Kjetil Eik Haavik has completed final Ph.D. examinations

haavik101116Kjetil Eik Haavik completed final Ph.D. examinations on 10th November 2016. The title of his dissertation is «Source-Depth Diversity for Enhanced Marine Seismic Imaging». The evaluation committee consisted of Professor Johan Robertsson, ETH-Zürich, Principal Research Geophysicist Vetle Vinje, CGG and Professor Børge Arntsen, NTNU. The trial lecture had the title «Interferometry and potential use in seismic exploration». Main supervisor was Professor Martin Landrø and co-advisor Professor Bjørn Ursin.

Egil Tjåland is heading the NTNU RSA advisory committee for collaboration towards stakeholder in technology and business

Versjon 2NTNU has designated 3 advisory committees (RSA) for collaboration with external stakeholders, one toward technology and business, a second one toward health and health-related technologies, and a third toward school, culture and welfare. Rector has appointed Egil Tjåland as leader of the group NTNU RSA technology and business. See the list over participants here.

The November Conference 2016 in Rio was arranged this week

This is the 4th conference in a row. It is arranged by the SINOS alliance, consisting of IFE, IRIS, NTNU, SIMULA, SINTEF and UiO for the purpose of building networks between Norwegian and Brazilian research groups and to initiate research collaboration.  The program for the 2016 conference may be seen here. From the department Patrick Reurink and Jon Kleppe participated.

Hamid Hosseinzade Khanamiri has completed final PhD exams

hamid_031116His dissertation is entitled “Enhanced Oil Recovery by Low Salinity Surfactant: Effect of Ions on Core and Pore Scales”. The evaluation committee has consisted of: Senior Research Scientist Sidsel Marie Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark, Associate Professor Martin Fernø, University of Bergen, og Professor Jon Kleppe, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was “Foam flooding for improved sweep efficiency”. Main supervisor has been Professor Ole Torsæter and co-adviser Professor II Jan Åge Stensen.

Adresseavisen has article on “Green Petroleum Cluster”

The group Green Petroleum Cluster was established during a meeting at Statoil Stjørdal last week, with participants from a number of companies, Sør-Trøndelag County, SINTEF and NTNU. Read the article in Adresseavisen here. In the article’s photo Professor Michael Golan and NOROGs boss, Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen may be seen closest to the photographer on the second row.

Green Petroleum Cluster has been established in Mid-Norway

Versjon 2The group “Green Petroleum Cluster” was established last week at Statoil in Stjørdal. The vision for the group is to “Develop the world’s most innovative and environmentally friendly oil and gas production”, and the objective is formulated as “Stimulate to increased innovation, commersialization, growth and internationalization through collaboration between R&D institutions and industry”. Oil companies, service companies, county, SINTEF and NTNU participated in the start-up meeting. NTNU was represented by Professor Emeritus Michael Golan. See the document for the meeting here.