Computer Science

PhD programme (doctoral education), Trondheim–Gjøvik

Computer Science

– Student interviews

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I am extremely happy that my research is interdisciplinary!

Name: Katerina Mangaroska
Study program: PhD in Computer Science at Department of Computer Science, IE Faculty NTNU
Graduated from NTNU: October 2020

Working on interdisciplinary research and with emerging technologies is very challenging and opens many possibilities for creativity and advancement, says Katerina Mangaroska, PhD student in computer science.


Explores how to design meaningful coding learning experiences

Name: Sofia Papavlasopoulou
Study program: Computer Science
Graduated from NTNU: 2019

I was really excited to have the opportunity to work on a project with focus on creative coding experiences for children, says Sofia Papavlasopoulou, who recently finished her PhD.

Taking a PhD gives you freedom to immerse deeply into a particular topic

Name: Francesco Valerio Gianni
Study program: Computer Science
Graduated from NTNU (annual): 2019

Witnessing how your work directly impacts the users is a mind-opening and enriching experience, says researcher Francesco Valerio Gianni. – It´s one of the best things about taking a PhD!

I get to solve problems that no one has solved before!

Name: Madeleine Lorås
Study program: Computer Science, my PhD will be completed in autumn 2021.

I am acquiring new knowledge while helping to develop what we already know. I think that's a pretty cool job! says Madeleine Lorås. – A PhD also opens up many opportunities in both academia and industry.