People

People

The IO Center engages about 70 researchers and PhD candidates from NTNU, SINTEF, IFE and collaborating international universities.

Technical and managerial personnel from the 13 industry partner contribute to the governance of the center and to the execution of the case/pilot projects. Several of these may be found as contact persons below. 

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People
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Alexandre Rocha do Nascimento -

Engineer of Constructability

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 552121663930
  • Email: alexandre.nascimento@petrobras.com.br
  • Company: PETROBRAS
  • Office address: Avenida Henrique Valadares 28
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Bjarne Foss - Area manager - Reservoir management and production optimization

Home page http://www.itk.ntnu.no/ansatte/Foss_Bjarne/

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 92422004
  • Email: Bjarne.Foss@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address:
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Bjørn-Ovin Wivestad - IT Project Manager

Business Lead for Supply Chain Management System implementation for RasGas Company Ltd in Qatar implementing a fully integrated IPL environment for Operations with the objective of optimizing the sales- and logistics process in order to maximize utlization of assets and sales. Business Lead for AkerBP Ivar Aasen putting in place a solid Information Architecture for digitalized data management. The IA is now being implemented accross AkerBP.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 91858382
  • Email: bjorn-ovin.wivestad@akerbp.com
  • Company: AkerBP
  • Office address: Fønix, Torget, Trondheim
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Brage Rugstad Knudsen - PhD student

Engineering Cybernetics/ Production optimization

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 4773590967
  • Email: brage.knudsen@itk.ntnu.no
  • Company: Norwegian University of Technology and Science
  • Office address: O.S Bragstads plass 2D
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Claire Taylor - IO1 Leadership

Human Factors and Human Reliability research scientist with a background in accident investigation methods analysis, root cause analysis, human reliability and systems analysis. Key skills include event analysis to establish root causes and developing practical solutions to enhance safety in high hazard industries such as nuclear, oil & gas, marine and rail.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4745253183
  • Email: claire.taylor@hrp.no
  • Company: Institute for Energy Technology
  • Office address: Institutt for energiteknikk, Postboks Box 173, 1751 Halden, NORWAY
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Eirik Albrechtsen - Project member IO3

Associate professor in safety management at NTNU. Have been working with IO and safety since phase 1 of the IO Centre. Was project manager at subproject 4.3 IOSafe in phase 1 of the IO center and of IO3 Proactive management of safety till January 2013.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber:
  • Email: albrecht@iot.ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address:
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Erik Schiager - Industry Partner

30 years in E&P industry

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 95116864
  • Email: erik.schiager@gdfsuezep.no
  • Company: GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS
  • Office address: Vestre Svanholmen 6, Sandnes
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Erik Østby - Board member

Vice President. 35 years of experuinec in the oil and gas industry within risk and reliability, maintenance and technical integrity management, and business improvement.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4790674106
  • Email: erik.ostby@dnvgl.com
  • Company: DNV GL
  • Office address: Veritasveien 1, 1363 Høvik
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Francisco Bacelar - IO

Engenheiro de processo. Engenheiro Químico.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +55 75 99530459
  • Email: Franciscobacelar.jpnor@petrobras.com.br
  • Company: JPNOR -Petrobras
  • Office address: Salvador Bahia Brasil
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Håkon Sivertsen -

Field Development

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber:
  • Email: Hakon.sivertsen@fmcti.com
  • Company: FMC Technologies
  • Office address:
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Jon Lippe - Operational Manager of the IO Center

M.Sc. in Applied Physics, continued education at MIT Sloan School in Change management. Worked in research for the O&G and process industry for 18 years on operation and maintenance technology (NTNU, SINTEF, MARINTEK). Statoil, 10 years; coordination technology, integrated work processes and ICT in exploration and production. NTNU 10 years; innovation, cross discipline cooperation, initiation of new R&D programs. Operational manager of the IO Center since 2006.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 73 91 89 70 33
  • Email: jon.lippe@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address: S. P. Andersens vei 15 A, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Jon Stærkebye - Member

Board member

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4790061061
  • Email: jon.starkebye@visavi.com
  • Company: Visavi
  • Office address:
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Kay Endre Fjørtoft - IO2 and Integrated Planning and Logistics researcher

Mr. Kay Fjørtoft has been a Senior Research Scientist at MARINTEK since 1995, and is currently Research Manager at the department of Maritime Transport Systems, where he is part of a RTD team of about 15 researchers specialized in logistics, maritime communications and integrated operations. He has been leading and participating in numerous RTD projects, mainly covering software architecture and developments, freight transport, safety management, port community systems, and communications within shipping and the oil & gas business sectors. Previously he has a.o. been working as a sailor within the fishery and the transport freight sector, where he also was co-owner of a deep sea trawler. Kay has published several papers and articles mainly focusing maritime communications, software architecture and logistics challenges, and he is currently also heading the recently established Maritime Communication Center, a program established by the SINTEF Group, NTNU and the University of Oslo (UiO).

