Background and activities

Ingrid Schjølberg is Dean at the NTNU Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. She has a PhD in Underwater Robotics and is professor in Marine Technology at the Department of Marine Technology.


2017-19 Vice Dean Faculty of Engineering

2014- 19 Director 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:

2021-      Head of  Maritim21 strategy development

2020-      Board Leader SFI Norwegian Center for Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors (NORCICS).

2019-      Board Leader NTNU  Center for Cyber and Information Security - NTNU.

               Board Leader  Norwegian Open AI lab (NAIL).

               Member of Board Oceans in Norwegian Research Council.

2019-     Board of directors Akvaplan-niva

2017-     Board of directors SINTEF Ocean

2017-     Board of directors NIVA Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning

2016-20 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- 19 Operating Agent for IEA - Hydrogen Implementing Agreement

2019- Head of Board of NTNU Center for cyber and information systems (CCIS),  Norwegian Open AI lab (NAIL). Member of Oceans portfolioboard Norwegian Research Council.

2020 - Head of Board of Norwegian Center for Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors (NORCICS). 

Ongoing research activities:

Underwater robotics, digitalisation, electrification in the ocean space and energy efficient maritime transport. 

PhD Graduates:

Erlend K. Jørgensen, Bård Nagy Stovner, Ole A. Eidsvik, Bent A. Haugaløkken, Stian S. Sandøy

Co-supervisor: Jeevith Hedge, Signe Moe, Serge Gale, Eirik H. Henriksen

PhD candidates in progress:

Martin Skaldebø, Lorenzo Balestra, Manuel Lenti




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