Background and activities

Background

PhD in software reliability, NTNU

Competence/interests:

  • Safety instrumented systems
  • Software Reliability
  • Reliability assessments
  • Risk and Vulnerability Analysis, HAZID/HAZOP
  • Information security
  • SIL and SIS related standards (IEC 61508, IEC 61511)
  • Emergency preparedness regulations for energy provision in Norway (Beredskapsforskriften), Air Traffic Management (SAR methodology, ESARR4, ESARR6), Railway (EN50126, EN50128, EN50129),

Professional career:

  • 2014 – present, NTNU, Adjunct Professor (20%)
  • 2013 – 2015, Safetec Nordic, Specialist Engineer
  • 2014 – 2015, Safetec Nordic, R&D manager
  • 2013 – 2015, Safetec Nordic, Team Leader / Specialist Engineer
  • 2010-2013, Safetec Nordic, Specialist Engineer
  • 2007-2009, Institutt for energiteknikk (IFE), Division head / Principal Scientist
  • 2005-2006, IFE, Section head
  • 1995-2005, IFE, M.Sc./Researcher/Senior researcher
  • 1994, Høgskolen i Bodø, M.Sc.
  • 1993-1994, Hærens Ingeniørskole, Teacher

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

Books

  • Winther, Rune; Gran, Bjørn Axel; Dahll, Gustav. (2005) Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security. Springer. 2005. ISBN 3540292004.
  • Winther, Rune; Gran, Bjørn Axel; Dahll, Gustav. (2005) Computer Safety, Reliability and Security Proceedings of the 24th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2005. Springer. 2005. ISBN 3540292004.

Part of book/report

  • Gran, Bjørn Axel; Simensen, John Eidar. (2015) Applying a reliability metric for assessing computer-based logical diagrams. Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems.
  • Sarshar, Sizarta; Gran, Bjørn Axel; Haugen, Stein; Skjerve, Ann Britt M. (2012) Visualisation of risk for hydrocarbon leakages in the planning of maintenance and modification activities on offshore petroleum installations. 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012, 25-29 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Nyheim, Ole Magnus; Gran, Bjørn Axel; Pedersen, Linda Martens; Seljelid, Jorunn; Vinnem, Jan Erik; Vatn, Jørn. (2010) Use of bayesian network for modeling risk influencing factors. Reliability, risk and safety : back to the future.
  • Gran, Bjørn Axel; Hauge, André; Lavik, Linda; Winther, Rune. (2007) Some challenges and solutions assessing the safety of ATM systems. Risk, reliability and societal safety : proceedings of the European Safety and Reliabilty Conference 2007 (ESREL 2007).
  • den Braber, Folker; Dimitrakos, Theo; Gran, Bjørn Axel; Lund, Mass Soldal; Stølen, Ketil; Aaagedal, Jan Øyvind. (2003) The CORAS methodology: Model-based risk assessment using UML and UP. UML and the Unified Process.