Background and activities

Jeevith has completed his Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from MSRIT, Bangalore, India and a Master’s degree in RAMS (Reliability Availability Maintainability and Safety) from NTNU, Norway. He has in total 3 years of industry experience in material handling and subsea oil and gas supplier industry. He has previously worked with technical safety analysis in projects encompassing HIPPS, Open Water Work-Over Systems, and arctic intervention philosophies. 
Currently he is designated as a PhD Candidate at the IMT Department at NTNU and working in the AMOS- Next Generation Inspection Maintenance and Repair (NextGenIMR) Project.  
Research topics
  • Framework for designing autonomy in subsea IMR system
  • Design guidelines for autonomous systems
  • Autonomous Safety Instrumented Systems 

NextGenIMR video

Main Supervisor- Ingrid Bouwer Utne
Co- Supervisor- Ingrid Schjølberg


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Candeloro, Mauro; Lekkas, Anastasios M.; Hegde, Jeevith; Sørensen, Asgeir Johan. (2016) A 3D Dynamic Voronoi Diagram-Based Path-Planning System for UUVs. OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey.
  • Hegde, Jeevith; Utne, Ingrid Bouwer; Schjølberg, Ingrid. (2015) Applicability of current remotely operated vehicle standards and guidelines to autonomous subsea IMR operations. Proceedings ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Volume 7: Ocean Engineering.
  • Hegde, Jeevith; Utne, Ingrid Bouwer; Schjølberg, Ingrid; Thorkildsen, Brede. (2015) Application of fuzzy logic for safe autonomous subsea IMR operations. Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems.


  • Hegde, Jeevith. (2013) Interpretations of Surprise Dimensions Applicable to Safety Studies. 22nd Society of Risk Analysis Europe Conference . Society of Risk Analysis Europe; Trondheim. 2013-06-17 - 2013-06-19.