Dr.ir. L. (Lydia) Stougie


Lydia is a project leader at the Center for Port Innovation, lecturer and researcher. She coordinates the modules of the technology domain ‘Energy and Industry’ at the faculty of TPM and is the SEPAM graduation coordinator of the E&I section. She studied Chemical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology and was a researcher and project coordinator at Interduct, the Delft University Clean Technology Institute, before continuing her career at the faculty of TPM.


Sustainability assessment of future energy supply systems and other technological systems from a life cycle perspective taking into account the quality of energy (exergy).

More information about the quality of energy, exergy, can be found on the website ‘Do more with the quality of energy’ (in Dutch)

  • Analysis of energy systems
    BSc Programme Technische Bestuurskunde
    ECTS: 5
  • Processes in the energy sector
    BSc Programme Technische Bestuurskunde
    ECTS: 5
  • Assessment of Energy Systems
    Minors Mechanical Engineering
    ECTS: 3
  • Possibilities and consequences of the Total Cumulative Exergy Loss method in improving the sustainability of power generation, Energy Conversion and Management 2016;107(1):60-66, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2015.09.039
  • Sustainability assessment of power generation systems by applying exergy analysis and LCA methods, In: ECOS 2015: Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation, and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems; 2015 Jun 29 - Jul 3; Pau, France. ISBN: 978-2-9555539-0-9, paper No. 51121
  • PhD thesis Exergy and Sustainability: Insights into the Value of Exergy Analysis in Sustainability Assessment of Technological Systems, Delft University of Technology, October 16, 2014
  • Exergy and sustainability, International Journal of Exergy 2012;11(4):508-517

More publications

Flexible Energy Rotterdam

Investigating the flexibility of companies in the Rotterdam port area with regard to the use of electricity from renewable energy sources.

Dr.ir. L. (Lydia) Stougie

Project leader Center for Port Innovation

Engineering Systems and Services

Energy and Industry

Priscilla Zwalve-Hanselaar

Research interests:
Energy supply
Life cycle assessment
Exergy analysis

Additional information

Dr.ir. L. Stougie