Meet our Research team

Dieter Hirdes

Head of

Research

Summary

+47 905 50 268

dieter.hirdes(at)smartinnovation
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Heidi Tuiskula, MSc

Deputy Head

Research

Summary

+47 905 79 074

heidi.tuiskula(at)smartinnovation
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Joseph Negreira

Section Head International Research

Research

Summary

+47 948 74 440

joseph.negreira(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Stig Ødegaard Ottesen

Section Head National Research

Research

Summary

+47 909 73 124

stig.ottesen(at)smartinnovation
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Thomas Mikkelsen
Thomas Mikkelsen

Section Head Social Innovation

Research

Summary

+45 232 10 119

thomas.mikkelsen(at)smartinnovation
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Prof. Bernt Bremdal

Senior Advisor Energy Solutions

Research

Summary

+47 900 61 173

bernt.bremdal(at)smartinnovation
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Qazi Sohail Ahmad, MSc MBA

International Project Manager

Research

Summary

+47 414 48 391

qazi.ahmad(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Iliana Ilieva

Senior Researcher and Scientific Coordinator

Research

Summary

+47 415 02 961

iliana.ilieva(at)smarinnovation
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Kristoffer Tangrand, PhD cand.

Researcher Digitalization

Research & Innovation

Summary

+47 472 49 028

kristoffer.tangrand@smartinnovation
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Sanket Puranik, PDEng

Senior Researcher Energy Systems

Research

Summary

+47 907 79 979

sanket.puranik(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Christian Kunze

Senior Researcher Energy Management

Research

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christian.kunze(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Alemu Moges Belay

Senior Researcher Sustainable Energy

Research

Summary

+47 970 30 354

alemu.belay(at)smartinnovation
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Luisa T. S. Nordlander

Legal and HR Manager

Research

Summary

+47 477 59 921

luisa.nordlander(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Xiaomei Cheng

Senior Researcher Energy Economy

Research

Summary

+47 969 87 589

xiaomei.cheng(at)smartinnovation
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Farhan Farrukh

Researcher Smart Energy Technologies

Research

Summary

+47 960 03 052

farhan.farrukh(at)smartinnovation
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Olav Henrik Skonnord

Researcher Energy Systems

Research

Summary

+47 901 17 099

olav.skonnord(at)smartinnovation
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Bryan Pellerin

Senior Researcher Sustainable Energy

Research

Summary

+47 942 99 480

bryan.pellerin(at)smartinnovation
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Tomas Klevmo

Researcher Applied AI

Research

Summary

+47 977 05 958

tomas.klevmo(at)smartinnovation
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Dr. Kalyan Ayyalasomayajula

Senior Researcher Artificial Intelligence

Research

Summary

+91 91080 68861

kalyan.ayyalasomayajula(at)smart
innovationnorway.com

Avanish Verma

Senior Researcher Energy Systems

Research

Summary

+91 971 7778 224

avanish.verma(at)smartinnovation
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Sven Erik Tønnesen

Sven Erik Tønnesen

Senior Researcher Energy Systems

Research

Summary

+47 957 23 636

sven.erik.tonnesen(at)smartinnovationnorway.com

Bonnie Murphy
Bonnie Murphy

Behavioural Science Strategist

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

bonnie.murphy(at)smartinnovation
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Elena Calzado

International Project Manager

Research

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elena.calzado@smartinnovation
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Paul Tobin
Dr. Paul Tobin

Behavioural Scientist

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

paul.tobin(at)smartinnovation
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Xu Cheng
Xu Cheng

Researcher Artificial Intelligence in Sustainable Energy

Research

Summary

xu.cheng(at)smartinnovation
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Emil Wingstedt
Emil Wingstedt

Senior Reseracher Energy Markets

Reserach

emil.wingstedt(at)smartinnovation norway.com

Minna Kuivalainen
Minna Kuivalainen

Behavioural Scientist

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

minna.kuivalainen(at)smartinnovation
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Mette Aastradsen
Mette Aastradsen

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

mette.aastradsen(at)smartinnovation
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Sidsel Bruun
Sidsel Bruun

Strategic Designer

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

sidsel.bruun(at)smartinnovation
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Agnieszka Haider
Agnieszka Haider

Project Manager

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

agnieszka.haider(at)smartinnovation
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Emil Sigbrand
Emil Sigbrand

Strategic Designer

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

emil.sigbrand(at)smartinnovation
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Salima Ismaylzada
Salima Ismaylzada

Communications expert

Social Innovation

Research

+47 902 48 010

salima.ismayilzada(at)smartinnovationnorway.com

Ramez Raja
Ramez Raja

Trainee Energy Systems

Research

+47 986 70 243

rameez.raja(at)smartinnovation
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Aaditya Dandwate
Aaditya Dandwate

Junior Researcher Energy Systems

Research

+91 8003096355

aaditya.dandwate(at)smartinnovation
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Hermund Arntzen Dale
Hermund Arntzen Dale

Project Manager, Energy Markets Research

Research

Summary

+47 909 68 284

hermund.dale(at)smartinnovation
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Catharina Bulow
Catharina Bulow

Behavioural Economist

Social Innovation

Research

Summary

+45 31 26 62 26

catharina.bulow(at)smartinnovation
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Tuuli Veikkanen
Tuuli Veikkanen

Strategic Designer

Social Innovation

Research

+45 93 30 77 30

tuuli.veikkanen(at)smartinnovation
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