0
Jump to main content

Reyn Joseph O'Born

Assistant Professor

University Lecturer

 
Office:
D3098 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Bachelors degrees in Economics and Global Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University and a masters degree in Industrial Ecology (Environmental Systems Analysis) from NTNU.

Research assistant from 2012-2014 at NTNU working within the field of life cycle assessment

Worked on various other environmental analysis projects for MiSA AS and Xynteo AS

Experience with energy recovery from organic waste, water treatment systems, energy demand in Norwegian housing stock (TEK10 and Passivhus), energy systems, environmental impacts of road infrastructure, and oil production.

Currently working in cooperation with Statens Vegvesen on environmental impacts of road infrastructure

Current leader of ENTERS UiA research group on circular economy (www.enters.uia.no)

Courses and teaching

2015 - now - TFL200 

2014 - now - BYG404

Guest lecturer: IND420 (2018 - now), BYG211 (2019), Prosessindustri+ (Sørlandetsfagskole, 2018)

Work experience

2010 - 2014 - Environmental advisor (part-time), Xynteo AS

Summer 2011 - Research assistant, NTNU Industrial Ecology, Input-Output (CREEA)

Summer 2012 - Environmental advisor, Asplan Viak (earlier MiSA), Smart Water Cluster

2012 - 2014 - Research assistant, NTNU Industrial Ecology, various projects mostly related to LCA

2015 - 2018 - PhD candidate, UiA, Reduction of emissions in road infrastructure

Academic interests

Life cycle analysis (LCA)

Circular economy

Sustainable infrastructure

Sustainable process industry

Industrial symbiosis

Green cement and UHPC

Battery reuse and recycling

 

Projects

Leader of ENTERS UiA research group on circular economy (www.enters.uia.no)

BATMAN project on used battery value chains (BATMAN project)

Research group for Sustainable building and infrastructure

Member of NCE Eyde Cluster ThinkTank

Scientific publications

  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph; Vertes, Katalin; Pytten, Gordon; Hortemo, Lars Ole; Brændhagen, Anders (2017). Life cycle assessment of an optimized network arch highway bridge utilizing timber. ISBN: 978-1-138-29595-7. Taylor & Francis. s 2304.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Agder Symbiosis and UiA.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Sustainability, life cycle thinking, and circular economy.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Implementing climate impacts in road infrastructure in the design phase by combining BIM with LCA.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Sirkulær økonomi og nye forretningmodeller.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Sirkulær økonomi og plast.
  • O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2019). Hva er sirkulær økonomi? Hva slags muligheter kan dukke opp med sirkulær økonomi og hvordan kan vi utnytte mulighetene som ligger i den sirkulære økonomien?.

Last changed: 9.11.2019 19:11