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Climate change research at the Faculty of Engineering

Climate change research at the Faculty of Engineering - Seminar 9th of December. Photo: Shutterstock/Per Becker
Climate change research at the Faculty of Engineering - Seminar 9th of December. Photo: Shutterstock/Per Becker

Seminarium

Tid: 2019-12-09 09:15 till: 12:00
Plats: Stora hörsalen, Ingvar Kamprad Design Center (IKDC), Sölvegatan 26 in Lund
Kontakt: karin [dot] lundgren_kownacki [at] design [dot] lth [dot] se
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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.

Seminar Schedule:

9:15-9:30
Introduction of the LTH strategic project on climate change research and the programme for the day. Karin Lundgren-Kownacki and Roland Akselsson, Design Sciences

9:30-10:30
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

10:30-10:45
Coffee break

10:45-11:05
Climate change resilience in urban areas through adaptation of buildings and energy systems. Vahid Nik, Building Physics

11:05-11:25
Building design towards low energy use and user well-being. Ricardo Bernado & Pimkamol Mattsson, Architecture and Built Environment

11:25-11:45
The Protein Shift. Karolina Östbring, Food Technology

11:45-12:00
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.



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