Background and activities


  • BSc (ingeniør) in mechanical engineering from Gjøvik School of Engineering, Norway
  • MSc ( in technical physics from NTH, Norway, 1983
  • PhD (dr. ing.) in experimantal physics from NTH, Norway, 1988
  • Worked at Gjøvik College of Engineering /Gjøvik University College, 1988 – 1995, 2000 - 2015
  • Other work experience: Det norske Veritas (trainee 1977-1979), Eastern Norwegian Reseach Institute (researcher 1989 - 1994), Lillehammer University College (1995 - 1997), InterAct as (CEO 1997-2000),occasional assignments as a industry consultant in NDT for several companies (1990 - )

Research Areas

  • Medical physics
  • Industrial non-destructive testing (NDT), particularly X-ray, computed tomography, and ultrasound
  • Machine vision
  • Light scattering studies of liquids

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Landré, Victor; Pedersen, Marius; Waaler, Dag. (2017) Memory Effects in Subjective Quality Assessment of X-Ray Images. Image Analysis 20th Scandinavian Conference, SCIA 2017 Tromsø, Norway, June 12–14, 2017 Proceedings, Part II.
  • Waaler, Dag. (2015) Contributions to spectral imaging of oil paintings using standard medical X-ray equipment. 2015 Colour and Visual Computing Symposium (CVCS).
  • Waaler, Dag; Hardeberg, Jon Yngve. (2012) Zen og kunsten å kvalitetsvurdere bilder – et forsøk på brobygging mellom subjektiv og objektiv bildekvalitet. Kvalitet i praksis - film, fjernsyn og foto.
  • Voima Hellebring, Tiina; Grônroos, Eija; Varonen, Heidi; Ween, Borgny; Waaler, Dag; Henner, Anja; Ahonen, Sanna-Mari; Kurtti, Juha; Saloheimo, Tuomio; Fridell, Kent. (2011) e-Learning philosophy and structure for a Nordic education project in evidence based radiography. Third European IRPA Congress. 14 – 18 June 2010 Helsinki, Finland. Radiation protection – science, safety and security
  • Waaler, Dag. (2003) Ingeniørutdanningens postindustrielle utfordringer. Innovasjonsledelse : en papersamling.