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Nordby, Kjetil

Researcher

Kjetil is an industrial designer with a master in interaction design from Umeå Design School and a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) 2011. The PhD deals with the innovative use of new technologies in design practice.

Kjetil has been part of several startups and has worked as an industrial and interaction designer for leading Norwegian companies. He has also tutored students at master and bachelor level at AHO and held master courses a Institute of Informatics at Oslo University.

Recently he has turned his interest towards the Norwegian maritime sector and are leading a multidisciplinary team that seeks to reinvent current ship bridges.

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Windingstad, Sigbjørn

Designer

Sigbjørn is an experienced and merited Industrial Designer with practice as design consultant for a number of Norwegian and international brands as individual designer and as former partner in Formel Industridesign AS. Sigbjørn has education from Institute of Industrial Design at Norwegian College og Art and Design and Les Ateliers in Paris. Today, Sigbjørn shares his time between teaching, design and research at AHO.

Sigbjørn´s involvement in the maritime design projects is both on project and design, benefitting from a wide industrial experience.

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Morrison, Andrew

Professor

Andrew Morrison is Director of the Centre for Design Research at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) in Norway and Professor of Interdisciplinary Design at the Institute of Design (IDE). As co-ordinator of research, Andrew takes part in and leads a range of design research projects. These cover Communication Design, dynamic interfaces and social media; RFID, mediation and activity; Service Design and innovation in leadership; electronic arts installation; narrative and mobile media; practice-based research/research by design; online research mediation and design research methods. Andrew also focuses on design writing, fiction and criticism.

He has been central to the ongoing redesign and teaching of the PhD school at AHO. He has supervised a dozen PhD students at AHO and others at the University of Oslo in design, media and education. Andrew is a member of the Research Committee and the Board of AHO. He was paper co-chair for Nordes 09, Engaging Artifacts, 3rd Nordic Design Research Conference (www.nordes.org) and been a board member of the Design research Society. He has published widely in journals, books and online and has a special research interest in online research mediation. He has edited and co-edited several collections of papers and chapters related to design and new media.

Formerly Andrew was an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo at the interdisciplinary research centre InterMedia where he led the Communication Design Group

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Barrett, Natasha

Researcher

Natasha has a background in composition, music technology and acoustics, focusing on electroacoustic music, sound spatialisation using 3D audio technologies and interactive sound-art. She holds a masters degree in composition and analysis (1994) from Birmingham University, UK, and a PhD in electroacoustic composition and aesthetics (1998) from City University, London, UK. Both degrees were funded by the humanities section of the British Academy.

Natasha moved to Norway in 1999 for a one year post-doctoral position and since then has been based in Oslo working freelance as both composer and researcher. She also collaborates with experimental designers and scientists, amongst others IRCAM (Paris), PGP (Centre for Excellence in Physics of Geological Processes at the University of Oslo) and OCEAN design research association.

Her works are performed and commissioned throughout the world, receiving numerous recognitions, most notably the Nordic Council Music Prize (Norden / Scandinavia, 2006) and she regularly holds master classes throughout Norway, Europe, Canada and USA.

Natasha’s involvement in the Ulstein Bridge Concept involves matters concerning sound and space. She is particularly interested in how spatial audio can be a carrier for information, how real-time sonfication can clarify data and how audio can effect the general work environment.

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Kristiansen, Helge Tor

PhD-fellow

Helge is an assistant professor at Aalesund University College with a master in Electrical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a master in Information Technology from Aalborg University. He has given lectures in a wide range of subjects like electrical installations on- and offshore, power electronics and electrical machinery, computer networking and network security, interaction design and human computer interaction (HCI).

Helge is today a PhD-fellow at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design participating in the project Ulstein Bridge Concept (UBC). His main interest is Design-Driven Innovation, focusing on how conceptual design can be a mediator in the creation of new visions and proposals for the entire offshore ship bridge.

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Lurås, Sigrun

Researcher

Sigrun is an interaction designer with a special interest in designing for complex contexts. In her PhD research, Sigrun focused on how to understand designing for complex, high-risk control environments, and how systemic design may be of help when designing for such contexts.

Sigrun got a MSc in Industrial Design Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2005. Before she started on her PhD at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in September 2011, she worked as an interaction designer at Halogen and an interaction designer and human factors specialist at DNV GL. Sigrun defended her PhD thesis entitled Systemic design in complex contexts : an enquiry through designing a ship’s bridge publicly on 22 January 2016.

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Sevaldson, Birger

Professor

Birger Sevaldson [dipl NCAD MNIL PhD] is professor at the Institute of Design at AHO – Oslo School of Architecture and Design and a principle researcher in OCEAN design research association.

He is an academic and designer working in a broad field of design and architecture. He has been in private practice since 1986. His practice spans from architecture, interior to furniture and product design including design of lighting armatures and boat design. It also includes experimental architecture and several art installations in collaboration with the composer Natasha Barrett on the context of OCEAN.

