Ingrid Schjølberg, the director of NTNU Ocean science and technology in Trondheim Norway, has accepted the position as a permanent member of the steering committee for CAGE.
Text: Maja Sojtaric
The steering committee is responsible for overseeing the strategy for research, training, economy and patent developments at the center of excellence. The committee also oversees operational aspects including the relationships to the University, institutes and industry. Director of CAGE, Professor Jürgen Mienert, reports to the steering committee.
Ingrid Schjølberg is a professor in marine technology, and leads NTNU Oceans which is one of four strategic research areas for NTNU.
NTNU Oceans coordinates and initiates new multidisciplinary activities within research, education and innovation; contributes to increase the knowledge base in the maritime, oil and gas and aquaculture industry; identifies and develops future knowledge needs in shipping, deep ocean and artic exploration, seafood production, marine resources and energy, marine environment and society through basic research and joint projects with the industry.
Schjølberg is replacing a previous member of the committee: Jarle Husebø, Statoil.
The other members of the steering committee for CAGE are Prof. Kenneth Ruud (Pro Rector for Research and development, UiT The Arctic University of Norway); Prof. Morten Hald (Dean. Science and technology faculty, UiT); Dr. Morten Smelror (Director, Norwegian geological survey (NGU), Trondheim); and Dr. Nalan Koc (Research Director, Norwegian Polar Institute).