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.
SIMLab researcher Martin Kristoffersen has done it again. In a new video about the ferry-free E39 from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, he plays a major role.
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.
When Tore Wisth started at NTNU, professors were gods. The thing is, gods are helpless in the lab. They don’t know how to weld or machine or mill. They need expert help.
SFI CASA is happy to welcome Multiconsult on board. The leading Norwegian engineering and designing consultancy represents a valuable addition to CASA’s partner mosaic.
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.
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.