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.
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.
Clean drinking water, less waste, and control of maintenance are some of the goals the Smart Water-project has set before 2023. This month NTNU and Ålesund municipality had a presentation of simulation and visual, digital tools that show Brusdalsvatnet and the water supply in the area.
Stiftelsen K.G. Jebsen has initiated the K.G. Jebsen Academy for Young Medical Researchers to promote talented young researchers, and to strengthen the collaboration between young researchers affiliated with the Jebsen centres. The Academy will systematically support young talented researchers.