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The Håkan Frisinger Award 2018
Professor Sonia Yeh, Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Håkan Frisinger Award 2018

The Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Means of Transport Research awards its 2018 scholarship to Dr. Sonia Yeh, Professor in Transport and Energy Systems, at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology. The scholarship with an amount by 250 000 SEK, rewards Sonia Yeh for her research on alternative transport fuels, consumer behaviour and urban mobility as well as work with sustainability standards.

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Dr. Sonia Yeh's expertise is in energy economics and energy system modeling, alternative transportation fuels, sustainability standards, technological change, and consumer behavior and urban mobility.

Between 2007 and 2014, she co-led a large collaborative team from the University of California Davis and UC Berkeley advising the U.S. states of California and Oregon, and British Columbia, Canada to design and implement a market-based carbon policy (Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and Clean Fuel Standard (CFS)) targeting GHG emission reductions from the transport sector. She received Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Research by the UC Davis in 2014 and was appointed as Adlerbertska visiting professor at Chalmers University of Technology in 2015. She served as Fulbright Distinguished Chair Professor in Alternative Energy Technology in 2016-2017.

The scholarship was presented at a seminar at Chalmerska Huset, Gothenburg.

 

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Programme and registration:

The seminar will be held in English

  • 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 Technology

 

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