Background and activities

Bachelor thesis supervisor for NTNU's Bachelor and Master students and exchange students

Main fields of competence

•    Structural and mechanical engineering
•    Structural reliability
•    Hydrodynamics
•    Statistics
•    Stochastic mechanics

Teaching courses:

TMAS2009 Mechanical Engineering Design 2 (Spring 2017, 2018, 2019)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Tyflopoulos, Evangelos; Flem, David Tollnes; Steinert, Martin; Olsen, Anna. (2018) State of the art of generative design and topology optimization and potential research needs. DS 91: Proceedings of NordDesign 2018, Linköping, Sweden, 14th - 17th August 2018 DESIGN IN THE ERA OF DIGITALIZATION.
  • Næss, Arvid; Olsen, Anna. (2005) Estimating failure probabilities of nonlinear dynamic systems subjected to coloured noise by an importance sampling procedure. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability.
  • Næss, Arvid; Olsen, Anna. (2005) Importance Sampling for Dynamic Systems. Modern Statistical and Mathematical Methods in Reliability.


  • Tyflopoulos, Evangelos; Steinert, Martin; Olsen, Anna; Falch, Eva. (2018) Extending shelf life and reducing waste - technologies in the food industry. First International Symposium: Sustainable technologies for food processing an preservation. . ReFOOD project, SINTEF Ocean, NTNU, Bits Pilani; Goa. 2018-02-08 - 2018-12-09.
  • Olsen, Anna; Lerfall, Jørgen; Bar, Eirin Marie Skjøndal; Thevik, Kristine; Rotabakk, Bjørn Tore. (2017) Developing an industrial scale processing line for muscle food using Soluble Gas Stabilization (SGS) technology. EFFoST2017 ; 2017-11-13 - 2017-11-16.