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Short bio

Marianne Ryghaug, holds a PhD in Political Science and is full Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She is Deputy Director of Centre for Studies of Sustainable Energy (CenSES), a national centre for environment-friendly energy research and leads the Center for Energy, Climate and Environment at the Department of Interdisiplinay studies of Culture, NTNU. She has been engaged in energy and climate related research since 1999 and has published widely on these topics in top international journals. Her areas of expertise include energy and climate policy, sustainability transitions and innovation policy, and studies of users, practices and public engagement. Ryghaug has a long track record for scholarly as well as practical experience with interdisciplinary research and research collaboration with industry and public authorities, both nationally and internationally. The last years her research has particularly been focused on research related to sociotechnical transions in the areas of smart grids, smart homes and cities, electric vehicles, transportation and sustainable mobility. 

Current Research Projects and Research Center involvement

  • MATCH: Markets, actors and technologies – A comparative study of smart grids solutions  (ERA-net Smart grids plus, 2016-2018). See:
  • INVADE Integrated electric vehicles and batteries to empower distributed and centralised storage in distribution grids (H2020, 2017-2019)
  • SHAPE-ENERGY Social Sciences and Humanities for Advancing Policy in European Energy (Horizon 2020, 2017-2019)
  • DRIVERS Digitalization of the road sector and its consequences: the role of driving(Norwegian Research Council, 2018-2022)
  • CenSES Center for sustianable energy studies (Norwegian research council, 2011-2019
  • CINELDI Center for intelligent electricity distribution (Norwegian Research Council, 2016 2024)

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