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
- Safety Research, SINTEF Technology and Society
- Electric Power Systems, SINTEF Energy Research
- System Safety and Security, SINTEF ICT
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.
Per Morten Schiefloe, Chairman of the ROSS Gemini Centre
"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 can be made available upon request.