► New projects granted

New projects granted at The Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural resources engineering.

► 2014

Inga Herrman, Sanitary Engineering, has by J. Gust. Richert Foundation been awarded 318,000 SEK in grants for the project engineer for small drainage: a comparative study.

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering have been granted 2 new large projects within the SIP STRIM:

Improved resource efficiency through dynamic loading control  (Håkan Schunnesson och Anna Gustafson) , 4-year project 2014-2018 in collaboration with Boliden, ABB, RTC, Agio

Development of a new methodology for evaluating rock support performance in seismically active mines (Erling Nordlund, Savka Dineva and Ping Zhang), 3 –year project 2014-2017  in collaboration with Boliden, LKAB, Lundin Mining

Bergsskolan Filipstad receive 300,000 SEK by the Vargö Foundation. The money will be used for both technical equipment and to hire a researcher and lecturer in metallurgy.

Lale Andreas, Waste Science and Technology, has from Uddeholm AB and Hagfors municipality had approved funds with 3 374 000 SEK to the project "Monitoring the final covering Holke bog"

Professor Maria Viklander, Sanitary Engineering, has by Vinnova granted 10 million SEK in grants for the project Green Nano - Innovative water management. The project is expected to last until the fall of 2016 and has a total budget of about 21 million SEK.

Ramin Karim, Operation and maintenance of Vinnova granted 2,065,732 SEK in grants for the project "Context-Based Decision Support for operational aviation maintenance"

Biochemical and Chemical Process Engineering has received the following grants from the Kempe Foundations: 450 000 SEK for the project Biobased arginin manufactoring and 2 750 000 SEK to equipment to establish a Biorefinery lab.

Godecke Blecken, Sanitary Engineering, has by The Research Council of Norrbotten been granted 3 million SEK for the project "Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities".

Sabine Mayer, Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, has by Vinnova been granted 1 000 000 SEK for the project "Strategic Platform".

Kristina L Nilsson, Architecture, has of Transport Administration been granted 400,000 SEK the project Natural and cultural values ​​in early planning.

Paul Christakopoulos, Biochemical and Chemical Process Engineering, the Energy Authority granted 3.928 million SEK for the project "New oxidative biocatalysts for efficient conversion of lignocellulose to ethanol and new products"

Faiz Ullah Shah, has from Norrbotten Research Council been granted 3 000 000 SEK for research over 3 years, from 2014 to 2016: "Carbon dioxide capture and storage using ionic liquids".

► 2013

Ulf Arne Girhammar, Timber Structures, has by The County Administrative Board of Norrbotten recieved 3 250 000 SEK for the project "Multi-storey buildings of wood - Design and engineering application Part 2" and 450 000 SEK from Region Västerbotten project "Advanced wooden building - Stakeholder collaboration and coordinated technology development"

Björn Ekelund, Architecture, has by Energimyndigheten been granted 570,000 SEK for the project Climate friendly and attractive transport nodes.

Glenn Berggård, Traffic Engineering, has of Transport Administration granted 690,000 SEK in grants for the project Consumer tests of shoes and slip resistance as well as of the EU (Interreg) granted 255,000 SEK for the project of Real Estate in the north.

Maria Viklander, Sanitary Engineering, has the Lab Fund been granted 1.2 million SEK for equipment purchases.

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from Vinnova been awarded funding by 7 250 000 to the project "Swedish Mining and Metal Producing Industry Research and Innovation Programme 2013-2016"

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from Vinnova been awarded funding by 695 000 to the project "Bridging Finance SIO STRIM"

Jonas Hedlund, Chemical technology, has by Formas beengranted 3.013.000 SEK to the project: "Zeolite membranes for efficient purification of biogas"

Ulf Wickstrom, Steel Structures, has by Formas been granted 3.487.000$ for the project "Structural fire design of timber structures subjected to natural fires"

Oleg Antzutkin, Chemistry of Interfaces, has by The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, KAW, been granted 5,844,000 SEK to project "Ionic Liquids - lubricants enabling advanced performance, the I-LEAP"

