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Framgangsfyrirlestur - Professor Helgi Þór Ingason

  • 25.8.2015, 14:00 - 15:00

The promotion to full professor is an important milestone in every academic's career. Inaugural lectures give the new professor the opportunity to present their research interests to their colleagues and the public.

Professor Helgi Þór Ingason will present his inaugural lecture titled  "Projects, people and processes - Energy, aluminium and environment" Tuesday, August 25th at 2 pm in room M104. The lecture is in English and open to the public.

Bio

Helgi Thor Ingason holds a PhD in process metallurgy from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), MSc in mechanical and industrial engineering from the University of Iceland and a Stanford Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University. He is an IPMA Certified Senior Project Manager (B level).  Dr. Ingason is a professor at the University of Reykjavik. He is the head of the MPM - Master in Project Management - program at the university. The research fields of Dr. Ingason range from quality- and project management to system dynamics and renewable energy, production, transport and utilization, changes in the energy infrastructure and energy carriers of the future.   
Dr. Ingason has reported on his research at conferences and in several reviewed conference and journal papers. He is the co-author of 7 books in the Icelandic language on project management, strategic planning, product development and quality management. He is also a co-author of the book "Project ethics", published by Gower in January 2013. 
Dr. Ingason was interim CEO of Orkuveita Reykjavikur (Reykjavik Energy) from 2010 to 2011. A co-founder of Nordica Consulting Group, Dr. Ingason is a management consultant and a recognized speaker. He is a member of the Research Management Bord (RMB) of the International Project Management Association - IPMA. 
In his spare time he plays piano and accordion with Icelandic music ensembles. 



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