PROF. DR. ØIVIND WILHELMSEN is the winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties 2017

His PhD thesis on “Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of planar and curved interfaces”,

completed at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) supervision of Prof. Signe Kjelstrup, achieved the best evaluation results in terms of breadth and depth of the thesis, dissemination of knowledge, originality of the topic studied and of the methodology followed, innovation and industrial relevance, and scientific impact of the work.