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Name School Scientific field Phone/E-mail
Andrei Manolescu, Ph.D. Professor School of Science and Engineering Nanoelectronics
Spintronics
Quantum Transport
Computational Methods
+354 599 6511
+354 617 9511 manoles@ru.is 
Andri Fannar Bergþórsson, Ph.D. Specialist
School of Law
White Collar Crimes
Company Law
European Law
+ 354 599 6294
andrib@ru.is
Anna Björk Nikulásdóttir, MA
Researcher

School of Science and Engineering


annabn@ru.is 
Anna Ingólfsdóttir, Ph.D. Professor School of Computer Science Concurrency Theory
Process Algebra
Logic in Computer Science
+354 599 6319
annai@ru.is
Anna María Sitek, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher School of Science and Engineering
Core-shell nanostructures
Polygonal quantum rings Superradiance
Quantum optics
annams@ru.is
Antonios Achilleos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral researcher

School of Computer Science

Logic
Computational Complexity
Modal Logic
Justification Logic
Satisfiability Testing 
antonios@ru.is 
Ari Kristinn Jónsson, Ph.D.
President of RU
Reykjavik University Artificial Intelligence
Space Travel
Automation
Decision Making
Task Scheduling
Solution of Constraint Problems
Solution of Optimization Problems
+354 599 6200
ari@ru.is
Ágúst Valfells, Ph.D.
Dean
School of Science and Engineering Vacuum Electronics

Energy Affairs

 
+354 599 6458
+354 825 6458
av@ru.is
Álfgeir Kristjánsson, Ph.D. Associate professor
School of Business
Psychology
alfgeir@ru.is
Ármann Gylfason, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Turbulent Flow
+354 599 6307
armann@ru.is
Ásgeir Rúnar Helgason, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Business Psychology
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
+46 72 5266084
asgeirr@ru.is 
Ásrún Matthíasdóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering Information and Communication Technology in Education
Pedagogy of Online Learning Online Teaching Material
+354 599 6272
+354 820 6272
asrun@ru.is
Auður Arna Arnardóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Business Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Human Resource Management
Groups and Teams Counselling
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
+354 599 6305
+354 863 0749
auduraa@ru.is
Axel Hall, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Business Economics +354 599 6317
axelhall@ru.is
Berglind Sveinbjörnsdóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor
School of Business
Psychology
Behavior analysis
  berglindsv@ru.is
Birna Baldursdóttir, MPH Adjunct   School Business Public Health
Health Promotion
Prevention and Education
Health Policy
Systematic Planning
Implementation and Evaluation
Physical Activity and Health
Adolescent Health Promotion
+354 599 6536 birnabaldurs@ru.is
Bjarni Már Magnússon, Ph.D. Associate Professor School of Law Public International Law, especially the Law of the Sea   +354 599 6428
bjarnim@ru.is
Bjarni Vilhjálmur Halldórsson, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Bioinformatics
Biostatistics
Mathematics
Algorithms
+ 354 599 6247
+ 354 615 1729
bjarnivh@ru.is
Björn Þór Jónsson, Ph.D. Associate Professor  School of Computer Science Databases
Web Search Engines
Multimedia
Copyright Protection
Database Systems
+354 599 6240
+354 820 6240
bjorn@ru.is
Bryndís Björk Ásgeirsdóttir, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Business Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology
Youth research
Violence Against Children and Adolescents
Stress in the Lives of Adolescents and its Consequences
Resilience and Positive Psychology
+354 825 6432
bryndis@ru.is
Brynja Björk Magnúsdóttir, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Business
Natural language processing Automatic speech recognition
+354 599 6413
brynjabm@ru.is
Christian Nathaniel Bean, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher

