New EERA JP Wind members

We would like to welcome the following new members to EERA JP Wind

University of Stavanger (Norway)

UiS was established in 2005 when the former Høgskolen i Stavanger (HiS) received university status. It had about 11,000 students and 1,370 administration, faculty and service staff in 2017. It is organised in three faculties, including two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology. The university has a main campus located in the neighborhood of Ullandhaug.

The university offers doctorates in: Literacy; Risk Management and Societal Safety; Educational Sciences; Health and Medicine; Management, Economics and Tourism; Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society; Chemistry and Biological Science; Offshore Technology; Petroleum Technology; Risk Management and Societal Safety- Technical/Scientific Approach; and Information Technology, Mathematics, and Physics.

The University of Stavanger became a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) in October 2012.

KTH (Sweden)

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.

RISE (Sweden)

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden was founded as a new research institute in 2017. The organization is based on a wide range of industrial research institutes with a history that proudly looks back to more than 200 years as a key research organization. The merged RISE is nowadays building upon the knowledge and experience of 2300 employees, including a research base of at least 30 % holding a PhD or higher. RISE is holding 60 % of the Swedish test and demo infrastructure and is apart from being represented all over Sweden even driving offices in Norway and Denmark.

Chalmers University (Sweden)

During the years, starting 1975, has more than 25 PhD-thesis been presented in the field of wind energy, most of them in the research area of electric power engineering. For the last 7 years have the Swedish Wind Power technology Centre been in operation with Chalmers as host institution, thereby is several technical areas covered by the research. The Centre has published, 6 Phd-thesis, 20 papers in international journals and 48 on conferences.  Recently has the projects “Components and systems for dc-voltage grids within wind farms” been finalized with 3 PhD-thesis.