The Atmonia Team
Guðbjörg joined the Atmonia team in 2018, fist 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
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
Helga Dögg Flosadóttir
CRO & 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
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
Hákon Örn Birgisson
Hakon joined Atmonia in 2019 to carry out business development activities for the company. His previous positions include business development, marketing and sales, mergers & acquisitions, investment banking and scientific research.
Hakon has a PhD in Biotechnology from the University of Lund, Sweden and an Executive MBA from Reykjavik University.
Magnús Már Guðnason
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
Camila Pía Canales
Camila is a researcher at the University of Iceland. Her expertise is related to the study of carbon-based electro-catalysts and their performance. Her current work involves the electrochemical analysis of the Atmonia catalyst.
Camila has a PhD in Chemistry from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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 Atmonia, and is working on further research on the Atmonia catalysts.
Younes has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Iceland
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
Naseeb Nisar Pookkat
Naseeb is currently a PhD student at the University of Iceland, working on further research on the Atmonia catalyst.
Naseeb has a MSc in Physics from the National Institute of Technology in India