Prof. Hardy Christian Ekberg
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

2000 Post doc, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
1999 Ph.D., Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
1993 M.Sc., Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Publications (Selected)

  1. P1. Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., ”Finding and Correcting Calculation Errors in Phreeqe”, 4th Int. Conf. on the Chem. and Migr. Behaviour of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Charleston, SC USA, Dec. 12-17, 1993, Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich, 739, 1994.
  2. P2 Ekberg, C., Skarnemark, G., Emrén, A. T., Lundén, I., ”Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of solubility calculations at elevated temperatures”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 412, 889, 1996.
  3. P3 Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., “SENVAR: A code for handling chemical uncertainties in solubility calculations”, Computers & Geosci., vol. 22, 867, 1996.
  4. P4 Ekberg, C., Lundén, I., “Uncertainty analysis for some actinides under groundwater conditions”, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, vol. 57 (1-4), p. 271-284, 1997.
  5. P5 Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., Samuelsson, A., “The Effect of Mineral Variability on the Solubility of some Actinides: an Uncertainty Analysis”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 465, 735, 1996.
  6. P6 Börjesson, S., Emrén, A., Ekberg, C., "A Thermodynamic Model for the Calcium Silicate Hydrate Gel, Modelled as a Non-Ideal Binary Solid Solution", Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 27, no. 11, p. 1649-1657, 1997.
  7. P7 Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., "Conceptual uncertainties in solubility calculations in groundwater systems: A calculation exercise., Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Restoration, V. 22, No. 3, 163-173,2000.
  8. P8 Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., "Uncertainties in solubility calculations aimed at a repository for spent nuclear fuel.", Proceedings of the PSAM 4 conference, 13-18 September, New York City,vol. 4, p.2223-2228, 1998.
  9. P9 Ekberg, C., Börjesson, S., Emrén, A. T., and Samuelsson, A., "MINVAR and UNCCON, Computer Programs for Uncertainty Analysis of Solubility Calculations in Geological Systems", Computers and Geoscienses, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 121-246, 2000.
  10. P10 Ekberg, C., Albinsson, Y., Comarmond, M., J and Brown, P., "Studies on the Complexation Behaviour of Thorium(IV). 1. Hydrolysis equilibria.", J. Solution Chem., Vol 29, No. 1, pp. 63-85, 2000.
  11. P11 Ekberg, C., Knutsson, A., Albinsson, Y., Brown, P., "Complexation of thorium with phosphate.", Radiochim Acta, Vol 99, pp 31-35, 2011.
  12. P12 Emrén, A., Ekberg, C., Liljenzin, J. O., "Calculations on iodine speciation in gas and liquid phases.", Proceedings of Iodine Aspects of Severe Accident Management, Vantaa (Helsinki), Finland, 18-20 May, 1999
  13. P13 Meinrath, G., Ekberg, C., Landgren, A.,and Liljenzin, J-O., "Assessment of Uncertainty in Parameter Evaluation and Prediction", Talanta, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 231-246, 2000.
  14. P14 Ekberg, C., "Uncertainties connected with repository for spent nuclear fuel exemplified by solubility calculations", Proc. 5th Workshop on "Chancen und Grenzen der geochemischen und Transport-Modellierung bei der Verwahrung von Uranbergwerken und bei der Endlagerung radioaktiver Abfälle", Blockhaus, Dresden, May 18-19, 2000.
  15. P15 Skarnemark, G., Ekberg, C., Johansson, M., Malmbeck, R., Ödegaard-Jensen, A., Eberhardt, K., Nähler, A., Omtvedt, J. P., Trautmann, N., " SIMSISAK, a method to model nuclide transport in the SISAK system", Nucl. Instrum. Methods, in press ,2007
  16. P16 Godhe, A., Norén, F., Kuylensierna, M., Ekberg, C., and Karlsson, B., "A sediment trap study of the relation between planktonic dinoflagellates, cysts formed and environmental factors in a Swdish fjord." J. Plankton Research, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 923-938, 2001.
  17. P17 Ekberg, C., Brown, P. Comarmond, J., Albinsson, Y., "On the hydrolysis of tetravalent metal ions". Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXIV
  18. Editors: Kaye P. Hart and Gregory R. Lumpkin, pp.1091-1099, 2001.
  19. P18 Ekberg, C., Emrén, A. T., ”Uncertainties in solubility calculations”, Chemical Monthly, no. 132, p. 1171, 2001.
  20. P19 Källvenius, G., Ekberg, C., "TACK- a program coupling chemical kinetics with a two-dimentilal transport model in geochemical systems", Computers and Geoscienses, 29, pp. 511-521, 2003.
  21. P20 Ekberg, C., “Uncertainties connected with Geochemical Modelling of Waste Disposal in Mines.” Invited to Mine Water and the Environment, special edition “Large Scale Modelling and the Environment”, vol. 21, no. 1, pp.45-51, 2002
  22. P21 Albinsson, Y., Ekberg, C., Holgersson, S., Jakobsson, A. -M., Landgren, A., and Skarnemark, G., " A Method for Preparation and Purification of 234-Th", Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 56, pp. 681-684, 2001.
  23. P22 Andersson, S, Ekberg, C., Liljenzin, J.-O., Skarnemark, G., ” Determination of Protonation Constants of 2,2’:6’,2’’-Terpyridine from Liquid-liquid Distribution Data”, Proceedings of the international Conference on Solvent Extraction ISEC 2002, pp. 549-554, 2002.
  24. P 23 Nilsson, M., Liljenzin, J.-O., Ekberg, C., Wingefors, S.,” Modelling the Influence of Organic Phase Composition on the Extraction of Trivalent Actinides.”, Proceedings of the international Conference on Solvent Extraction, ISEC 2002, pp. 1193-1198, 2002.
  25. P24 Ekberg, C., Andersson, S., Olsson, M., "Uses of pH electrodes in Nuclear Chemistry", invited to Analytical and Bio Chemistry, 374, pp. 824-830, 2002.