School of Computer Science
Computer Science
Cryptography
Number theory
christianbean@ru.is
David C. Finger, Ph.D.
Assistant professor  
School of Science and Engineering
Environmental engineering
Environmental modeling
Water resources research
Hydropower production
Environmental Impacts
+354 599 6517
david@ru.is 
David Griswold, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Business Finance +354 659 3968
griswold@ru.is
David Thue, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Computer Science Artificial Intelligence
Computer Game Design & Development
Intelligent Narrative Technologies
davidthue@ru.is 
Dimo Dimov, Ph.D. Professor
School of Business
Entrepreneurial Finance
Venture Capital
dimo@ru.is
Eiríkur Elís Þorláksson, LLM Associate professor School of Law Private Law, Judicial procedure, Enforcement Procedure Law
+354 8990193 eirikureth@ru.is
Eyjólfur Ingi Ásgeirsson, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Science and Engineering Optimization
Algorithms
Scheduling
+354 599 6385
eyjo@ru.is
Eyþór R. Þórhallsson, M.Sc. Associate professor School of Science and Engineering Structural Engineering
Concrete Material Science
Reinforced Concrete Structures
Earthquake Resistant Design
Hydro Power Plants Design
Supervision of Construction Projects
+354 599 6484
eythor@ru.is
Ewa Ryszarda Lazarczyk Carlson, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Business
  +354 599 6375
ewalazarczyk@ru.is
Friðrik Már Baldursson, Ph.D. Professor School of Business Financial Economics
Industrial Economics Environmental and Resource Economics
+354 599 6396
+354 825 6396
fmb@ru.is
Gísli H. Guðjónsson, Ph.D. Professor School of Business Judicial Psychology ghg@ru.is
Guðmundur Sigurðsson, Dr. juris.
Professor
School of Law Law of Torts
Insurance Law
Maritime and Transport Law
+354 599 6405
+354 825 6405
gudmundur@ru.is
Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir, Ph.D. Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Renewable Energy
Geothermal Utilization Metallurgical Production Processes i.e. Silicon and Aluminium
Environmental Effect of Energy Intensive Production Processes 
+354 599 6345
+354 898 8667 gudrunsa@ru.is 
Gunnar Þorgilsson, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering   gunnarth@ru.is 
Gylfi Þór Guðmundsson, Ph.D.
Adjunct
School of Computer Science
  gylfig@ru.is
Hafrún Kristjánsdóttir, Cand. Psych.
Adjunct
School of Science and Engineering Sport and Exercise Psychology
 
+354 599 6389
hafrunkr@ru.is
Halldór Guðfinnur Svavarsson, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Semiconductors
Solar Cells
Silicon
Ceramic Materials
Nanotechnology
+354 599 6309 halldorsv@ru.is 
Halldór Halldórsson, M.Sc. Associate professor School of Computer Science Mathematics
Software Engineering
+354 599 6224
halldor@ru.is
Halldóra Þorsteinsdóttir, Cand. juris Specialist
School of Law
Private Law
Media Law
Criminal Procedure
halldorath@ru.is
Hallgrímur Arnalds, Cand scient Assistant professor School of Computer Science Programming
Operating Systems
+354 599 6243
hallgrimur@ru.is
Hallur Þór Sigurðarson, Ph.D. Assistant professor
School of Business

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

hallursig@ru.is
Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Computer Science Virtual Reality
Computer Games
Online Communication
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Social Intelligence
+354 599 6323
hannes@ru.is
Haraldur Auðunsson, Ph.D. Associate Professor School of Science and Engineering Physics
Radiography
Geomagnetism
+354 599 6478
+354 825 6478
haraldura@ru.is
Haukur Freyr Gylfason, MA Adjunct School of Business Research Methods
Health Economics
Quality of Life
Behavioural Finance
+354 599 6502
haukurgy@ru.is
Haukur Ingi Jónasson, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering Planning
Management
Project Management
Ethics
+354 599 6508
haukuringi@ru.is
Haukur Logi Karlsson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher
School of Law
EU constitutional law
EU competition law
EU state aid law
+354 599 6266
haukurlk@ru.is
Heiðdís B. Valdimarsdóttir, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Business Health Psychology Psychoneuroimmunolgy
Interactive Medical Decision Making    
Quality of Life
heiddisb@ru.is 
Heimir Örn Herbertsson, Cand. juris Specialist
School of Law
Corporate Law
Competition Law

+354 899 7769 heimiroh@ru.is
Helgi Þór Ingason, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Science and Engineering Project Management
Quality Management
Energy Carriers of the Future System Dynamics
+354 599 6532
helgithor@ru.is
Henning Arnór Úlfarsson, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Computer Science Algebraic Combinatorics
Algebraic Geometry
+354 899 8552
henningu@ru.is 
Hermundur Sigmundsson, Ph.D.
Professor 
School of Science and Engineering  Learning and skill development
hermundurs@ru.is  
Hlynur Stefánsson, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Science and Engineering Decision-Making
Operations Research
Energy
Sustainability
+354 599 6308
hlynurst@ru.is
Hrafn Loftsson, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Computer Science Language Technology
Machine Translation
Programming Languages
+354 599 6227
+354 820 6227
hrafn@ru.is  
Hrefna Sigríður Briem, M.Sc. Director of B.Sc. Program. School of Business Management
Strategy
Performance Management Balanced Scorecard
+354 599 6352
+354 825 6352
hrefnab@ru.is
Indriði Sævar Ríkharðsson, M.Sc.

