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Professor Marcus Öhman is awarded a scientific price
Professor Marcus Öhman at Luleå University of Technology, is awarded Nordea scientific price

Scientists in energy science is praised

Published: 8 November 2013

Marcus Öhman, Professor of Energy Science at Luleå University of Technology, is awarded Nordea Scientific price 2013. He receives the prize among other things because that he rapidly built up the subject of Energy into a major national hub for research on the subject. Research that contributes to growth and development is one of the criteria for the prize.

- It's really great and a recognition of our energy-related research that we have worked with for many years and a reward for all the work that has been done on it, says Marcus Öhman, professor at Luleå University of Technology.

Another criterion for the scientific price is that the person is a good representative of Luleå University of Technology. On Friday Marcus Öhman received Nordea Norrlandsstiftelses scientific prize of 100 000 SEK which was presented by David Jones, office manager for the Nordea Large Enterprise unit in Norrbotten and Västerbotten. Marcus Öhman was awarded the prize for his research at Luleå University of Technology that is focused on understanding and improving of combustion and gasification processes, when utilization of biomass with a focus on thermal chemical problems and the motivation for the price is, among other things;

"By working closely with local, national and global industry Marcus Öhman contributes  to growth on a broad front and to the development of renewable energy, one of the university's strong research and innovation areas. Öhman's research has a good international reputation, witch not least a comprehensive list of publications testify, and he appears in all circumstances as a good partner "

Marcus Öhman born in Luleå in 1969, is married and has three children. Has a degree in energy technology, thermal process chemistry and at least 20 years of experience in research and development in the field of thermo-chemical conversion of biomass. He has also conducted research in close collaboration with industry, such as for example with EON, LKAB, Vattenfall, Skellefteå Kraft et al. Since 2007 he has been Professor and Head of Energy Science at Luleå University of Technology.