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The department's laboratories are essential to our mission of delivering high-quality education and conducting cutting-edge research in mechanical and industrial engineering. 

Our advanced facilities enable students to gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment and technologies, preparing them for successful careers in industry and academia. These laboratories also provide a platform for our faculty and researchers to explore innovative ideas, develop new methodologies, and push the boundaries of knowledge in their respective fields.

Through collaborations with industry and academic partners, we engage in interdisciplinary research that addresses complex, real-world challenges and contributes to the advancement of mechanical and industrial engineering. Below, you will find a list of the department's laboratories:

Mechanical and Mechatronics

Fatigue, Fracture and Mechanical Characterization Laboratory | Nima Razavi

TrollLABS | Martin Steinert 

Ubåten | Håvard Vestad

Flexareal | Håvard Vestad

Manufacturing and Automation

Robotics Laboratory | Lars Tingelstad

Metrology Laboratory | Knut Sørby

MANULAB MTP | Geir Ringen

Materials and Characterization

Nanomechanical Testing Laboratory | Nuria Espallargas

Laboratory for Polymers and Composite Materials  | Andreas Echtermeyer

Corrosion Laboratory | Roy Johnsen

Metallurgy Laboratory | Nuria Espallargas

Tribology Laboratory | Nuria Espallargas 

Additive Manufacturing

Metal Additive Manufacturing | Nima Razavi

Nanoscale Additive Manufacturing | Håkon D. Johnsen

Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing Laboratory | Christer W. Elverum

Industrial Engineering and Logistics

RAMS Laboratory | Yiliu Liu 

Logistics 4.0 Laboratory | Fabio Sgarbossa

Subsea Laboratory | Christian Holden



Arve Skorstad
Senior Engineer