Professor Anne Grete Hestnes ved NTNU mottok prisen ISES Farrington Daniels Award i Kassel i August. Norsk solenergiforening gratulerer!
Every two years, on the occasion of the ISES Solar World Congress, the Society honours those who have made outstanding contributions and shown exceptional leadership in solar energy and within ISES.
This year the ISES Farrington Daniels Award will be presented to Prof. Anne Grete Hestnes of NTNU, Norway for her outstanding work and contribution to the advancement and knowledge ofenergy conservationand solar energy inthe built environment. Prof. Hestnes is an architect with degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California at Berkeley. She has been full professor at the Norwegian Universityof Science and Technology NTNU since 1985 and Dean in the period 2002 – 2005. Her main scientific interests are in the areas of energy conservationand the use of solar energy in buildings (passive,active and photovoltaic systems). Prof. Hestnes has made major contributions to knowledge enhancement of solar architecture within academia, as well as among practitioners. Prof. Hestnes has also served ISES for many years. She was President of the Society from 2001 – 2003, President of ISES-Europe from 1998-2000 and is still an active member of the Board of Directors.. She is now Director of the National Centre for Environment-Friendly Energy Research – Zero Emission Buildings.
Prof. Hestnes presented the Farrington Daniels Award Lecture at the SWC 2011 in August at the Congress in Kassel.