Dmitry Lysenko's PhD Defence
Dmitry Lysenko has worked as a PhD student at NTNU on the folowing topic: "On numerical simulation of turbulent flows and combustion". He has been funded by CenBio and Prof. Ivar S. Ertesvåg has been his main supervisor and Kjell Erik Rian (ComputIT) his co-supervisor. He will defend his PhD thesis on Thursday 13 March 2014 at 13:15 in Totalrommet - Gløshaugen (Trondheim).
His trial lecture will take place at 10:15 in the same room, on the topic: "Gaseous combustion in industrial applications". More info can be found here. (2014-02-28)
Find a concept for the future and win 50 000 NOK!
"Grønn Fase" proposes a new kind of deal for the students and PhD students from Norwegian high schools and universities: come up with the best idea or concept that promotes environmentally-friendly energy and win 50 000 NOK!
Application deadline: 1 April 2014. More information can be found on the Grønn fase website (in Norwegian). (2014-02-27)
CenBio Days 2014
CenBio organises its annual conference, the CenBio Days, on 26-28 March in Lillestrøm. All three days are especially opened to CenBio researchers and user partners, but also to anyone else interested in bioenergy. The CenBio Days 2014 will give us an opportunity to learn and discuss on:
The detailed agenda is available here. (2014-01-28)
Cenbio opens the call for the Bioenergy Innovation Award 2014!
The call for proposals of candidates to the Bioenergy Innovation Award 2014 is now open! The Bioenergy Innovation Award was established four years ago by CenBio to stimulate and reward knowledge-based innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of bioenergy. More information can be found in the official announcement (in Norwegian). (2014-01-16)
NFLI has now an app for the Vedkalkulator!
Today, NFLI (Skog-og-Landskap) made one app available on the Google Play store under the name Vedkalkulator. The app informs the consumer about the true energy content of the wood they buy and gives a few tips to burn wood in the best environmental way. This is part of the work for CenBio performed by NFLI Research scientist Simen Gjølsjø to defend the benefits for both buyers and sellers to label the firewood with actual weight, humidity and number of kilowatt-hours. The app can be downloaded here. (2014-01-15)
CenBio researchers on NRK1 in FBI - Forbrukerinspektørene
Research scientists Morten Seljeskog (SINTEF Energy Research) and Simen Gjøsjø (NFLI) took part in the TV programme FBI - Forbrukerinspektørene showed on NRK1 on Wednesday 15 January 2014 at 19:45. The programme especially treats of the noxious emissions when people use woodstoves to get rid of milk boxes, newspapers, rubber gloves and other wastes. Which chemical compounds are formed and how do they affect nature and people? FBI - Forbrukerinspektørene is a Norwegian TV programme that provides tips and advice to consumers. Photo: Franziska Goile (2014-01-13)
Public defence of a CenBio-funded PhD student
Geoffrey Guest has worked as a PhD student at NTNU on the folowing topic: "The climate change impacts from biogenic carbon in products across time". He has been funded by CenBio and Prof. Anders H. Strømman has been his main supervisor. He will defend his PhD thesis on Friday 9 January 2014 in Rådsalen, Gløshaugen (Trondheim). More info can be found here. (2014-01-08)
Published March 7, 2014