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Background and activities

  • Vice Dean of Research, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering
  • Professor, Department of Telematics.

Academic degrees:

  • 1975: Siv.ing. (MSc in Technology) 
  • 1982: Dr. Techn. 

Work experience:

  • 1975: Scientific assistant, NTH; 
  • 1981: Doctor research fellowship (NTNF); 
  • 1976 - 1997: Scientist, Head of Section, Senior Scientist, and Principal Research Scientist at ELAB, DELAB, SINTEF Telecom and Informatics; 
  • 1988 - 1997: Adjunct professor at Department of Computer Engineering and Telematics (IDT),  NTH;
  • 1997 - .......: Professor, Department of Telematics, NTNU;  
  • 2003 - 2012: Principal investigator, Norwegian Centre of Excellence Q2S - the Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems; 
  • 2009 - .......:  Vice Dean of Research, IME-NTNU;


Fields of interest 

  • Dependability modelling, analysis and simulation, analysis of operational data.
  • Communication network dependability; design & management for resilience and survivability,
  • Fault-tolerant systems,
  • Combined security and dependability evaluation, probabilistic approaches in security,
  • Architecture of ICT systems (Emphasis on dependability issues)
  • QoS in communication network and services.

Professional activities:

  • Computer communications, Special Issue on Reliable Network-based Services (RNS) 
TPC chair:
  • Networking 2014, 
  • 9th International Workshop on Rare Event Simulation, 
  • DRCN11 International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks, 
  • EURO NGI 2007 (Euro-NGI Conference on Next Generation Internet Networks.)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Telematics Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway