Born 6 March 1967
Married, 3 children
|Aims||To contribute to the creation of valuable products and software through systematic methodical development with a focus on user needs and concerns.|
|Employment||2007-present : Research Director at SINTEF
Managing 25 researchers within Optical Measuirement Systems and Data Analysis
2002-2006 : Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Lumex AS
1992-2002 : Research scientist at SINTEF
1991-1991 : Scientific trainee at the Multimedia lab of the Norwegian
|Education||1996-2000 : PhD (dr.scient) at the University of Oslo
"Improving shape similarity retrieval systems" at the applied industrial mathematics group at the department for informatics.
1986-1991 : MSc (siv.ing.) at the Norwegian Institute of Technology
1991 : Preparatory exam in linguistics and phonetics at the University
|Social engagement||Member of the board of GasSecure AS 2010-present
Member of the board of Sinvent AS 2009-present
Member of the board of OptoSense AS 2007-present
Controller and member of the board in Evje School Band 2008-2010
Coach for Jutuls ice hockey childrens teams (G94 and G97) 2003-2010
Employee member of the board at Lumex AS 2003-2006
Chairman of the board at the joint property of Vallerveien 150/152 since 1998-2007
Employee member of the board at the Research institutes kindergarten 1999-2000
Student member of the board at the Norwegian Institute of Technology 1990.
|Main achievements||Creating a sound economical situation for the department of Optical
measurement systems at SINTEF during the finance crisis
Programming manufacturing data mining tools for Hydro Aluminium Extrusion.
Machine vision design for reverse vending machines for Tomra Systems ASA.
Seabed classification systems for multibeam and single beam echo sounders for Kongsberg Simrad Subsea AS.
Programming the neural network kernel of dGB Earth Sciences BV seismic interpretation tools.
Metrology measurement system for air brake fittings for Raufoss AS.
Several pending patents within image processing.