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Computational Geosciences

Computational Geosciences

Research Manager / Chief Scientist
+47 930 58 721

Our research group develops mathematical models, numerical methods, and professional software for the computational geosciences. The primary focus is on subsurface applications, including petroleum production, geothermics, carbon storage, and ground water. We also work with ocean forecasting, microfluidics, lead a Gemini center on quantum computing, and have for the past two decades organized the Geilo Winter Schools in computational sciences.

  • 17 scientists with a PhD in mathematics, physics and geology
  • 20+ years of continuous involvment in industrial and academic research
  • 20+ publications in leading journals and conferences anually
  • 15+ years track record in developing open-source, community software (MRST and OPM) and sharing open data (CO2 DataShare

You can find many examples of our research activities related to subsurface simulation on the MRST website, including work on flow diagnostics and multiscale methods. Our two open-access textbooks on MRST (book 1, book 2) will give you more details, or you could watch one of our recent overview lectures that explain the history and the capabilities of this software (90 min version, 30 min version). The GeoScale webpages document activities from the early years of the research group.

Over the past 4-5 years, we have worked a lot on transferring our expertise developed for the oil and gas industry into other geoscience applications related to geothermal energy and water-related problems. Norwegian speaking readers can get some idea from the following popular-science articles:

Group members

Elyes Ahmed

Research Scientist
+47 947 26 120
Name
Elyes Ahmed
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 947 26 120
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Odd Andersen

Senior Research Scientist
917 85 380
Name
Odd Andersen
Title
Senior Research Scientist
Phone
917 85 380
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Kai Bao

Research Scientist
+47 982 43 947
Name
Kai Bao
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 982 43 947
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Florian Beiser

PhD Fellow
+47 459 12 307
Name
Florian Beiser
Title
PhD Fellow
Phone
+47 459 12 307
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Manuel Antonio Borregales Reverón

Post Doctorate Fellow
+47 401 00 472
Name
Manuel Antonio Borregales Reverón
Title
Post Doctorate Fellow
Phone
+47 401 00 472
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Franz Georg Fuchs

Research Scientist
454 41 527
Name
Franz Georg Fuchs
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
454 41 527
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Håvard Heitlo Holm

Research Scientist
+47 911 36 826
Name
Håvard Heitlo Holm
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 911 36 826
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

August Johansson

Research Scientist
+47 404 51 301
Name
August Johansson
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 404 51 301
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Øystein Strengehagen Klemetsdal

Research Scientist
+47 984 38 639
Name
Øystein Strengehagen Klemetsdal
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 984 38 639
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Stein Krogstad

Senior Research Scientist
918 34 023
Name
Stein Krogstad
Title
Senior Research Scientist
Phone
918 34 023
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Knut-Andreas Lie

Research Manager / Chief Scientist
+47 930 58 721
Name
Knut-Andreas Lie
Title
Research Manager / Chief Scientist
Phone
+47 930 58 721
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Kjetil Olsen Lye

Research Scientist
415 67 650
Name
Kjetil Olsen Lye
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
415 67 650
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Olav Møyner

Research Scientist
+47 990 24 949
Name
Olav Møyner
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 990 24 949
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Halvor Møll Nilsen

Senior Research Scientist
+47 990 49 793
Name
Halvor Møll Nilsen
Title
Senior Research Scientist
Phone
+47 990 49 793
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Atgeirr Flø Rasmussen

Senior Research Scientist
+47 977 48 679
Name
Atgeirr Flø Rasmussen
Title
Senior Research Scientist
Phone
+47 977 48 679
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Xavier Raynaud

Research Scientist
414 84 158
Name
Xavier Raynaud
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
414 84 158
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Bård Skaflestad

Research Scientist
Name
Bård Skaflestad
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS

Francesca Watson

Research Scientist
+47 413 49 301
Name
Francesca Watson
Title
Research Scientist
Phone
+47 413 49 301
Department
Mathematics and Cybernetics
Office
Oslo
Company
SINTEF AS