Theses

The PhD theses submitted by the candidates in SFI Offshore Mechatronics are listed here as they are submitted (Note: this page also includes links to the full text copy of the thesis in ProjectPlace which is only available to the consortium partners).

PhD-1: Sondre Sanden Tørdal (UiA), PhD thesis defended on March 19, 2019. Title of Thesis: Real-Time Motion Compensation in Ship-to-Ship Load Handling. [PP]

PhD-2: Andrej Cibicik (NTNU), PhD thesis defended on January 8, 2020. Title of Thesis: Dynamics of Rigid and Flexible Manipulators Using Screw Theory. [PP]

PhD-3: Alexander Meyer Sjøberg (NTNU), PhD thesis defended on January 30, 2020. Title of Thesis: Estimation and Control on Lie Groups based on Formulations on the Lie Algebra. [PP]

PhD-4: Aksel Sveier (NTNU), PhD thesis defended on February 18, 2020. Title of Thesis: Quaternions and Dual Quaternions for State and Parameter Estimation. [PP]

PhD-6: Sondre Nordås (UiA), PhD thesis defended on April 16, 2020. Title of Thesis: Using Digital Hydraulics in Secondary Control of Motor Drive. [PP]

PhD-6: Martin Hemmer (UiA), PhD thesis defended on May 15, 2020. Title of Thesis: Condition Monitoring Methods for Large, Low-speed Bearings. [PP]

PhD-7: Geir Ole Tysse (NTNU), PhD defended on August 11, 2020. Title of thesis: Modeling and Control of Ship-Mounted Cranes. [PP]

PhD-8: Daniel Hagen (UiA), PhD defended on September 2, 2020. Title of Thesis: Improving Energy Efficiency and Motion Control in Load-Carrying Applications using Self-Contained Cylinders. [PP]

PhD-9: Viktor H. Donkov (AAU), PhD thesis defended on January 15, 2021. Title of the thesis: Secondary Control of Multi-chamber Cylinders for Low-speed High-force Applications. [PP]

PhD-10: Lars Ivar Hatledal(NTNU Aalesund), PhD defended on Friday March 19, 2021. Title of the thesis: Protocols and Standards for Simulation and Co-simulation. [PP]

PhD-11: Thiago G. Monteiro (NTNU Aalesund), PhD thesis defended on February 3, 2021. Title of the thesis: A Cross-modal Integrated Sensor Fusion System for Fatigue and Awareness Assessment in Demanding Marine Operations. [PP]

PhD-12: Savin Viswanathan (NTNU), PhD thesis defended on May 11, 2021. Title of the thesis: Multiphysical Simulation of Ocean Engineering Systems. [PP]

PhD-13: Thilina Weerasinghe (UiA), PhD thesis defended on May 25, 2021. Title of the thesis: Enabling mMTC and URLLC in 5G: Initial Access, Traffc Prediction, and User Availability. [PP]

PhD-14: Atle Aalerud (UiA), PhD thesis defended on October 14, 2021. Title of the thesis: Industrial Perception of a Human World: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Autonomy. [PP]

PhD-15: Njål Tengesdal (NTNU), PhD thesis defended on October 18, 2021. Title of the thesis: Modelling and Simulation of Offshore Drilling Systems. [PP]

PhD-16: Gaute Fotland, PhD thesis defended on June 17, 2022. Title of thesis: Effects of Time Integration and Constraint Methods for Cable Simulations using ALE-ANCF Elements regarding Real-Time Analysis

PhD-17. Shaun Falconer, PhD thesis defended on June 28, 2022. Title of thesis: Condition monitoring of fibre ropes using machine learning

PhD-18. Søren Ketelsen, PhD thesis defended on August 30, 2022. Title of thesis: Efficient Actuation of Load Carrying Applications by Electro-Hydraulic Compact Drives

PhD-19. Dipendra Subedi, PhD thesis defended on September 13, 2022. Title of thesis: Modeling and Control of Flexible Link Manipulators