Dr. Astrid Buran Holan | Kisaco Research


Dr Astrid Buran Holan is the Head of Development – CAS in ScaleAQ, Norway. She works with the technological and biological aspects of water treatment in Closed Aquaculture System (CAS) on land and in sea, as well as fish requirements in such systems.  Her focus is on new developments, planning and dimensioning of new farms, advising and training. She also holds a position as an associate professor II at the University of Tromsø (UiT), Norway.

Education and experience

She has a PhD degree from NTNU in environmental technology and recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), and a master’s degree in biological treatment of wastewater from a pulp and paper factory. After working as a researcher in Nofima for several years, she is now working in the new Norwegian aquaculture technology giant ScaleAQ. ScaleAQ is combining experience and know-how from both sea and land-based fish farming.

Contact info

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Job Title: 
Head of Development - CAS