Group members

Prof. Dr. Evelina Trutnevyte


Renewable Energy Systems group, University of Geneva

Uni Carl-Vogt C608, Blvd. Carl Vogt 66
CH-1211 Geneva 4

Tel.: +41 (0) 22 379 06 62
Email: evelina (dot) trutnevyte @ unige (dot) ch
Twitter: @etrutnevyte




Evelina Trutnevyte is a tenure-track assistant professor and head of the Renewable Energy Systems group at the University of Geneva. Evelina is an energy systems analyst and modeler, specializing in renewable energy systems, socio-technical approaches to energy transition, as well as in energy decision making under deep uncertainty and at science-society interface. She is an engineer by training and has completed her PhD studies at ETH Zurich, Chair of Natural and Social Science Interface. She also brings experiences from University College London (UCL) Energy Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, and three different departments of ETH Zurich.

To date, Evelina has over 30 peer-reviewed journal publications and over 30 invitations for keynote speeches, guest presentations, or other invited scientific roles. She has received two of the most prestigious and competitive Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) grants: Eccelenza for tenure-track professors (2020 – 2025) and Ambizione Energy (2015 – 2018). As principal investigator, she has led projects for over 3.3 million Swiss francs (3.0 million euros) from a diverse range of sources, including SNSF, European Horizon 2020 grants, and industrial funding. She periodically engages in policy advice discussions with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, International Renewable Energy Agency, International Energy Agency, and several European Union DGs.

Evelina is an assistant deputy editor in Climatic Change (IF=3.5) and a member of the editorial board of Environmental Modelling & Software (IF=4.5). She acts as a reviewer for many journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (PNAS), Nature Energy, or Applied Energy, as well as for several funding mechanisms, like European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, and Research Council of Norway.

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