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!

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.

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Daniel Tran

Leader

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Marie Henriksen

Head of Finance

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Ole Johan Lønnum

Deputy Leader

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Johannes Lorentzen

HR and HSEQ Manager

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Morten Liland

Chief Technical Engineer

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Geir Kulia

Elected Representative

Vebjørn Kjerstad

Sponsorship Manager

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

Ole Johan Lønnum

Group Leader Mechanical

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

Sarah Ann Prescott

Product Development Engineer

Arne Bui

Product Development Engineer

Mads Jøsok

CAD Engineer

Greatania Juardi

Product Development Engineer

Karl Ylvisaker

Group Leader Electronics

Lars Haugseng Andersen

Digital Design

Simon L'orange

Analog Design

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.

Peter Aaser

Group Leader Control and Communication

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

Øystein Havstad

Embedded System Development

Håkon Gimse

System Development

Eirik Lothe Foseid

System Development

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.

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Peter Aaser

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Johannes Lorentzen

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Alexander Wasaznik

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Lars Haugseng Andersen

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Håkon Gimse

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Simon L'orange

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