Climate change research at the Faculty of Engineering
A half day seminar with LTH’s honorary doctor, Professor Tord Kjellström, including short presentations of current climate change research projects taking place at the Faculty of Engineering. Tord is a prominent researcher and academic teacher primarily in the environmental and occupational epidemiology fields. He has been a director at WHO with responsibility for developing analysis and global guidance on climate change and health and other emerging topics. He now lives in New Zealand, and continues to carry out research on the health effects of air pollution, climate change, road transport, urban health and globalization as well as the health links to sustainable development.
Introduction of the LTH strategic project on climate change research and the programme for the day. Karin Lundgren-Kownacki and Roland Akselsson, Design Sciences
Control global heating due to climate change and reduce a threat to daily life and work for our grandchildren. LTH’s honorary doctor, Professor Tord Kjellström
Climate change resilience in urban areas through adaptation of buildings and energy systems. Vahid Nik, Building Physics
Building design towards low energy use and user well-being. Ricardo Bernado & Pimkamol Mattsson, Architecture and Built Environment
The Protein Shift. Karolina Östbring, Food Technology
ClimApp: The development of an App that integrates weather forecast information into a human heat balance model. Chuansi Gao, Design Sciences
The seminar will be held in English.
Sign up by sending an email to climateseminar [at] design [dot] lth [dot] se before 4th of December.