2016

2017

2018

2019

Team 2018

Team 2018 of Vortex NTNU consists of 21 students from seven different engineering disciplines across all years of study. We have learned a lot from last year's MATE-competition, and this year we will perform even better!

Petter Hoem Sletsjøe

CEO
Hometown : Sandefjord

The Board

The Board is responsible for coordinating the project and securing a sustainable development of the organization. Their involvement ensures close cooperation between the respective group leaders, and the team’s overall progression, budget and wellbeing.

Sindre Hansen

CTO
Hometown : Mo i Rana

Sven-Håkon Wold Sundt

Head of Finance
Hometown : Kvernaland

Line Katrin Granhaug Hansen

Head of Marketing
Hometown : Mo i Rana

Ole Sivert Otterholm

Head of Software
Hometown : Ålesund

Kristoffer Hermansen

Head of Electronics
Hometown : Austrheim

Eivind Salvesen

Head of Mechanical
Hometown : Stavanger

Line Katrin Granhaug Hansen

Head of Marketing
Hometown : Mo i Rana

Marketing

The Marketing group is responsible for the overall branding and profiling of the organization. This includes organizing the website, social media, stands, events, sponsors, media outreach, as well as outlining the market display and product presentation for the actual contest.

Jørgen Weidemann

Sponsorship Manager
Hometown : Oslo

Kevin Kottakkakathu Varughese

Web
Hometown : Sjøvegan

Ingrid Sofie Skjetne

Graphic design
Hometown : Oslo

Ole Sivert Otterholm

Head of Software
Hometown : Ålesund

Software

The software group is responsible for developing software that makes it possible for the pilot to control the ROV in an easy, predictable, and reliable way. The responsibilities of the team include essentially all software between the inputs of the pilot, the data gathered by the sensors, and the outputs to the thrusters and manipulator arm.

Erik Dymbe

Software
Hometown : Bergen

Sarah Sayeed Qureshi

Software
Hometown : Bergen

Eirik Storesund

Software
Hometown : Haugesund

Øystein Utbjoe Andersland

Software
Hometown : Stord

Aksel Sætre Lenes

Software
Hometown : Kolbotn

Kristoffer Hermansen

Head of Electronics
Hometown : Austrheim

Electronics

The Electronics group is responsible for the mapping and packaging of the entire electronic system from scratch. The work range from designing custom PCBs to assembling the finished hardware system. This includes optimizing the solutions, as well as troubleshooting it all when it does not work.

Andreas Tessaker

Electronics
Hometown : Trondheim

Benjamin Askelund

Electronics
Hometown : Trondheim

Sander Furre

Electronics
Hometown : Stavanger

Eivind Salvesen

Head of Mechanical
Hometown : Stavanger

Mechanical

The Mechanical group is responsible for developing a waterproof ROV frame construction. This includes 3D modeling, CFD, coordination of manufacturing, designing thrusters, customizing buoyancy elements, as well as integrating the thrusters and cameras to the overall design. The work also includes development of a capable manipulator arm, which is a critical part of the ROV - allowing us to complete the challenging tasks assigned in the competition.

Torstein Grindvik

Mechanical
Hometown : Skodje

Sindre Møller

Mechanical
Hometown : Molde

Morten Aadland Fossmark

Mechanical
Hometown : Bergen

Team 2017

Team 2017 of Vortex NTNU consists of 18 students from seven different engineering disciplines across all years of study. We have learned a lot from last year's MATE-competition, and this year we will perform even better!

Peter Aaser

Project Manager
Hometown : Asker

The Board

The Board is responsible for coordinating the project and securing a sustainable development of the organization. Their involvement ensures close cooperation between the respective group leaders, and the team’s overall progression, budget and wellbeing.

Arne Bui

Deputy Project Manager
Hometown : Rygge

Dong Zhang

Head of Finance
Hometown : Oslo

Sverre Spetalen

Head of Marketing
Hometown : Oslo

Morten Fyhn Amundsen

Chief Control
Hometown : Trondheim

Karl Ylvisaker

Chief Electronics
Hometown : Tromsø

Kristian Bortne

Chief Mechanical
Hometown : Måløy

Sverre Spetalen

Head of Marketing
Hometown : Oslo

Marketing

The Marketing group is responsible for the overall branding and profiling of the organization. This includes organizing the website, social media, stands, events, sponsors, media outreach, as well as outlining the market display and product presentation for the actual contest.

Eivind Salvesen

Sponsorship Manager
Hometown : Stavanger

Erik Dymbe

Web & Graphics
Hometown : Bergen

Morten Fyhn Amundsen

Chief Control
Hometown : Trondheim

Control

The Control System group is responsible for developing software that makes it possible for the pilot to control the ROV in an easy, predictable, and reliable way. The responsibilities of the team include essentially all software between the inputs of the pilot, the data gathered by the sensors, and the outputs to the thrusters and manipulator arm.

