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.
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.