Sometimes, polymer layers develop microvoids that can cause leakage. The underlying mechanism resembles crazing and is a mystery to the industry. Now, the phenomenon is under investigation in the project STIP (2020-2023) led by the company Enodo AS, a spinoff from SFI CASA.
Post-doctor and polymer expert Sindre Nordmark Olufsen leaves Casa to take up a new position in Freyr Battery Norway. «The years in SFI CASA have been fantastic», he says.
The 2021 Annual Report is ready for download. New stories, new profiles, new summaries, and new photos. Plus, the usual stuff of facts and figures, projects and publications, cooperation and annual accounts.
PhD candidate Victor André presented a novel approach to mechanical joint modelling at this year’s LS-DYNA conference.
SFI CASA-researchers shared a wide variety of news with global industry players at the LS-DYNA conference.
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.
Politicians from the Labour Party got a tour and several live demos on how SIMLab works with physical security.
Miguel Costas Appointed as Associate professor at SIMLab. Thus, the group strengthens its activities within the design and modelling of aluminium structures.
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.
According to PhD candidate Jianbin Xu, a bumpy bike ride is comparable with understanding the Portevin-Le Chatelier effect in some metallic materials.
Here, of course, you will find the usual stuff of objectives and goals, facts and figures, projects, publications and annual accounts. But there is more.
«This is an extremely interesting research centre. Not only from the scientific view but also from the viewpoint of the industry”, says Stefanie Reese, Professor of RWTH Achen University in Germany.
CASA’s researchers reach out to many more as technical meetings and seminars are now just a click away.
«To receive an ECR means a lot to me. It tells me that my work is recognised for its quality and importance», says Postdoc researcher at CASA, Emil Christiansen.
«I believe that it is not typical for a research group to reach its hands so far out to industry, as CASA does», says Arjan Strating.
When a shiny new car model is rolling off the factory floor, it is also a compact example of research with high utility value. Recently, vendors in car-dealer Møller Bil got a presentation on how scientists at SFI CASA contribute to ever safer vehicles.
Glass is brittle. When it breaks, it happens suddenly and unexpectedly. It is precisely this unpredictable and violent behaviour that attracts the interest of SFI CASA´s Jonas Rudshaug.