Forstjóri

Þorsteinn Ingi - grænkun atvinnulífsins

 

Forstjóri Nýsköpunarmiðstöðvar er prófessor Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon

Ferilskrá

 

Born in Vestmannaeyjar Iceland, June 4 1954

Education and related awards

    • Hamrahlid Gymnasium, Reykjavik, Abitur 1973
    • University of Copenhagen: Tow. Cand.Scient in Physics 1978
    • University of Cambrigde UK: Darwin College, Cavendish Laboratory
    • PhD 1983. Physics of condensed matter: Itinerant Electron Ferromagnets
    • British Council Fellowship, 1979
    • Clerk-Maxwell award fellowship 1980 for the development of a new technique in magnetism research
    • Elected Research Fellow, Darwin College, 1981

Professional positions

  • Researcher at The Science Institute, University of Iceland, 1982
  • Professor of physics, University of Iceland, 1989-
  • First General Director of newly established Innovation Center Iceland 2007-

Leadership in academia

  • Chairman of the Board of Science Institute, 1986-1990
  • Director of The Engineering Institute 1990-1992
  • Chairman of University Library 1994
  • Chairman of The Research Council of Iceland 1996-1999
  • Dean of Faculty of Renewable Energy School, Akureyri, 2008
  • Chairman of Technical Committee of RANNIS 2008-

International leadership

  • Co-Chair of The International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy, IPHE ILC, from its foundation in Washington, 2003-2007
  • Creator and Chair of the Renewable Energy Prize Ceremony, first awarded by the World Renewable Energy Council during its world conference in Florence Italy 2006

Main awards for lifetime achievement

  • Knighthood by the President of Iceland, January 1st, 2004
  • Laureate of the Global International Energy Prize, St. Petersburg, 2007
  • Married To Mrs Bergthora K. Ketilsdottir with three children born 1980, 1988 and 1992

Publications, patents, and leadership in spin-offs from academic work

  • Over 104 refereed publications

Founder of six spin-off companies in a wide range of renewable energy aspects:

  • Renewable spin-off company I: Eco Energy Iceland, the holding company behind the ECTOS projects and related renewable energy projects
  • Renewable spin-off company II: Icelandic New Energy, the company, owned by the Icelandic energy sector as well as Daimler, Shell and Hydro, responsible for the introduction of hydrogen energy to Icelandic society
  • Renewable spin-off company III: Varmaraf, a company specialising in thermoelectrics for green electricity production and a novel electrolysis of water
  • Renewable spin-off company IV: CRI. A company making green methanol from geothermal CO2 and electrolytic hydrogen
  • Renewable spin-off company V: HBT, A company making electric filter devices for correcting electric performance of diesel generators and saving oil for ships
  • Renewable spin-off institution VI: RES, The Renewable Energy School in Akureyri, where an international masters level education is provided. Prof. Sigfusson co-leads the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell faculty

Main renewable energy projects presently ongoing:

    • Electricity production from osmosis, a new method of harnessing power of rivers at estuaries
    • The weakening of the hydrogen bonds in water by novel use of a combination of electromagnetics and microwaves
    • In 2009 - 2010 on tour with the educational seminar Orkubóndinn ("energy farmer") for people who want to harness the domestic renewable energy, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, tidal or biomass

Útgáfa og fyrirlestrar

2018

276.Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon; 2018; Hlutdeild í skýrslu Atvinnuvega- og nýsköpunarráðuneytisins til Alþingis um Nýjar aðferðir við orkuöflun. Bls 28 -34 og 46-48.

275. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon; 2018; information booklet,  Varmadælur (Heat pumps). Rb blað, nóv.

274. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2018; lecture, The Mystery in the Illumination. On innovation in Aluminium Research. Aluminium Cluster Day at University of Reykjavik, February 22nd.

2017

273. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2017; panel speech on how to reduce emissions. Environmental day organized by Ministry of Environment,Harpa, Reykjavik, Oct. 20.

272. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson 2017. TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS LEADING TO LOWER CARBON FOOTPRINT.  Breakout session at  Arctic Circle 2017. Organized by Innovation Centre Iceland. (ICI)Kolbrún Ragnarsdóttir, Ívar Atlason, HS veitur, Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, ICI and University of Iceland“Heating an Arctic Island With the Gulf Stream”

Saemundur Thorsteinsson University of Iceland, Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, ICI, Thorkell Lille Magnússon, Siminn and Bjarni Malmquist, BMJ Engineering
“The Arctic Telecom project”

Birgir Jóhannesson ICI, Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, ICI, Hjalti Franzson, ISOR, Eythor Thorhallsson, University of Reykjavik
“Green Basalt Fibres for use in the Industry”

Mjöll Waldorff ICI and XRG Power, Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Nils Erik Gíslason, Kristjan Leósson, ICI
“The XRG Low Temperature Electricity Generator”

271. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson 2017, Invited Plenary: „Technical Solutions Reducing the Carbon Footprint“. Energy Week, Moscow. Oct. 4th 

270. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon 2016. Ársskýrsla. Greinar: „Áratugur“, bls. 4.; „Að hita Heimaey með Golfstraumnum“, bls. 8; „Byggingavettvangur (með Ólafi Wallevík) bls. 42; „Í fótspor Haber og Bosch“, bls. 50.

2016

269. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Birgir Jóhannesson, Hjalti Franzson et.al. 2016. GREENBAS - Sustainable fibres from basalt mining.

268. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2016. Invited talk. Stress scenario of the world energy development. Global Energy Prize Summit, 5th International Forum on Energy Efficiency and Development, ENES, Moscow, Nov. 23rd.

267. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2016 invited talk: Using Gulf Stream to power an Arctic island – the magic of Heat Pumps. NRU Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Nov. 23rd.

266. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson and Birgir Johannesson, 2016. The Greenbas project. NordMin workshop, Helsinki, Oct. 20th.

265. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2016. Some exergetic aspects of the Vestmannaeyjar heat-pump project. Meeting of the Nordic Arctic heat-pump project. Arctid Ocean Heat Group, Aarhus, Nov. 10th.

264. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2015, invited talk:  „The pathway from Carnot to Gibbs free energy systems: Fuel cells enter the scene“, talk given at the conference Materials for Sustainable Energy Conversion, University of Reykjavik, 2. maí 1016.

2015

257. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2015, Plenary: „GREENBAS - Sustainable Fibres from Basalt Mining“. On- and Offshore Exploration and Prospecting in Extreme Nordic Environments.Challenges and Benefits of Finding Exploitable Raw Materials, 3rd NordMin Workshop, Reykjavik 23.-24. March 2015.

258. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, „Progress in Basalt Fibre Research in Iceland,  Group Talk at VTT Technological Centre, Helsinki Finland, 29. maí, 2015.

259. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Boðserindi við Moscow Power Engineering Institute and University, 20. nov. 2015, „Future Energy Technologies, and applications to Russia. Focus on excess heat.“

260. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Boðserindi við RSSU, Russian State Social University, Moskvu, 20. Nóv. 2015” - “Responsible attitude to the energy resources use”

261. Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon, hátíðaræða við hátíðahöld í tilefni 50 ára afmælis háskólastarfs í Færeyjum, Þórshöfn, 20. maí 2015.

262. Andmæli.  Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon var andmælandi við doktorsritgerð, 10. desember þegar Reynir Smári Atlason varði  doktorsritgerð sína í umhverfis- og auðlindafræði við Iðnaðarverkfræði-, vélaverkfræði- og tölvunarfræðideild Háskóla Íslands. Ritgerðin bar heitið: Skipulegar umbætur viðhaldsstjórnunar. Dæmi úr íslenskum jarðvarmaiðnaði (Theorizing for maintenance management improvements: using case studies from the Icelandic geothermal sector)

263. Námskeið.

Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon, Orkubóndinn II, námskeið á Kirkjubæjarklaustri, Opnunarerindi um endurnýjanlega orkugjafa og stöðu þeirra, 6. Nóvember 2015.