Ingrid Fjordheim Onstein

GUI
Hometown : Gjøvik

Sindre Hansen

HW Interface
Hometown : Mo i Rana

Vegard Kamsvåg

Simulator
Hometown : Molde

Karl Ylvisaker

Chief Electronics
Hometown : Tromsø

Electronics

The Electronics group is responsible for the mapping and packaging of the entire electronic system from scratch. The work range from designing custom PCBs to assembling the finished hardware system. This includes optimizing the solutions, as well as troubleshooting it all when it does not work.

Simon L'orange

PSU
Hometown : Gjerdrum

Lars Haugseng Andersen

Peripherals
Hometown : Grimstad

Aksel Sætre Lenes

Cameras
Hometown : Kolbotn

Kristian Bortne

Chief Mechanical
Hometown : Måløy

Mechanical

The Mechanical group is responsible for developing a waterproof ROV frame construction. This includes 3D modeling, CFD, coordination of manufacturing, designing thrusters, customizing buoyancy elements, as well as integrating the thrusters and cameras to the overall design. The work also includes development of a capable manipulator arm, which is a critical part of the ROV - allowing us to complete the challenging tasks assigned in the competition.

Petter Hoem Sletsjøe

Frame & Enclosure
Hometown : Sandefjord

Vegard Slettahjell Skjefstad

Thrusters
Hometown : Flateby

Greatania Juardi

Manipulator
Hometown : London

Team 2016

Team 2016 of Vortex NTNU consists of 21 students from six different engineering disciplines across all years of study. Together we will develop an ROV to compete in the international MATE competition - representing NTNU for the first time!

Daniel Tran

Leader
Hometown : Bømlo

Management

The management is responsible for coordinating the project and securing a sustainable development of the organization. Their involvement ensures close cooperation between the respective group leaders, and the team’s overall progression, budget and wellbeing.

Ole Johan Lønnum

Deputy Leader
Hometown : Oslo

Morten Liland

Chief Technical Engineer
Hometown : Oslo

Marie Henriksen

Head of Finance
Hometown : Horten

Johannes Lorentzen

HR and HSEQ Manager
Hometown : Oslo

Geir Kulia

Elected Representative
Hometown : Lillesand

Vebjørn Kjerstad

Sponsorship Manager
Hometown : Tromsø

Marketing

The marketing group is responsible for establishing sponsorship agreements as well as follow-ups. The efforts involve exposure of our activities and partners on campus, to the industry and during the competition. This includes marketing and public relations, management of our website and social media profiles.

Geir Kulia

IT Manager
Hometown : Lillesand

Ole Johan Lønnum

Group Leader Mechanical
Hometown : Oslo

Mechanical

The mechanical group is responsible for designing and manufacturing a unified waterproof ROV frame construction. This includes 3D modelling in CAD, making payloads, production of buoyancy elements and competition props.

Kristian Bortne

Product Development Engineer
Hometown : Måløy

Arne Bui

Product Development Engineer
Hometown : Rygge

Greatania Juardi

Product Development Engineer
Hometown : London

Sarah Ann Prescott

Product Development Engineer
Hometown : Oslo

Mads Jøsok

CAD Engineer
Hometown : Brattvåg

Karl Ylvisaker

Group Leader Electronics
Hometown : Tromsø

Electronics

The electronics group is responsible for the mapping and packaging of the entire electronic system. The work includes development of mission-specific sensors, circuit boards, and the control unit.

Lars Haugseng Andersen

Digital Design
Hometown : Grimstad

Simon L'orange

Analog Design
Hometown : Gjerdrum

Peter Aaser

Group Leader Control and Communication
Hometown : Asker

Control and Communication

The control and communication group is responsible for maneuverability and stability of the ROV allowing the pilot to perform the tasks consistently and reliably. The work spans from system architecture design, writing embedded software to control the thrusters, programming the dynamic positioning system, and ensuring seamless communication between topside and the ROV is established.

Morten Fyhn Amundsen

Dynamic Positioning System
Hometown : Trondheim

Håkon Gimse

System Development
Hometown : Oslo

Eirik Lothe Foseid

System Development
Hometown : Stord

Øystein Havstad

Embedded System Development
Hometown : Grimstad

Manipulator

The manipulator group is responsible for the design and production of a capable manipulator arm that can pick up and handle objects. The arm is an essential and critical part of the ROV allowing it to complete tasks assigned in the MATE competition.

Peter Aaser

EiT
Hometown : Asker

Alexander Wasaznik

EiT
Hometown : Oslo

Håkon Gimse

EiT
Hometown : Oslo

Johannes Lorentzen

EiT
Hometown : Oslo

Lars Haugseng Andersen

EiT
Hometown : Grimstad

Simon L'orange

EiT
Hometown : Gjerdrum