Selma Brynolf

Forskare at Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Maritime Studies, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems

Selma Brynolf holds a Post doc shared between two departments at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment and Mechanics and Maritime Sciences. Selma’s research is within the area of energy and environmental systems analysis. The focus is on future marine fuels, global energy systems modelling, assessment of marine fuels environmental impact from a life cycle perspective and assessment of electrofuels (fuels produced from carbon dioxide and water with the help of electricity). The research is linked to two of Chalmers Areas of Advance Transport and Energy and parts of the research are also connected to the maritime competence centre Lighthouse.

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Publications

2018

Electrofuels for the transport sector: A review of production costs

Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård, Maria Grahn et al
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 81 (2), p. 1887-1905
Journal article
2017

The potential for electrofuels production in Sweden utilizing fossil and biogenic CO2 point sources

Julia Hansson, Roman Hackl, Maria Taljegård et al
Frontiers in Energy Research. Vol. 5 (4), p. 12-
Journal article
2017

Prospects for renewable marine fuels

Julia Hansson, Maria Grahn, Stina Månsson et al
EUBCE, 25th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Stockholm, 12-15 June, 2017
Conference poster
2017

The role of electrofuels: A cost-effective solution for future transport?

Maria Grahn, Julia Hansson, Selma Brynolf et al
Report
2017

Electrofuels or hydrogen as marine fuel: a cost comparison

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård
Conference proceedings, Shipping in Changing Climates (SCC), London, Sept 2017, p. 8-
Conference contribution
2016

Energy efficiency and fuel changes to reduce environmental impacts

Selma Brynolf, Francesco Baldi, Hannes Johnson
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 295-339
Book chapter
2016

Electrofuels: a review of pathways and production costs

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Maria Taljegård et al
Book of proceedings_TMFB_conference_Aachen_June 2016
Conference contribution
2016

Emissions to the air

Kent Salo, Maria Zetterdahl, Hannes Johnson et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 169-227
Book chapter
2016

Methods and Tools for Environmental Assessment.

Karin Andersson, Selma Brynolf, Hanna Landquist et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation; Andersson, K., Brynolf, S., Lindgren, F.J. & Wilewska-Bien (eds.)., p. 265-293
Book chapter
2016

The cost-effectiveness of electrofuels in comparison to other alternative fuels for transport in a low carbon future

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Julia Hansson et al
EUBCE_conference show room_Amsterdam_June 2016
Conference poster
2016

Shipping and the environment

Karin Andersson, Francesco Baldi, Selma Brynolf et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 3-27
Book chapter
2016

The natural environment and human impacts

Fredrik Lindgren, Kent Salo, Selma Brynolf et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 29-74
Book chapter
2016

Shipping and the Environment - Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation

Karin Andersson, Selma Brynolf, Fredrik Lindgren et al
, p. 1-426
Edited book
2016

Improving environmental performance in shipping

Selma Brynolf, Fredrik Lindgren, Karin Andersson et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 399-418
Book chapter
2016

The cost-effectiveness of electrofuels in comparison to other alternative fuels for transport in a low carbon future

Maria Grahn, Selma Brynolf, Julia Hansson et al
European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings, 24thEUBCE, Amsterdam (24thEUBCE), p. 1472-1478
Conference contribution
2016

Measures to reduce discharges and emissions

Magda Wilewska-Bien, Fredrik Lindgren, M. Magnusson et al
Shipping and the Environment: Improving Environmental Performance in Marine Transportation, p. 341-396
Book chapter
2016

Fuels in the Baltic Sea after SECA

Karin Andersson, Selma Brynolf
Report
2015

Marine fuel alterntives for a low carbon future - market influence on the pathways selected

Karin Andersson, Selma Brynolf
International Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates - Technologies, Operations, Logistics and Policies Towards Meeting 2050 Emission Targets, Glasgow, UK
Paper in proceedings
2015

Electrofuels – a possibility for shipping in a low carbon future?

Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf, Julia Hansson et al
Proceedings of International Conference on Shipping in Changing Climates, Glasgow, Nov 2015. Vol. 2, p. 405-418
Conference contribution
2014

Fuels for short sea shipping: A comparative assessment with focus on environmental impact

Selma Brynolf, Erik Fridell, Karin Andersson
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment. Vol. 228 (1), p. 44-54
Journal article
2014

Life cycle assessment of methanol and dimethyl ether (DME) as marine fuels

Selma Brynolf, Shweta Kuvalekar, Karin Andersson
Report
2014

Compliance possibilities for the future ECA regulations through the use of abatement technologies or change of fuels

Selma Brynolf, Mathias Magnusson, Erik Fridell et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 28, p. 6-18
Journal article
2014

Environmental assessment of marine fuels: liquefied natural gas, liquefied biogas, methanol and bio-methanol

Selma Brynolf, Erik Fridell, Karin Andersson
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 74, p. 86-95
Journal article
2014

Cost-Effective Choices of Marine Fuels in a Carbon-Constrained World: Results from a Global Energy Model

Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf, Maria Grahn et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 48 (21), p. 12986-12993
Journal article
2013

Cost-effective choices of marine fuels under stringent carbon dioxide targets

Maria Grahn, Maria Taljegård, Selma Brynolf et al
Proceedings of 3rd International conference on technologies, operations, logistics and modelling in Low Carbon Shipping, University College London.
Conference contribution
2013

The influence of propulsion system design on the carbon footprint of different marine fuels

Francesco Baldi, Selma Brynolf, Karin Andersson
Low Carbon Shipping Conference, London 2013
Conference contribution
2012

Criteria for Future Marine Fuels

Selma Brynolf, Karin Andersson, Ellis Joanne et al
The IAME 2012 Conference September 2012
Paper in proceedings
2012

Environmental Assessment of Two Pathways Towards the Use of Biofuels in Shipping

Selma Brynolf, Erik Fridell, Karin Andersson
Energy Policy. Vol. 44, p. 451-463
Journal article
2012

Life Cycle Assessment of fuels for short sea shipping

Selma Brynolf, Karin Andersson, Erik Fridell
2012 International Research Conference on Short Sea Shipping, Lisbon
Paper in proceedings
2011

A comparative life cycle assessment of marine fuels: liquefied natural gas and three other fossil fuels

Selma Brynolf, Karin Andersson, Erik Fridell
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment. Vol. 225 (2), p. 97-110
Journal article
2011

Life Cycle Assessment of Present and Future Marine Fuels

Selma Brynolf
Licentiate thesis
2011

Environmental feasibility of biogas and biodiesel as fuel for passenger ferries

Selma Brynolf, Karin Andersson, Erik Fridell
SETAC Europe 17th LCA Case Study Symposium, 28 February -1March, Budapest, p. 53-54
Conference contribution

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Projects

2017–2020

Ecoprodigi (Eco-efficiency to maritime industry processes in the Baltic Sea Region through digitalisation)

Björn Johansson Production Systems
Mélanie Despeisse Production Systems
Jonatan Berglund Production Systems
Daniel Nåfors Production Systems
Ilaria Giovanna Barletta Production Systems
Selma Brynolf Physical Resource Theory 2
European Commission (Horizon 2020)
Interreg IV A

2015–2019

Future alternative transport fuels (Future Fuels)

Julia Hansson Physical Resource Theory
Simon Harvey Energy Technology
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Physical Resource Theory
Josefine Preuss Combustion
Karin Munch Combustion
Sofia Poulikidou Physical Resource Theory
Ingemar Denbratt Combustion
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2017

Nya drivmedel och policyinstrument för sjöfarten; systemstudier av potentialen att minska risker för miljö och hälsa

Selma Brynolf Physical Resource Theory
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
VINNOVA

2016–2017

Prospects for renewable marine fuels

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Ulrika Lundqvist Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2018–2021

HyMethShip

Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Physical Resource Theory
European Commission (Horizon 2020)

2015–2018

Kostnadseffektiva val av marina drivmedel givet hårda koldioxidminskningskrav

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Formas

2013–2014

Rollen av metanol från koldioxid och vatten för fartyg

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Maria Taljegård Energy Technology
Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Region Västra Götaland

2014–2016

The role of electrofuels: a cost-effective solution for future transport?

Maria Grahn Physical Resource Theory
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2014

Partikelmätningar på gasmotorer för fartygsdrift

Karin Andersson Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Selma Brynolf Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Maria Zetterdahl Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Kent Salo Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Erik Fridell Maritime Environment and Energy Systems
Göteborg Energi, Foundation for Research and Developmen

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