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 90057068
  • Email: Kay.Fjortoft@marintek.sintef.no
  • Company: MARINTEK (Part of the SINTEF group)
  • Office address: Otto Nielsensvei 10, 7052 Trondheim, Norway
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Kine Reegård -

Project team member in IO 1, working on collaboration and capability development.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4746504113
  • Email: Kine.Reegard@hrp.no
  • Company: Institute for Energy Technology
  • Office address:
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Knut Steinar Bjørkevoll - Responsible for work package 5 under IO3

Holds a PhD in theoretical physics from 1992. Worked on development and use of advanced mathematical models in drilling operations. The models are now used both offline and online with link to data from drilling systems in real time. Experience includes development and use of models for automatic managed pressure drilling, training simulator for drilling, and decision support systems. Also offshore experience gained when giving support during drilling of nine managed pressure drilling sections.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 928 96 158
  • Email: KnutSteinar.Bjorkevoll@sintef.no
  • Company: SINTEF Petroleum Research
  • Office address: Thormøhlens gate 53 C, NO-5006 Bergen, Norway
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Lars Bodsberg - Area Manager, Proactive Mangement of Safety and Environment

Lars Bodsberg (Ph.D) SINTEF: Senior Research Scientist, Technology and Society, Safety Research. Lars Bodsberg, born 1954, has a M.Sc. Eng. in Applied Physics at The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) in 1979. He holds a Ph.D. in Reliability Engineering at Department of Mathematical Sciences at NTH in 1993. Bodsberg joined SINTEF in 1985 and has been Research Director at Safety Research 1996-2013. His main areas of competence and interests are Process safety; Reliability, availability and maintainability analysis with special emphasis on control and safety systems; Risk, safety and vulnerability analysis; and Accident investigation. He has been manager of the Gemini Centre on Reliability and Safety Studies at NTNU/SINTEF 2008 - 2012. Bodsberg is president of Society for Risk Analysis Europe since 2013.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 93058810
  • Email: lars.bodsberg@sintef.no
  • Company: SINTEF
  • Office address: S P Andersens v 5, 7465 Trondheim
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Mansoureh Jesmani - Research Fellow

I received BSc and MSc degrees at Electrical Engineering school with the major of Control in September 2008 and June 2011 from Shiraz University in Shiraz, Iran. In August 2012, I started my PhD at Cybernetic Engineering department, in NTNU, under the supervision of Prof. Bjarne Foss and the co-supervision of Prof. Jon Kleppe. My research interests are mainly in State Estimation, History Matching, Optimization and Optimal control, Production Optimization in Oil Reservoir, Model Predictive Control.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 47951195
  • Email: mansoureh.jesmani@ntnu.no
  • Company: IO Center and NTNU
  • Office address: Room D339, Elektroblokk D, O.S Bragstads plass 2D, 7034 Trondheim
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Mark Martin -

Mark is a Chemical & Petroleum and Process Manufacturing Consultant with over 25 years of Industry experience helping clients improve their business strategy and operations through the application of advanced technologies and services solutions. Mark is currently a Solutions Executive on the Global Chemical & Petroleum Tiger Team. Prior to his current role at IBM, Mark was an Industry Consultant covering Chemical & Petroleum with the Information Agenda Tiger Team and the Big Data Industry Team. Mark also lead IBM's efforts for Chemical & Petroleum in the Information Management Framework Program as a cross brand selling initiative with an Industry focus across software, hardware and services.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +1 (704) 340-9445
  • Email: martmark@us.ibm.com
  • Company: IBM
  • Office address: 10330 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262
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Mathias Bellout - PhD student

Mathias Bellout received his MS in Applied Physics and MS in Petroleum Engineering in 2005 and 2008, respectively, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He is currently pursuing his PhD in Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics from the same institution. Since 2009 he has been affiliated with the Center for Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry (IO-Center) at NTNU. In 2010-2011 he was visiting researcher at the Smart Fields Consortium in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University. His research interests include reservoir modeling and simulation, derivative-free and bi-level optimization.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4792446377
  • Email: mathias.bellout@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address: S.P.Andersens vei 15A, 7491 TRONDHEIM
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Michael E Creecy - Vice President, SKF Global Asset Management Services, Oil & Gas

Executive Committee Member of original TAIL project representing SKF; now participating on Activities 1 through 4 on behalf of SKF

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +1-925-998-2222
  • Email: michael.e.creecy@skf.com
  • Company: SKF
  • Office address: 2001 N. Main. St., Suite 510, Walnut Creek, California, 94596 USA
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Nicola Paltrinieri - Responsible for IO3-WP2

Research Scientist at SINTEF. PhD in Environmental, Safety and Chemical Engineering

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4794499218
  • Email: Nicola.Paltrinieri@sintef.no
  • Company: SINTEF
  • Office address: Postboks 4760 Sluppen, 7465 Trondheim, Norway
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Odd Kåre Zeiner Falmyr - Project Owner Team member, Web Editor IO1, Research Staff member IO1

Master of Management (M.Mgmt) :Org.psychology

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 004741554963
  • Email: Odd.Falmyr@hrp.no
  • Company: Institute for Energy Technology
  • Office address: PO Boks 173, N1751 Halden
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Patrick Reurink - Project Coordinator of the IO Center

M.Sc. in organizational studies, leadership and strategy from Trondheim Business School. Previously held positions as Administrative Center Leader of the European Palliative Care Research Centre at NTNU and Project Leader in an industrial incubator, facilitating start-ups and industrial development. Project Coordinator of the IO Center as of October 2013.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4797199002
  • Email: patrick.reurink@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Office address: S.P. Andersens v. 15, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Ranveig Kviseth Tinmannsvik - Project member IO3

Senior Research Scientist, SINTEF Technology and Society, Safety Research, PhD in Safety Management. Main areas of competence are accident investigation and learning from accidents, organisational factors and safety, and methods for developing indicators for early warning of incidents/ accidents.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 920 64 866
  • Email: Ranveig.K.Tinmannsvik@sintef.no
  • Company: SINTEF
  • Office address: P.O. Box 4760 Sluppen, 7465 Trondheim
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Ricardo Cunha Mattos Portella - client

Mechanical Engineering BS -1982 Petroleum Engineering MS - 1989 Petroleum Engineering PhD - 1998 Petrobras employee since 1983.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 55-21-2144-0047
  • Email: portella@petrobras.com.br
  • Company: PETROBRAS
  • Office address: Av. Chile, 330 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - 20031-170 - Brazil

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