SFI CASA´s new PhD candidate Håvard Næss aims to make numerical simulations more accurate concerning plasticity and fracture. Without increasing the computational and calibration costs.
PhD candidate Benjamin S. Elveli works with steel and a long-standing dilemma in materials science, namely the trade-off between strength and ductility.
Accurate and reliable modelling of debris exposure by hypervelocity is a challenging task. SFI CASA’s new doctoral student Rannveig Marie Færgestad will spend the following years working on models crucial to ensure safety and sustainability in space.
New PhD candidate: When the chance came, Øystein Eirik Kvist Jacobsen happily accepted the offer of a doctorate at CASA. Here is a brief presentation on what will keep him busy for the next few years.
“It was a very inspiring visit. We need more results from research, in line with what CASA has achieved,” said Henrik Asheim after his digital visit to the center.
SFI CASA and SIMLab was part of the Norwegian Parliament’s debate on societal security 9. March. Unfortunately, the recommendation to establish a national centre for physical security was not passed
In March 2020, Associate Professor Vegard Aune at SFI CASA received a notice that he had published a new article. «I recognized neither the authors, the content, nor the study itself», he says to the magazine Forskerforum.
According to CASA’s director Magnus Langseth, the Norwegian government’s new white paper on societal security is full of challenges. Recently, he shared his views with the Standing Committee on Justice.
Hydro will sponsor a new Associate Professor position at the Department of Structural Engineering, NTNU.
Save the dates. Here is the tentative plan for virtual seminars, technical meetings and PhD examinations.
12 March: Status report on how the coronavirus affects people and activities at SFI CASA.
Neither students nor staff should stay in NTNU’s buildings, due to the extraordinary coronavirus situation.
18 students are now set out to work on master´s theses at SIMLab and SFI CASA. See the full list of this spring´s names and topics.
The executive board of Trondheim municipality, including the mayor Rita Ottervik, have witnessed a crash test in the kicking machine.
The road from research to innovation was on the agenda when representatives from Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products and Extrusion Europe visited CASA.
CEO of Hydro ASA, Hilde Merete Aasheim, recently got a quick course in how the close collaboration with CASA leads to competitive advantages for the aluminium company.
Media interest: There have been several media reports on SFI CASA lately.
The 12th European LS-DYNA Conference in Koblenz is said to be a big success. Eight SIMLab and SFI CASA people took the opportunity to present their work.