Birgit Søvik Opheim never considered a PhD until a couple of people gave her a personal, gentle push. A push that changed her life and led the way to her present position as Vice President of Project Development Early Phase in Equinor.
National Public Radio (NPR) and BBC World Radio recently visited SFI CASA´s Shock Tube Facility.
Mikhail Khadyko heads north again. This time as an associate professor.
Early in November a large delegation from China paid a visit to the Gas Gun and Shock Tube facilities.
Professor Aase Gavina Reyes has left the CASA building, at least for some time.
SFI CASA has established its very first commercial spinoff. The new company is called «Enodo».
«If you want to join the national team in structural analysis and get a job this is the place to be».
The SFI CASA seminar in Oslo on 18-20 September is history, but we would like to share some unceremonious photo moments with you.
In 1580, the Swedes produced cannons and cannonballs in Finspång. Today, they friction stir weld battery trays for electric vehicles: welcome to the innovation & technology hub of Hydro Extruded Solutions.
To step up the hunt for half of the world’s talent, SFI CASA invited four prominent, female speakers to a dedicated session. Their message? Have fun! Invest in yourself! Go for a PhD!
Can wood be used as a major component in the new government buildings in Oslo? This was the topic of a Parliament hearing on 16 March. SFI CASA Director Magnus Langseth was summoned.
Civil infrastructure security is of central interest to SFI CASA and several of the partners. No wonder, then, that experts move from one partner to another from time to time.
Sixty-five percent of the world’s offshore pipelines are designed and installed to DNV GL’s technical standards. To develop and update these standards is a long story. SFI CASA is part of it.
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.
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.
“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.
A submerged, floating tunnel in the Sognefjord on Norway’s west coast will withstand powerful explosions. Tests in SIMLab’s shock tube at NTNU show concrete to be tougher than assumed.