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Åke Nordberg

Åke Nordberg
Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Bioenergy Technology. My research and teaching has a primary focus on technology and systems for anaerobic digestion.

Teaching

I am mainly teaching in the Master Programme in Energy Systems Engineering, given in cooperation with Uppsala University.

Course leader and examiner
Degree project in Energy Systems Engineering, 30 credits, EX0724.

Bioenergy – Technology and Systems, 10 credits, TN0352.

Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering, 15 credits, TE0012.

Project Work in Energy Systems Engineering, 10 credits, TE0013.

Lecturing
Waste management, TE0013, SLU.

On-site wastewater systems, TN0320, SLU.

Safe Nutrient Recycling, MX0131, SLU.

Renewable Fuel Production Processes, KE2130, KTH.

 

Research

My research includes i.e., optimised anaerobic digestion of various substrates and systems analysis of bioenergy systems.

 

Background

Senior Lecturer in Bioenergy Technology, SLU, 2015.

Associate Professor (Docent) in Technology, SLU, 2012.

PhD in Microbiology, SLU, 1996.

Master of Science in Agriculture (Biotechnology), SLU, 1987.

Employed at the Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, since 2009. I have worked at RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden (former JTI – Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering) since 1987.

 

Supervision

Examined doctors and licentiates

Dr. Elham Ahmadi Moghaddam, “Life Cycle Assessment of Novel Biomethane Systems – Energy Performance and Climate Impact”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, 2019. Main supervisor.

Dr. Niclas Ericsson, “Time-dependent climate impact of short rotation coppice willow-based systems for electricity and heat production”, Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, 2015. Co-supervisor.

Dr. Li Sun, “Biogas Production from Lignocellulosic Materials – Microbial Community Structure”, Department of Microbiology, SLU, 2015.  Co-supervisor.

Dr. Marie Kimming, “Decentralised Energy Systems Based on Biomass – a Life Cycle Perspective on Climate Impact and Energy Balance”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, 2015. Co-supervisor. (Lic degree 2011)

Dr. Serina Ahlgren, “Crop Production without Fossil Fuel. Production Systems for Tractor Fuel and Mineral Nitrogen Based on Biomass”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, 2009. Co-supervisor.

Phd-students and Lic.-students

Florian Gabler, “Biological methanation of syngas with trickle bed reactor (TBR)”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, (Start 2020). Main supervisor.

Shan Zhang, “Environmental impact of all-organic batteries”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, (Start 2020). Main supervisor.

Emma Bromark, “Direct air capturing of greenhouse gases from the agriculture and biogas sectors”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, (Start 2020). Co-supervisor.

Saurav Kalita, “Optimised utilization of Salix for energy and material – factoring clonal variations with a life cycle perspective”. Department of Energy and Technology, SLU, (Start 2018). Co-supervisor.

 

Selected publications

Publication records in Google Scholar

 


Contact

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Energy and Technology; Division of Bioenergy
Telephone: +4618671882
Postal address:
Inst för energi och teknik, Box 7032
75007 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Lennart Hjelms väg 9, Uppsala