Alumni

 

Visiting Professors

George W. Scherer, Princeton University, USA, June, August 2011 and Jan. 2012; Appointed Onsager professor at NTNU.

Ki Hyun Yoon, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2007.

Henny Bouwmeester, Twente, Holland, 2006.

Hasan Okuyucu, Turkey, 2005.
 

Post Docs

Tuong Dan Vu, 2017.
In situ hydrothermal synthesis of ferroelectric hierarchical nanostructures.

Carlos Bernuy-López, 2014-2017.
Functional oxides for clean energy technologies.

Bo Jiang, 2014-2017.
Local structure of lead-free piezoelectrics.

Vincent Thoreton, 2014-2016.
Oxygen carrier materials.

Muhammad Hasanuzzaman, 2013-2016.
Silica anodes for Li ion batteries.

Xinzhi Chen, 2013-2015.
Novel battery materials.

Zhaohui Wang, 2011-2014.
Sodium in graphite materials.

Sophie B. Weber, 2012-2014.
Thermal barrier coatings.

Maxim Morozov, 2011-2014.
Lead-free piezoelectrics and ferroelectrics.

Julien Romann, 2010-2013.
Biotechnological Production of Materials for Optimized Solar Cell Efficiency.

Jonas Gurauskis, 2010-2013.
Proton conducting membranes.

Bin Lin, 2009-2012.
Proton conducting membranes.

Annika K. Eriksson Andersson, 2008-2012
Proton conducting oxides.

Vanesa Gil Hernandéz, 2010-2012.
Proton conducting oxide membranes.

Kati Tschöpe, 2010-2012.
FEM simulations of degradation of Hall-Héroult cells. 

Sverre Magnus Selbach, 2010-2012.
Defect chemistry of multiferroic materials.

Per Martin Rørvik, 2009-2010.
Nanostructured materials for solar cells.

Edita Garskaite, 2007-2009.
Thin films by sol-gel methods for solar cell applications.

Evanthia Stefanidaki, 2008-2009.
Ceramic nano-sized powders by spray pyrolysis.

Julian Tolchard, 2005-2008.
Materials compability and cation diffusion in functional ceramic materials.

Fride Vullum, 2006-2008.
Proton conductors based on CeNbO4- and LaNbO4-materials.

Hilde Lea Lein, 2005-2008.
Proton conducting solid oxide fuel cells based on LaNbO4-materials.

Tommy Mokkelbost, 2006-2007.
LaNbO4-based proton conductors.

Guozhong Wang, 2004-2007.
Synthesis of ferroelectric nanostructured materials.

Ingeborg Kaus, 2002-2005.
Nanocrystalline ionic conductors.

Eirik Hagen, 2000-2001.
Ceramic sidelinings for Al electrolysis cells.

Sonia Faaland, 2000-2001.
Ferroelastic oxide materials.

Lise T. Sagdahl, 1999-2001.
Oxygen permeable membranes.

Mohan Menon, 1999-2001.
Oxygen permeable membranes.

Nina Orlovskaya, 1999.
Ferroelastic LaCoO3 materials.

 

Doctors

Sandra Helen Skjærvø (PhD) - 2017
Structural and chemical stability of the hexagonal manganites
Thesis Advisor: Sverre Magnus Selbach

