Endowed professorship for "Sustainable Energy Management"
The endowed chair for “Sustainable Energy Management” represents a pioneering cooperation in the emerging field of sustainable energy production and use. It illustrates how innovative and synergetic the cooperation between university and economic partners can be and offers great opportunities for the economic development of the region.
The endowed professorship
The professorship blends business administration and environmental science expertise and, in terms of research and teaching activities, it makes a significant contribution to further developing the University of Klagenfurt as an innovative hub in the field of sustainable energy management. The professorship serves as a hub for research and teaching in the fields of energy economics, energy technology, energy and environmental science and energy policy.
Key research areas:
The energy sector and its value chain
The adoption of innovative and sustainable technologies
The development of measures to increase energy efficiency in production and consumption
“Today’s universities should prepare the next generation to meet tomorrow’s grand challenges. ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Energy Management & Technology’ are two of a total of seven interdisciplinary research clusters to which the University of Klagenfurt is highly committed. The generous funds provided by our partners in industry provide an opportunity to play a pioneering role and to equip Carinthia for the future – technologically, economically and socially . There can be no better way to invest”.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oliver VitouchRector, University of Klagenfurt