2014

249. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. 2014. Nokkur atriði um orkuframleiðslu framtíðar. Erindi á námskeiði á vegum Menntavísindasviðs HÍ, Reykjavík, 17. mars.

250. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. 2014. Boðserindi. The pathway to 100% renewable energy system: the experience of Iceland. Flutt við Ríkisháskólann í Moskvu, 28. mars.

251. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. 2014. Exergetic studies of the Icelandic energy system. Fyrirlestur fyrir Nordic Energy Research Strategy Fund í Reykjavík, 3. apríl.

252. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. 2014. „Að beisla vindinn – eðlisfræðin og vindorkan“. Grein í tímariti umhverfis- og byggingarverkfræðinema. 33. árg. 58-60.

253. Helgi Thor Ingason and Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, 2014
Processing of Aluminium Dross: The Birth of a Closed Cycle Industrial Process, JOM Journal of Metals, September 2014, 1171-78.

254. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: "The Challenges of Creating a Totally Sustainable Energy Economy in Iceland". Invited talk given on the occasion of the visit of President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson to Cornell University, Ithaca NY, 20.11.2014  

255. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: „Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development“. Invited speech, OSEA conference, Singapore 02.12.2014.

256. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon: Ritaskrá. Kafli í bókinni „Þekkingin beisluð – nýsköpunarbók“ , ritstjóri Árdís Ármannsdóttir, Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 4. Júní 2014, bls. 593-608

2013

246. Solovjev A. A. , Sochugov N. S. , Ionov I. V. , Kirdyashkin A. I. , Kitler V. D. , Maznoy A. S. , Maksimov Y. M. , Sigfusson T. I. Synthesis and Investigation of Porous Ni–Al Substrates for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells // Inorganic Materials: Applied Research. - 2013 - Vol. 4 - №. 5. - p. 431-437

247. Sochugov N. S. , Solovjev A. A. , Shipilova A. V. , Rabotkin S. V., Rotshteyn V. P. , Sigfusson T.   The effect of pulsed electron beam pretreatment of magnetron sputtered ZrO2:Y2O3 films on the performance of IT-SOFC // Solid State Ionics. - 2013 - Vol. 231. - p. 11-17 [1698-2013]

248. Kuznetsov P. V. , Tyurin Y. I. , Chernov I. P. , Sigfusson T. I. Self-similar patterns on al single crystal foils under constrained cyclic tension and their capabilities for smart sensor applications // New Trends in Smart Technologies / Eds. C. Boller, H. Lanocha Stuttgart : Fraunhofer Verlag. - 2013. - p. 19-25 

2012

233.  Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Grænkun atvinnulífsins", Sjónarmið og hugmyndir Nýsköpunarmiðstöðvar Íslands, Gefið út í tilefni ársfundar Nýsköpunarmiðstöðvar, 1. Mars 2012,  12 bls.

234. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Eco-Ethical Philosophy in Iceland; Public Service Review 23. European Union, Brussels/London, March 2012, pp500-501.

235.  Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Grænna atvinnulíf", tímarit umhverfis- og byggingaverkfræðinga, Upp í vindinn, 31. árg. bls. 10-13, apríl 2012. 

236. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson:  The Greening of the Energy Economy; Examples from Iceland and Russia;   Plenary at Hannover Messe 2012, Hannover Germany, Opening lecture,  Russia Day, 24. April 2012.

237. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson:  The Megaproject in Tomsk;  Plenary at Russia Day, Hannover Messe, Technichal Forum,  April 24. 2012.

238. Sigfusson Thorsteinn I. and Emonts, Bernd. "Contribution to Education and Public Awareness" Chapter in: Fuel Cell Science and Engineering, Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology, p1211-1222. 
Edited by Detlef Stolten and Bernd Emonts, WILEY-VCH, Germany, 2012.

239. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, „The Megaproject on Hydrogen Energy“, Invited talk at the Main Auditorium, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia, June 15, 1012.

240. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, „Advanced Beams in Fuel Cell Design“, IX  World Hydrogen Energy Conference, Toronto Canda,  June 3-7, 2012, Published in Proceedings.

241. N. N. Nikitenkov, Yu. I. Tyurin, T. I. Sigfusson, E. N. Kudryavtseva, V. S. Sypchenko, I. V. Dushkin, V. D. Khoruzhii, G. P. Grbovetskaya, E. N. Stepanova, and N. V. Chistyakova. "Features of the Plasma Saturation of Nanocrystalline and Coarse Crystalline Titanium Samples with Hydrogen and Deuterium".  Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya Fizicheskaya, 2012, Vol. 76, No. 6, pp. 803–806.

242. V. S. Sypchenko, N. N. Nikitenkov, T. I. Sigfusson, Yu. I. Tyurin, E. N. Kudryavtseva, A. M. Khashkhash, I. P. Chernov, and V. D. Khoruzhii. "Features of Hydrogen Accumulation in Metals during Saturation in Plasma, Electrolyte, and Hydrogen under Pressure". Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya Fizicheskaya, 2012, Vol. 76, No. 6, pp. 794-797.

243. N.N. Nikitenkov, A.M. HashHash, T.I. Sigfusson, E.N. Luidryavtzeva, V.A.  Sypchenko, Yu.I. Tyurin and I.P. Chernov. “Study of the Hydrogen-Metal Systems“,  Acta Physica Polonica A, Vol. 121, pp78-81, 2012.

244. Guðrún Nordal og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, formenn. "NÝ SÝN, Breytingar á vísinda- og nýsköpunarkerfinu". Skýrsla Forsætisráðuneytis, Vísinda- og tækniráðs og Rannís, desember 2012.

245. Nikolai Sochugov, Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, A.A.Solovyev, A.I.Kirdyashkin, V.D.Kitler, A.S Masnoy and Yurii Tyurin. Advanced Fuel Cell Development in Russia. Energy Procedia | Vol 29, Pgs 594-605,(2012).

2011  

227. T.I.Sigfusson, V.E.Nakoryakov and V.G. Gasenko, The Maximum Current in Gratzel Photocells, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, Vol. 20, No 4,pp.351-359, 2011.

228. I.P.Chernov, A.S. Rusetsky, D.N.Krasnov,V.V. Larionov, T.I. Sigfusson and Yu.I.Tyurin, Radiation-Stimulated Hydrogen Transfer in Metals and Alloys, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics,Vol. 20, No 4,pp. 360-379, 2011.

229. A.A.Gromov, Y.I.Pautova, A.M.Lider, A.G. Korotkikh, U. Teipel, Y.K Chaplina, T.I.Sigfusson, Interaction of powdery Al, Zr and Ti with atmospheric nitrogen and subsequent nitride formation under the metal powder combustion in air, Powder Technology 214(2011), 229-236, 2011.

230. V.K.Kedrinski, V.E.Nakoryakov and T.I.Sigfusson, Formation of a Saturation Wave Front and Dynamics of Magma State Characteristics in its Zone, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, Vol 20, No 4, pp. 344-350, 2011.

231. N.N Nikitenkov, A.M. Hashhash, T.I.Sigfusson, E.N.Kudryavtzeva, V.A. Sypchenko, Yu.I. Tyurin and I.P.Chernov, Study of the Hydrogen -Metal Systems; Acta Physica Polonica, Vol 121, 2012.

232. Karl Friðriksson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Áhættuþættir á heimsvísu - Úrræði á landsvísu, Ársrit VFÍ/TFÍ, 2011.

2010

219. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Education and Public Awareness of Hydrogen Energy; opening address of the session on the subject at the 18th World Hydrogen Energy Congress, Essen , May 18th, 2010.

220. Dvorak, S.D.and T.I. Sigfusson, "Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Transportation - The Icelandic Vision & Progress," Proceedings of 1st Polish-Icelandic Conference on Renewable Energy,Warsaw University of Technology, 21-22 June, 2010, p 79-90. ISBN 978-83-901411-5-2.

