Patrik Söderholm is currently Associate Professor of economics and division head at the Division of Economics, Luleĺ University of Technology, Sweden. His research focuses on energy and environmental economics, and he has been a Research Fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, MIT, Cambridge, USA, and at the Environmentally Compatible Energy Strategies Project (ECS), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Minerals & Energy.
Luleĺ University of Technology was established when the former institute of technology in Luleĺ became the first to attain the status of university of technology. Luleĺ University of Technology is the only University of Technology with such broad scope in its education and research. We conduct research within the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. We provide education in the spheres of engineering, the social sciences, the humanities, teaching, the health sciences, music, media education, and drama. We have about 11,300 students enrolled and a staff of 1,400. In addition to the main campus in Luleĺ, we have campuses in Piteĺ, Kiruna, Boden and Skellefteĺ.