Lu Wang (PhD) - 2017
Mn3O4 and Carbon-Based Cathode Materials for Magnesium Batteries
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Antoine Robert Marie Dalod (PhD) - 2017
In situ synthesis of titania and titanium based organic-inorganic nanomaterials
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Mtabazi Geofrey Sahini (PhD) - 2017
Aspects related to the thermal and mechanical stability of oxygen permeable membranes
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Gerhard Henning Olsen (PhD) - 2016
Ferroelectric Tungsten Bronzes
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Belma Talic (PhD) - 2016
Metallic Interconnects for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Katherine Inzani (PhD) - 2016
Structure-Property Relations of Reduced MoO3
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Nils Peter Wagner (PhD) - 2016
Alternative Li-ion Cathodes based on Transition Metal Orthosilicates
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Espen Tjønneland Wefring (PhD) - 2015
Lead-Free Ferroelectric Materials based on BiFeO3 and Bi0.5K0.5TiO3
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Stefanus Lumban Tobing (PhD) - 2015
High Temperature corrosion and corrosion protection of metallic interconnects for SOFC
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Ky-Nam Pham (PhD) - 2014
Potassium Sodium Niobate Thin Films by Chemical Solution Deposition
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Mustafa H. Balci (PhD) - 2014
Solution based synthesis of Si quantum dots and down-shifting layers for solar cell applications
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Malin Sletnes (PhD) - 2014
Wet chemical synthesis of silicon nanoparticles and phosphorent oxides for white light emitting diodes
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Astri Bjørnetun Haugen (PhD) - 2014
Synthesis and characterisation on textured lead-free piezoelectric ceramics
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Carl Erik Lie Foss (PhD) - 2014
Thermal stability and electrochemical performance of graphite anodes in Li-ion batteries
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Xinzhi Chen (PhD) - 2013
Dense Oxygen Separation Membrane Materials – Thermal and Chemical Expansion of La1-xSrxMO3-δ (M=Fe, Co) and Tape Casting and Mechanical Properties of La2NiO4+ δ
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Astrid Bakken (PhD) - 2013
Sintering behaviour and mechanical properties of porous alumina ceramics
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Ørjan Fossmark Lohne (PhD) - 2013
Stability and oxygen transport properties of B-site substituted Lanthanum strontium ferrite
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Bronislav Novak (PhD) - 2013
On the Chemical and Electrochemical Formation of Aluminium Carbide in Aluminium Electrolysis
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Markus Bernhardt (PhD) - 2013
Development of high performance lightweight aggregates
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Tor Olav Løveng Sunde (PhD) - 2013
Aqueous sol-gel processing of transparent conducting rare earth doped indium tin oxide
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Tobias Danner (PhD) - 2013
Reactivity in Calcined Clays
Thesis Advisor: Harald Justnes, Co-advisor: Kjell Wiik

Vegar Øygarden (PhD) - 2013
4d/5d Transition Metals in Perovskite Cathode Materials
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Haitao Zhou (PhD) - 2013
Nanostructured cathode materials for Li-ion batteries
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Sidsel Meli Hanetho (PhD) - 2012
Hybrid Aminopropyl Silane-based Coatings on Steel
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud
 

Morten Onsrud (PhD) - 2012
Carbon Cones as Negative Electrode Material in Lithium-Ion Batteries
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer
 

