Background and activities

Fields of interest and present research activities:

  • Computer simulations and modelling of power systems, including electrical modelling of transformers and cables and development of simulation tools; ATPDraw.
  • Power system protection and distributed generation; ProSmart , ProDig.
  • Power transformer; modeling, stresses; Norwegian transformer user group.
  • Impact of lightning on electrical power systems, including lightning induced effects and measurements of transients.

Leader of the KPN-project ProSmart, 2015-2019, "Power system protection in a smartgrid perspective". 4 PhD students, cooperation with NTNU-Telematics, Michigan Tech, SINTEF, ABB, Statnett, Eidsiva, Hafslund, Lyse, Skagerak, Statkraft.

Leader of the KPN-project ProDig, 2019-2023; "Power system protection and control in digital substations". 4 PhD students, cooperation with NTNU-Information security and Communication Technology, Michigan Tech, SINTEF, Statnett, ABB, Siemens, Eidsiva, Hafslund, Agder Energi, Skagerak, Jacobsen Elektro, NorTroll.


  • Overvoltages (in Norwegian) TET4130 (3rd year, spring)
  • Power system protection and control (relay protection), TET4215 (4th year, spring) 
  • Computer simulation of transisents, ELK31 (short course, 5th year, fall)
  • EMC, Elektromagnetic compatibility in railroads (in Norwegian)
    (ET6007), (Fall)

Supervision of master theses:

Supervison PhD:

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