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New Norwegian alternative to GPS-navigation

PhD candidate at NTNU AMOS and the Department om Technical Cybernetics, Kristoffer Gryte, has been working on alternative GPS solutions for his doctorate. His results could change the way we operate commercial drones.

NTNU drone pilot Per Kvaløy with Kristoffer Gryte. Photo: Kai T. Drangeland

The Arctic Sea - the new sea

In recent articles at Aftenposten and Fiskeri and Havbruk, Director of NTNU AMOS and professor at the Department of Marine Technology, Asgeir Sørensen, writes about how changing climate presents considerable challenges for arctic areas.

Båt arktis. Photo: Asgeir Sørensen
Photo: Asgeir Sørensen

NTNU marine technology helps map the biology of the Arctic

NTNU ocean survey technology, operated by professor Martin Ludvigsen's AUR-team, has helped researchers at UiT Norges arktiske universitet survey hydrocarbon seeps in the Arctic Oceans.

NTNU AMOS annual report 2019 is ready

The NTNU AMOS annual report for 2019 is out. You can read it here.

Into the Dark

The research conducted at NTNU AMOS is opening new ways of understanding the world, but knowledge is only useful if people are aware of it, and when you want to reach a larger audience, what better way than to make a movie?

Turtle robots are less stressful for farmed salmon

Researchers at NTNU AMOS, in collaboration with researchers at the Talinn University of Technology and the Estonian University of Life Science, have shown how "turtle robots" are less intrusive to the salmon in Norwegian fish farms. 

NFEA award for best master's thesis 2019

Erlend Andreas Basso at NTNU in Trondheim (Cybernetics and Robotics) won the NFEA's award for best master's thesis 2019, with the thesis: «Dynamic Task Priority Control of Articulated Intervention AUVs Using Control Lyapunov and Control Barrier Function based Quadratic Programs »

Erlend Andreas Basso (left) at NTNU won the award for this year's best master's thesis. Photo: NFEA
Erlend Andreas Basso (left) at NTNU won the award for this year's best master's thesis. Photo: NFEA

UBIQ Aerospace Brings the First Drone De-Icing System to Market

The startup’s autonomous system senses and melts frozen buildup

In 2013 Ph.D. candidate Kim L. Sorensen and his advisor, IEEE Senior Member Tor Arne Johansen, talked with U.S. Coast Guard representatives about a relatively new challenge for the military: the buildup of ice on drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles. UAVs weren’t outfitted with protection to eliminate ice buildup.

Photo: Richard Hann/UBIQ. This is what the leading edge of a UAV wing looks like without the use of the D•ICE system.
This is what the leading edge of a UAV wing looks like without the use of the D•ICE system. Photo: Richard Hann/UBIQ.