Background and activities

Ingrid Schjølberg is Vice Dean for research and innovation at the Faculty of Engineering. She is professor in Marine Technology and director of NTNU Oceans.


2013-14 Project Director Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (AMOS)

2002-13 Research Manager SINTEF ICT

1997-01 Research Scientist SINTEF Energy

1996      PhD in Engineering Cybernetics NTNU

1992-93 Research fellow, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

1991      MSc in Engineering Cybernetics NTNU

Selected assignments:

2017-      Board of directors SINTEF Ocean

2017-     Board of directors NIVA Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning

2016-     Board of directors NTNU Technology Transfer AS

2015-17 Board of directors  WaterLinked AS

2014-16 Board of directors Inventas  AS

2009-13 Board of directors Maskon AS

2007-13 Head of ROBOTNOR at NTNU/SINTEF

2007-    Operating Agent for IEA - Hydrogen Implementing Agreement

Ongoing research activities:

Focus on autonomy and automation in  ocean space, oil and gas, aquaculture, manufacturing and hydrogen production.

Next Generation Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Operations (NextGenIMR) (2014-17)

EU ECSEL JU Smart networking Underwater Robots in Cooperation  SWARMS (2015-18)

Other on-going projects: SFI Exposed, Reducing risk in aquaculture, FME MoZees

Main supervisor for PhD students:

Ole A. Eidsvik, Bård B. Stovner, Erlend K. Jørgensen, Stian S. Sandøy, Bent O. Arnesen

Member of steering committees: Legacy of Nansen, CoE CAGE, SFI Manufacturing

Member of Scientific Advisory Board: SFI CIU (Centroe for innovative ultrasound solutions)


Well testing, patent no. 12791739.1-1605. World patent.

Method and apparatus for chisseling of butts, Norwegian patent 20121557.

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