Assistant professor

School of Science and Engineering FEM Analysis
Computer Assisted Design Mechanical Design
PLC Control
Industrial Robots
Control Systems
Feedback Control Systems Electrical Cars
+354 599 6436
+354 863 6302 ind@ru.is
Inga Dóra Sigfúsdóttir, Ph.D. Professor School of Business Sociology of Education and Science
Adolescent Health Behavior
Adolescent Substance Use Substance Use Prevention Adolescent Health
+354 599 6401
ingadora@ru.is
Inga Rún Helgadóttir, M.Sc.
Researcher

School of Science and Engineering

Speech Recognition for Icelandic 


ingarun@ru.is 
Ingi Þór Einarsson, M.Sc. Adjunct
School of Science and Engineering
 Sport Science
+354 694 7323
ingithore@ru.is
Ingunn Sæmundsdóttir
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Soil Mechanics
Geotechnical Engineering
+354 599 6440
ingunn@ru.is
Jack James, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Business Health Psychology
Behavioural Medicine
Cardiovascular Psychophysiology Psychopharmacology of Dietary Caffeine Behavioural Epidemiology
Applied Behaviour analysis
+354 5996449 jack@ru.is
Jacob Lund Orquin, Ph.D. Associate professor
School of Business
Consumer behavior
jacoblundo@ru.is
Jacqueline Clare Mallett, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Computer Science Complex Systems
Networks
Simulation
Distributed systems
Financial Analysis
Economics/Banking
jacky@ru.is
Jose Miguel Saavedra Garcia, Ph.D.
Professor 
School of Science and Engineering
  Sport Science
+354 599 6343
saavedra@ru.is  
Joseph Timothy Foley, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering Software Engineering
Operating Systems
Physical and Network Security Radio Frequency Identification Mechanical Design
Manufacturing Rapid Prototyping Mechatronics
Digital Electronics 
+354 599 6569
+354 661 7658 foley@ru.is
Jón Friðrik Sigurðsson, Ph.D. Professor and Director of M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology School of Business Judicial Psychology

