Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering


Research intro

PhD candidate doing research

The research at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering addresses challenges ranging from basic research—in mathematics, computer science, cybernetics, nano and micro electronics—to global research demands within energy, health and welfare, robust and secure ICT services, and marine and arctic operations.

IE's Strategic Research Areas

Faculty Strategic Research Areas

Each of our strategic research areas span across several departments. Doing cross disiplinary research for a better world within the fields of:

Artificial IntelligenceAutonomous SystemsCyber SecuritySmallSatMathematics In TechnologyData ScienceInternet of ThingsEECS logoDigital TwinsDigital EnterpriseDigital Electrical EnergyUN Sustainability goals


Contact Research


Ingelin Steinsland
Vice Dean for Research
Ingelin Steinsland
Jon Kummen
Head of Section
Jon Kummen

People in the Research Administration

PhD education

PhD education

PhD ceremony at NTNU

The PhD education aims to train independent researchers on an international level, in interaction with international research environments.

Learn more about our PhD education

Mini calevent portlet

Disputations at IE

NTNU Strategic Research Areas

NTNU Strategic Research Areas

Strategic Research Areas 2014–2023

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Enabling Technologies

Infrastructure at IME