Håvard Haarstad is the princial investigator of the project “European cities as actors in climate and energy transformations”, at the Department of Geography. He is a human geographer, and has his MA (2005) and PhD (2009) degrees from UiB. He leads the research group SpaceLab and is director of Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation. Start up 2016.
Dr. Kjetil Våge is a research scientist in physical oceanography at the Geophysical Institute. He completed his undergraduate degree in physics at the University of New Brunswick, Canada (2003) followed by graduate degrees (MSc in 2006 and PhD in 2010) in physical oceanography from the Massachusetts. Start up 2016.
Dr. Nele Meckler focuses on reconstructing past climates using innovative techniques on geological materials, such as marine shells preserved in ocean sediments. Following studies in geo-ecology at the University of Bayreuth, Anna Nele Meckler, continued her scientific career with a doctorate in paleo-oceanography obtained from ETH Zurich in 2006. Start up 2015.
Dr. Thomas Arnesen is professor at the Department of Molecular Bioloy and the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Bergen. He completed his cand. scient and PhD degrees at UiB in 2002 and 2006, before post-doctoral training at Haukeland University Hospital and the University of Rochester, NY Start up 2012.
Professor Emmet McCormack is PI of the research group Translational Molecular Imaging in Cancer. His main motivation is the development and effective translation of novel therapies and imaging strategies for the treatment of cancer, particularly cancers with limited therapeutic options. Start up 2011.