Sustainable development, Environmental science and Engineering (SEED)

New divisions at SEED

SEED has gone through an internal re-organisation. The department consists of five new divisions from 1 July 2017:

  • Sustainability and Environmental Engineering
  • Sustainability Assessment and Management
  • Strategic Sustainability Studies
  • Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Resources, Energy and Infrastructure

A new web structure that reflects the new organisation is under development.

Moving process
Bokning av mötesrum på TR 10 B

Framtidens mat odlas i KTH:s växthus

Ett miljöanpassat växthus på campus ska inspirera till en grönare matproduktion. KTH:s forskare vill visa på möjligheter med odling i stadsmiljö. Alger och kryddor är några tänkbara grödor. Och kanske kan insekter stå på lunchmenyn på campus i framtiden.

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AUV swimming in cultivated kelp
First experiments with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) swimming in cultivated kelp algae. The experiment was performed as a joint experiment between KTH and Gothenburg university at the Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure, Tjärnö, Sweden.

This Eureka project within the cluster ACQUEAU started 2016-01-01 and has a duration of 18 months. The project is coordinated by Bioptech AB (from 2016-01-01 Ecofiltration AB), a spin-off from KTH research with professor Gunno Renman as co-founder. The other partners are KTH, Division of Land and Water Resources Engineering and three companies in Poland (Bioptech Polska, POMInnO sp. z o.o., DOT-EKO). Members of the KTH team are Associate Pro-fessor Ann-Catrine Norrström (project leader), Tekn. Dr. Agnieszka Renman and Professor Gunno Renman. The total budget is 1.4 M€.

Klimatuppfattningar och styrelsearbete – påverkar kvinnors uppfattningar företagens klimatarbete?

Läs rapporten i helhet (pdf 538 kB)

Research demonstrates benefits of high environmental performance on campus

All new building projects on KTH Campus should follow the highest standards on environmental performance. Environmental certification according to 'Miljöbyggnad guld' would provide significant environmental benefits and would also strengthen KTH education in highlighting the role of engineers in promoting sustainable development, write Nils Brown and Tove Malmqvist in an article.

Read the article here (in Swedish)

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