Guttorm Ernst Syvertsen (PhD) - 2012
Synthesis and properties of electrolyte and cathode materials for proton conducting fuel cells.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Sophie Weber (PhD) - 2012
Spray pyrolysis of thermal barrier coatings.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Magnus Rotan (PhD) - 2011
Phase composition, microstructure and resistance to attrition of alumina-based supports for Fischer-Tropsch catalysts.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Hasan Güleryüz (PhD) - 2011
Investigation of the mechanisms governing the deposition of sol particles on a substrate.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Kati Tschöpe (PhD) - 2010
Degradation of cathode lining in Hall-Héroult cells - Autopsies and FEM simulations.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Zhaohui Wang (PhD) - 2010
Ageing of Si3N4-bonded SiC sidewall materials in Hall-Héroult cells - Material characterization and computer simulation.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Francesco Madaro (PhD) - 2010
Synthesis of textured K1-xNaxNbO3 materials.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Sverre Magnus Selbach (PhD) - 2009
Structure, stability and phase transitions of mulitferroic BiFeO3.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Morten Sundheim Jensen (PhD) - 2009
Hot pressing and degradation of TiB2 inert cathodes.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Ove Paulsen (PhD) - 2009
Rigid bonded glass ceramic seals for high temperature membrane reactors and solid oxide fuel cells.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Per Martin Rørvik (PhD) - 2008
Synthesis of ferroelectric nanostructures.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Marián Palcut (PhD) - 2007
Cation diffusion in LaMnO3, LaCoO3 and LaFeO3 materials.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Paul Inge Dahl (Dr.ing) - 2006
Synthesis and characterization of ionic conductors based on ZrO2, BaZrO3 and SrCeO3 and preparation of LaFeO3 and LaCoO3 thin films.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Johann Mastin (PhD) - 2006
Structure, ferroelastic properties and mechanical behaviour of LaCoO3-based materials
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Tommy Mokkelbost (PhD) - 2006
Synthesis and characterization of ionic conducting CeO2- and LaNbO4-based materials
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Hilde Lea Lein (Dr.ing) - 2005
Mechanical properties and phase stability of oxygen permeable membranes La0.5Sr0.5Fe1-xCoxO3-d
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Geir Watterud (Dr.ing) - 2005
Determination of oxygen transport coefficients in perovskites and perovskite related materials with mixed conductivity
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Anita Fossdal (Dr.ing) - 2003
Phase relations, thermal and mechanical properties of LaFeO3-based ceramics
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Inger-Lise Tangen (Dr.ing) - 2003
Preparation and characterization of aluminium nitride-based ceramic composites
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Ivar Wærnhus (Dr.ing) - 2003
Defect chemistry, conductivity and mass transport properties of La1-xSrxFeO3-d (x=0 and 0.1)
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Rita Glenne (Dr.ing) - 2001
Preparation and Transport Properties of SrFeO3 Based Materials with Controlled Microstructure
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Erik Enebakk (Dr.ing) - 2001
Ceramic Cell-construction Materials for the Electrolysis of Rare Earth Chlorides
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Lisbeth Rørmark (Dr.ing) - 2001
Structural Properties and Thermodynamics of La1-xAxMnOd
(A = Ca, Sr; O<x<1)
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Ståle Pedersen (Dr.ing) - 2001
Viscosity, Structure and Glass Dormation in the AlCl3-ZnCl2 System
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Eirik Hagen (Dr.ing) - 2000
AlN and AlN/SiC Ceramic Sidelining Materials in Aluminium Electrolysis Cells
Thesis Advisor:  Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Kjersti Kleveland (Dr.ing) - 2000
Preperation, Microstructure, and Chemical Properties of LaCoO3 and SrFeO3 Based Ceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Sonia Faaland (Dr.ing) - 2000
Heterogeneous Ceramic Interfaces in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Dense Oxygen Permeable Membranes.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Arve Solheim (Dr.ing) - 1999
Preperation and Characterisation of AlN/Al-composite Materials as Side Lining in Aluminium Electrolysis Cells.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Leonard D. Akwilapo (Dr.ing) - 1999
Utilisation og Pugu Kaolin Clay in Porcelain and Aluminosilicate Refractories Focusing on Mechanisms for Strength Development.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Jørn Lone Rutlien (Dr.ing) - 1998
Chemical Reactions and Mineral Formation during Sodium Aluminium Fluoride Attack on Aluminosilicate and Anorthite Based Refractories.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Bernt Egil Vigeland (Dr.ing) - 1996
A Thermodynamic Study of Phase Relations in the System Y2O3-BaO-CuOx-CO2-O2.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Aase Mari Hundere (Dr.ing) - 1995
Sintering of Aluminium Nitride (AlN) Ceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Siv Aasland (Dr.ing) - 1995
Spectroscopic Studies of ZrF4 - Based Glasses - with Emphasis on the Oxidation States of Transition Metals and Glass Structure.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Anne Marie Mardal Moe (Dr.ing) - 1995
Growth and Characterisation of YBa2Cu3O7-x High Tc Superconducting Crystals.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Marianne Færøyvik (Dr.ing) - 1994
Chemical Reactions and Mineral Formation by Sodium Aluminium Fluoride Attack on Anorthite Based Refractories.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Siv Hæreid (Dr.ing) - 1993
Preparation and Characterization of Transparent, Monolithic Silica Zerogels with Low Density.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Gjertrud Rian (Dr.ing) - 1992
A Thermodynamic Study of the Phase Stability Regions in the System Y2O3-BaO-CuOx.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud



Master of Science, engineering. (Norwegian: Sivilingeniør/Master i teknologi)

Solveig Aamlid (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016

The Effect of Thermal History on the Structural and Dielectric Properties of Tetragonal Tungsten Bronzes
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Karina Aasheim (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
New materials for Mg-ion batteries - Mn3O4 as cathode
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Nikolai Helth Gaukås (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016

The Effect of Donor Doping with Ti4+ on the Oxygen Absorption Properties of h-YMnO3
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Ola G. Grendahl (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Development of polymer-nanoparticle composite with high refractive index
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann einarsrud

Magnus Gryteselv (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Synthesis of BaTiO3-nanoparticles by spray-pyrolysis of TiO2-nanoparticles dispersed in Ba(NO3)2-solution
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann einarsrud

Stine Marie Hoggen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016

Development of an asymmetrical oxygen permeable membrane based on hexagonal manganites
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach
 
Vegard Hornnes (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Surfaces and coatings for anti-icing applications
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein
 
