Reliability and Safety Studies


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.

ROSS members

The ROSS Gemini Centre is a collaboration between several research groups at NTNU and SINTEF:



ROSS courses and study programs

ROSS members are responsible for two two-years master programs:

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

ROSS logo

ROSS booklet

"Safety must be created and recreated every day. There are no final solutions" is a booklet with highlights from the ROSS Gemini Centre. The booklet is available on this link.

The RAMS group has recently published a new book in Reliability of Safety-Critical Systems. The book is based on research carried out in the group, and the book is used actively in our education.