Jonathan Köhler's picture
senior scientist
Fraunhofer ISI

Dr. Jonathan Köhler is Senior Scientist at the Fraunhofer ISI (Institute for Systems and Innovation research). He works in transport economics and is an expert on innovation theory and long run technological change, macroeconomics and system dynamics. He has worked on biofuels in the transport sector and sustainable innovation in the transport sector. He is now working on transitions modelling and the modelling of innovation systems and processes in transport.  He has developed the MATISSE-KK agent based model (ABM) of transitions in transport and the CLEANSHIP ABM of technology investment and development in shipbuilding. He has undertaken case studies of sustainability in international transport for the EU GLOBIS and PATHWAYS projects and has led a project for the German transport ministry on Carbon Trading in shipping. He is member of the managing committee of the Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN), responsible for modelling issues.  He is manager of the socio-economic analysis of low carbon technologies in aviation for the EU CleanSky research consortium. He was chairman of the EU expert group on Foresight Modelling.

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Eunice Omolola
Tallinn University of Technology

Eunice Lola Olaniyi is an EnviSuM project associate and works in the Tallinn University of Technology partner office where she is also a PhD candidate. EnviSuM (Environmental Impact of Low Emission Shipping: Measurements and Modelling Strategies) is funded by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund) and studies the technical efficiency and socio-economic impacts of clean shipping solutions in view of the IMO emission regulations that entered into force in January 2015.  


Nevin Alija's picture
PhD Researcher
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa Lisboa

Nevin Alija is currently a doctoral student at the Research Center for the Future of the Law, at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, recipient of a scholarship by the Foundation of Science and Technology of Portuguese Ministry of Education. Her research focus is Competition Law, Energy Law and Renewable Energy Sources. She received her Bachelor Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Tirana and on a full ERASMUS Mundus scholarship funded by the European Commission she was awarded a Masters´ Degree in Transnational Trade Law and Finance from the University of Deusto and a M2 in Bank Law and Financial Markets from the University of Strasbourg. Finishing a double degree programme, she obtained an M2 in Economic and Regulatory European Law from the Institute of Political Sciences Strasbourg and an LLM in Business, Competition and Regulatory Law from Free University Berlin. Her professional career started by working for law firms specialized in company and business law and has spanned from interning for international organizations such as the Council of Europe to working for the Government of Albania as Head of the Legal Unit of the Albanian Copyright Office. Apart from her career she is very passionate about volunteering and has been actively involved with nonprofit organizations assisting victims of domestic abuse. 

Seijiro Morimoto's picture
Japan Maritime Center

Seijiro Morimoto is a researcher of Japan Maritime Center, a public interest incorporated foundation, where he has engaged in research projects on various issues related to environmental protection in international shipping, such as GHG and sulphur emission reduction, ship-recycling etc. He has taken part in industry-academia-government research groups on GHG reduction from international shipping and has also attended the MEPC meetings at the IMO since 2008. He is acquainted with the policy developments at the IMO and has experience in policy analysis on measures for GHG reduction from international shipping, including the market-based measures.

Josefin Madjidian's picture

Josefin received her PhD in Plant Ecology in 2011 and has since then shifted her focus to incorporating her master degree in Environmental Science in her work. Before joining WMU Josefin worked in the Port of Trelleborg, dealing with LNG as fuel for ships, onshore power supply for ships at berth, port reception facilities for ship sewage, and environmental managerial solutions for ports such as a common system for environmentally differentiated port fees in the Baltic Sea region. At WMU she has been involved in various projects on sustainable and clean shipping including topics as spread of invasive species via ballast water and alternative fuels.

Loghman Nanwayboukani's picture
University of Aegean, Greece
Pratomo Setyohadi's picture
Chartering Manager
PT. Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia

Pratomo Setyohadi was born on October 20, 1963 in Purwerejo, Indonesia. Now, he is currently completing his doctoral degree at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia. His main research is focused on the impact of maritime regulatory changes in respect to tanker shipowner.  He obtained his Master Degree of Science from World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden, in 1998. Since 1990, he has been working on oil and gas national-owned company, PT. Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia.

Branislav Dragovic's picture

Branislav Dragović is a Professor at the Maritime Faculty of the University of Montenegro. He got his PhD from the University of Belgrade. He was a Visiting Professor of the Korea Maritime University. He is a member of IAME and WCTRS. His published papers appear in several leading journals and international scientific conferences such as (Journal of WPCOE; TR Part D; Flexible Services and Manufacturing; MEL; MPM; JME; MPE). He has written 6 books, 3 national and 2 international monographs. His research interests include port and terminal modelling, container terminal performance evaluation, intermodal transport system and sustainable development of the marine and coastal environment.

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Thet Hlaing
Member of World Maritime University Women Association ; Assistant Lecturer
Myanmar Maritime University

I have been working in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering department of Myanmar Maritime University as an Assistant Lecture for over one decade. My background education is Civil Engineering. I got Master Degree in Maritime Affair from World Maritime University in 2014. Now, I am resuming my current duties such as teaching Engineering Subjects and some scope of Naval Architecture subjects. My passionate subjects are Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics and Ship Stability. On the other hand, I am learning about Maritime Energy Efficiency Technology and sharing my acquired knowledge to improve Maritime industry of my country. 

Jukka Kuuskoski's picture
SVP, Sales and Marketing
Norsepower Oy Ltd

Jukka Kuuskoski has a M.Sc. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) and an eMBA from the Helsinki University of Technology. He worked with ABB's marine business unit for 15 years in management positions of delivery projects, sales and marketing and service operations. During the past 7 years Jukka worked in the wind power industry with Winwind Oy, a wind turbine manufacturer, and with Element Power, a wind power project developer. He joined Norsepower recently and is responsible for the sales and marketing of  Norsepower's Rotor Sails.

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Mohd Hasni
Senior Marine Officer
Marine Department Malaysia

Born in 1975, 10th September, Dr. Yasmin has been servicing the Marine Department Malaysia for 18 years. In between those years she has serviced various divisions at the Department such as the Enforcement Unit and the Marine Environment Unit. She has a Bachelor Degree Hons. in Marine Science from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and a Masters Degree in Environmental Science also from the National University of Malaysia (UKM). While in service, she went to pursue her doctorate degree at the University of Nottingham, UK and graduated with a PhD in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management. Her key areas of research are Human Factors and Navigation Systems. At this moment, she is part of Research and Development Unit, Maritime Transport Training Institute (MATRAIN). MATRAIN is a training institute under Marine Department Malaysia. She has a high interest researching into current issues in maritime industry. Her current work is researching on ship and port energy efficiency. She is the National Project Coordinator for GEF-UNDP-IMO Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnership (GloMEEP) Project. She is determined to understand GHG emission patterns in Malaysia. Recently, she was involved in setting up measures to reduce CO2 emissions from domestic navigation which is part of Malaysia INDC for Paris Agreement. Apart from that she has managed several baseline studies in national port waters in the effort to reduce the transfer of harmful aquatic organisms in ships' ballast water.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Technical University of Denmark

Dr. Thalis Zis is currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Management Engineering, at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Prior to joining DTU, Thalis graduated with a Ph.D. in the Port Operations Research and Technology Centre (PORTeC) at Centre for Transport Studies in Imperial College London. His subject was on the identification of the environmental impact of container ports and on ways to reduce the emissions associated with the port's operation. Thalis also holds a Dipl. Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and  an MSc in Transport from Imperial College London. His research interests include Maritime Logistics, Operations Research, emissions modelling and Fluid Mechanics. Thalis has received awards and scholarships in recognition of academic excellence at each university level.