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.
Century Fracture Mechanics Summit 2019 recently gathered three generations of fracture researchers and experts under one roof in Singapore.
Recruitment is a never-ending story. A Master´s thesis at SIMLab means a lot of destruction. Watch the video.
Guest Lecture: By invitation of SFI CASA, senior manager Alessandro Rossini at PWC gives a guest lecture on NTNU 6. June.
Early in November a large delegation from China paid a visit to the Gas Gun and Shock Tube facilities.
SFI CASA is soon to meet with industrial partners, Board, Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and other friends in Oslo. Plenary sessions start on Wednesday morning, 19 September.