Research

DEPARTMENT OF MANUFACTURING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING

Research

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The Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering is divided into four subject groups, each of which has its own research fields, in addition to being involved in interdisciplinary research collaboration. The institute has a professional education and research profile that will contribute to solving the most central global social challenge; development of sustainable solutions in industry and society. Our focus areas are:

Civil engineering and geomatics group

Energy and environment

Energy and environment group

Studentresearch on solar energy
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Materials and Structures group

PhD studies at the Faculty of Engineering

PhD studies at the Faculty of Engineering

Doctoral Programme

PhD studies at the Faculty of Engineering  is closely linked to the research strategy of each department. At the Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering you will be closely linked to one of our research groups. The PhD program combines academics with methodological schooling and practical experience. For more information, please contact the person responsible for a research group or the Deputy of Research:

Deputy of Research: Rune Ødegård

Research groups

Research group

Contact

Manufacturing engineering

Kristian Martinsen

Advanced and sustainable composites

Sotirios Grammatikos

Digital twin for sustainable built environment

Lizhen Huang

Research projects

Research projects

Internationally funded projects

Our Horizon 2020 (H2020), Erasmus, and other projects
Project Description Framework Contact

TINEL

Tinel - Towards Inclusive eLearning

ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships (Key Action 2)

Contribution

Anne Britt Torkildsby

GIFT

GIFT- Geographical Islands Flexibility 

GIFT is an innovative project that aims to decarbonise the energy mix of European islands.

EU - H2020

Lizhen Huang

PACKOOL

PACKOOL - funded by the European Defence Agency. The project aims at developing the packaging of components (SiP) requested by GaN chips to optimise the thermal, electrical and SWAP performances.

Contribution

Sotirios Grammatikos

 

IEA EBC ANNEX 72 The IEA EBC ANNEX 72 will focus on the assessment of the primary energy demand, greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts of buildings during production, construction, use and end of life (dismantling), i.e. during the entire life cycle of buildings. Contribution Lizhen Huang

National projects

National projects

Projects from the Research Council of Norway (NFR), and the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)
Project Description Framework Contact

INMAN

Intelligent Circular Manufacturing research and education collaboration with India and Japan

INTPART / NFR - coordinationproject

 

Kristian Martinsen

MANULAB

Manulab NFR project 1

NFR - coordinationproject

Kristian Martinsen

HealthDemocratization 

HealthDemocratization IVB

NFR

Lizhen Huang

UTFORSK

Russia- or Eurasia program

SIU

Niels Peter Østbø

UTFORSK

Partnership Programme 2017-four-year

 

SIU

Sotirios Grammatikos 

Industry collaboration

Industry collaboration

Research in collaboration with the industry
Project Description Framework Contact
SFI Manufacturing SFI Manufacturing v/Martinsen NFR via 3. part Kristian Martinsen
MKRAM MKRAM – Material Knowledge for Robust Additive Manufacturing. Focusing on challenges related to the industrial use of additive manufacturing (3D printing) NFR via 3. part Kristian Martinsen
MegaMould MegaMould – extra large injection molded components IPN / NFR via 3. part Kristian Martinsen
Dokka Smart Bolt Intelligent Bolted Joints Dokka Fasteners / RFF Michael Cheffena
  Sustainable Future Air Couplings for Environmental- friendly passenger cars (IPN) NFR via 3. part Kristian Martinsen
bioSIP Bio-basert Smart Industrial Park - Skjerven skog
 
Industribygg Næring AS Sotiros Grammatikos
PREDICT Prediction of service life of fibre-reinforced polymer composites used for gas sylinders RFF Innlandet / NFR Sotiros Grammatikos

National laboratories

The Norwegian Research Laboratory for Universal Design is the largest of its kind in Europe. At the laboratory, all matters related to vision, hearing and mobility with regard to buildings, outdoor areas, transport and design are studied.

National centres 

An interdisciplinary center for research on manufacturing, coordinates research infrastructure and strengthens basic scientific research linked to manufacturing in Norway. Topics are among others sustainable products and manufacturing processes, new business models, Industry 4.0., product development.