Faiz Ullah Shah, has received funding for the project: Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Using Functionalized Ionic Liquids. Renewable Energy at the University. Amount: 450 thousand



Oleg Antzutkin, Chemistry of Interfaces, the Swedish Research Council granted 3.4 million SEK to the project "New green orthoborate as" Super "-lubricating, metal extracting and separating carbon dioxide fluids"

Fredrik Ljunggren, Applied Acoustics, has by Formas granted 4,673,000 $ to the project "New, improved building technology criteria for sound isolation"

Kristina L Nilsson, Architecture, has by Formas granted 2,928,000 SEK to the project ”Stadens kulturmiljöer – Heritagisation i stadsomvanlingsprocesser”

Maria Viklander, Sanitary Engineering, has the Swedish Water Development and a number of municipalities received a total of 9 000 000 SEK for the "Dag&Nät”.

Tobias Bauer
, Ore Geology, has from Vinnova has been granted 4 700 000 SEK for the project "Multiscale four-dimensional geological modeling of Gällivare area"

Tobias Bauer, Ore Geology, has from Boliden Mineral AB has been granted 2,374,000 SEK for the project "Multiscale four-dimensional geological modeling of Gällivare

Ramin Karim, Operation and Maintenance Engineering, has received funding for research in 'eMaintenance Solutions for Precise Maintenance' from Vinnova of 1 460 000 and 1 480 000 SEK from industrial partners.

Ramin Karim, Operation and Maintenance Engineering, has received funding for research in 'Proactive Maintenance' from ProcessIT Innovations on 350 000 SEK and corresponding to 750 000 SEK from Komatsu Forest.

CompLab, Division of Structural and Construction Engineering, structural engineering and production, has FMV granted 1,972,000 SEK for the project "Strength testing Kb 5 '.

Paul Christakopoulos, Biochemical and Chemical Process Engineering. Title: OPTIBIOCAT: Optimized esterase biocatalysts for cost-effective industrial production Funding source: EC-7 th Framework Programme for Research Call: FP7-KBBE-2013-7-single-stage Total budget: 62.796.121 SEK LTUs part: 6.700.000 SEK

Kristina L Nilsson, Architecture, has the HLRC granted 3,580,000 SEK in grants for the project "Architecture for attractive sustainable living in urban and housing"

Maria Ask, Division of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, has been granted by SKB 495 000 SEK in contributions on "Preparing for the seismic mapping of Pärvie geometry at depth"

Maria Ask, Division of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, has received a 1.7 MNOK in order to participate in the project "Neotectonics in Nordland - Implications for Petroleum Exploration" (www.ngu.no/neonor2). The project has a total budget of NOK 21 million and will run from 2013 to 2016. It is managed by Norges Geologiske undersøkelse and funded by the Norwegian Research Council and 10 partners from Norwegian petroleum industry.

Charlotta Johansson, Architecture, has the EU (7-Ram) granted to about 850 000 in grants for the project "VRUITS". The project involves 12 partners from 9 European countries and has a total budget of about 36 million.

Helen Galfi, Sanitary Engineering, has by Åke and Greta Lissheds Foundation granted SEK 100 000 in grants for the project "Uncertainties related to indicator bacteria sampling techniques in stormwater runoff"

Helen Galfi, Sanitary Engineering, has the RJ Richert Foundation granted SEK 300 000
in grants for the project "Uncertainties related to indicator bacteria sampling techniques in stormwater runoff."

Kristina Nilsson, Architecture, has the EU (Interreg) granted a total of 335 000 SEK in contribution to the project "Health on thin ice." The project has a budget of about 820 000 and includes partners from university and Oulu University.

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, from Vinnova has been awarded funding by 1 000 000 SEK to the project "EIT Raw Materials Lab Part II"

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from the Nordic Council of Ministers had approved funds of DKK 8 million to the project "NordMin projects midler"

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from the Nordic Council of Ministers had approved funds of DKK 2 million to the project "NordMin project management"

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has the Chancellor been awarded funding by 200 000 SEK under the 'Contribution to the coordination of large requests "to EIT Raw Materials Labs

Ramin Karim, Department for operation, maintenance and acoustics, has been granted 8.6 million SEK from LKAB for research in eMaintenance.

