New book from ROSS members
A new book on "The agile Safety Case" has been published and available in store. The authors are Thor Myklebust from SINTEF and Tor Stålhane from NTNU.
More information can be found here.
Vacant PhD position in RAMS group
FRINATEK funding awarded to Professor Utne
Professor Ingrid B. Utne from the Marine Systems group (IMT) at NTNU has been awarded funding from the FRINATEK research program by the Research Council of Norway for the project Unlocking the potential of autonomous systems and operations through supervisory risk control (UNLOCK). Her team includes (as principal scientists): Professor Tor Arne Johansen (ITK, NTNU), Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen (IMT, NTNU) and Professor Ingrid B. Utne (IMT, NTNU). The project has a total budget of 12.521 MNOK and includes funding of 3 PhD students in the period from 2018-2021. The research will be associated with the Center of Excellence NTNU AMOS.
Very brief about the UNLOCK project: UNLOCK addresses fundamental research challenges related to risk acceptance and supervisory risk control of autonomous systems and operations. The results of the project will support and enhance the achievement of higher-level autonomy and intelligence in advanced control systems. The aim is to achieve safe system performances and allow for widespread use of autonomous systems.
Contact person (and project manager for UNLOCK): Professor Ingrid B. Utne, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to 2nd open ROSS seminar
The RAMS group (www.ntnu.edu/ross/rams), one of the ROSS gemini members, are inviting for the second open seminar in ROSS gemini center. The agenda is as follows:
- Welcome and short about RAMS group (by Mary Ann Lundteigen)
- Selected presentations:
- Safety philosophy in subsea systems (SFI SUBPRO) (Hyung Ju Kim)
- Risk Analysis – Process industry (Marta Bucelli)
- Maintenance optimization – Structures (Renny Arismendi)
- Model engineering (Liu Yang)
The seminar takes place in the lecture room VG13 on the third floor (student area) in SP Andersens veg 5, Valgrinda, in one of the buildings marked "SINTEF Teknologi og Samfunn".
1st Open Seminar in ROSS Gemini
The first open seminar in ROSS Gemini Center was held at SHE Group, Department of Industrial Economy and Technology Management on October 19th 2017, 14-15. The presentations to be shared after the meeting were:
- About SHE at IØT
- About PhD project "Leadership@Sea"
- About PhD project "Prevention of accidents in construction"
Around 30-40 students and researchers from ROSS Gemini partners participated. Next open seminar is with RAMS Group, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering on Thursday December 7th, in VG11 in Valgrinda.
New employee at Department of Marine Technology
This summer, Ekaterina Kim was appointed as an Associate Professor at the Department of Marine Technology. She has been awarded an Onsager Fellowship and will be working with teaching and research within naval architecture, marine system design and marine technology, with particular emphasis on safety of such systems. Her masters degree is from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in Russia, followed by PhD studies and a postdoc at NTNU.
Call for Abstracts ESREL 2018
ESREL 2018 in Trondheim
ROSS Gemini seminars are starting up
The first seminar is held on October 19th 2017 at Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) Section, meeting room F5 ("Gamle fysikk, 2. etasje". The seminar will include short presentations of topics from ongoing activity in the group, and may this time include arctic safety, safety in fish farm industry, maritime manageent, and accident in building and construction sector.