Clinical Psychology

 
jonfsig@ru.is
Jón Guðnason, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Science and Engineering Signal Processing
Pattern Recognition
Speech Recognition for Icelandic
Underwater Sound
+354 599 6435 jg@ru.is  
Jónas Þór Snæbjörnsson, Ph.D. Professor and Department Head of Civil Engineering School of Science and Engineering Structural Engineering
Wind- and earthquake engineering 
+354 599 6528 jonasthor@ru.is 
Judy Fong, B.Sc. Specialist
School of Science and Engineering
Natural Language Processing
judyfong@ru.is
Juliet Newson, Ph.D. Executive director of Iceland School of Energy
School of Science and Engineering
Green Energy
Geothermal Reservoir Engineering 
julietn@ru.is
Kamilla Rún Jóhannsdóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Business Psychology
Applied Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Research
Philosophy of Mind
kamilla@ru.is
Karl Ægir Karlsson, Ph.D. Professor School of Science and Engineering Behavioral Neuroscience +354 599 6467
+354 825 6467 karlk@ru.is
Katrín Ólafsdóttir, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Business Labour Economics
Public Economics
Economic Forecast
+354 599 6421
katrino@ru.is
Kristinn Torfason, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher School of Science and Engineering   kristinnt@ru.is 
Kristín Haraldsdóttir, LLM Associate professor School of Law Property Law
Law of Natural Resources
European Law
+354 599 6354 kristinhar@ru.is
Kristinn R. Þórisson, Ph.D. Professor School of Computer Science Artificial Intelligence
Cognitive Science
Robotics
Semantic Web
Simulation
+354 599 6427
thorisson@ru.is
Kristján Rúnarsson, M.A. Research Associate
School of Science and Engineering
  kristjanr@ru.is
Kristján Vigfússon, MBA
Adjunkt and MBA Director
School of Business
Energy issues
Climate issues
International trade
Administration
Market and government research
European Union
+354 860 2077
kristjanv (hjá) ru.is
Luca Aceto, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Computer Science Theoretical Computer Science Concurrent Systems
System Modelling and Verification
+354 599 6419
luca@ru.is
Magnús Kjartan Gíslason, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering   magnuskg@ru.is 
Magnús Már Halldórsson, Ph.D. Professor and Director at the Icelandic Centre of Excellence in Theoretical Computer Science School of Computer Science Analysis of Algorithms
Graph Theory
Wireless Systems
Bioinformatics
+354 599 6384
+354 825 6384
mmh@ru.is
Marcel Kyas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor  School of Computer Science Positioning, tracking, navigation
Statistical methods
Embedded systems
Concurrent systems
Distributed systems
Formal methods
marcel@ru.is
Margrét Einarsdóttir, LLM Associate professor School of Law European Law +354 599 6473
+354 695 2502
margreteinars@hr.is
Margrét Vala Kristjánsdóttir, LLM/MPA
Associate professor
School of Law Administration Law
Law of Natural Resources
+354 599 6223
+354 820 6223
margretvala@ru.is
María K. Jónsdóttir, Ph.D. Associate Professor School of Business Neuropsycology,
Dementia/mild cognitive impairment
Traumatic brain injury
 +354 599 6267
mariakj@ru.is
María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Science and Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Energy
Geothermal energy
Power plants
Geothermal reservoirs
+354 599 6304
msg@ru.is 
Marina Candi, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Business Innovation
Service Innovation
Aesthetic Design
Innovation Management
+354 599 6418
marina@ru.is
Marjan Sirjani, Ph.D.
Professor 
School of Computer Science Software Engineering
Formal Methods
Concurrent Systems
Coordination Languages
+354 599 6200
marjan@ru.is
Marta Kristín Lárusdóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor and Director of CRESS School of Computer Science User Testing
Used-based Design
Requirements Analysis
+354 599 6264
+354 893 9868
marta@ru.is
Marta Serwatko, M.Sc. Research associate
School of Science and Engineering
  martas@ru.is
Már Wolfgang Mixa, Ph.D.
Assistant professor

School of Business

Finance
Investments
Behavioral Economics
Banks and Financial Institutions Equity and bonds
marmixa@ru.is
Michal Borsky, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
School of Science and Engineering Digital signal processing
Speech processing
Voice quality assessment
Phonetics
Machine learning
michalb@ru.is 
Mohamed Abdel-Fattah, Ph.D. Assistant professor 

School of Science and Engineering

 
Electrical power engineering
Power system protection
Power system transients
Self-healing in smart grids
+354 599 6555
abdelfattah@ru.is  
Mohammad Hamdaqa, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Computer Science Cloud Computing and IoT
Cloud DevOps
Software Engineering
Model Driven Engineering
Social Network Analytics 
mhamdaqa@ru.is 
Olivier M.S. Moschetta, Ph.D. Assistant professor
School of Science and Engineering
Numerical Analysis

Linear Algebra

 
olivierm@ru.is
Ólafur Andri Ragnarsson
Adjunct
School of Computer Science Design and Software Developments Technological Developments +354 599 6200
andri@ru.is
Ólafur E. Sigurjónsson, Ph.D. Professor School of Science and Engineering Stem Cells
Cell Biology
Tissue Engineering
+354 543 5523
+354 694 9427
oes (hjá) hr.is
Ólafur H. Wallevik, Ph.D. Professor School of Science and Engineering Concrete Technology
High Strength Concrete
Rheology of Fresh Concrete
+354 599 6200
olafurw@ru.is
Paolo Gargiulo, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Medical Imaging and Modeling Clinical Engineering
Rapid Prototyping and Clinical Applications 
paolo@ru.is
Páll Jakob Líndal, PhD. Postdoctoral researcher
School of Computer Science Artificial Intelligence pjl@ru.is
Páll Kr. Pálsson
Assistant Professor
School of Science and Engineering Innovation
Engineering Management
Entrepreneurship
+354 534 5050
+354 820 1030
pkp@ru.is
Páll Jensson, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head
School of Science and Engineering Operations Research
Profitability Assessment
Production Management
+354 599 6563
pallj@ru.is 
Páll Ríkharðsson, Ph.D.
Dean
School of Business Management Accounting
Information Management
Accounting Systems
pallrik@ru.is
Ragnar Kristjánsson, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Science and Engineering  Power Systems
+354 599 6567
ragnark@ru.is 
Rannveig S. Sigurvinsdóttir, Ph.D. Assistant professor
School of Business
Psychology
Experimental Psychology
rannveigs@ru.is
Ragnhildur Helgadóttir, Ph.D. Dean / Professor School of Law Constitutional Law
Administration Law
Social Security Law
+354 599 6282
+354 820 6282
ragnhildurh@ru.is
Sarah McGarrity, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher
School of Science and Engineering
  sarahm@ru.is
Sigurður Ingi Erlingsson, Ph.D. Professor School of Science and Engineering Theoretical Physics
Transport in Nanostructures Quantum Optics
Spintronics
Quantum Computation 
+354 599 6515 sie@ru.is
Simon Dymond, Ph.D.

