Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg

Professor Department of Electronic Systems
+47 73594405
O. S. Bragstads plass 2, Elektro B * B309

Background and activities

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Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg was born in Trondheim, Norway in 1966. He received his Sivilingeniør degree (MSc) in electrical engineering in 1992 from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH). In 2001 he received the degree of Doktor ingeniør (PhD) from the same institution (now Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU). Between 1992 and 1996 he worked as a design engineer at the company Eidsvoll Electronics AS. Kjeldsberg is currently Professor at Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, NTNU. His research interests are embedded heterogeneous multi-processor systems, with a focus on multi-media and digital signal processing applications. He has participated in several national and international research projects and is member of the European Network of Excellence HiPEAC. He currently participates in two EU Horizon 2020 projects, being work package leader in the FET-HPC project READEX and principal researcher in the LEIT project Tulipp. At NTNU Kjeldsberg is group leader of the Circuit and Radio Systems group and project leader for a strategic research initiative on Energy Efficient Computing Systems, one of seven groups selected to receive special support towards EU’s research program Horizon 2020. Throughout his career, Kjeldsberg has cooperated closely with imec, in Leuven, Belgium, where he has been visiting researcher for nine months in all. He has also been visiting researcher at University of California, Irvine, Center for Embedded Computer Systems, and at imec Netherlands at the Holst Centre in Eindhoven. Kjeldsberg has published extensively at conferences and in journals, and has been coauthor of two books in his fields of interest. At NTNU he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervises a number of students at master and PhD level. Kjeldsberg is and has been a member of the board of directors both at the Faculty and in private companies. He is frequently used as reviewer for several international journals and conferences. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Catthoor, Francky; Danckaert, Koen; Kulkarni, Chidamber; Brockmeyer, Erik; Kjeldsberg, Per Gunnar; Van Achteren, Tanja; Omnes, Thierry. (2002) Data Access and Storage Management for Embedded Programmable Processors. 2002. ISBN 0-7923-7689-7.