Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology
Department of Marine Technology
 

 

 

 

Asgeir J. Sørensen
Professor
Director NTNU Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems
NTNU AMOS

PhD Engineering Cybernetics, MSc Marine Technology

 

E-mail:

asgeir.sorensen@ntnu.no 

Office:

MTS, C2.2079

Address: 

Department of Marine Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Phone: 

+47 91 89 74 57 (mobile phone)

 

Otto Nielsens vei 10
N-7491 Trondheim
Norway

 

 

Fields of interest

Control engineering, hydrodynamics, modelling, marine robotics, autonomous systems and marine control systems.

Other information

Curriculum Vitae, Publications, Biography,  Google Scholar, MSc Candidates

Teaching

·      TMR4240 Marine Control Systems (Lecture Notes)

·      TMR4515 Marine Control Systems, Specialization Course

Laboratories

·      Applied Underwater Robotics Laboratory (AUR-Lab)

·      Marine Cybernetics Laboratory (MC-Lab)

·      Research Vessel Gunnerus

Graduated PhDs

1.     Stein M. Nornes (21 June 2018). Guidance and Control of Marine Robotics for Ocean Mapping and Monitoring. PhD Thesis 2018:202, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, Co-Supervisor: Professors Geir Johnsen, Martin Ludvigsen, Ingrid Schjølberg, NTNU

2.     Øyvind Ødegård (20 June 2018). Towards Autonomous Operations and Systems in Marine Archaeology.  PhD Thesis 2018:203, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, Co-Supervisor: Professors Geir Johnsen, Martin Ludvigsen, NTNU, Dr. Roy E. Hansen, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Professor Thijs J. Maarleveld, the University of Southern Denmark

 

3.     Ida M. Strand (28 February 2018). Sea Loads on Closed Flexible Fish Cages. PhD thesis 2018-28, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, Professor Odd M. Faltinsen, Co-Supervisor: Professor Pål Lader, NTNU/SINTEF Ocean

 

4.     Astrid H. Brodtkorb (4 December 2017). Hybrid Control of Marine Vessels Dynamic Positioning in Challenging Conditions. PhD thesis 2017:351, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, Co-Supervisors: Professors Andy Teel, UCSB and Ulrik Dam Nielsen, DTU

 

5.     Michel Rejani Miyazaki (29 June 2017). Modeling and Control of Hybrid Marine Power Plants. PhD thesis 2017:199, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, Co-Supervisors: Professors Roger Skjetne, Eilif Pedersen and Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU, Professor Eduardo A. Tannuri, University of So Paulo, Brazil

 

6.     Ingunn Nilssen (19 December 2016). Integrated Environmental Mapping and Monitoring: A methodological approach for end-users. PhD Thesis 2016:279, Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Geir Johnsen, NTNU, Co-Supervisors: Professor Tim W. Nattkemper, Bielfeld University - Germany, Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Dr. Ståle Johnsen and Dr. Vidar Hepsø, Statoil.

 

7.     Mauro Candeloro (8 December 2016). Tools and Methods for Autonomous Operations on Seabed and Water Column Using Underwater Vehicles. PhD Thesis 2016:370, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co Supervisors: Professor Martin Ludvigsen, NTNU, Professor Sauro Longhi, The Universit Politecnica Delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

 

8.     Torstein Ingebrigtsen Bø (7 March 2016). Scenario- and Optimization-Based Control of Marine Electric Power Systems. PhD Thesis 2016:47, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU, Co-Supervisors: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU and Roger Skjetne, NTNU.

 

9.     Auestad, Øyvind Fidje (21 October 2015). The Boarding Control System Modelling and Control of a SES for improved accessibility to Offshore Wind Turbines. PhD Thesis 2015, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Jan Tommy Gravdahl, NTNU, Co-Supervisors: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU and Trygve Halvorsen Espedal, UMOE Mandal AS.

