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
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. In 2015 – 2018, Evelina held the highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation Ambizione Energy grant. She is on the Editorial Board of Environmental Modelling & Software (IF=4.5), an assistant deputy editor in Climatic Change (IF=3.5), and a guest editor of the special issues in Environmental Modelling & Software (2014 – 2017, IF=4.5) and Sustainability (2018 – today, IF=1.8). She acts as a reviewer for multiple journals, such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (PNAS), Nature Energy, Applied Energy, Environmental Science & Technology etc., as well as for several funding mechanisms, including the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, and Research Council of Norway. She periodically engages in the policy advice discussions with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, International Energy Agency, International Renewable Energy Agency, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, and several European Union DGs.