Background and activities

  • Managing Director, daily operation Kavli institute, personnel-, budget responsibility;
  • Administrative Director NorBrain, Norwegian Brain Initiative, project management;
  • Member Program Board NANO2021, Research Council of Norway;


Key competence: PhD in Physics, 8 years management experience within research management and research infrastructure , 14 years researcher experience, team player and -builder, interdisciplinary and intercultural focus, flexible, creative, motivator, communicator, professional, broad experiences with strategy work, HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) and networking

Education and Experiences

2011 - 2018     Director NTNU NanoLab and Nano@NTNU
1997 - 2010     Senior Research Scientist SINTEF
2006                PhD, Physics, Uni Oldenburg
1997                MSc, Electrical engineering, TU Ilmenau

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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

Part of book/report

  • Gastinger, Kay; Slangen, Pierre; Picart, Pascal; Somers, Peter. (2012) Rough surface interferometry. Optical Methods for Solid Mechanics; A full-field approach.