• The Håkan Frisinger Award 2018
  • Professor Sonia Yeh
  • Physical Resource Theory at the Dept of Space, Earth and Environment, Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden

 Photo: Johan Bodell


The Håkan Frisinger Foundation's Award 2018 and Seminar 2019, Programme

Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Means of Transport Research awards its 2018 scholarship to Professor Sonia Yeh, Chalmers University of Technology. The scholarship, amounting to 250 000 SEK, rewards Sonia Yeh for her innovative research concerning sustainable transport and developing solutions for mobility.

Sonia Yeh is a professor at Physical Resource Theory at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment at Chalmers University of Technology. Her fields of research centres on alternative transportation fuels, consumer behaviour, urban mobility and sustainability standards. Her research has made her an internationally recognized expert on energy economics and modulation of energy systems.

The scholarship was awarded by the Håkan Frisinger Foundation at a seminar jointly organised by Chalmers and the VREF held on:

  • Time: Monday, 6 May, 2019, from 13.00 to 16.00
  • Place: Chalmerska Huset, Södra Hamngatan 11, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Language: English
  • No fee
  • Mandatory registration requested: see below
  • Dead-line for registration: 30 April, 2019

Programme in EnglishPDF (pdf, 851.8 kB)

  • 13.00 – 13.30 Opening of the ceremony by Chalmers and VREF representatives
  • 13.30 – 14.00 Lecture by Sonia Yeh, Professor in Transport and Energy Systems, Chalmers, “On the Path to Sustainable Transport and Energy Systems
  • 14.00 – 14.10 Pause
  • 14.10 – 14.40 Lecture by Dr. Rafael H. M. Pereira, Researcher at the Institute for Applied Economic research (Ipea), Brazil, “Equity concerns in transport: where we stand and where we are heading”
  • 14:40 – 15:10 Lecture by Yusak Susilo, Professor in Transport Analysis and Policy at the Royal Institute of Technology, “The impacts of automation to mobility behaviours”
  • 15:10 – 16:00 Refreshments

Moderator: Maria Grahn, Researcher, dept of Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory; Director of Energy Area of Advance at Chalmers University of Technologymers tekniska högskola

 

Details:

Event: Håkan Frisinger Foundation's Award 2018 and Seminar 2019

When: Monday, May 6, 2019, 13.00 -16.00

Where: Chalmerska Huset, Södra Hamngatan 11, Gothenburg, Sweden

Language: English

No fee but mandatory registration requested.

Dead-line for registration: 30 April, 2019

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