Background and activities

  • Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) since 2002.
  • From 1. Sept 2014: Director of Strategic Thematic Area Energy at NTNU.
  • Head of department of Electric Power Engineering from August 2009 until August 2013.
  • Until 2002: SINTEF Energy on development of methods/principles for utilization of renewable energy in electricity markets and transmission network utilization.
  • International: Member of many international working groups, and he has been the chairman of CIGRE SC C5 Electricity Markets and Regulation and member of CIGRE Technical Committee (2008 - 2014) and is now a "Honorary Member of CIGRE".
  • Chairman of the Board of NOWITECH (Norwegian Research Centre for Offshore Wind Technology) (2015 - )
  • Board member of Energy21 (Norwegian National Strategy for Research, Development, Demonstration and Commercialisation of new Enegy Technology)
  • Research activities involve offshore grid and market integration of intermittent generation. 

He is responsible at NTNU for:

  • Coordination of international initiatives in research and education within the energy field
  • Coordination of national research initiatives as "Centres for Environmenally Friendly Energy (FME)"
  • Development of research and education initiatives with international strategic partners
  • Further development of NTNUs participation within Horizon2020 and the European Research Area.

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

Part of book/report

  • Amin, Mohammad; Zadeh, Mehdi Karbalaye; Suul, Jon Are Wold; Tedeschi, Elisabetta; Molinas Cabrera, Maria Marta; Fosso, Olav B. (2014) Stability analysis of interconnected AC power systems with multi-terminal DC grids based on the Cigré DC grid test system. IET Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG™) 2014.
  • Brovold, Sondre; Skar, Christian; Fosso, Olav B. (2014) Implementing Hydropower Scheduling in a European Expansion Planning Model. Renewable Energy Research Conference, RERC 2014.
  • D'Arco, Salvatore; Suul, Jon Are Wold; Fosso, Olav B. (2014) Small-Signal Modelling and Parametric Sensitivity of a Virtual Synchronous Machine. 18th Power system Computations Conference - PSCC 2014.
  • Fosso, Olav B; Molinas Cabrera, Maria Marta; Sand, Kjell; Coldevin, Grete Håkonsen. (2014) Moving towards the Smart Grid: The Norwegian Case. The 2014 International Power Electronics Conference.
  • Zadeh, Mehdi Karbalaye; Amin, Mohammad; Suul, Jon Are Wold; Molinas Cabrera, Maria Marta; Fosso, Olav B. (2014) Small-Signal Stability Study of the Cigré DC Grid Test System with Analysis of Participation Factors and Parameter Sensitivity of Oscillatory Modes. 18th Power system Computations Conference - PSCC 2014.
  • Allard, Stephane; See, Phen Chiak; Molinas Cabrera, Maria Marta; Fosso, Olav B; Foosnæs, Jan Andor. (2013) Electric Vehicles Charging in a Smart Microgrid Supplied with Wind Energy. PowerTech (POWERTECH), 2013.
  • D'Arco, Salvatore; Suul, Jon Are Wold; Fosso, Olav B. (2013) Control system tuning and stability analysis of Virtual Synchronous Machines. 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE).
  • Fosso, Olav B. (2013) adf. Electrical Design for Ocean Wave and Tidal Energy Systems.

Postal address

IME faculty administration Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway