Reliability and Safety Studies
at NTNU / SINTEF
Welcome to the web pages of the ROSS Gemini Centre at NTNU and SINTEF.
ROSS is an acronym for the Norwegian title "Risiko- og sårbarhetsstudier" and may be translated into "Reliability and Safety Studies". ROSS was established as a Gemini Centre in 2007.
The ROSS Gemini Centre carries out basic and applied research projects and offers courses for students and the industry.
The ROSS Gemini Centre is a collaboration between several research groups at NTNU and SINTEF:
- RAMS Group, Department of Production and Quality Engineering
- Marine Systems Group, Department of Marine Technology
- SHE Group, Department of Industrial Economy and Technology Management
- Center for Safety and Human Factors, Department of Psychology
- Studio Apertura, NTNU Samfunnsforskning AS
ROSS courses and study programs
ROSS members are responsible for two two-years master programs:
- An International master program in RAMS (lectured in English)
[RAMS is an acronym for Reliability, Availability, Maintenance, and Safety]
- A Master program in Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE), (lectured in Norwegian)
In addition, ROSS provides a range of courses to several study programs at NTNU and as continuation education for industry.
Eirik Albrechtsen, Chairman of the ROSS Gemini Centre
"Sikkerhet må skapes og gjenskapes hver dag. Det finnes ingen endelige løsninger" is a booklet in Norwegian with highlights from the ROSS Gemini Centre. You may download the booklet as pdf-files.