Kristin Qvale is an expert in energy absorption and fractures in aluminium components, such as the crash boxes in cars. The key to knowledge lies in the microstructures. Any change here affects the whole component’s behaviour.
Marcos Fernandez’s research brings us closer to that day when physical tests become history. His efforts also pave the way for safer cars, planes, ships, and other structures.
NTNU and 8 partners have been awarded the project “BIAS: Mitigating Diversity Biases in the Labor Market,” a large €4.7M, Horizon Europe grant coordinated by Dr. Roger A. Søraa at the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture at the Humanities Faculty. NTNU’s Departments of Computer Science and Social Anthropology are also part of the project.
The small satellite HYPSO-1, built by more than 80 students and researchers at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics and the Department of Electronic Systems, has participated in several research missions already.
Professor Simen A. Å. Ellingsen has been awarded the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council ERC. He will investigate how ocean waves mix surface water into the deep, something that can improve climate simulations.
May-Britt Tessem, as the only Norwegian recipient, has received a €150 000 ERC Proof of Concept grant to standardize tissue sampling and to make the process cheaper, faster and less reliant on specialized personnel.
Vilde Coward got involved in student politics after she lost friends in the terrorist attack on Utøya. Her advice for those who want to succeed in working life is: Get enough sleep.
Last spring, she wrote the MSc thesis «Modeling and simulation of hypervelocity impact against debris shields for spacecraft protection». Now, The Norwegian Industrial Forum for Space Activities has awarded Rannveig Marie Færgestad the prize for the best space-related master’s thesis.
The name committee that will propose the Norwegian name for Ocean Space Centre has received 525 proposals. Many of the proposals has the ocean as their overarching theme, but there are also several who suggest that the new centre should preserve the historical name of the professional community; Marinteknisk senter.
23,524 applicants have NTNU as their first choice for higher [...]