 

10.  Fernandes, Daniel de Almeida (29 June 2015). On output feedback motion control system for ROVs: Guidance, navigation, and control. PhD thesis 2015:122, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co Supervisors: Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, NTNU, Professor Dcio Crisol Donha, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

11.  Caharija, Walter (10 November 2014). Integral Line-of-Sight Guidance and Control of Underactuated Marine Vehicles. PhD Thesis 2014, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Kristin Y. Pettersen, Co Supervisors: Professor Jan Tommy Gravdahl, NTNU, Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU and PhD Even Børhaug, Kongsberg Maritime AS.

 

12.  Veksler, Aleksander (3 November 2014). Optimization-based Control of Diesel-electric Ships in Dynamic Positioning. PhD Thesis 2014:302, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, Co Supervisors: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Professor Roger Skjetne, NTNU.

 

13.  Dukan, Fredrik (16 October 2014). ROV Motion Control Systems. PhD Thesis 2014:295, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co Supervisors: Professor Harald Ellingsen, NTNU.

 

14.  Ruth, Eivind (24 October 2008). Propulsion Control and Thrust Allocation on Marine Vessels. PhD Thesis 2008:203, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co Supervisors: Dr. Tristan Perez, NTNU and Professor Mogens Blanke, DTU.

 

15.  Radan, Damir (21 April 2008). Integrated Control of Marine Electrical Power SystemsӮ PhD Thesis 2008:37, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Dr. Alf Kåre Ådnanes, ABB, Co-Supervisors Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen and Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU.

 

16.  Berntsen, Per Ivar Barth (11 April 2008). Structural Reliability Based Position Mooring. PhD Thesis 2008:62, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Bernt J. Leira, Co-Supervisors Professor Ole Morten Aamo, NTNU and Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU.

 

17.  Refsnes, Jon Erling Gorset (11 March 2008). Nonlinear Model-Based Control of Slender Body AUVs. PhD Thesis 2008:60, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, NTNU.

 

18.  Wroldsen, Anders Sunde (11 December 2007). Ӎodelling and Control of Tensegrity Structures . PhD Thesis 2007:190, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Bob Skelton, University of California at San Diego (UCSD) and Dr. Mauricio C. de Oliveira, UCSD.

 

19.  Johansen, Vegar (7 December 2007). Modelling of Flexible Slender Systems for Real-time Simulation and Control Applications. Dr. ing. Thesis 2007:222, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Bernt J. Leira, NTNU.

 

20.  Rustad, Anne Marthine (16 November 2007). Modeling and Control of Top Tensioned Risers. PhD Thesis 2007:183, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Carl M. Larsen, NTNU.

 

21.  Smogeli, Øyvind Notland (3 November 2006). Control of Marine Propellers РFrom Normal to Extreme Conditions. PhD Thesis 2006:187, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Knut J. Minsaas, NTNU. Øyvind Notland Smogeli was in January 2007 awarded the TEKNA price for Excellent Young Researcher for the doctoral thesis at NTNU. In May 2007 Smogeli was awarded the ExxonMobile price for best applied doctoral thesis at NTNU.

 

22.  Reite, Karl-Johan (8 September 2006). Modelling and Control of Trawl Systems. PhD Thesis 2006:131, Department of Marine Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science & Technology, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Harald Ellingsen, NTNU.

 

23.  Nguyen, Trong Dong (March 2006). Design of Hybrid Marine Control Systems for Dynamic Positioning. PhD Thesis 2006, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS).  Supervisor: Professor Quek Ser Tong, NUS, Co- Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU.

 

24.  Lindegaard, Karl Petter W.  (24 September 2003). Fuel Optimization in Dynamic Positioning Systems. Report 2003:4-W, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU. Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU.

 

25.  Strand, Jann Peter (22 June 1999). Nonlinear Position Control Systems Design for Marine Vessels. Report 1999-6-W, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU.  Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU, Co- Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU. Jann Peter Strand was in May 2000 awarded the ESSO price for the best applied doctoral thesis at NTNU.

 

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