Background and activities

Geir Mathisen (1956) is a Professor at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics. He is a member of the research group Industrial Computer and Instrumentation Systems. Mathisen has a MSc and a PhD both from the Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics at NTNU.

Main fields of competence

  • Smart Grid
  • Development methodology
  • System engineering
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • Intelligent instrumentation
  • Distributed micro controller systems (specification, architecture, design, programming, communication)

Selected Research Projects

  • 2012 - 2015 National coordinator/project leader, work package leade. EU project: "I3RES - ICT-based Intelligent management of Integrated RES for the smart grid optimal operation", Smart Grid project for management of renewable energy sources integrated in the distribution grid.
  • 2012 - 2015 National coordinator/project leader, work package leade. ARTEMIS project: "e-GOTHAM, Sustainable-Smart Grid Open System for the Aggregated Control, Monitoring and Management of Energy", Smart Grid project for energy management in micro-grids.
  • 2003 – 2004 Project leader at SINTEF. EU project: “WIRENET, power line data exchange for domestic and industrial automation based on UWB approach”.
  • 2002 – 2005 National coordinator/project leader. EU project: “COVELESS, standardization of cork quality evaluation through the development of a harmless electronic device”.
  • 2002 – 2004 Project leader at SINTEF. EU project: “HEARING, Development of a sound synthesis set for audiometric stations and self-diagnosis”.

Work Experience

  • 2018 - Professor, Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU
  • 2014-2018 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU
  • 2002-2014 Adjunct Associate Professor, NTNU
  • 1982- 2018 SINTEF Automatic Control
  • 1980-1981 Norwegian Electric Power Research Institute (EFI) / Royal Norwegian Navy. Automation of engine room on board on navy ships. Avoidance of electromagnetic interference
  • 1980 SINTEF Petroleum Technology Research Institute. New instrumentation for quantification of drilling mud

Professional memberships

  • Tekna – The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals
  • NFA – Norwegian Society of Automatic Control

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

  • Espe, Asbjørn Engmark; Mathisen, Geir. (2020) Towards Magnetic Field Energy Harvesting near Electrified Railway Tracks. 2020 9th Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing (MECO).
  • Alves, Erick Fernando; Nøland, Jonas Kristiansen; Marafioti, Giancarlo; Mathisen, Geir. (2019) Online parameter identification of synchronous machines using Kalman filter and recursive least squares. Proceeding 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society - IECON 2019.
  • Bremdal, Bernt Arild; Sæle, Hanne; Mathisen, Geir; Degefa, Merkebu Zenebe. (2018) Flexibility offered to the distribution grid from households with a photovoltaic panel on their roof: Results and experiences from several pilots in a Norwegian research project. 2018 IEEE International Energy Conference - ENERGYCON 2018, Limassol, Cyprus, 3-7 June, 2018.
  • Schrimpf, Johannes; Bjerkeng, Magnus Christian; Mathisen, Geir. (2014) Velocity coordination and corner matching in a multi-robot sewing cell. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2014 (IROS 2014), Chicago, Ill. 14-18 Sept. 2014.
  • Lopes, Roberto Rigolin Ferreira; Platou, Rikke Stoud; Hendseth, Sverre; Torrisi, Nunzio Marko; Gregertsen, Kristoffer Nyborg; Mathisen, Geir. (2013) Deploying third party services at smart grids end users using broadband links. 2013 4th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT Europe, Lyngby, 6-9 Oct. 2013.
  • Schrimpf, Johannes; Lind, Morten; Mathisen, Geir. (2013) Real-Time Analysis of a Multi-Robot Sewing Cell. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013).
  • Schrimpf, Johannes; Lind, Morten; Skavhaug, Amund; Mathisen, Geir. (2012) Implementation Details of External Trajectory Generation for Industrial Robots. Proceedings of IWAMA 2012 - The Second International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation.
  • Schrimpf, Johannes; Lind, Morten; Mathisen, Geir. (2011) Time-Analysis of a Real-Time Sensor-Servoing System using Line-of-Sight Path Tracking. 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) : September 25-30, 2011.
  • Schrimpf, Johannes; Lind, Morten; Ulleberg, Thomas; Zhang, C.; Mathisen, Geir. (2010) Real-Time Sensor Servoing using Line-of-Sight Path Generation and Tool Orientation Control. Proceedings of the 3rd CIRP Conference on Assembly Technology and Systems - Responsive, customer demand driven, adaptive assembly.
  • Mathisen, Geir; Tonello, Andrea M.. (2006) WireNet: An Experimental System for In-House Power Line Communication. 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications.
  • Stavdahl, Øyvind; Mathisen, Geir. (2005) A Bus Protocol for Intercomponent Communication in Advanced Upper-limb Prostheses. MEC '05 - Integrating Prosthetics and Medicine.