Doctors 2020

Celebrations will be postponed until 2022.  

The University of Borås is entitled to award doctoral degrees within four areas. During the ceremony, those who have received their doctoral degrees are given their symbols of honour. The symbols consist of a ring, a diploma and a hat or laurel wreath. It is optional to wear the symbols. 

The conferment ceremony is not a formal examination act, and it is optional to participate in this ceremony. The following doctors have recieved their doctoral degree during the period 1 March 2019–29 February 2020. 

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

Tarun Kumar Agrawal

Textile Management

Doctoral thesis: Contribution to development of a secured traceability system for textile and clothing supply chain




Konstantinos Chandolias

Resource Recovery – Biotechnology

Doctoral Thesis: Enhanced Methane and Hydrogen production in Reverse Membrane Bioreactors via Syngas Fermentation




Francis Chinweuba Eboh

Resource Recovery – Energy Engineering

Doctoral thesis: Efficiency Improvements in WastetoEnergy Combustion Processes: Method Development and Evaluation




Razieh Hashemi Sanatgar

Textile Material Technology

Doctoral thesis: FDM 3D printing of conductive polymer nanocomposites: A novel process for functional and smart textiles




Åsa Israelsson-Skogsberg

Caring Science

Doctoral thesis: Children living with Home Mechanical Ventilation: The everyday life experiences of the children, their siblings, parents and personal care assistants




May Kahoush

Textile Material Technology

Doctoral thesis: EcoTechnologies for Immobilizing Redox Enzymes on Conductive Textiles, for Sustainable Development




Amir Mahboubi Soufiani

Resource Recovery – Industrial Biotechnology

Doctoral thesis: Immersed flat­sheet membrane bioreactors for lignocellulosic bioethanol production





Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts

Svenja Keune

Design – Textile Design

Doctoral thesis: On Textile Farming: Living Indoors