Keynote Speakers

Per Lundqvist

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

PL is appointed professor in Energy Technology at the Royal Institute of technology KTH, co-chairing the division of Applied Thermodynamics and refrigeration. PL Received his PhD in Energy technology in 1993 on a thesis on Stirling cycle heat pumps and refrigerators. PL research and teaching covers a broad range of topics such as thermodynamic cycles, Energy systems analysis and modelling, energy management, eco-city planning, heat pump technology, alternative refrigerants, solar cooling, Organic rankine cycles and so on.

PL has served the IIR as president of commission E2, heat Pumps and Het recovery since 2007. PL has also been a Delegate of the Science and Technology council and the Management committee of the IIR since 2007. PL takes regularly part in various committees and projects within IEA, EHPA and ASHRAE. PL has also contributed to IPCC work as Lead author for the IPCC report safeguarding the ozone layer and the global climate system. PL also serves as vice dean for education of the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH. PL is a Member of the Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.