Sigrid Høyem (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Optimisation of Spray Pyrolysed (La0.6Sr0.4)0.9CoO3 Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud
 
Simon L. Jørgensen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande
 
Vyacheslav Lobintsev (MSc) - 2016
Synthesis of Li-ion battery cathode materials by flame spray pyrolysis
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer
 
Kim T. Lorentzen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande
 
Kent Mogstad (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
A study on commercial SiC-powders sintered by hot pressing
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik
 
Lars-Henrik Nysteen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Exploring lithium ion batteries for wind powered water injection
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer
 
Mari Berge Ommedal (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Influence of Artificial Porosity on Piezoelectric Behaviour of (K,N)NbO3 (KNN) Bulk Cermics
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud
 
Tina Olaussen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Conductive Coatings for Metal Bipolar Plates in Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyzers
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein
 
Espen Stornes (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Preparation of Inks for Inkjet Printing of Thin Films in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein
 
Kristian F. K. Thorbjørnsen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Electrochemical characterization of YMnO3 in alkaline solution
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach
 
Rasmus Vester Thøgersen (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
First-Principles Calculations of Oxygen Vacancy Formation in Epitaxially Strained La1-xCaxMnO3
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach
 
Hanna Sandvoll Vassmyr (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2016
Development of Hydrophobic Surfaces for Anti-Icing Applications
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein
 
Kristine Bakken (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015

Sintering of lead-free piezoelectric materials
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Trond Brandvik (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Ferroelectric Transitions in SrxBa(1-x)Nb2O6
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Duy Che (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Effect of CuO doping in Bi0.5K0.5TiO3
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Brage Kjeldby (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Effect of Firing Temperature on the Kinetics of Oxygen Reduction in La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d (LSCF) Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Raymond Luneng (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Development of Hydrophobic Surfaces for Anti-Icing Applications
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Natalia Mazur (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Microstructural design of CaMnO3 and its thermoelectric proprieties
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Ole Bjørn Ellingsen Moe (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Development of Hydrophobic Surfaces for Anti-Icing Applications
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Trygve Ræder (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015

Self-Poling and Ageing in PZT Thin Films With Interdigitated Electrodes
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Elise Ramleth Østli (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2015
Optimization of chemical composition of novel manganite oxides for oxygen permeable membranes
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Mari Reidulff (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2014
Phase Stability and Point Defects in InMnO3
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Tormod Østmoe (Siv.ing./MSc) - 2014
Nanomaterials for chemical oxygen storage
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Linda Berg Aas (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Corrosion protection of metals/alloys by EPD.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Christine Blom (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Development of Rare Earth Metal Iron Oxides as Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conductors.
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Fredrik Hornkjel Bø (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Protective Spinel Coatings for Metallic Interconnects in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Mads Christensen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Development of lead-free ferroelectric ceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Madelen Mørk Frydenlund (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Development of a new class of oxygen ion mixed conductors.
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Aase Marie Halvorsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Hydrophobic Coatings for Anti-Icing Applications.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Lise Helmine Haugesten (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Alternative Methods for Curing of TCO Thin Films.
Thesis Advisor: Ingeborg Kaus

Erik Riber Hem (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Silicon for silicon nitride based products.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Ida Johansen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Wet Chemical Synthesis of Graphene for Battery Applications.
Thesis Advisor: Ingeborg Kaus