221. Helgi Thor Ingason and Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Maximising Industrial Infrastructure Efficiency in Iceland, Journal of Metals JOM, Vol. 62 No 8. Pp43-49.

222. Dvorak, S.D., T. Sigfusson, and B. Gunnarsson, "New Advances in International Graduate Education in Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy," Proceeding of the Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 2010.

223. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Thorgils Gudmundsson, Birgir Sigurjonsson, Gudmundur Gunnarsson, Jon Matthiasson, Birgir Johannesson, Hafsteinn Hilmarsson, Arnthor O. Arason, Ari Trausti Gudmundsson and Gylfi Gudlaugsson. First Results of Experiments with the Effect of Volcanic Ash from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano on Aorcraft Turbines. A report to the Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration, Reykjavik, October 27th 2010.

224. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon og Berglind Hallgrímsdóttir. 2010.  Nýsköpun og nýir tímar.  Árbók Verkfræðingafélags Íslands (VFÍ) og Tæknifræðingafélags Íslands (TFÍ), 1. desember 2010: 169-176.

225. T.I.Sigfusson, V.E.Nakoryakov and V.G.Gasenko. Diffusion losses in Gretzel solar cells. Journal of High Temperature, Springer Verlag. February 2011.

226. Dvorak , S.D., T.I Sigfusson, and B. Gunnarsson, "International Graduate Education in Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy in Iceland," ECS Transactions , 30 (1), 2011, 281-288.

2009

211. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "A Supertrip to Iceland!", Invited Plenary talk at the Annual meeting of Icelandic Travel Services SAF, March 27th 2009.

212. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Novelties in Sustainable Energy in Iceland, Invited Plenary talk at Nordic Green II, Menlo Park, California, April 27-28, 2009.

213. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson as a member of The Expert Committee Report on Possibilities to Mitigate CO2 Emissions in Iceland, in Icelandic, Möguleikar til að draga úr nettóútstreymi gróðurhúsalofttegunda á Íslandi, Ed. Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, Icelandic Ministry of Environmental Affairs, June 2009, 230 pages.

214. Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Lecture on "Treating CO2 emissions as rawmaterial for renewable fuels", VI. Environmental Forum in Iceland, Umhverfisþing, Oct. 9-11, 2009.

215. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "GhG Mitigation Solutions in Iceland", invited talk at the Nordic Climate Solutions Conference organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Bella Center Copenhagen, September 8-9, 2009.

216. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Opening speech: e: Lead Market Initiative - Public procurement as a catalysis for innovation. 60 years Anniversary Conference of the Icelandic State Procurement Agency, paper with Halla Jónsdóttir. Nov.3rd 2009.

217. Opening lecture on Renewables and the world energy. Seminars in Iceland, Orkubóndinn, "Do You Want to Harness and Produce Your Own Renewable Energy", in cooperation with Mannvit and Verkis, Engineering Agencies, The Energy Authority, ISOR and local governments. The municipalities of Arborg, Norðurthing and Isafjörður, Iceland, Oct-Nov. 2009. Continued in 2010 with a total of 8 seminars.

218. Sigríður Ingvarsdóttir og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Frá fræðum til frumkvæðis; Nýsköpunarmiðstöð á krepputímum. Tímarit Verk- og Tæknifræðinga (ritstj. Ragnar Ragnarsson), nóv. 2009; bls 189-194.

2008


203. Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "PLANET HYDROGEN-THE TAMING OF THE PROTON". Coxmoor Publishing Company, Oxford 2008. ISBN 978-1-901892-27-7, 218 pages.

204. Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon. DÖGUN VETNISALDAR - RÓTEINDIN TAMIN; Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2008,
(Icelandic Culture Fund).Translation and adaption to Icelandic with Baldur Arnarsson. ISBN 978-9979-66-226-6; 408 pages.

205. Book review: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 33, Issue 22 , Page 6800 . Concerning: C-J Winter and J. Nitsch, Editors; Wasserstoff als Energietraeger, Springer Verlag, November 2008

206. Invited plenary: "Hydrogen Education at a Crossroads of the Technology". Der 4. Deutsche Wasserstoff Congress 2008, Essen Germany, February 21st, 2008.

207. Invited plenary: Islandia: A sociedade de hidrógénio; International conference: Energia 2008, Lisboa Portugal. Nov. 26, 2008.

208. Invited plenary talk. "What we move and what moves us in the future" - comments on transport energy; Via Nordica, Helsinki June 9-11, 2008.

209. Invited plenary talk. "The New Dawn of Geothermal Energy Worldwide" World Renewable Energy Congress, Glasgow, July 21st 2008.

210. Þorsteinn Ingi Sigfússon, "Nýsköpunarmiðstöð". Ársrit Verk- og Tæknifræðinga. Nóv. 2008, bls. 141 - 147.

2007

201.T. I. Sigfusson, "Hydrogen island: the story and motivations behind the Icelandic hydrogen society experiment". Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer Netherlands, 23.01.2007, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 387-398

202.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "Pathways to hydrogen as an energy carrier". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. Volume 365, Number 1853/April 15, 2007, 1025-1042.

2006

187. Bragi Árnason og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Towards New Energy for Sustainability: The Strategy in Iceland". Book: Energy for Sustainable Development and Science for The Future of the Islamic World and Humanity Eds. Mehmet Ergin og Moneef R. Zou´bi. Islamic World Academy of Sciences. Amman Jordan, p. 217-229, 2006.

188. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon "Áskoranir og tækifæri í alþjóðlegu samstarfi í orkurannsóknum á Íslandi". Orkuþing opnunarmálstofa, 28. September 2006. Prentað í Ráðstefnuriti Orkuþings, bls. 31-44 Ritstj. Sigurður Ágústsson. Icelandic Energy Conference.

189.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Plenary speech: "International Partnership for the Hydrogen Enconomy". International Forum: Hydrogen Production Technologies for Energy Production. On the occasion of G8 meeting in Moscow, 6-10 February, 2006.

190.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Plenary speech: "Geothermal Production of Hydrogen". International Forum: Hydrogen Production Technologies for Energy Production. On the occasion of G8 meeting in Moscow, 6-10 February, 2006.

191.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Plenary speech: "Icelandic Hydrogen Economy Experiment - What has been learned?" Third International German Hydrogen Energy Congress, Essen Germany, February 15-16, 2006.

192.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Hydrogen - The energy carrier of the future: production and utilization". Invited Lecture at the United Nations in New York, CSD 14 United Nations Forum, May 8th, 2006 at 1500-1600.

193.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Hydrogen". Plenary, National Hydrogen Association Annual Conference, in Palm Beach California 13.3.2006.

194.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Plenary: "Iceland- A Hydrogen Island". OECD Global Science Forum, OECD, Paris, 17-18 May, 2006

195.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson "100 years of Renewable Energy and Decarbonization in Iceland". Global Roundtable Climate Change, Conference University of Iceland and Columbia University NY, Reykjavik June 14th 2006.

196. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Sjálfbær orka og afkolun". Íslandssagan í ljósi jarðefnaeldsneytis sem orkugjafa. Boðsgrein í Lesbók Morgunblaðsins, 8. júlí 2006, miðopna bls. 8-9. General article on Sustainable energy and decarbonization, in Icelandic.

197.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: "Leading the Hydrogen Energy Revolution". USCEA conference of RANNÍS Icelandic Research Council, Hotel Geysir Iceland, June 2, 2006.

198.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: "The New World Renewable Energy Trophy". Introductory speech at the World Renewable Energy Congress IX and Exhibition in Florence Italy, August 19-25, 2006. Pallazzo Pitti.

199.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: "Iceland as a Testing Platform for Hydrogen". Top of Europe Demonstrating New Energy Technologies, Nordic Energy Research, Bodö í Noregi 6-7. September 2006.

200. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon: "Áskoranir og tækifæri í alþjóðlegu samstarfi í orkurannsóknum". Boðserindi Prentað í Ráðstefnuriti Orkuþings, bls. 31-44 Ritstj. Sigurður Ágústsson. Proceedings of the Icelandic Energy Conference, in Icelandic. 2006

2005

172.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Keynote speech: "Energy Development in an Island State". Symposium on Latest Regulatory and Technological Development in Electrical and Mechanical Safety and Energy Efficiency. Hong Kong, 3-4 March 2005.

173.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. One Day Lecture Series on Hydrogen, Properties, Production, Storage and Utilization. EMSD, HKSAR Government, Hong Kong, March 2nd 2005.

174. Sigurvinsson J., Mansilla C. Arnason B.,Bontemps A.,Maréchal A., Sigfusson T.I and Werkoff F.: Heat Transfer Problems for the Production of Hydrogen from Geothermal Energy. Heat SET 2005. Heat Transfer in Components and Systems for Sustainable Energy Technologies, April 5-7 2005, Grenoble. Published in proceedings.

175.Thorsteinn I., Sigfusson. Keynote speech: Experience with the Creation of the World's First Hydrogen Economy. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells International Conference. Hannover, April 12th 2005.

176.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Opening speech. "The Icelandic Experience and the Need for International Cooperation in the Hydrogen Economy." HY-PRO-FILES, Conference in Iceland 28 April 2005, Published in Proceedings.

177.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "The University of Iceland as a Catalyst for International Hydrogen Development". Office of International Education Newsletter, 5. 2005.

178.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Alternative Hydrogen Use and the International Cooperation." Forum Européen de l´Energie, Reykjavik May 27. 2005

179.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: Two talks: "Aspects of Future Hydrogen Research in Iceland" and "The Icelandic Hydrogen Movement." NORSTORE Conference, Hveragerdi, Iceland, June 2-4, 2005. Published in Proceedings.

180.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "The Importance of International Cooperation for the Icelandic Hydrogen Economy", Risoe International Energy Confernece, Denmark 2005.

181.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: Invited speech: "Five Years of Action in the Icelandic Hydrogen Movement", Hydrogen Case Studies Workshop, University of California at Davis, June 28, 2005, Published in Proceedings.

182.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Transport Fuels from Renewable Sources: the Icelandic Hydrogen Project." Chapter in: Technology in Society - Society in Technology, Jónsson, Ö.D. and Huijbens, E.H., (Eds). pp 251-266, The University of Iceland Press, 2005.

183.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Steinar Wang and Bragi Arnason. "Hydrogen Production and Utilization from Geothermal Gasses", International Hydrogen Energy Congress and Exhibition, Istanbul 13-15 July 2005, 13 p. Published in Proceedings.

184.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Opening speech: "IPHE-International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy", First Austrian Hydrogen Conference, Graz, Austria 10-11 Oct. 2005. Published in electronic proceedings.

185.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson and Hallmar Halldors, "The Hydrogen Society of Iceland", Conference on Low Carbon Fuels, EMPA, Switzerland, Nov. 7-8, 2005.

186.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: Closing speech "Hydrogen Economy", Fourth Environmental Forum, Magdeburg 16-17 Nov. 2005. Published in electronic proceedings.

2004

157.T.I.Sigfusson, "Iceland, the Hydrogen Island", invited speech at the APEC Energy Working Group Energy Security Initiative: Hydrogen Interim Framework Document Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii: March 29-30, 2004.

158.T.I.Sigfusson, "The challenge of a domestic source for transport energy in Iceland", keynote speech at the ACCESS Eurocities/thematic seminar on Sustainable Mobility and Energy Use, Reykjavik May 17th 2004.

159.T.I.Sigfusson, "Fuel cell potential for shipboard applications", Invited contribution to Energy converters for transport session of the First General Assembly of the European Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform, Brussels, January 20-21st 2004.

160.T.I.Sigfusson, "The Hydrogen Projects in Iceland and Possible Lessons Learned", Invited speech at the 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, 28.6.-1.7.2004. Published in Proceedings.

161. B.Joergensen, P. Andersen, A.Eerola, T. Loikanen, T.Koljonen, E. Pursiheimo and T.I.Sigfusson, "Working the Futures, Preliminary Results from the Nordic H2 Foresight", 15th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, 28.6.-1.7.2004. 9p. Published in Proceedings.

162.T.I.Sigfusson, "Trends in renewable energy: Country report from Iceland, Invited contribution: World Renewable Energy Congress VIII, Denver Colorado, August 28th to Sept. 3rd 2004.

163.T.I.Sigfusson, "Towards a Hydrogen Economy: the Iceland Experiment", The 2004 ERDIC Annual Lecture, University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia, Sept. 8th 2004.

164.T.I.Sigfusson, "National and International Policies and Strategies for Moving towards Sustainable Transport Energy", plenary speech at the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Futures Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 12-15 Sept. 2004. Published in Proceedings.

165.T.I.Sigfusson. "Hydrogen: Physics and Chemistry" and "Hydrogen: Storage", Hydrogen Lecture Course, University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia , Sept. 10th 2004.

166.T.I.Sigfusson, "Hydrogen Education: an international outreach perspective", discussion paper for The International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy, Implementation and Liaison Meeting in Reykjavik, Oct. 2004.

167.T.I.Sigfusson, "Iceland as an Emerging Hydrogen Society", invited lecture,IGFA Annual meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland, Oct. 6th 2004.

168.T.I.Sigfusson, "Iceland and the International move towards hydrogen", Series of Lectures at the Icelandic Mission to the United Nations in New York, Nov. 8-10, 2004.

169.T.I.Sigfusson, "L´ile de Jules Verne", Chapter in Decouverte, Revue du Palais de la decouverte, Paris, pp 64-73.

170. B. Arnason and T.I. Sigfusson, "íslenskar orkulindir og vetnisvæðingin", Vefútgáfa Tímarits um Raunvísindi, Nov. 29. 2004. 8p.

171.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson. Keynote speech: "Iceland and the move towards hydrogen." Hydrogen use in an international context. A seminar on hydrogen use at the Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations, 9 November 2004.

2003

138. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Plenary Presentation: "A look at the emerging hydrogen economy in Iceland and the start up of the refuelling station", Global Alternative Fuels Forum for Automotive Applications, Conference, Munich, 19.02.03.

139. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Workshop plenary: "Alternative power solutions in Iceland", Alternative Power Solutions for Stationary Applications Workshop, Munich, 18.02.03

140. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Plenary Presentation: "ECTOS and the Emerging Hydrogen Society in Iceland", International Symposium on Fuel Cell Vehicles, LEVO, Tokyo 18.03.2003

141. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Plenary Presentation: "Hydrogen Implementation in Iceland: Some Lessons from a University Spin-Off Project", Global Climate and Energy Project Workshop, Stanford University, 14.04.03.

142. T.I.Sigfusson: Conference opening speech: "Making Hydrogen Available for the Public", Hydrogen Station Inauguration Conference, Icelandic New Energy, 24.04.03.

143. T.I.Sigfusson: Conference plenary: "Hydrogen Possibilities and Spin-Offs in Iceland", Hydrogen to The Public Conference, Icelandic New Energy, Reykjavik 25.04.03.

144. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Workshop talk: "Hydrogen in Iceland", Murdoch University, Perth Western Australia, 1 7.05.03.

145. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Keynote Speech: "Iceland´s Moves Towards the Hydrogen Economy", The Hydrogen Economy, Challenges and Strategies for Australia, Including the Tidal Energy Link, Broome, Western Australia, 18.03.03. Published in Proceedings.

146. T.I.Sigfusson: Plenary presentation: "Thermally managed hydrogen storage", NORSTORE opening seminar, University of St. Petersburg, Russia, 4.04.03.

147. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Keynote Speech: "Measures and Programmes to Implement the Hydrogen Economy in Iceland", Towards the Hydrogen Economy - Case Study Iceland, EMPA Academy, Zurich, 02.06.03.

148. T.I.Sigfusson: "Introduction to Fuel Cells", Lecture notes, NORFA Summerschool on Hydrogen Infrastucture, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 10-14th, 03

149. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Keynote Speech: "Towards a New Energy for the Sustainable City: The Strategy in Reykjavik Iceland", International Conference on The Human Being and the City, on the occasion of the 700th Anniversary of La Sapienza, Rome 18.07.03.

150. T.I.Sigfusson: Invited Keynote Speech: "The Hydrogen Economy in Iceland", Second annual Illinois Renewable Energy Fair, Oregon Illinois, USA, 09.08.03

151. Invited Plenary Presentation: "The Road to Hydrogen Economy: Iceland Project", European H Hydrogen Energy Conference, Grenoble, France, 03.09.03 Published in Proceedings, European Hydrogen Association.

152. T.I.Sigfusson: "Geothermal Hydrogen", European Hydrogen Energy Conference, Grenoble, France, 05.09.03. Published in Proceedings.

153. Sean Kilgrow, Bjarni Hafsteinsson, Arni Geirsson and Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson: "Harnessing of Low Temperature Geothermal and Waste Heat Using Power ChipsTM in Varmaraf Heat Exchangers", Multiple Integrated Use of Geothermal Resources Conference, IGC, Iceland, Sept 15th-17th 2003, Published in Proceedings.

154. Keynote by Teleconference: B.Arnason and T.I.Sigfusson: "The Icelandic Hydrogen Project", Islamic Academy of Sciences Annual Conference, Malaysia, 29.09.2003. Proceedings published electronically.

155. Opening Speech: "The Busses are Here!", Inauguration of Hydrogen Busses, Reykjavik Town Hall, 05.10.03.
156.T.I.Sigfusson, "Hydrogen island: The Story and Motivations Behind the Icelandic Hydrogen Society Experiment", To be published in Mitigation and Adaption Strategies for Global Change, Ed. Dixon R., KLUWER Publishing 2003.

2002

136. T.I.Sigfusson: Energy Economy without fossil fuels: Iceland. VGB International Journal for Electricity and Heat Generation, Volume 82, 2002, pp 54-56

137. T.I.Sigfusson: Eðlisfræði varmarafmagns (The physics of thermoelectricity), Eðlisfræði á Íslandi X, June 2002, pp203-

2001

135. T.I.Sigfusson: Plenary talk on thermoelectricity: Varmarafmagn: varmi verður raforka. Orkumenning á Íslandi, grunnur til stefnumótunar. Orkuþing, Samorka Reykjavik 11-13. Október 2001.

2000

130.Þorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "Þekkingarsprotar", Um skipulagða þekkingarleit, hagnýtingu og framtíð hennar (On organized knowledge gathering, its utilization and future), to be published in a University of Iceland book commemorating the Millenium, Published in the fall of 2000.

131.Thorsteinn I Sigfússon and Bragi Árnason, "Iceland - a future hydrogen economy?", REFOCUS, the international renewable energy magazine, July/August 2000, pp34-36, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford.

132.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, "Sustainable Energy for a Sustainable Society", a plenary talk given at the EXPO Seminar "Icelandic Energy in an International Context", Arranged by the Icelandic Power Companies in Hannover, August 31st 2000.

133. Ágúst Kvaran, Árni Hr. Haraldsson and Thorsteinn I Sigfusson, "Spectroscopy of Flames: Luminescence Spectra og Reactive intermediates", Journal of chemical Education, Vol 77 No10. October 2000 pp. 1345-1347.

134. Bragi Árnason og Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Iceland - A Future Hydrogen Economy". International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 25, No. 5, May 2000, pp. 389-394.

1999

125.Bragi Árnason og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "A new Kyoto scenario for Iceland", Science Institute Report RH-01-99, January 1999, ISBN 9979-60-442-5.

126. Bragi Árnason and Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Converting C02 emissions and Hydrogen into Methanol Vehicle Fuel", JOM, Vol 51, No. 5, May 1999, pp. 46, 47.

127. Bragi Árnason and Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Iceland-A Future Hydrogen Society", Paper presented at the symposium "Hydrogen - Electrochemistry and Energetics" 16-18 June 1999, Trondheim, Norway, Published in Proceedings.

128.Páll Marvin Jónsson and Thorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "The feeding sound of the lemon sole", A University of Iceland Vestmannaeyjar Field Station Report, May 1999, to be published as a paper in the Journal of Fish Biology.

129.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson (chm.), The Icelandic RITTS project, Regional Aspects of the Icelandic Innovation System, Editor Örn D. Jonsson, Phase I, 201 p, The Regional Institute of Iceland, 1999.


1998

118. Helgason O, Magnusson T and Sigfusson T.I. , High Temperature Mossbauer Spectroscopy of the Phase dynamics in the Ferrosilicon System, Hyperfine Interactions 111, 215-219, 1998.

119. Johannesson B and Sigfusson T.I. "Effect of Thermal History and Internal Stresses on Diosintegration of Ferrosilicon" Infacon alþjóðlega ráðstefnuritið 1998, Ed. Daiwei, p 104, Chinese Society for Metals, Kína 1998.

120. Magnusson Th., Sigfusson T.I. and Helgason O. " Phase Stability in silicon Rich Ferrosilicon" Infacon alþjóðlega ráðstefnuritið 1998, Ed. Daiwei, p 110, Chinese Society for Metals, Kína 1998.

121.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson "Sea Immersion Detector", Patent Application, October 1997.

122. E.J. Asbjörnsson, T.I.Sigfusson, D.G.McCartney, T. Gudmundsson and D. Bristow, "Studies on the dissolution of Al-Ti master alloy using LIMCA II", Light Metals, Ed. C.Edward Eckert, pp.705-710, The Minerals

123. Haukur Ingibergsson, Hellen M. Gunnarsdóttir og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Áhrif á Íslandi-Fjórða rammaáætlun Evrópusambandsins um rannsóknir og þróun", Menntamálaráðuneytið desember 1998, 52bls. ISBN 9979-882-03-4.
124. Benedikt Halldórsson, Ragnar Sigbjörnsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, "Þróun griphólkatengja fyrir veiðarfæri-greining ´lagsáhrifa með aðstoð tölvulíkana og hönnun griphólkatengja", Verkfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, Skýrsla 98002,44bls.,1998.

1997

115. Andersen Soren and Sigfusson T.I. Researchd Careers and the Role of Industry, Comments by a panel of experts. In Research Training in Europe, A conference NORFA and TMR, Snekkersten DK, 29-31.5.97.pp124-127,1997.

116.Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Rannis 21, Stefnumotun fyrir Rannsoknard Islands vid upphaf nyrrar aldar, Rannis September 1997.

117. Ministry of Industry - in Icelandic. Nefnd Idnadarradherra Skyrslan "Vinnum ur lettmalmum", Idnadarradyuneytid Sept. 1997.

1996

106. P. Stefansson, O.I.Vee and T.I. Sigfusson. "Molten Aluminium: Recent advances in weighing and transportation". Light Metals Feb.1996, Ed. Wayne Hale. pp 635-638.

107. G. Sævarsdóttir, T.I. Sigfusson and T. Gudmundsson. "The aluminium-chloride interface" Light Metals, Feb. 1996, 15 p.

108.T. Gudmundsson, T.I.Sigfusson, D.G.McCartney, P.Fisher, E. Wuilloud "Particle Collisions and Inclusion Removal in Molten Aluminium: A Numerical Simulation", Conf.: ICAAP in Grenoble, July 1996. Refereed paper to appear in proceedings.

