Background and activities

 

PERSONAL DATA

Name:

Bjørn Hafskjold

Address:

Tillerringen 54, 7092 TILLER (private)

Dept. for kjemi, 7491 TRONDHEIM (work)

Phone:

+47 72880858 (private), +47 73594487 (work), +47 91897078 (mobile)

Email:

Bjorn.Hafskjold@ntnu.no

Date/place of birth:

1947-03-21/Drammen

Nationality:

Norwegian

Language abilities:

English (fluent), some French, German and Japanese

Education

 

1966 – 71:

NTH, Trondheim: Siviling.

1971 – 79:

Dr. techn. (NTH)

 

 

Interests

 

Professional

Management, transport processes in condensed media(liquids and solids), numerical simulations (molecular dynamics), teaching

Private

Mountaineering, orienteering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

1971 - 81

Doctorate student at NTH, Univ. of Paris, Univ. of Bergen, State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook. Worked with numerical simulations of molten salts and electrolyte solutions, leading to the degree dr. techn. at NTH.

1981 - 85

Researcher, group leader and Research director at SINTEF Petroleum technology (PETEK). Responsible for budget, sales and review of projects. Established and completed SINTEF's collaborative project ISEP with Southwest Research Inst. (SwRI), San Antonio, Texas. Manager of SINTEF's Center for petroleum process technology.

1985 - 87

Division manager of Petroleum technology at IKU.

1988 - present

Professor i physical chemistry at NTH/NTNU. Teaching physical chemistry and research on coupled transport processes in liquids and at surfaces.

1996 - 98

Dean at Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, NTNU.

1999 - 2004

Project leader NOTUR (Norwegian high-performance comuting).

2004 - 05

CEO of UNINETT Sigma AS and project leader NOTUR II.

2005 - 13

Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, NTNU.)

 

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