Scientific committee

Scientific Committee

The 2016 - 2020 winter school series is organized by the Scientific Committee together with the project manager. Members of the scientific committee are chosen as to represent many disciplines and central application areas within eScience.

Inga Berre

Inga Berre is professor at the University of Bergen, and her research interests lie in the intersection between computational mathematics and informatics. She has been working with application areas within geothermal systems and geothermal energy, and is also member of the board of the Scientific Division at the Research Council of Norway. 

Xing Cai

Xing Cai is Head of Department at Simula and professor at the University of Oslo. His research field is in the intersection between high performance computing and computational mathematics, and he has been working with application areas including biomedicine, fluid dynamics, and hydrology.

Anne C. Elster

Anne C. Elster is Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and her research topics includes high performance and parallel computing, with a particular emphasis on GPU, cluster, and grid computing. She has worked with application areas including oil and gas, medicine, and computational fluid dynamics.

Margot Gerritsen

Margot Gerritsen is Professor at Stanford, and her research interests lie in computer simulation and mathematical analysis of engineering processes. She has been working within application areas including fossil and renewable energy, coastal ocean dynamics, and yacht design.

Helwig Hauser

Helwig Hauser is professor at the University of Bergen, and his main research topic is scientific visualization applied to a wide range of application areas. This includes medicine, geology, fluid dynamics, and biology both in a deterministic and a probabilistic setting.

Trond Kvamsdal

Trond Kvamsdal is professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Senior Scientist at SINTEF. His research field
is in the intersection between computational mathematics and mechanics, and he has
been working with application areas including petroleum technolgy, biomechanics,
geophysics, and renewable energy.

Knut-Andreas Lie

Knut-Andreas Lie is Chief Scientist at SINTEF and Professor II at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research field is in the intersection between mathematics and informatics, and he has been working with application areas including reservoir simulation, hydrology, and gas dynamics.

Hans Ekkehard Plesser

Hans Ekkehard Plesser is Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and his research interests include high performance computing and the development of scientific software. He has been working with application areas including computational neuroscience and network simulations.

Geir Storvik

Geir Storvik is Professor at the University of Oslo, and senior researcher at the Norwegian Computing Center. His main research field lies within computational statistics, and he has been working with application areas within ecology, evolutionary synthesis, and biology.

Ståle Walderhaug

Ståle Walderhaug is a Senior Scientist at SINTEF and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Tromsø. His research interests lie in the center of informatics, where he has been working with a range of application areas including big data, smart cities, health information systems, fisheries and resource management, and sensor systems.