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Maria Vatshaug Ottermo

Research Manager

Maria Vatshaug Ottermo holds a PhD in Engineering Cybernetics from NTNU, with emphasis on medical technology and robotics. From 2006 to 2012 she worked as a research scientist at SINTEF ICT. Maria has operational experience from working as a process engineer at Alcoa and she has also worked with safety and reliability at Lloyd's Register Consulting. Since 2019 she has worked in SINTEF Digital, mainly with reliability of safety critical equipment and digital eco systems.


2010-2011: Post Doc, NTNU, Trondheim, Department of neuroscience

2006: PhD , NTNU, Trondheim, Department of engineering

2002: M.Sc, NTNU, Trondheim, Department of engineering

Competence and research areas

Reliability of safety critical equipment
Operational follow-up and improvements
Control systems, robotics and automation
Supervising of students and operators
Development and testing of medical technology
Man-machine interfaces and haptics



Contact info

Visiting address:
Strindvegen 4