Associate professor

School of Business
Behaviour analysis
Experimental psychopathology
Fear
Avoidance
Gambling
simond@ru.is

Slawomir Marcin Koziel, Ph.D. Professor

School of Science and Engineering Electrical Engineering
Numerical Modeling
Optimization
Computer Aided Design 
+354 599 6376 koziel@ru.is 

Stanislav Ogurtsov, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher

School of Science and Engineering CAD for EM
Microwave
Photonic Engineering 
+354 599 6539 stanislav@ru.is 
Stefan Wendt, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Business
Corporate Finance
Financial Markets and Intermediation
Risk Management
Behavioral Finance
Corporate Governance
+354 599 6346 stefanwendt@ru.is
Stephan Schiffel, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher School of Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Search
General Game Playing
Action Formalisms 
stephans@ru.is
Sverrir Ólafsson, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Science and Engineering Risk Management
Interest Rate Modeling
Hedging Strategies
Real Options
+354 599 6332   
00 44(0)7703 403 324
sverriro@ru.is
Tarmo Uustalu, Ph.D. Assistant professor
School of Computer Science
Computer Science
Programing Languages
tarmo@ru.is
Ubaid Ullah, Ph.D. Postdoctoral researcher
School of Science and Engineering

ubaidu@ru.is
Tigran Tonoyan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher 
School of Computer Science Theoretical Computer Science
Algorithms
Wireless Systems
tigran@ru.is
William Scott Harvey, Ph.D.
Visiting professor

School of Computer Science

Geothermal Power
Renewable Energy
Project Management
harvey@ru.is 
Þorgeir Pálsson, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Science and Engineering Automation
System engineering
Aviation
+354 599 6357
tpalsson@ru.is
Þóra Hallgrímsdóttir, Cand.juris Specialist School of Law Insurance Law
Compensations
+354 599 6415
+354 863 7222
thh@hr.is
Þórdís Ingadóttir, LLM
Associate professor
School of Law International Law
International Courts
International institutions
+354 599 6290
+354 820 6290
thi@ru.is
Þórður Helgason, Ph.D.
Associate professor
School of Science and Engineering Biomedical Technology
Medical Instruments
Electrical Stimulation
+354 543 5737
+354 824 5737
thordurh@ru.is
Þórður Víkingur Friðgeirsson, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
School of Science and Engineering Project Management
Decision Analysis
Risk Management
+354 599 6334
thordurv@ru.is
Þorlákur Karlsson, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Business Research Methods Surveys and Questionnaire Design
Experiments
Marketing Research
Statistics
Sampling
Psychology of Learning Behavior Analysis
+354 599 6420
thorlakur@ru.is
Þröstur Olaf Sigurjónsson, Ph.D. Associate professor School of Business Strategy
Corporate Structuring
Management
Strategic Planning
Career Management
+354 599 6245
throstur@ru.is
Valdimar Sigurðsson, Ph.D. Professor School of Business Consumer Behaviour
Marketing Research
Experimental Marketing
Economic Psychology
Marketing of Food Products / Retailing
+354 599 6356
valdimars@ru.is
Vishnu M. Ramachandran Girija, Ph.D. Assistant professor School of Business
Digital marketing
Consumer psychology
Marketing research 
+354 599 6571
rgvishnu@ru.is 
Yonatan Afework Tesfahunegn, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
School of Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Aerodynamics
Numerical Modeling (Computational Fluid Mechanics (CFD) Finite Element Method (FEM))
Optimization
Computer Aided Design 
yonatant@ru.is
Yngvi Björnsson, Ph.D.
Dean / Professor
School of Computer Science Artificial Intelligence
Computer Games
+354 599 6226
yngvi@ru.is

 


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