Chalmers University of Technology is situated on the beautiful west coast of Sweden, with two pleasant campuses in the centre of Gothenburg.
Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and teaches within the scope of environmental questions as well as within the broader perspective of sustainable development.

Chalmers’ ambition to contribute to sustainable development is based on the work carried out in departments in the form of research and teaching.


Many of the great questions of the future - to which Chalmers wishes to contribute by developing knowledge and technology in the form of teaching and research - deal with both environmental questions and the broader perspective of sustainable development. Here we are to a great extent dependent on an interplay between many different disciplines, both within and outside Chalmers. To help us we have several different centres and networks. 
Chalmers in EfficienSea
Chalmers is a major contributor to WP3 Recruitment & Competences, WP4 e-Navigation and WP6 Dynamic Risk Management, due to its important experinece and knowledge in these areas.
Chalmers is leading one of the activities in WP3: mapping recruitment and competence needs in the Baltic Sea region.

Chalmers' areas of expertise
A small sample of the areas of strength at Chalmers are:
  • Climate questions in a wide sense
  • The energy field, such as alternative energy systems and their prerequisites on the market, the development of energy systems and energy efficiency
  • Environmental systems analysis, development of methods and tools for the analysis of technical systems and products, as well as consumption patterns and indicators of sustainability
  • Material flows, e.g. raw materials, energy, cultivation problems
  • Risk assessment, e.g. methods for decontaminating polluted land
  • Logistics and transport systems, both regional and in urban environments
  • Urban waterways, access and cleaning Sustainable construction, e.g. interior environment, design, urban development

The above listed activities in operation and design are complemented with competence within logistics/economy, environment and human factors.

Photo: Jan-Olof Yxell             
 
 

Education and research within the Department of Shipping and Marine Technology is creating knowledge and people with competence to develop shipping to be an integrated part of future safe, efficient and environmental friendly transport systems.


The research divisions at the Department of Shipping and Marine technology are
  • Sustainable Ship propulsion
  • Ship Design
  • Ship Work Environment and Safety
  • Shipping Logistics and Chartering

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