Jörgen Forss

Jörgen Forss

Senior lecturer, vice dean
Department of Built Environment and Energy Technology Faculty of Technology
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Doctor of Technology

Teaching

I teach areas around the environment and resource utilization on several courses in the base year, the university engineering program in Energy and Environment and interdisciplinary environment and sustainable development courses for most engineers. In my teaching, I want the student and science at the center and like to work with different pedagogies and flipped classrooms. I also supervise degree workers in water, materials and resource issues.

Research

My research revolves around water, processes and purification, preferably with connections to energy and environmental applications. Some previous projects have had connections to developing countries and how concepts around purification can be built with small resources. Projects I have been involved in have worked on: purification of textile dyes, identification of fungi and bacterial composition in water purification filters, foam formation in individual drains, filter purification techniques, algae as carbon dioxide filters for biogas, water use in apartment buildings.

Commissions

Vice dean for undergraduate education at the Faculty of Technology and chairman of the Undergraduate Education Committee.

Deputy on the board of Sustainable Småland (a business network that works to drive sustainable development forward).

Part of the steering group for knowledge environment water, as well as chairman of the sustainability council.

Publications

Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Conference paper (Other academic)

Report (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)

Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))