​E39 PhD Gathering in Gothenburg, 2016.  Photo: Anna-Lena Lundquist
E39 PhD Gathering in Gothenburg, 2016Photo: Anna-Lena Lundquist

Ongoing research projects

The ongoing research projects in the E39 initiative are categorized into Environment and Energy, Materials and Components, and Society. You can find more information about each project in the following links:


Environment and Energy

The E39 as a renewable European electricity hub
Supervisor/Contact: Filip Johnsson, Chalmers University of Technology

Safe and ice-free bridges using renewable thermal energy sources
Supervisor/Contact: Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Chalmers University of Technology

Infrastructure performance viewer
Supervisor/Contact: Holger Wallbaum, Chalmers University of Technology

Constructed stormwater management systems extended to provide biodiversity-neutral roads
Supervisor/Contact: Ekaterina Sokolova, Chalmers University of Technology

Prestudies in Environment and Energy:

A Review of the Factors Affecting the Biodiversity of Constructed Stormwater Management Systems along Roads

Modelling Biodiversity in Highway Stormwater Ponds

Assessing Transport Infrastructure Sustainability


Materials and Components

Laser welded sandwich steel elements
 
Graphene enhanced cementitious materials in the E39 infrastructure
Supervisor/Contact: Luping Tang, Chalmers University of Technology
Graphene reinforced composite for asphalt pavements
 
Sustainable Design of Light-weight Steel Bridge
Supervisor/Contact: Mohammad Al-Emrani, Chalmers University of Technology


Society

Induced urban and regional spatial development from a ferry-free E39
Supervisor/Contact: Lars Marcus, Chalmers University of Technology

Induced innovation cascades and the design of new sustainable processes for planning and policy: a modeling and empirical study of the development around road corridors
Supervisor/Contact: Claes Andersson, Chalmers University of Technology

Prestudies in Society:

Induced Urban and Regional Spatial Development from a "Ferry-Free E39"

Published: Tue 22 Nov 2016. Modified: Thu 24 Nov 2016