HPC-Lab Members

HPC-Lab Members


                                                                        Updated Oct. 2019                                       NOTE -- If interested in a Post Doc see:                             https://fellowship.ercim.eu/               The next deadline is likely Sept 30.            

Researchers/Post-docs/PhD Students

Henrik Zawadi Berg Svela
Integrated MTech-PhD student      Interests: Graph Algorithms and topics related tp Using Machine Learning to Aid GPU-based HPC
Bart van Blokland     PhD Candidate                 Advisor: Theoharis              Elster is Co-advisor     
Mohammadmehdi Bozorgi
PhD Candidate,
Advisor: Lindseth

Elster is Co-advisor
TBA                                             1 PhD TBA early 2020 -- Funding: NFR w/ Prof. Dag Breiby, NTNU Physics on 4D CT/ Computational Microscopy.         


Lab Admin:

Jacob Odgård Tørring
HPC-Lab Admin.                           Also currently one of Elster´s master students considering integrated PhD/PhD.

Current Master Students:

Vegard Seim Karstang
MTech 2020                         Topic: Graph Algorithms on GPUs
Håvard Bjerke
MSc (Informatics)  2020                 Topic: Snow simulations on GPUs

Ole Alexander Hole
MTech 2020  working with Equinor on OPM                          
Ingvild Høgstøyl
MTech 2020  in Physics                Benchmarking AI frameworks in collaborations with CERN                         
 Knut Kirkhorn
 MTech 2020     Topic: HPC performance & benchmarking of DGX2 & IBM Power 9 AC922 (with Ingunn Sund)
Øystein Krogstie
MTech 2020                         Topic: Optimizing simulation codes for NFR FriPro project  4D CT /Computational Microscopy

Joakim Lier
MTech 2020                         Topic: ImageCL features --  GPUs
Konstantin Holm Mathisen
MTech 2020                         Topic: Segmentation of fish with 3D and sonar data
Ingunn Sund
MTech 2020                         Topic: HPC performance & benchmarking of DGX2 & IBM Power 9 AC922 (with Kirkhorn)
Anders Treland                    MTech 2020 CS/HPC student  with BSc in Physics.  Topic related to NFR proj Elster has with Breiby on 4D CT

HPC-Lab Guests & Recent HPC-Labers

Trygve Urdahl
MTech 2020  in Physics                HPC-Lab guest master student. He is also the TDT4200 Parallel Computing T.A. for fall 2019.                          
Rune Erlend Jensen
MTech & PhD candidate
runeerle@idi.ntnu.no                       Received NR-prisen for his masters thesis


Bjørn Atle J. Angelsen
Professor, Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging
SURF Project Director
Gavin Taylor
Visiting/Assoc.Prof. @USNA
Sabbatical at HPC-Lab 2017-18

Johannes Kvam
PhD (May 6, 2019), Advisor: Angelsen; Elster was Co-advisor
"Application of Machine Learning in Tissue Characterization"


Weifeng Liu
H2020 MSCA Post Doc 2017-18 Now a faculty member in China 




Malik M. Khan
ERCIM Post Doc/EU Project Post Doc (2013-2018)
Dr. Khan is now working as a faculty member in Pakistan.
Mohammad QasimResearch Scientist (2016-17) on EU H2020 project CloudLightning.          Now working in Ålesund, Norway.



Thomas Løfsgaard Falch
PhD March 2018                                                                         Now with MathWorks, Cambridge, UK
Ola Finneng Myhre
Post Doc (PhD 2017), DMF
Advisor: Angelsen
Ole Martin Brende
PhD 2016, DMF
Advisor: Angelsen
Now at Ramboll, Trondheim




Lane Holloway

Lane Holloway
PhD 2016 from UT Austin
Dr. Elster was Co-advisor

Erik Smistad
PhD 2015
Advisor: Prof. Frank Lindseth

Dr. Elster was Co-advisor
Master Students:




Morten J Barbala               M.Tech (2018)
Thesis: Accelerating Adaptive Mesh Refinement through Multiscale Dataflow Computing
August L. Brækken
MTech (2018)                    Advisors: Elster  & G. Taylor         Thesis: ML-based profile analysis of CUDA programs' compiler flag impact 
Mathias Havdal
M. Tech. (2018)        Thesis: High-Performance X-ray Scattering Simulations
Lars-Håkon Nystad
M. Tech. (2018)                  Thesis: Automate Detection and Weight Estimation of Fish in Underwater 3D Images 
Håvard Pettersson
M. Tech. (2018)
Advisor: Elster                         Thesis: Multi-GPU sliding tile puzzle solving with GA*, Groute and Abstract Zobrist Hashing
Even Rogstadkjærnet
M. Tech. (2018)
Advisors: Elster  & Malik Khan     Thesis: ImageCL 3D Extensions Targeting Adaptive Mesh Refinement Proxy Appl. onGPUs 
Klaudia L. Swiecka
M.Tech (2018)                   Advisor: Hetland/Taylor         Elster was unofficial co-advisor  Topic: Adverserary AI algorithms
Aleksander Wasasznik
M. Tech IMF (2018)
Advisors: Ruocco/Telenor AI Elster was unofficial co-advisor. Fall proj. with Elster as main adv.
Raymond Toft
M. Tech IMF (2018)
Honorary HPC-Laber. 

27 Nov 2019 Anne Cathrine Elster