Thomas Loland (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Development of oxide based thermoelectric materials.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Astrid Marthinsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
A first-principles Study of epitaxial Interfaces between Graphene and GaAs.
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Eirik Ottestad (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Porous nanomaterials for shale oil and gas production.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Ellen-Kristin Raasok (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2014
Hydrophobic Coatings for Anti-Icing Applications.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Anne Elisabeth Thorstensen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Life cycle assessment of intermediate band solar cells.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Jonas Said Baazi (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Cation order in relaxor ferroelectric materials.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Dehlia Eide Brennhaugen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Texturing of lead-free piezoelectric materials.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Ragni Fjellgaard Mikalsen (MSc, chemistry) - 2013
Hydrothermal synthesis of intermediate band semiconductors.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Roger Moen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Spray pyrolysis of phosphor materials.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Silje Kathrin Nesdal (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Development of novel oxides for use in oxygen permeable membranes.
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Thong Xuan Nguyen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Ceramic thermal barrier coatings.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Eva Rise (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Tape casting of textured lead-free ferroelectric ceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Jaran Sele (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Development of n-type oxides for applications in thermoelectric devices.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Sandra Helen Skjærvø (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Development of optical active layers for solar cells.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Susanne Linn Skjærvø (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Complex formation in wet chemical synthesis of oxides.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Belma Talic (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Oxygen permeation in optimized, asymmetric ceramic membranes for syngas production.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Stine Lund Walø (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Lead-free piezoelectric materials based on silver niobate.
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Harald Øvregård (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2013
Silicon for silicon nitride based products.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Dan Stræte Lagergren (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Permeation and Mechanical Properties of Porous Supports Intended for Asymmetric Membranes Based on La0.2Sr0.8Fe0.8Al0.2O3-d.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Runar Holten Bøen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
An experimental investigation of co-sintering of oxygen permeable asymmetric membranes with composition La0.2Sr0.8Fe0.8Ta0.2O3
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Øystein Gullbrekken (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Thermal characterization of anode materials for Li-ion batteries.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Anne Marthe Nymark (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Oxidation of silicon poweder in humid air.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Gerhard Henning Olsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Texturing of lead free piezoelectric ceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Alf Petter Syvertsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Alloys as Anode Materials in Magnesium Ion Batteries.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Phung Hieu Dinh Tran (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Structural and electrochemical characterization of graphite materials for Li ion batteries.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Petter Wibe (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2012
Optimization of Strength and Permeability of Tape casted Porous La0.2Sr0.8Fe0.8Ta0.2O3-δ.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Inga Askestad (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Ceramic thermal barrier coating of yttria stabilized zirconia made by spray pyrolysis.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Inger Marie Bjørnevik (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Stability and degradation of fuel cells based on proton conducting materials.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Dag Håkon Haneberg (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Size effects in Sm-substituted bismuth ferrite.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Oddmund Hatling (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Size effects in La-substituted bismuth ferrite.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Håkon Trygve Strøm Jørgensen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Oxidation of silicon in aqueous media.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Marius Uv Nagell (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Carbon nanocones as electrode materials in lithium ion batteries.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Anita Reksten (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Hydrothermal Synthesis of LaFeO3.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Øyvind Sunde Sortland (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Wet chemical synthesis of materials for intermediate band solar cells.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum-Bruer

Jon Martinsen Strand (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Development of lead-free electroceramics - K0.5Na0.5NbO3 substituted with Li & Ta
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Urd Olden Sæther (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Wet chemical synthesis and deposition of silicon quantum dots for enhanced solar cell efficiency.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Espen Tjønneland Wefring (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Nanostructuring of oxygen permeable membranes by chemical etching tecniques.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Åsne Århus (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2011
Wet chemical deposition of silicon quantum dots for enhanced solar cell efficiency.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Lars Petter Bjørkeng (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
Sintering of K0.5Na0.5NbO3 piezoceramics.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Torbjørn Cederløv (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
The BiFeO3-LaFeO3 system
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Kristian Nyborg Dahl (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
Silica-organic hybrid materials for solar cell applications
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Helle Ervik Fossheim (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
Development of optical active layers in solar cells
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Amund Nordli Løvik (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
Crystal structure and stability of hexagonal HoMnO3
Thesis Advisor: Sverre M. Selbach

Marianne Charlotte Simonsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2010
Ceramic thermal barrier coatings
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Kristin Bergum (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Wet Chemical Preparation and Characterisation of Nanocrystalline and Bulk Yttrium Manganite
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Astri Bjørnetun Haugen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Photocatalytic activity of Ag/TiO2 nanoparticles produced by spray pyrolysis.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Katja Ekroll Jahren (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Solid oxide fuel cells with proton conducting La(Sr)NbO4 electrolyte and La0.8Sr0.2MnO3-La(Sr)NbO4 composite cathode
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Ørjan Fossmark Lohne (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Development of optical active layers for solar cells: photoluminescence in Er/Yb doped yttria.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Christoffer Vikne Moen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
BN- and Si3N4-coating on quartz crucibles for casting of solar cell graded polycrystalline silicon.
Thesis Advisor: Hilde Lea Lein

Rune Nilsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Silicon for Si3N4 bonded SiC-materials
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Malin Sletnes (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Wet chemical based methods for deposition of quantum dot structures for enhanced solar cell efficiency.
Thesis Advisor: Fride Vullum

Tor Olav Løveng Sunde (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
Development of optical active layers in solar cells.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Vegar Øygarden (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2009
LaNb1/3M2/3O3 (M = Ni, Co, Cu) cathodes in fuel cells based on proton conducting LaNbO4 electrolyte.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Chunming Tan (MSc) - 2008
Mathematical models for degradation of cathode lining in Hall-Heroult cells.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Guttorm Ernst Syvertsen (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2008
Development and testing of anode and cathode materials intended for SOFC's based on proton conducting electrolytes
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Magnus Rotan (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2007
Hydrogenpermeable membraner
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Zhaohui Wang (MSc) - 2007
Thermo-mechanical models for degradaton of sidelining in aluminium electrolysis cells
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Abraham Boateng (MSc) - 2006
The role of barium sulphate as ant-wetting agent in aluminasilicate refractory castables
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Tajammul Hussain (MSc) - 2006
TiB2 inert cathodes for aluminium electrolysis
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Stian Hatling Yttervik (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2006
Hot pressing of TiB2
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Siw-Christin Aaserud (Siv.ing/MSc) - 2006
Synthesis of monodisperse nanocrystals
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Samuel Agyare-Asante (MSc) - 2005
An experimental study of processes taking place at the interface between liquid aluminium and alumina-silicate based refractory castables
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Tone Lyngdal (Siv.ing) - 2005
Mechanism of growth of ferroelectric nanorods in sodiumchlorideflux
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Sverre Magnus Selbach (Siv.ing) - 2005
The influence of grain size and thermomechanical strain on the properties of ferroelectric polycrystals
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Per Martin Ljønes Rørvik (Siv.ing) - 2004
Synthesis of nano-structured oxide materials with perovskite structures
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Øystein Skottun Andersen (Siv.ing) - 2003
Thermal and mechanical properties of lanthanum strontium iron
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Anne Silje Holter (Siv.ing) - 2003
The assessment of the variation in electrical conductivity with PO2 in the pseudo binary system LaFeO3-x - LaMnO3+y at 1000C.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Lene Karlstad (Siv.ing) - 2003
The assessment of the mechanism for oxygen exchange in pure LaCoO3-d and the effect of Sr-substitution.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Sidsel Meli Hanetho (Siv.ing) - 2002
Development of Inorganic Binders Based on Amorphous Mineral Material
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Leif Olav Jøsang (Siv.ing) - 2002
The Oxygen Transport Properties of Mixed Conductors in the System SrFeO3-x
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Ruth Astrid Strøm (Siv.ing) - 2002
Development of Titanium Diboride Materials for Application as Wettable Cathodes in Aluminium Production
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Andreas Sæther Helle (Siv.ing) - 2000
Determination of oxygen Transport Coefficients for Various Stochimetries in the System La1-xSrxGa1-xFexOy.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Tommy Mokkelbost (Siv.ing) - 2000
Preperation and Characterization of Aluminium Nitride-Silicon carbide Composite Materials.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Hilde Lea Hansen (Siv.ing) - 1999
Determination of Oxygen Flux in Cobalt Substituter Strontium Ferrate.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Tore Larsen (Siv.ing) - 1999
Determination of Oxygen Transport Coefficients in Strontium Ferrate.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Knut Are Myhre (Siv.ing) - 1999
Development of New Sialon Materials by Slip Casting.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Berit Gudding Petersen (Siv.ing) - 1999
Plastisizing Agents for Cement/Mortar Based Lignosulponates and Calsium Nitrate Combinations.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Kenneth Solvang (Siv.ing) - 1999
Development of Aluminium Nitride Ceramics with Bimodal Microstructure.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Paul Johannes Ulvan (Siv.ing) - 1999
Preperation of Sililcon Bounded Silicon Carbide.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Torbjørn Rød (Siv.ing) - 1999
Oxygen flux in La1-xSrxGayFe1-yOz Materials.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Jostein Krogrud (Siv.ing) - 1998
Determination of Oxygen Transport in Mixed Conductors Using the Potential-step Technique.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Anita Fossdal (Siv.ing) - 1998
Crystal Structure and Microstructure in the Systems Sr4Fe6-xCo0xO13-s.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Inger-Lise Tangen (Siv.ing) - 1998
Determination of Oxygen Flux in Mixed Conductors.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Cathrine Engebretsen (Siv.ing) - 1998
Determination of Oxygen transport in Mixed Conductors.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Johan Heide (Siv.ing) - 1997
Modeling of High Temperature Deformation of Refractories.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Stig Henning Helgestad (Siv.ing) - 1997
Preparation of Materials in the System Si-C-N-B from a Polymer Precursor.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Geir Watterud (Siv.ing) - 1997
Sintering of Calcium and Strontium Doped Lanthanum Manganite.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Tone Melgård (Siv.ing) - 1996
Water Bsed Preperation of Zirconia Based Materials.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Ståle Pedersen (Siv.ing) - 1996
Ceramics and Glass from Gels in the System Magnesia-Alumina-Ailica.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Rune Bjarstad (Siv.ing) - 1996
Sintering of Aluminium Nitride.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Erik Markus M. Bruno (Siv.ing) - 1996
Silicon Oxynitride Ceramics from Microsilica and Siliconnitride. Studies of Sintering Properties and Corrosion Resistance of Molten Aluminium.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Cecilie Evju (Siv.ing) - 1996
Sintering of Ceramic Materials Relevant for Application as Oxygen Permeable Membranes.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Iver Dynna (Siv.ing) - 1995
Sintering of Beta-Silicon Nitride.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Hans Jacob Kvaal Grevstad (Siv.ing) - 1995
An Investigation of the Formation of Silicon Oxynitride Ceramics from Silicone Nitride and Microsilica.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Eirik Hagen (Siv.ing) - 1995
Sintering of Titanium diboride.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Elin Larsen (Siv.ing) - 1995
Preperation, Sintering and Characterization of gels in the Magnesia-Alumina-Silica.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Christian Rafn Smith (Siv.ing) - 1995
A Study of the Interface between Electrolyte and Cathode in a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Håkon Sommerset (Siv.ing) - 1995
Liquid Phase Sintering of Silicon Carbide.
Thesis Advisor: Tor Grande

