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TEDxKTHSalon: Towards green and clean energy

Participate in an exciting, interactive online conversation about transforming to green and clean energy with researchers from KTH.

Time: Thu 2022-03-24 15.00 - 16.00

Location: Online - Anmälan krävs / Registration required

Language: English

Participating: Lina Bertling Tjernberg, Björn Laumert & Anna Pernestål

The panelists

According to UN's global goal no. 7, we must ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. How do we get there? How far have we come? What does the research look like at KTH?  

More about Global goal number 7: Affordable and clean energy .

This event will be held online, and registration is opening soon.

Moderator is Donnie Lygonis , KTH Innovation.

TEDxKTHSalon is open to anyone interested.

See previous TEDxKTHSalon .

About the speakers

Lina Bertling Tjernberg

Lina Bertling Tjernberg

Lina  is Professor in Power Grid Technology at KTH. She is Director of the Energy Platform at KTH which coordinates and supports multidisciplinary research initiatives within the energy areas. She is the coordinator of life long learning at the EECS school at KTH. 

Her research and teaching are focused on applying mathematics (e.g. statistics, optimization, life cycle assessment) for predicting and modelling reliability, impact of maintenance efforts for various electric power system applications. 

Björn Laumert

Björn Laumert

Björn  is a professor in energy technology and the head of the Energy Technology Department. He has a background in turbomachine technology and a 10-years industrial experience in project management from Volvo Aero Corporation.

Today, his research focuses on solar power, flexible heat and power production as well as transforming the energy system in cities. He is the KTH represantative for the climate contract realization of the cities of Stockholm and Helsingborg via the Viable Cities 2.0 program. He is also the KTH project leader for the Swedish Energy Agency's pilot projects for the realization of citizen driven energy communalities.

Anna Pernestål

Anna Pernestål

Anna  is docent and senior researcher, and former director of Integrated Transport Research Lab (ITRL) at KTH. ITRL focus on how new technology could and should be used and adopted to contribute to a sustainable transport system and society, by taking a system approach.

Anna has twenty years of experience from transport sector, and has had leader positions in both academia and industry. She is passionate for collaborative research, where multiple actors meet to explore sustainable solutions.

Her research is focused on analyzing and modelling complex dynamic sociotechnical systems, and on integrating different system levels and various knowledge perspectives.