Friday Talk at Faculty of Engineering

For employees and students at the Faculty of Engineering. 

We would like to welcome employees and students at the faculty to weekly webinars! The purpose of this webinar series is to stimulate academic and free discussions on important topics in research, innovation and education, and also to provide a team- and culture-building arena at the IV Faculty.

When: Fridays 08.30-09.00 (except holidays, summer vacation, cramped days).
Where: Zoom

We encourage all the departments at the faculty to report contributions (topic, speaker and time) through their representative in the IV Research Committee.

Dates and topics autumn 2021 #

DateTopicSpeaker 
5 Nov.Petroleum Cybernetics: Petroleum and beyondProf. Alexey Pavlov
29 Okt.Why are there Mountains in Norway, and why should we care? Prof. Per Terje Osmundsen
22 Okt.Processing of marine (deep-sea) minerals (polymetallic nodules, crusts and massive sulphides): opportunities and challengesProf. Przemyslaw B. Kowalczuk 
15 Okt.Revisiting the investigation of the Alexander Kielland Accident - Lessons learned that should be kept in mind about the safety of structuresProf. Emer. Torgeir Moan
8 Okt.Floating solar power islandProf. Trygve Kristiansen
1 Okt.Sustaining the Arctic future through AIAss.Prof. Ekaterina Kim
24 Sept.Dynamic responses of floating wind turbinesProf. Erin Bachynski-Polić
17 sept.Structural safety; how safe is safe enough?Prof. Jochen Köhler
10 Sept.Parametric modelling of digital workflowProf. Anders Rønnquist
3 Sept.Smart phobocityProf. Jianying He

 Register & Join the webinar series  

The format is as following #

  • 20 minutes talk, 10 minutes for questions/discussions
  • Presentations in English, no recording, no distribution of presentations
  • The speaker is introduced by a member of the Scientific Committee. 

The contributions #

  • Low threshold and the possibility to reuse presentations
  • Relevant and interesting research, projects and innovations
  • Talks on challenges and future research (e.g. sustainability, digitalization, innovation and interdisciplinarity)

Scientific Committee #

Dates and topics spring 2021 #

DateTopic (preliminary)Speaker (preliminary)
30 AprilNumerical simulation of heart valve pathologies – a tool for patient specific surgical planning Bjørn Helge Skallerud
7 MayThe Digitalisation of the Ocean and its Growing Fields of Applications Asgeir Sørensen
21 MayQuick Clays and Quick Clay SlidesSteinar Nordal
4 JuneExtreme mechanicsTore Børvik
11 JuneSuperlubricity: super low frictionAstrid de Wijn

Announcement/Execution plan #

Sara Edin, communications at IV-Faculty

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