Maria Viklander, Urban water, has the Swedish Water Company granted 199,240 SEK in contribution to the project "Knowledge Compilation - From rain to the recipient"

Maria Viklander, Urban Water, by Vinnova has granted SEK 500 000 in grants for the project "Green Nano - Innovative water treatment"

Godecke Blecken, Urban Water, has theSvenskt Vatten AB been granted 199,240 SEK in contribution to the project "Knowledge Compilation - discrete water treatment"

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU), had approved funds with 1 000 000 DKK to Nordic Master Programme 2012.

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has from Vinnova been awarded funding by 750 000 to the project "EIT Raw Materials Lab".

Jurate Kumpiene, researchers in waste science and technology, has by the Foundation for Strategic Research been awarded 729 000 SEK for the project "Integrateding waste management into soil remediation". The project is a collaboration with Ragnsells.

Kristina L Nilsson, Architecture, has the Swedish Energy Agency and HLRC granted a total of 2,732,000 SEK in contribution to the project "Smart energy efficiency of historic buildings in a cold climate."

Godecke Blecken, Urban Water, has the Norrbotten Research Fund been awarded 400 000 SEK in grants for the project "Green roofs: an opportunity for sustainable buildings in cold climates!?".

Charlotta Johansson, Traffic Engineering, has by Länsförsäkringsbolagens research fund been awarded a 622,000 SEK grant for the project "Cyclists road safety".

► 2012

GeoInfrastructure - a joint venture between the Swedish Transport Administration and Formas. Sven Knutsson was granted 6.1 million SEK for OPTIMASS.

Oleg Antzutkin, Division of Sustainable Process Engineering, has been awarded 3,018,000 SEK by Formas project Titan-based ion-exchangers for water

Mats Emborg, Division of Structural and Construction Engineering, have been granted 3.45 million SEK by Formas project Rheology of fine particles and compaction of coarse particles as a base for innovative optimization of concrete.

Thomas Olofsson, Division of Structural and Construction Engineering, have been granted 3.15 million SEK by Formas project Project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in industrial construction

Mary Ask, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, has been awarded 2,538,000 SEK by Formas project TRransparant Underground Infrastructure (TRUST) - Management

Anneli Hedstrom, Sanitary Engineering, get over 5 million SEK over four years for the project "Renovation of aging sewer networks - Improves the environment and health, or waste of money?" The project comes from Research and development for young researchers.

Glenn Berggård researching the anti-slip devices for shoes has been commissioned to investigate whether standardized test methods can be developed. Client: The SwedishTransport Administration.

The Departments of Civil, Environmental and Natural resources engineering, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics and Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences have together been allocated 10 million SEK for the research project Attract. Commercial products related to cold climates and urban transformation in Kiruna and Gällivare be developed within the project financed by VINNOVA.

Professor Bo Björkman get three million SEK from MISTRA for a project in which researchers from Luleå and Umeå together to develop the use of residues from the steel industry in the manufacture of cement. The project is led by the University of Umeå. The total project budget is 9.1 million of which 6.4 million come from Mistra. Partners from industry, Cementa AB, and SSAB Merox.

Ramin Karim , Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics granted 5 275 000SEK for establishing eMaintenance LAB in Kiruna.

Ramin Karim, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, has been granted € 580,000 under FP7.FoF.NMP for research in eMaintenance. The total project budget is: 4 800 000 €.

Ramin Karim, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, in collaboration with ProcessIT Innovations has received funding from Vinnova (in the Challenge Driven Innovation) for the development of an innovative industrial platform for eMaintenance. The total project budget is around 15 000 000SEK which Vinnova support lies at 7000 000SEK.

Senior Lecturer  Helena Johnsson , Division of Structural and Construction Engineering, is granted 1 370 000 SEK from Formas research for the "Platform Organization of the renovation process." The money is part of a 33-million investment in research focused on sustainable refurbishment, renovation and renewal of buildings from 1950-1975.