Jørn Lone Rutlin (Siv.ing) - 1994
Testing of Alkali Resistance for Andalusitic Based Refractories.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Krister Engvoll (Siv.ing) - 1993
Phase-Stability and Electrical Conductivity of Doped Strontum Ferrate.
Thesis Advisor: Kjell Wiik

Hanne Grødal (Siv.ing) - 1992
Studie av grenseflaten mellom væske og fast stoff i dispersjoner av oksidkerampulver.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Walter Jaggi (Siv.ing) - 1992
En undersøkelse av mulighetene for forbedring av materialegenskapene hos silisiumnitridkeramikk ved innblanding av silisiumkarbid.
Thesis Advisor: Ja L. Holm

Bodil Madslien (Siv.ing) - 1992
Fremstilling av silika xerogeler med lav tetthet.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Senem G. Shamsili (Siv.ing) - 1992
Utvikling av keramisk lim for høytemperatur brenselsceller.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Cathrine Knudsen Strømmen (Siv.ing) - 1992
En termodynamisk undersøkelse av systemet platina-flour.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Egil Holm (Siv.ing) - 1991
Studier av aldringsprosessen av silika aerogeler.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Arve Solheim (Siv.ing) - 1991
Silisiumnitrid keramikk fremstilt fra beta-silisium nitrid pulver. Studier av egenskaper.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

David Verdu (Siv.ing) - 1991
Synteser og undersøkelser av noen binære og ternære forbindelser i systemet Magnesiumoksid - Aluminiumoksid - Silisiumoksid.
Thesis Advisor: Jan L. Holm

Lars Årtun (Siv.ing) - 1991
Framstilling av glass fra monolittiske silika aerogeler.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Kjetil Bergan (Siv.ing) - 1991
Framstilling av silika glass ved sintring av monolittisk xerogel.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Jan-Otto Smith-Meyer Hoel (Siv.ing) - 1990
En undersøkelse av systemet yttriumoksid - kobberoksid ved scanningkalometri.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Cecilie Holm (Siv.ing) - 1990
Fremstilling av silika xerogeler ved aldring i alkoholer.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Aase Marie Hundere (Siv.ing) - 1990
En studie av enkrystallvekst i systemet yttrium-barium-kobber-oksyd.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Grethe Lien (Siv.ing) - 1990
En høytemperatur røntgenundersøkelse av forbindelsen yttrium-dibarium-trikobberoksid med varierende oksygeninnhold.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

