Background and activities

PhD candidate at the Industrial Ecology Programme. My research interests are related to the Paris agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. I work with climate change mitagation, energy systems and land management. 


  • Sustainable land management.
  • Advanced bioenergy systems and quantification of the global energy and climate change mitigation potential of bioenergy. 
  • Modelling of land-surface atmosphere interactions related to changes in land use.

My supervisor is Professor Francesco Cherubini.

Work experience:

Previous education:

  • M.Sc. Energy and environmental engineering, NTNU, 2017.
    Thesis: Energy analysis of Trondheim's dwelling stock in order to identify and investigate differences between a national and local dwelling stock.


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Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Sandberg, Nina Holck; Næss, Jan Sandstad; Gustavsen, Arild; Andresen, Inger; Brattebø, Helge. (2019) Energianalyse for bygningsmassen i Oslo. Scenarioanalyse av energibruk og klimagassutslipp 2009–2040. 2019. ISBN 978-82-536-1619-3. ZEN Report (14).
  • Næss, Jan Sandstad; Sandberg, Nina Holck; Nord, Natasa; Vestrum, Magnus Inderberg; Lausselet, Carine; Woszczek, Aleksandra; Rønneseth, Øystein; Brattebø, Helge. (2018) Neighbourhood building stock model for long-term dynamic analyses of energy demand and GHG emissions. SINTEF akademisk forlag. 2018. ISBN 978-82-536-1569-1. ZEN Report (2).