109.T. Gudmundsson, G. Saevarsdottir, T.I. Sigfusson and D.G.McCartney. "Chlorination of TiB2 Grain Refined Aluminium Melts". Light Metals, Ed. R. Huglen, 1997. p 851-855.

110. Þorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Gáfuefni" Intelligent Materials, Verpill, Journal of Physics and Mathematics Students at U.I. pp 42-44, 1996.

111. Þorsteinn I. Sigfusson. "Nýsköpunarstarf stúdenta". (Innovation by University students), Vélabrögð Journal of Mechanics Engineering students at U.I. 17. pp. 9-1o, 1996.

112. Sigbjörnsson R., Bessason B. and Sigfusson T.I. " On Earthquake Risk Mitigation in the South Iceland Seismic Zone". Paper presented at the XXV General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Reykjavik Sept. 9-14. 1996. Abstr. printed S.5.22, p 127.

113. Matthíasson J and Þorsteinn I Sigfusson. "Gæðamælir fyrir ál". Quality measurement device for aluminium, Physics in Iceland conf. Icelandic Physics Society 1996. Eðlisfræði á Íslandi VIII, H.Tulinius Ed. pp 149-154.

114. Guðrún A. Sævarsdóttir, Þórður Magnússon og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Rafbrynjun og harðbrynjun" (Aluminium surface treatment), Raunvísindastofnun RH 19-96,Oct. 1996, 23p.

1995

97. T. Guðmundsson, T. I. Sigfússon, D.G. McCartney, E. Wuilloid and P. Fisher. "Trace element distribution in Al-Ti-B master alloys". Light Metals 1995, Ed. J.W.Evans, pp 851-854, TMS 1995

98. T.Guðmundsson, T. I. Sigfússon, D.G. McCartney, E. Wuilloid and P. Fisher. "Efficieny of holding time in a casting furnace". Light Metals 1995, Ed. J.W.Evans, pp 855-858, TMS 1995.

99. J. H. Magnusson and T.I. Sigfusson. "Automatic andode stub protection system". Light Metals 1995, Ed. J.W.Evans, pp 767-774, TMS 1995.

100. J. H. Magnusson and T.I. Sigfusson. "Automatic stub straightening system for rod stubs". Light Metals 1995, Ed. J.W.Evans, pp 763-766,TMS 1995.

101. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Um Nascan gæðamælinn", Vélabrögð, bls. 33-34, mars 1995. (An article on nascan in a student magazine)

102. T. I. Sigfusson. "Ferrosilicon research in Iceland". Ed. Tuset, Tveit and Page, Infacon 1995, pp 453-462, FFF 1995.

103. Helgi Þór Ingason og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Eyðing spilliefna með plasmatækni", Skýrsla unnin fyrir Umhverfisráðuneytið, febrúar 1995, 35 bls. (The ministerial report on hazardous waste and plasma utilization).

104. T.I. Sigfusson. "Monografia escánner de plommisol d´éder comú islandés", SEM af íslenskum æðardún, unnið fyrir R.Folch, Ed., Encyclopaedia Catalania, Vol. 9. Bioshpere, pp 104-105, Fundació Enciclopédia Catatlana, publ.: Barcelona, March 1995.

105. Bergur Benediktsson, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon og Þröstur Guðmundsson. "Forathugun á vinnslu apatíts úr fiskbeinum". RH-1-95, 12bls. 1.1995. (A report on apatite production from fish bones).

1994

91. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon and Stany Pensaert. "A new method for analysing sodium content of aluminium melts". Light Metals, Ed. U. Mannweiler, pp 765-769, 1994.

92. Helgi Þór Ingason og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Plasma- uppruni og hagnýting". Prentað erindi frá ársfundi Landsvirkjunar 28p, 29.4.1994. (Icelandic Energy Company Annual meeting, on plasma: origins and applications).

93. Sæberg Sigurðsson, Ágúst Kvaran og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Ljómun CFC bruna", Eðlisfræði á Íslandi VII, p 157- 166. ritstj. Þórður Arason, 1994. (Luminescence from CFC burning, IPS Conf.).

94. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "A system for monitoring gas pollution". Report RH-KS, 5bls 1994.

95. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Tillögur til Rafmagnsveitu Reykjavíkur um tæknisafn tengt Minjasafni RR við Elliðaár", Reykjavík 1994. (The expermentarium report).

96. Gísli Guðmundsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Magnesíumvinnsla á Íslandi" Skýrsla um forathugun fyrir IJ og Sementsverksmiðjuna 14 bls. 1994. (Report on new methods in magnesium production).


1993

78. T.I, Sigfusson, J. Matthiasson, H.T. Ingason, J.V. Sigurdsson and J. Halfdanarson. "A model for layer casting ferrosilicon". Electric Furnace Conference Proceedings, pp 187-192, Washington 1993.

79. B. Arnason, T.I. Sigfusson and V.K. Jonsson. "New concepts in hydrogen production in Iceland". International Journal of Hydrogen Energy", Vol. 18, no 11, pp915-919, 1993.

80. G.G. Bjarnason, Ö. Rögnvaldsson, T.I. Sigfusson, T. Jakobsson and B. Thorkelsson. "Total Ozone variations at Reykjavik since 1957". Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 98, pp 23059-23077, 1993.

81. Kristinn Johnsen og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Þróun borðareikninga og uppbygging aðstöðu við RH". Eðlisfræði á Íslandi VI, bls 177-184, 1993. (Development of band structure calculations for students, IPS Conf.).

82. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Ævintýrið um rafeindina", Fræðsluerindi á afmælishátíð Sambands ísl. rafveitna haustið 1993. (The adventure of the electron, popular lecture on the occasion of the anniversary of Icelandic Electricity Board).
83. Einar Sigurðsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Þjóðbókasafn Íslands - Bókasafn HÍ" , fylgirit með Fréttabréfi HÍ, 12 bls., okt. 1993 (A new National Library-introductory text).

84. Jón Matthíasson, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Jón V. Sigurðsson og Helgi Þór Ingason. "Helstu útreikningar og mæliniðurstöður í sængurútsteypingu kísiljárns". Skýrsla RH-IJ, 46 bls. 1993. (Recent discoveries in layercasting, report).

85. Jón V. Sigurðsson, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Jón Matthíasson og Ásgeir Kristjánsson. "Um rauða bletti og málmblæðingar við útsteypingu kísiljárns". Report RH-IJ, 32p. 1993. (Report on the red-bleeding problem in ferrosilicon).

86. Jón Viðar Sigurðsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Rannsóknir á eðli og orsökum skemmda á töppunargötum" Skýrsla RH-IJ, 15 p. 11, 1993. (Report concerning damages of furnace tap-holes).

87. Samstarfsnefnd um nýtt þjóðbókasafn. "Landsbókasafn og Háskólabókasafn", 44bls., Reykjavík 1993. (Introductory text on National Library).

88. Conference paper- "Variations in the Dobson total ozone data from Reykjavík" Intl. symposium on high latitute optics, with G.G.Bjarnason, Tromsø, 7.1993.

89. T.I.Sigfusson. "The development of carbon-ferrosilicion based refractories". Conf. American Ceramic Society, Cincinnati, Abstr. p3, 4. 1993.

90. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Lífsmark" nýtt öryggistæki fyrir sjómenn. Skráning hjá vörumerkjastofu, 1993. (Licence on sea immersion detector).

1992

68. T.I. Sigfusson, K.P. Emilsson and P.Mattocks. "Application of the maximum entropy technique to the analysis of de Haas van Alphen data". Physical Review B, 46(16), pp10446-10449, 1992.

69. S. Pensaert and T.I.Sigfusson. "Study of the oxidation of sodium containing aluminium melts". RH-University of Ghent report, 89 pages, 1992.

