Sarah Herms wins university-wide award for best master thesis
The “Leidse Universitaire Scriptieprijs 2010-2011” for the best master thesis of Leiden University has been awarded to Sarah Herms.
Sarah studied the Leiden-Delft MSc programme Industrial Ecology. She did her thesis research on combining exergy analysis and life cycle assessment, with a theoretical component and a case study on paper van cardboard production. She was supervised by Reinout Heijungs from CML, Leiden University, and Gijsbert Korevaar from TU Delft. Sarah’s thesis report is entitled:
"Exergy Flows in Product Life Cycles. Analyzing thermodynamic improvement potential of cardboard life cycles".
The award consists of a certificate and 3000 euros. It was handed over by Professor P.F. van der Heijden (Rector Magnificus and President of Leiden University) at the occasion of the 437th anniversary of the university. The award has been created through the Leiden University Fund by alumni students from Leiden University.