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R&D Manager and Dam Safety Responsible, International Power, Statkraft AS

Siri Stokseth is R&D manager and dam safety responsible, International Power, Statkraft AS. She is also an adjunctive associated professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Within Statkraft, she is responsible for setting strategic research and development (R&D) goals in the field of international hydropower, initiating activities and following up on each project. Siri is also head of the four year-old R&D project, “Future Sediment handling Strategies”.

Born in 1963, she holds a master’s degree (1988) and a PhD (1994) from the NTNU department of civil engineering, department of hydraulic and environmental engineering.

Siri’s specialisation (both theoretical and field work) is in the field of hydropower and water resources management, including river hydraulics, hydraulic constructions, hydrology, catchment and dam safety, river ecology and the environmental effects of hydropower.

Her previous positions include three years as a researcher at SINTEF, in the civil and environmental engineering, department of hydrology and water resources. Previously, she was a senior engineer at the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate for 11 years. Prior to that, she was adviser on hydropower constructions and production, Energy Norway (Norwegian Electricity Industry Association). She has been in her current position for five years.


Associated sessions

7 May
09:00 - 12:00

Workshop 1: State-of-the-art sediment management practices (7 May, morning)

Type: Focus session

Improvements in sediment management are being implemented to reduce the loss of reservoir storage capacity resulting from sedimentation.

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