Department of Engineering Cybernetics

About the Department

The research and educational activities at ITK include both fundamental and applied activities in areas such as automatic control and systems theory; estimation and optimization; cyber-physical systems; autonomous unmanned vehicles; robotics; ships and marine systems; process control; smart grids; offshore renewable energy; automated drilling; fisheries and aquaculture; biomedical technology; safety-critical systems; embedded and real-time systems; systems engineering; and instrumentation and measurement systems.

ITK has an international profile with a strong ambition to be a leading international research unit within its field. The research community at ITK was rated "excellent from an international perspective" in the Norwegian Research Council’s evaluation of 53 ICT communities in Norway in 2012, as only one of three ICT communities to receive such a rating in the Norwegian university and college sector. Currently, two of ITK’s professors are IEEE Fellows. The department is involved in numerous research projects and centers, including the Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (NTNU AMOS).

Key figures

The department has 22 professors, 15 adjunct professors, about 15 postdocs and researchers as well as 70 PhD candidates. Approximately 160 candidates graduate annually from the three MSc programs in cybernetics, which comprise over 700 students in total. Also, about 35 candidates graduate annually from the BSc study in electrical engineering with specialization in automation. We have 17 employees in our technical and administrative staff.

Contact us

Tel: +47 73 59 43 76
Fax: +47 73 59 45 99

Staff at the Department

Visiting and delivery address:

O. S. Bragstads plass 2D
Building D, 1st floor
7034 Trondheim

Postal address:

Department of Engineering Cybernetics
7491 Trondheim

Invoicing address:

NTNU, Felles Fakturamottak
Postboks 50, Økern
0508 Oslo