2007 Environment Prizewinner!

2007-06-14

BTH Professor and MSLS Programme co-founder, Göran Broman, has been awarded Karlskrona municipality's environment prize for 2007.

Göran Broman has been involved in environmental work for many years throughout a distinguished career. He is Head of Research within the department of Mechanical Engineering, and professor with a focus on sustainable product innovation. He has worked at BTH since 1993 and been instrumental in the growth of the department. Among other things he has led the development and successful delivery of the school's masters education in strategic leaderships towards sustainability, open to students from around the world.

The justification for the prize reads: “for pioneering initiatives to integrate environmental thinking and technology development. With your work in the environmental strategy area you have put BTH and Karlskrona on the world map.”

When asked about the award, Göran commented: “I am deeply honoured to receive the award and am as committed as ever to addressing environmental challenges in our research and education at BTH. In the coming years we will strengthen our collaboration with local business and the community on these important issues. “

Göran Broman received the prize at a ceremony in connection with environment and the housing committee's meeting on June 14. The environment prize committee's chairman Magnus Larsson awarded him a certificate and a cheque for 15.000 SEK.

Adapted with grateful acknowledgement from Karlskrona Kommun news article.

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