The department's research covers microsystems like micro lasers, micro electronics, integrated optoelectronics and waveguides. Our newest field of research is Nanotechnology, where the dimentions are at atomic levels.
Our research also covers wireless technology in communication, navigation, radar and remote sensing.
With today's demands on information quantity, transmission and storage must be made as effective as possible. Signal- and image processing, speech technology, music technology and communication are also areas of our research.
The acoustics group studies the generation, propagation and reception of sound waves, as well as transducers and related signal processing, in a wide range of scenarios: sound for the communication between humans; the influence of sound on humans and animals; and technical uses such as remote sensing and underwater communication networks.
The Circuit and Radio Systems group performs research on design, modeling, verification, and testing of individual electronic circuits and larger systems. These can be used, e.g., for radio communication, for embedded control of automotive and household equipment, for health and well-being, and for microprocessors and general computing systems.
Focus is on developing novel materials and techniques with improved functionality and reduced energy consumption.
The research group develops nanoscale materials with tuneable properties, photonic sensors, and optical characterization techniques for biomedical and information technology applications.
The group performs research on oxide electronics, semiconductor nanowires, periodic structures, photonic (bio)sensors, biomedical optics, and terahertz spectroscopy.
Signal processing, statistical signal theory, information and communication theory are the main academic topics that unite the activities within the group.
Our FP7, Horizon 2020 (H2020), and EEA projects.
|H2020, 2016-2019 ||Semiconductor nanowire/graphene hybrids for high-efficiency light emitting diodes (Nagraled)||Helge Weman|
|H2020, 2016-2019 ||Towards Ubiquitous Low-power Image Processing Platforms (TULIPP)||Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg|
|H2020, 2016-2019 ||Immersive and Interactive Real Time 3D Social Media Graphics Environments for the Broadcast Industry - Visual media||Andrew Perkis|
|H2020, 2016-2019 ||Wireless In-Body Environment Communications (WiBec)||Kimmo Kansanen|
|H2020, 2015-2019 ||Runtime Exploitation of Application Dynamism for Energy-efficient eXascale computing (READEX)||Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg|
|H2020, 2015-2019 ||Innovative Quality Of Experience maNagament in Emerging mulTimedia services (QoE-Net)||Andrew Perkis|
|FP7, 2013-2016 ||SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individuals CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitoring (SEMEOTICONS)||Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg|
Projects from the Research Council of Norway (NFR).
|NFR, 2016-||Reconfigurable Radio Network Platform (ReRaNP)||Torbjörn Ekman|
|NFR, 2016||Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS)||Trond Ytterdal |
|NFR, 2016-||Lab-on-a-chip Biophotonic Sensor Platform for Diagnostics (LOC)||Astrid Aksnes|
|NFR, 2016-||Double Intraperitoneal Artificial Pancreas||Reinold Ellingsen|
|NFR, 2016-||Nano-micro-science knowledge bricks for long-term stable, reliable heterogeneously integrated microdevices (NBRIX)||Thomas Tybell|
|NFR, 2015–2019||Atomic Units for Language Universal representation of Speech - (AULUS)||Torbjørn Svendsen|
|NFR, 2014–2019||Forskerskolen for nanoteknologi for mikrosystem II||Jostein Grepstad|
|NFR, 2015–2018||Low Cost, Ultra-High Efficiency graphene nanowire Solar Cells - (GRANASOL)||Helge Weman|
|NFR 2014–2018||Interface engineered functional oxides for future device technology - (IntOxide)||Thomas Tybell|
|NFR, 2015–2018||HYBRID||Peter Svensson|
|NFR, 2013–2018||Medical sensing, localization, and communications using ultra wideband technology II - (MELODY II)||Ilangko Balasingham|
|NFR, 2015–2017||High Efficiency Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cells||Bjørn-Ove Fimland|
|NFR 2014–2017||Window Integrated Solar Collector - (WISC)||Johannes Skaar|
|NFR, 2013–2016||Thermal orientation of molecular fluids||Ulf Österberg|
|NFR, 2010–2016||Microsystems for Medical Ultrasound Video Cameras II - (MUSIC II)||Trond Ytterdal|
|NFR, 2014–2016||Holistic monitoring of indoor environment - (HOME)||Ilangko Balasingham|
|NFR 2012–2016||Frinatek: III-V nanowire/graphene||Helge Weman|
Strategic Research Areas at the IME faculty
|Coastal and Marine Operations and Surveillance (CAMOS)||Torbjörn Ekman|
|Energy Efficient Computing Systems (EECS)||Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg|
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Supervised doctorates are the highest degrees awarded by the University for research. The research is carried out under the immediate supervision of staff members. The education and training provided produce graduates who have the capacity to conduct independent research that is both original and of high international quality.