Background and activities

Håkon Tjelmeland is a Professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences. He belongs to The Statistics Group. Tjelmeland has a MSc in Industrial Mathematics and a PhD in Statistics, both from NTNU.

Research areas

  • Computational and spatial statistics.
  • Bayesian modelling and inference.
  • Statistical modelling for petroleum reservoir evaluation.

Work Experience

  • 2006- Professor in Statistics, NTNU.
  • 1997-2006 Associate Professor in Statistics, NTNU.
  • 2003-2004 Sabbatical at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) and Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University.
  • 1992-1996 PhD position in Statistics at the Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU. The fall of 1994 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Statistics, University of Washington.
  • 1988-1996 Research Scientist in the SAND-group (Statistical Analysis of Natural resource Data) at the Norwegian Computing Center.

External Projects

  • Participant in the GAMES (Geophysics and Applied Mathematics in Exploration and Safe production) project.
  • Participant in the SFI Center for Geophysical Forcasting.
  • Has previously participated in the URE (Uncertainty in Reservoir Evaluation) project.

Professor Tjelmeland has supervised 6 graduated doctoral candidates and is currently supervising 2 PhD candidates.

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