Background and activities

Ingelin Steinsland (1974) is professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences. She is a member of the the Statistics group. Professor Steinsland has a MSc in Industrial Mathematics and a PhD in Statistics from NTNU. She is the Vice Dean of research at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.


Aim of research: Ingelin Steinsland aims to introduce new statistical methods and knowledge to applied scientists, and develop statistical methods and knowledge based on problems from applied scientists. She has a special focus on models and methods for large datasets. Steinsland has two key applications; forecasting for physical systems, especially hydrology and quantitative genetics.

Work Experience

  • 2017- Vice Dean of research, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, NTNU
  • 2014- Professor of Statistics, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU
  • 2008-2014 Associate Professor, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU
  • 2008- Advisor, SINTEF Energy Research (part time)
  • 2006-2007: Researcher SINTEF Energy Research
  • 2004-2006 Post Doctor, Dept.of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU. Project: Markov chain Monte Carlo methods in quantitative genetics
  • 2003-2004 Associate Professor (temporary), Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU
  • 1998-1999 Software developer in a start-up (VoxelVision AS)

Visiting researcher

  • 2009-2010 Visiting scholar at Department of Statistics, Stanford University, USA
  • 2009-2010 Visiting professor at SAMSI/Duke University, North Carolina, USA
  • 2001-2002 Visiting post graduate at Department of Statistics, Trinity College, Ireland

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