Team

Helga Dögg Flosadóttir

CEO & Co-Founder

Helga led the experimental part of the research project that finally led to the foundation of Atmonia in late 2016. She has previously served as the Head of R&D of Chemical Analysis Department at Innovation Center Iceland, as well as a project manager for environmental monitoring.

Helga has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Iceland

Arnar Sveinbjörnsson

CTO & CO-founder

Arnar designed the experimental setup used to test the Atmonia catalysts for nitrogen reduction, when working on his MSc thesis. He had previously worked at the Innovation Center Iceland  performing chemical analysis.                                                                                                                    

Arnar has a MSc in Engineering Physics from the University of Iceland

Egill Skúlason

CsO & Co-Founder

Egill is a professor at the department of  Engineering at the University of Iceland.  His research projects at the university led to the founding of Atmonia, and is the university still an important player in the company’s research efforts. 

Egill has a PhD in Engineering Physics from the Technical University of Denmark

Guðbjörg Rist

COO

Guðbjörg joined the Atmonia team in 2018, focusing on business development. She has previously worked in multiple sectors ranging from manufacturing  to banking, concentrating on business- and product development. 

Guðbjörg has a MSc in Production Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden

Magnús Már Guðnason

Product Engineer

Magnús joined the Atmonia team in 2018, focusing on product development and prototyping. He has previously worked as development engineer on electrochemical cells and equipment.               

Magnús has a MSc in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark

Fatemeh Hanifpour

PhD student

Fatemeh is currently a PhD student at the University of Iceland, working on further research on the Atmonia catalyst.    

 

Fatemeh has a MSc in Nuclear Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran

Younes Abghoui

Research Scientist

Younes is a research assistant professor at the Science Institute of the University of Iceland. He did his PhD as a part of the research project that led to the foundation of Atmonia, and is now working on further research on the Atmonia catalysts.

Younes has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Iceland