Iceland School of Energy is part of and accredited by the School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavik University in Iceland.

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