Background and activities

Research area

My research is in the area of networking, with special emphasis on optical networks. Some important focus areas:

  • (Optical) Network architectures 
  • Switching
  • Routing
  • Signalling and control 
  • Performance and dependability modelling
  • Quality of Service
  • Integrated hybrid optical switching architectures
  • Passive Optical (access) Networks (PONs) 


  • Professor Department of information security and communication technology, 2017 - 
  • Head of Department, Telematics, NTNU, 2005 - 2009.
  • Associate professor Department of telematics, NTNU, 1998 - 2017.
  • degree Department of telematics, NTNU in 1997.
  • Research scientist, SINTEF, 1984 - 1998.
  • (MSc) degree Department of telematics, NTNU, 1983.

Research area: Networks

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