Birger Sevaldson has been developing concepts in design computing and his doctoral thesis from 2005 is based on 15 years of research into this field. He has been collaborating in OCEAN design research association since 1997 and the experimental design projects resulting from this collaboration have been published worldwide. The research into digital design developed into a wider interest in the design process and especially design processes for uncertainty, unforeseen futures and complexity. This research grew out of the digital research which initially engaged in time related design, where time was explored as a design material. Later this approach was further developed and new concepts for systems thinking in design emerged. He has defined Systems Oriented Design as a designerly way of systems thinking and systems practice.

Birger has been lecturing and teaching in Norway, Europe, Asia and USA and has held a visiting professorship at NACD in Oslo and has been a visiting critic at Syracuse University School of Architecture, USA. He is currently visiting professor at the University College of Ålesund, Norway. He was collaborating in the start-up of the academic design journal FORMakademisk and is in the editorial board of the journal. He has been in a number of international evaluation committees amongst them the evaluation committee for Danish design research under the Ministry of Culture of Denmark, and the evaluation committee for a science master for the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC), Ireland, and the evaluation committee for the EID project by the Swedish energy authorities. Birger is member of the council of the Design Research Society.

Birger has held several positions amongst them, leader of the National Council for Design Educations in Norway, Vice Rector of Oslo School of Architecture and Design and director of OCEAN Design Research Association and the committee for NORDES 2011. He is currently the curator of the Gallery AHO.

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Komandur, Sashidharan

Researcher

Sashidharan Komandur is a researcher at Aalesund University College. He is also the Global Maritime Knowledge Hub (GMKH) chair for ‘Human Factors in Marine Operations’ jointly sponsored by DNV, Farstad, Havila & Island Offshore. He collaborates with The Oslo School of Architecture and Design in the project “Ulstein Bridge Concept” and holds a visiting researcher position there.

Sashidharan is an industrial engineer with a Master’s (Ocean engineering) from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in industrial engineering from University of Washington, Seattle. He did his bachelor’s in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras.

He has research interests in maritime human factors, human computer interaction, anthropometry, physical ergonomics and applied statistics.

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Sørnes, Christian Steinskog

Designer

Christian Steinskog Sørnes is a product designer and part time employee at Ulstein Power & Control. He is currently working on the research project Ulstein Bridge Concept at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. His main focus in the project will revolve around physical conceptualization and product development of manual controllers.

Christian is educated from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (MA 2008). After his master he has worked with brand and product development for Active Brands and Beerenberg. His main focus was design and development for alpine and technical outerwear.

Combined with working with Ulstein Bridge Concept, Christian also works as a drawing teacher in the foundational coerces at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design.

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Knutsen, Morten

Designer

Morten is an interaction designer with a special focus on practical and technological development of advanced multimodal user interfaces. In his work he develops experimental prototypes for investigating future interaction, using his skills in programming and electronic engineering.

Morten is educated from the Danish Design School in Copenhagen (B.A. 2007) and the Oslo School of Architecture (MA 2012), and has worked as a web developer and programmer for Plastikk Media A/S (2009-2012).

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Børresen, Stian

Developer

Stian Børresen is an independent software consultant, having more than 15 years of experience as a software developer, start-up founder and doing consultancy work for major Norwegian companies Stian has a masters degree in computer science from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and has extensive knowledge on a wide variety of technologies, including mobile and desktop application development, web development, real time 3D graphics programming, cloud computing and massively scalable systems.

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Egemar, Jesper

Designer

Jesper Egemar holds a degree in Art Direction from Westerdals School of Communication and has been working as a graphic designer for some 25 years. He has designed posters, annual ­reports, logotypes and visual identity ­systems for all kind of clients. But mainly he has been working with companys and institutions in the cultural sector. His work has won gold and silver diplomas in Visuelt and The Most Beautiful Books of the Year Awards. In 2002 Mr. Egemar was awarded the honorable National Book Artists Prize for his contribution to Norwegian book design in general. He teaches graphic design and typography as Associate Professor at Gjøvik University College and is a visiting lecturer at the National Academies of the Arts in Bergen and Oslo.

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Bjørkhaug, Svein Inge

Designer

Svein Inge has a Master in Industrial design with specialization in interaction and service design from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. He is employed at Ulstein Power & Control and is currently working on the research project Ulstein Bridge Concept at AHO. Svein Inge likes to play with and explore interactions and communication between people and technology, using sensing technology to explore how new interfaces can be created.

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Berg, Marianne Støren

Marianne Støren Berg is senior innovation manager and research strategist. She is working on the development of strategic areas within design research at AHO, and is now full time occupied with establishing the Maritime Research Laboratory.

With a genuine dedication for design thinking and user centric innovation, she has held various roles within research, design consultancy and industry over the last 20 years.

Prior to joining the team at AHO, she worked with change management and advicing within innovation at Telenor. She was directly responsible for implementing a design driven and customer centric innovation process.

She co-founded the Oslo-based award-winning consultancy KODE Design. It earned a position as a leading firm within customer centric innovation in Norway and worked with clients such as Tandberg Telecom, Scandinavian Business Seating/HÅG, Jordan and Tine.

Marianne holds a PhD in innovation processes and workshops. She enjoys sharing her experience within customer centric innovation, design strategy, design management, service design, design research and participatory design methods. Frequently she holds seminars, is lecturing, is jurying and contributes to the design field with publications in books and articles.

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