70. R.Olafsson, E. Martinsdóttir, G. Olafsdottir, T.I. Sigfusson and J.W. Gardner. "Monitoring fish freshness with tinoxide sensors" Chapter in: Sensor and sensory seystems for an electronic nose", Nato Adv. series. E. Vol 212, Ed. Gardner and Bartlett, Kluwer 1992.

71. B. Arnason, T.I. Sigfusson and V.K. Jonsson. "New concepts in hydrogen production in Iceland", Hydrogen Energy Progress IX., Vol 3. MCI. Paris. pp. 1863-1870, 1992.

72. Ragnar Gunnarsson, Bragi Árnason, Valdimar K. Jónsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Möguleikar á vetnisframleiðslu á Íslandi". Report. 71 p. Háskólaútgáfan 9. 1992. (The possibilities of hydrogen production in Iceland, report).

73. G.G. Bjarnason, Ö. Rögnvaldsson, T.I. Sigfusson, T. Jakobsson and B. Thorkelsson. "Analysis of total ozone data from Reykjavík for the period 1957-1991". RH-92-3, 47p, 1992.

74. Páll Valdimarsson, Jón Matthíasson, Helgi Þór Ingason, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. " Líkan til útreikninga á kælingu lagskipts kísiljárns". RH-05-92, 15bls. 1992. (Layer casting programme and model).

75. Jón Viðar Sigurðsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Vinnsla málma úr manganseti af Reykjaneshrygg". í Rannsóknir á mangangrýti á Reykjaneshrygg skýrsla Hafsbotnsnefndar, 82 bls 1992. (On manganese from bethnic layers at Reykjanes, ministerial report).

76. Jón Viðar Sigurðsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Ný sprautufyllingarefni fyrir kísiljárnframleiðslu". Skýrslur RH til IJ 2,5,9.1992. (Report on refractories for ferrosilicon).

77. Conference - with Guðmundur Bjarnason "Analysis of total ozone data from Reykjavik 57-91". Quadrennial Ozone Symposium Charlottesville Virginia, 6. 1992.

1991

62. Kristinn Johnsen og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Um tölulegar lausnir á Schrödinger jöfnunni", Eðlisfræði á Íslandi V., Ed. Þorsteinn Vilhjálmsson og Leó Kristjánsson, 1991. (Numerical solution to the Schrödinger Equation, IPS Conf.).

63. Jón Matthíasson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Skrið segulflæðis í ofurleiðurum"., Eðlisfræði á Íslandi V., Ed. Þorsteinn Vilhjálmsson og Leó Kristjánsson, 1991. (Flux pinning in superconductors, IPS Conf.).

64. Starfsleyfistillögur fyrir álver á Keilisnesi. Starfshópur umhverfisráðuneytis, sérfræði um eðlisfræði áls, Umhverfisráðuneytið 1991. (The ministerial operation licence for the Atlantal aluminium smelter).

65. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Þekking er auðlegð þjóðar", Grein í ársskýrslu Iðnþróunarsjóðs bls. 27-30, 1991. (Knowledge and the human capital. Article in Annual report of the Icelandic Industry Foundation)

66. T.I. Sigfusson. "Raunvísindastofnun 25 ára", yfirlitserindi í RUV, 24.11. kl 15.30 árið1991. (Radio talk on the 25 years anniversary of the Science Inst.).

67. Endurmenntunarnámskeið - umsjón ásamt Pálma Stefánsyni "Ál og áltækni", Endurmenntunarstofnun HÍ, fyrirlestrarnótur 400bls. 1991."Drög að kennslubók í eðlisfræðilegri efnisfræði" eftir Harald Pál Gunnlaugsson og Þorstein I. Sigfússon HI 54bls 1992. (Continuing education course on aluminium production)


1990

55. T.I. Sigfusson and Ö. Helgason. "Rates of transformations in the ferrosilicon system". Hyperfine Interactions, 54, p 861-868, 1990.

56. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon form. nefndar - "Efnistækni á Íslandi", Skýrsla Rannsóknaráðs RR 1990-1, 69p, Reykjavík 1990. (A report for the Science and Research Council on Materials Science in Iceland).

57. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Gunnar H. Gylfason og Edda Lilja Sveinsdóttir. "Rannsóknir á steindalíti", I-III, RH-05-90 og RH-06-90, 1990. (Research into steindalite, Fe-Si-C ceramics, reports).

58. T.I.Sigfusson. Editorial board member of Physica Scripta 1990-1994.

59. T.I. Sigfusson. "Geothermal steam assisted liquefaction of hydrogen", German-Icelandic seminar in Hamburg 29.-30.10.1990.

60. Aðalbjörn Þórólfsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Leiðandi fjölliður", tímritið Raflost, pp. -9, 1990. (Conductive polymers, popular technology magz.).

61. T.I.Sigfusson and S.Bragason. Film manuscript and production - "Steindalite - new refractories for ferroalloys" 12 min., Icelandic Alloys 1990.

1989

44. Örn Helgason and T.I. Sigfusson. "Mössbauer spectroscopy for determining phase stability in the ferrosilicon system". Hyperfine Interactions, 45, p415-418, 1989.

45. "Application of the maximum entropy technique to the analysis of de Haas- van Alphen data", Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, St. Louis, 2, 1989 Abstr. publ. Bulletin of APS, Vol 34, p 922, 1989.

46. Birgir Jóhannesson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Fasabygging og stöðugleiki FeSi2". Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IV, Ed. Jakob Yngvason og Þorsteinn Vilhjálmsson, pp.67-75, 1989. (Phase stability of FeSi2, IPS conference)

47. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Kjartan P. Emilsson og Kristinn Johnsen. "Lagskipt kæling og storknun Fe-Si", RH-05-89, 1989. (Layercasting report).

48. Páll Valdimarsson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Þvinguð loftkæling á lagskiptu kísiljárni", áfangaskýrsla RH-IJ, 1989. (Forced convection and layercasting, report).

49. T.I.Sigfusson. - "Ferrosilicium forskning i Island". Seminar. Elkem 3. 1989.

50. Kjartan P. Emilsson, Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon og Sigfús J. Johnsen. "Greining Fermiyfirborðs með aðferð hámarksóreiðu", Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IV, Ed. Jakob Yngvason og Þorsteinn Vilhjálmsson, pp. 132-141, 1989. (Maximum entrophy and Fermi surface detection, IPS conf.).

51. T.I.Sigfusson. "Application of the maximum entropy technique to the analysis of de Haas- van Alphen data". Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, St. Louis, 2, 1989 Abstr. publ. Bulletin of APS, Vol 34, p 922, 1989.

52. T.I.Sigfusson. "A new composite approach to maximum entroy analysis of harmonic processes" with K.P. Emilsson, EPS Annual meeting, Nice, EPS Conf. Abstr. Vol. 13A, A 167, 1989.

53. T.I.Sigfusson. "Fyrirlestrar um eðlisfræði - eðlisfræði þéttefnis, smásæ greining og háhita ofurleiðarar", Endurmenntunarnámskeið á vegum EÍ og endurmenntunarst. HÍ. Reykjavík, 8. 39p., 1989. (Continuing education course for Icelandic college teachers on Condensed matter physics, microscopy and HTSC).

54. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon og SAMOF hópurinn. "Handbók um kísiljárnframleiðslu". SAMOF HÍ, 1989. (A handbook on ferrosilicon production)


1988

39. Birgir Jóhannesson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon."Orkubúskapur kísiljárns". Í safnritinu "Rannsóknir á kísiljárni I", RH-04-88, 5. 1988. (Report on the energy balances in ferrosilicon).

40. Birgir Jóhannesson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Athuganir á bindingu kísiljárns við efni í steypumótum", Skýrsla RH-IJ, 3.1988. (Report on adhesion of ferrosilicon in moulds).

41. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Háhita ofurleiðarar", Tímaritið Raflost, 1988. (High temperature superconductors, Raflost magazine).

42. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon og Þorsteinn Hannesson. "Grunnrannsóknir - hagnýtar rannsóknir", Tímarit efnafræði- og efnaverkfæðinema, 1988. (Basic research-applied research, popular article).

43. Kvikmyndahandrit og stjórn - "Raunvísindadeild Háskólans", 30 min., Kynningarnefnd HÍ, 1988. (A film manuscript about the Science Department)

1987

30. T.I. Sigfusson. (Editor of a Festschrift on the occasion of Prof. Th. Sigurgeirsson 70 years birthday, published by the Icelandic Culture Foundation) "I hlutarins eðli", á sjötugsafmæli Þorbjörns Sigurgeirssonar prófessors, Menningarsjóður, 433p, 1987.

31. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Bera Pálsdóttir og Gunnar Gunnarsson. "Rafeindir á mörkum seglunar". Eðlisfræði á Íslandi III, p. 141-147, Eðlisfræðifélag Íslands 1987. (Incipient ferromagnets, IPS conference).

32. Birgir Jóhannesson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Nokkrir útreikningar á áhrifum loftkælingar á kólnun kísiljárns". Skýrsla RH-IJ, 11, 1987. (Report on calculations of forced convection cooling of ferrosilicon).

33. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. Ritstjóri "Eðlisfræði - kynningarrit um nám og starfsvettvang á Íslandi". eðlifræðiskor HÍ, Reykjavík, 1987. (An introductory text for freshmen students on physics at UI).

34. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. Um nóbelsverðlaunin í eðlisfræði 1987", Lesbók Morgunblaðsins, 11 tlbl. 1987. (Article on Nobel prize in physics 1987 in main newspaper magazine).

35. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Flutningur rafstraums án orkutaps". Morgunblaðið, 10.5. 1987. (Article in Morgunblaðið on superconductivity)

36. T.I.Sigfusson - "Metals Physics in Iceland", Seminar. Alusuisse Research Centre, Neuhausen, 2, 1987.

37. T.I.Sigfusson. "Potential projects for aluminium research in Iceland", Seminar. Alusuisse Centre, Chippis, 2. 1987.

38. Sjálfvirk litskyggnuröð - "Spegilbrot af rannsóknum", 20 ára afmæli RH, 30 mín, 1987. (Introductory slide show on the history of the Science Institute).


1986

22. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Jón Sveinsson, Þorsteinn Víglundsson og Hermann Kristjánsson. "Skurður málma með rafneistum", Report RH - 85. (The development of our own electric spark cutting machine).

23. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Samband kælingar og hitasögu við efnasamsetningu, styrk og niðurbrot í verksmiðjuframleiddu Fe-Si". RH-08-86, 58 bls. 1986. (The relationship between thermal history and chemical composition and strength of ferrosilicon, Report.)

24. Birgir Jóhannesson og Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Ýmsar tæknilegar athugasemdir varðandi nýja kælingaraðferð", Report. IJ-RH, 1986. (Some technical oservations concerning new cooling method, report).

25. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Rannsóknir á kísiljárni", "Háskóli Íslands og atvinnulífið", Stúdentafélag Reykjavíkur, bls 42-43, 1986. (Ferrosilicon research- excerpts from a talk in Iceland).

26. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Nóbelsverðlaunin í eðlisfræði 1985". Fréttabréf HÍ, Ristrj. S.St.,bls. 16-17, 1.tbl. 1986. (The Nobel prize in physics 1985, UI News Bulletin)

27. T.I.Sigfusson et al. "Low temperature anomalies in the susceptibility of the exchange enhanced itinerant magnet Ni3Ga". Annual EPS conference, Stockholm, Abstr. printed EPS Conf. Proc. Vol. 6, 1986.

28. T.I. Sigfusson. "Studies of the ferrosilicon system", NTH Trondheim, 9. 1986.

29. T.I. Sigfusson. "Structure and strength of ferrosilicon", ELKEM Research centre, Kristiansand, 9. 1986.

1985

13. T.I. Sigfusson. "A sensitive temperature modulation technique for studies in magnetism". IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol MAG-21, No5, pp 1599-1602, 1985.

14. T.I. Sigfusson. "Physics in Iceland". Europhysics News, EPS no. 6, 1985.

15. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Bera Pálsdóttir and Birgir Jóhannesson."Electric resistivity in weak itinerant ferromagnets" and "Field and Temperture dependence of the magnetisation in weak itinerant ferromagnets Ni3Al and ZrZn2". Report RH 1985.

16. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Segulvíxlverkanir leiðnirafeinda" Ráðstefnurit Eðlisfræðifélags Íslands, "Rannóknir í eðlisfræði á Íslandi", (Magnetic interactions of conduction electrons.) IPS conference Ed. Leó Kristjánsson pp. 153-173, 1985.

17. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon, Halldór Guðmundsson, Birgir Jóhannesson ogNíels Óskarsson."Rannsóknir á kísiljárni"(Research into ferrosilicon) RH-11-85, 58p., 1985.

18. Birgir Jóhannesson and Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Tillögur um breytingar á kælingu í verksmiðjunni á Grundartanga".Skýrsla RH-IJ, nóv. 1985. (Suggestions for altered cooling system in the ferrosilicon plant).

19. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Afstæðiskenningin og rafsegulfræði".Kennslufjölrit v. kennslu í rafsegulfræði II, 1985. (Teaching material on relativity and magnetism)

20. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon."Saga ofurleiðninnar - kaldasta saga í heimi!".Rafeindin, no. 8 og 9, Reykjavík 1985. (History of superconductivity in a popular science magazine in Iceland)

21. T.I.Sigfusson. "A sensitive temperature modulation technique for studies in magnetism". Int. conf on magnetism, Minnesota, 5. 1985.


1984

10. T.I. Sigfusson, N.R. Bernhoeft and G.G. Lonzarich. "The de Haas van Alphen effect, exchange splitting and Curie temperature in the weak itinerant ferromagnet Ni3Al". J. Phys. F 14, 2141, 1984.

11. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon. "Metals and the development of Civilization. Icelandic Radio. 9.12.84. 40 mins.
12. Þorsteinn I. Sigfússon."Organic superconductors". IPS News bulletin in Icelandic, 5.84.

1983

8. Z. Basinski, P.T. Coleridge, A. Howie, G.G. Lonzarich and T.I. Sigfusson. "Dislocation scattering in copper". J. Phys. F 14, L233, 1983.

9. T.I. Sigfusson. "Fermi surface, cyclotrone masses and exchange splitting of Ni3Al". Annual EPS conference, Lausanne. Abstr. printed in EPS. Conf. Abs. Vol. 7b, p 541, 1983.

1982


3. T.I. Sigfusson."Electronic structure and magnetic excitations in Ni3Al". Cambridge University thesis, 198 p., 1982.

4. T.I. Sigfusson and G.G. Lonzarich. "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy of the weak itinerant ferromagnet Ni3Al". Physica Scripta, 25, 6, 1982.

5. T.I. Sigfusson, N.R. Bernhoeft and G.G. Lonzarich."Magnetocrystalline anisotropy and Fermi surface of Ni3Al". Journal of Applied Physics, 53, no 11, pp. 8207-8209, 1982.

6. "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy and Fermi surface of Ni3Al". International conf. on magnetism and magnetic materials, Montreal, Canada, July 1982. Abstr. printed in conference proc., DE-06, 1982.

7. T.I. Sigfusson Editor Iceland Phys. Soc.(IPS) News Bulletin(Icelandic) 1982- 1992.

1981

1. T.I. Sigfusson, G.G. Lonzarich, N.R. Bernhoeft, J.J. Buiting and F. Mueller."The de Haas van Alphen effect and energy band structure of Ni3Al". Journal of Applied Physics, Magn. Mat. Proc. Abstract, Nov.1981.

2. Inv. talk - "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy in the weak itinerantferromagnet Ni3Al". Nordic Solid State Conference, Copenhagen, 1981.