Lobna Altorkmany graduated 2002 in Mechanical Engineering at Al Baath University, in Homs, Syria. Her field was Utilization of Renewable Energy for Space Conditioning. After graduation she was teaching for some years at the High Industrial Institute. In 2007 she started her PhD studies within the Renewable Energy Group at the Department of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, at Luleå University of Technolog, Sweden.
Lobna's field of research is Low Exergy Heat and Cold Distribution in buildings.