1 Dec - Eirik Ogner Jåstad (MINA)

Eirik Ogner Jåstad, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) , will defend his PhD thesis "Assessments of the future role of bioenergy in the Nordic energy and forest sectors", on 1, December 2020.

1 Dec - Eirik Ogner Jåstad (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Eirik Ogner Jåstad will defend his PhD thesis "Assessments of the future role of bioenergy in the Nordic energy and forest sectors", on 1 December 2020.

Norwegian title of the thesis

Vurderinger av den fremtidige rollen til bioenergi i den nordiske energi- og skogsektoren.

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture

Bioenergy, climate change mitigation and negative emission technologies: opportunities and challenges.

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence

Tuesday 1, December 2020, at 12.15

This public defense will be held partly in digital form since physical presence is hindered as a result of the Corona situation. The disputation can be attended by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/65824806049

All are welcome to attend the digital meeting, but please read the guidelines below before you open the link. This is to make sure that the disputation can be held without too much interruptions and noise.

Evaluation committee

First opponent: Associate Professor Elisabeth Wetterlund, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Second opponent: Scientific Project Officer Ragnar Jonsson, European Commission - Joint Research Centre

Committee coordinator: Professor Erling Holden (MINA, NMBU)


Main supervisor: Dr. Per Kristian Rørstad

Co-supervisor: Professor Torjus Folsland Bolkesjø

Co-supervisor: Professor Erik Trømborg

Guidelines for attendance

  • Do not use camera.
  • Mute your microphone.
  • In Zoom you will first be placed in the waiting room. Please introduce yourself with your name, rather than with your IP address or computer name.
  • If anyone has a question and wants to oppose ‘ex auditorio’, please write in the chat window of Zoom (1) “XY (your name) has a question" and (2) the question in brief. The chair of the defence will evaluate whether your question is opportune, and you will be given the word after the two opponents have concluded.
  • When you are being given the word, you switch on your microphone and camera. Ensure briefly whether you are being heard.
  • We advise you to test your own equipment before attending. 
  • The chat is not be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those of you who want access to the thesis in pdf-form, please send an email to Ole Wiggo Røstad – ole.rostad@nmbu.no

Published 18. november 2020 - 15:25 - Updated 19. november 2020 - 23:27