Thanks to fresh funds from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and from NTNU, SFI CASA is able to step up its work on civil infrastructure security. 1 December marked Vegard Aune’s first day as Associate Professor on the topic.
While SFI CASA’s shock tube is a valuable tool for investigating plated structures subjected to blast-like loading, nothing beats actual field tests using live explosives.
SFI CASA’s meetings in Munich in November showed significant progress on implementation of CASA models into commercial codes and no results in the hunt for females.
Electricity pylon Alma has half the weight of her steel competitors. She just might signal the start of another victory for aluminium structures. Alma is made from fifteen different profiles. Eight of them are brand new. NTNU helped find the best.
Associate Professor Ida Westermann has a bun in the oven. Don’t worry. She knows how to bake. Even aluminium.
What qualities make students honour the same professor again and again for being the best educator? Meet Arild Holm Clausen.
“Norway used to be an international leader in defence research on protective structures,” says Professor Ted Krauthammer. From which follows the underlying message: not to the same extent any more.
More than 100 participants from 16 countries on three continents took part in the 23rd DYMAT Technical Meeting earlier this month. The meeting took place in Trondheim with SFI CASA as host.