Torgeir Lunde (Siv.ing) - 1990
Frysetørking av silika alkogeler.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Lucie Ellen Farbrodt (Siv.ing) - 1989
Framstilling av silika aerogel fra alkosider. En undersøkelse av effekten av tilsetningsstoffer under tørkeprosessen.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Ellen Cathrine Holmen (Siv.ing) - 1989
Sintring av aluminiumnitrid i keramikk. En undersøkelse av fluorider som sintringstilsats.
Thesis Advisor: Mari-Ann Einarsrud

Grete Krogenes (Siv.ing) - 1989
Effekten av doping på faseforhold og superledende egenskaper til forbindelser i systemet vismutoksyd-strontiumoksyd-kalsiumoksyd-kobberoksyd.
Thesis Advisor: Stein Julsrud

 

Former Scientific Staff

Kjell Ove Kongshaug, 2005-2006. Present affiliation: FFI
Stein Julsrud. Present affiliation: REC.


Research Scientists

Malin Sletnes

Rune Barland

Ruth Astrid Strøm

Trine Øyås

Øystein Andersen

Elin Nilsen


Exchange Students and visitors

Amy Bergerud, UT Austin, USA, 2015.

Romain Florentin, University of Mulhouse, France, 2015.

Michael Bittner, PhD-student, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany, 2015.

Julien Claquesin, ESIREM, France, 2015.

Antoine Dalod, ESIREM, France, 2014.

Dr. Eva Bartonickova, post doc, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, 2014.

Michael Breunig, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, 2013.

Markus Dunst, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, 2013.

Sergio Gonzalez, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2012-13.

Nils Wagner, Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2012.

Roberta Rosata, University of Lecce, Italy, 2012

Sebastiaan (Bas) F.P. ten Donkelaar, University of Twente, the Netherlands, 2012.

Flora Molinari, University Bordeaux, France, 2012,

Aleksandra Mielewczyk-Gryn, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, 2011.

Julia Desirée Meyer,Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, 2011.

Filip Karas, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, the Czech Republic,  2011.

Manuel Weirich, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2011.

Benjamin Otter, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, 2010-2011.

Rosemary Cox-Galhotra, University of Virginia, US, 2010.

Nils Wagner, Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2010.

Katja Schönherr, Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, 2009.

Lori Groven, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, US, 2009.

Haitao Zhou, Central South University, China, 2008-2009.

Andreas Egger, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2008.

Patrick Lamprecht, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2008.

Celine Etrillard, Bordeaux, France, 2008.

Sara Baumann, Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, 2007-2008.

Sara Grützner, Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, 2007-2008.

Sebastian Schmachtel, Uni. Marburg, Germany, 2007-2008.

Waldemar Fegler, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 2007.

Kati Tschöpe, Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, 2006-2007.

Teruaki Tezuka, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 2007.

Jianxin Yi, Holland, 2007.

Eva Bartonickova, Slovakia, 2007.

Naoko Yamaguchi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 2006.

Jonas Østby, Denmark, 2006.

Veronica Hoepfner, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 2006.

Fabian Nitsche, Germany, 2005.

Silvie Svarcova, Czech Republic, 2005.

Francesco Madaro, Lecce, Italy, 2004.

Laura Bocher, Rennes, France, 2004.

Matthieu Salaun, Rennes, France, 2004.

Johann Mastin, Rennes, France, 2003.

Andreas Christian Möller, Universität Göttingen (1998)

Joseph Matyas, Prague Institute of Technology, 1997.

About us

Contact persons:

Professor Mari-Ann Einarsrud
E-mail: mari-ann.einarsrud@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 02

Professor Tor Grande
E-mail: tor.grande@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 84

Professor Kjell Wiik
E-mail: kjell.wiik@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 82

Assoc. Prof. Hilde Lea Lein
E-mail: hilde.lea.lein@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 55 08 80

 Assoc. Prof. Fride Vullum-Bruer
E-mail:
fride.vullum-bruer@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 39 76

Assoc. Prof. Sverre M. Selbach
E-mail:
selbach@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 99

Assoc. Prof. Maria Benelmekki
E-mail:
maria.benelmekki@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 05

Assoc. Prof. Dennis Meier
E-mail:
dennis.meier@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 73 59 40 47

 

Assoc. Prof. Sondre K. Schnell
E-mail:
sondre.k.schnell@ntnu.no
Phone: +47 45 27 54 63

Visiting address:
Sem Sælandsvei 12
NTNU
N-7034 TRONDHEIM
Norway

Postal address:
Inorganic Chemistry and Ceramics Research Group
att: Mari-Ann Einarsrud
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
N-7491 TRONDHEIM
Norway