Godecke Blecken, Urban Water, has by the foundation Ake and Gretel Lisshed been granted SEK 50 000 for the project "Green roofs: an opportunity for sustainable buildings in Sweden's cold climate" and the Swedish Institute awarded 399 800 SEK in grants for the project "Stormwater Quality: Opportunities and risks of decreased recipient and adaptation to a changing climate."

Godecke Blecken, Urban water, the foundation of JG Richert awarded SEK 200 000 in grants for the project "Green roofs: an opportunity for sustainable buildings in Sweden's cold climate".

Kristina L Nilsson, Architecture, has by the Swedish Transport Administration been granted 1 816 000 SEK for the funding of PhD project "Innovative planning and decision making over the country / region / county boundaries for a functional transport system." The project runs from 2012-2015.

Ann Bäckstrom, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering , has by the SGU has been granted 245 000 SEK for the project Constraining the paleo-stress state of the Pärvi fault.

Christina Wanhainen and Glenn Bark, Ore geology, has by Region Västerbotten been granted 300 000 SEK for the research project "Micro-analytical exploration".

Thomas Olofsson, Construction Engineeering, has together with the NCC been granted 1 million SEK from the Swedish Construction Industry Development Fund (SBUF) for the research project entitled "Inspection Data and deviations - untapped resources in continuous improvement"

Lucia Dobrucka, Architecture, has been granted by Formas a travel allowance of SEK 21 000 for participating in Aesop's annual conference in July.

Godecke Blecken, City Water, has been granted SEK 50 000 by The Transport Administration (Nordic Vägforum) in scholarship to the implementation of field trials in the project "Long term performance of permeable road surfaces."

Thomas Olofsson, Construction Management, has the SBUF granted 1 000 000 SEK for the project entitled "Inspection Data and deviations - untapped resources in continuous improvement."

Oleg Antzutkin, IMP, has from the Kempe Foundation been granted 500 000 SEK to the purchase of NMR probes.

Josefine Enman, IMP, has from the the Kempe Foundation been granted SEK 1 500 000 for equipment HPLC system / mass spectrometer and Anaerobic.

Savka Dineva, GEO, has from HLRC been granted 6 million SEK for the project "Analysis of the Mining induced sismicity at Kiirunavaara mine".

Within the project Innovative technologies and concepts for the sustainable and intelligent deep mine of the future (I2Mine), Jenny Greberg, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, have been granted 6.623 million SEK for the work in WP2 and Erling Nordlund, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 7.433 million SEK for the work in WP3. The project runs until November 2015 and is funded by the EU's 7th framework program.

Technical Acoustics, in collaboration with Volvo Cars received funding from Vinnova / FFI (Automotive Research & Innovation) at 7 million to the subject over four years. The theme is "3D Design and placement of information and warning sounds for added safety and comfort and strengthening of the brand."

Bjorn Öhlander has beengranted 3.8 million SEK for the study of stabilization of sulphide tailings with green liquor from the paper industry. A common solution for the two waste problems.

Hanumantha Rao, IMP, is the Vice-Chancellor had approved funds of SEK 200 000 according to "Grants for the Coordination of major applications" INTERFACES

Ulrika Rova, IMP, is the Vice-Chancellor had approved funds of SEK 200 000 according to "Grants for the Coordination of major applications" DocBioEnergy

Kristina Nilsson, AVA, has the President been awarded funding of SEK 100 000 according to "Grants for the Coordination of major applications' Synergy Strategies in the development of mine sites

Pär Weihed , Ore Geology, from SGU has been allocated funding of 1 100 000 to the project "Structural evolution, hydrothermal alteration and Tectonic setting of the Falun base metal and gold deposits, Bergslagen region, Sweden."

Pär Weihed , Ore Geology, has the President been awarded funding to 350 000 according to "Grants for the Coordination of major applications" to the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

Maria Ask, GVM, has from the Council received 1 667 000 SKR for the project "Infrastructure for cap rock studies'

Maria Ask, GVM, has from SGU received 245 000 SKR for the project "Constraining the paleo-stress state of the Pärvie fault"

Maria Ask, GVM, is from HLRC received 399 000 SKR for the project "Rheology of seismically active faults - LKAB knowledge building"

Bo Björkman, Process Metallurgy - Boliden has signed a new five- year R&D contract with Luleå University of Technology worth 17 MSEK. The funds are aimed at research and education in the field of Process metallurgy including the extraction and recycling of base metals.

Lisa Dahlén, Waste Technology, has been granted 205 000 SEK from LKAB's Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Education at the university. The appropriation will be used for enhanced recruitment of students to the Natural Resource Technology, focusing ores, minerals, environment and water.

Annelie Hedström and Inga Herrmann,  City water, is of Norrbotten Research Council granted 350 000 SEK in contribution to the project "Phosphorus Filters for small drainage: towards better design and safer operation."

2011

Christian Maurice, Luleå University of Technology, the SEK 175 000 for research into better technology to reduce environmental impacts of mining waste into lakes. It is Sweden's Engineers, which awarded this year's environment awards totaling 1.6 million. Nine research teams and 22 students from Luleå to Lund got to share the 1.6 million SEK.

Pär Weihed, Ore Geology, has by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs beebn approved funds of SEK 250 000 for a feasibility study of the prerequisite for establishing a Nordic master in ore geology and exploration techniques.

Mary Viklander, sanitary engineering, has been grantedwith 1.749 million SEK for the project "Clean Water" from Vinnova.

Mary Viklander, sanitary engineering from Vinnova has been awarded funding by about 750 000 SEK, for the project "Attract".

Formas is investing in ALICE - Attractive Living in Cold Climate

Formas handing out 200 million to strong research groups in the country. Of the 92 applications received were granted eight groups of 25 million each. ALICE is one of those.

Contact: Mary Viklander

[http://www.ltu.se/staff/m/marvik-1.11832?l=en]

Luleå Railway Research Center - JVTC has received 40 million SEK from Trafikverket - the Swedish Transport Administration for research and Innovation.

Luleå Railway Research Center - JVTC

[http://www.ltu.se/centres/jvtc?l=en]

Jurate Kumpiene, Waste Science and Technology, has been granted by Formas medium with 3.585 million SEK to the project "Sequential treatment of mixed contaminated soil".

Lale Andreas, Waste Technologies, has from Formas been awarded funding by 52 000 SEK to the involvement of the international conference on waste and landfill technology research in Cagliari, Sardinia, October 2011.

Lisa Dahlén, Waste Science and Technology, has from Plastkretsen AB's foundation had awarded funding to 250 000 SEKto the project "Recycling of plastics from household step 2".

Maria Viklander, Water resources engineering, has from the Swedish Water Company had allocated funds to 4.5 million SEK to the project Cluster Nord - Thematic stormwater.

Jan Lundberg, operation, maintenance and acoustics of the Transport Administration granted 10 million SEK in grants for the project "Functional design of the switches" in collaboration with Chalmers.

Maria Viklander, the city water system, has from the Foundation Länsförsäkringsbolagens Research Foundation had approved funds of 1 900 000 to the project "Water Diversion for a safe built environment ".

Godecke-Tobias Blecken, the city water system, has been awarded funding from Formas to 4.875 million SEK to the project "Innovative biofilters for stormwater, to overcome barriers to increased implementation".

Thomas Olofsson, Construction Engineering, has the SBUF granted 985 000 SEK to the project 'Success factors for large construction projects - a multiple case study of factors related to the organization and management ".

Charlotta Johansson, Architecture and Infrastructure, is the Transport Administration granted 183 930 SEK to the project "Illuminated Winter".

Peter Rosander and Charlotta Johansson, Traffic Engineering, is the Transport Administration received 183 930 - for participating in the project "Lighted Winter". The project will carry out an experiment with light signs of plow trucks with a view to improving road safety and the level of information to road users in winter. The tests will be conducted in Jönköping and Hudiksvall on roads with double lanes in the same direction.

Page Editor and Contact: Richard Renberg

Published: 27 April 2011

Updated: 25 August 2014

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