Associate Professor

Geoffrey Sean Gilpin

Field of work

Geoffrey Gilpin is Associate Professor- and Program Coordinator for the Renewable Energy Program at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Gilpin is responsible for the courses FE407 and FE402, and contributes in PL4302, in addition to the supervision of both bachelor and masters theses. Gilpin holds a master degree (2006) in mechanical engineering from the Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany. In 2016, he received his doctoral degree in environmental physics and renewable energy from the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). Gilpin worked as a researcher at NMBU (2006-2008), at the Western Norway Research Institute (WNRI) (2008-2015), and in his current position primarily in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability.

Courses taught

  • FE402 Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • FE407 Technical Aspects of Renewable Energy
  • PL4302 Towards A Low Emission Society

Research areas

  • Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Renewable Energy

Research groups