top of page

Team 2024

Vortex is proud to present to you this years team. We consist currently of 48 members, from several different studies. Take a look around and get to know the team.

THE BOARD

The Board decides in all significant matters and have overall strategic and management responsibilities. Vortex is lead by the board; unifying the organization.

1695842621703_edited.jpg

David Omanovic

Project Manager

Chairman of the Board

  • LinkedIn
Alexander Brackenbury.jpeg

Alexander Brackenbury

Deputy Project Manager

Deputy chair of the board

  • LinkedIn
PB Gjermund Vortex 5_edited.jpg

Gjermund Bjørnstad

CTO Hardware

Member of the Board

  • LinkedIn
Vortex-Symbol-1080x1080-ORG.png

Tarald Nikolai Trondsen

Chief Financial Officer

Member of the Board

  • LinkedIn
Théo Anders Martin.jpeg

Théo Anders Martin

CTO Software

Member of the Board​

  • LinkedIn
IMG_6724.JPEG

Kari Hjelen

Marketing Lead

Member of the Board

  • LinkedIn

LEADERSHIP

The leaders at Vortex ensure the project sees the light of day by leading each respective technical group. They are committed to develop their groups and the project.

IMG_6657.JPEG

Eirik Kolås

Software - Leader of

Situational Awareness 

Benjamin Roald Andersen.heic

Benjamin Roald Andersen

Electrical Team Leader

IMG_6677.JPEG

Aleksander Klund

Software - Leader of Autonomous Systems

Fabian Kongelf.jpeg

Fabian Kongelf

Software - Leader of DevOps

IMG_6726.JPEG

Martynas Smilingis

Software - Leader of Embedded Systems

Sander Hjortland.heic

Sander August Hjortland

Mechanical Group Leader

Mechanical
Subgroup of Hardware

Sander Hjortland.heic

Sander August Hjortland

Leader of Mechanical Group

Mechanical

We play with 3D modeling in CAD & SolidWorks; developing the physical parts of the vessles.  Essentially, we combine fluid statics with bright solutions to develop a stable and safe vehicle which will perform to the best of its abilities.

Lars Martin Ølstad.heic

Lars Martin Ølstad

Mechanical Deputy Lead

Åsmund Nøkling.heic

Åsmund
Nøkling

Member of Mechanical

Emil Sylte.heic

Emil Skotheim Sylte

Member of Mechanical

Kristian Johnsen.heic

Kristian Johnsen

Mechanical Deputy Lead

Alice Michelle Parnas.heic

Alice Michelle Parnas

Member of Mechanical

Ismetcan Saraç .heic

Ismetcan Saraç 

Member of Mechanical

Sondre Jørstad Larsen.heic

Sondre Jørstad Larssen

Member of Mechanical

Ole Kjensmo.heic

Ole Kjensmo

Member of Mechanical

Marius Østbyhaug.heic

Marius Østbyhaug

Member of Mechanical

Pål-Anders Skari.heic

Pål-Anders Skari

Member of Mechanical

Electronic Circuit Board

Electronics
Subgroup of Hardware

Benjamin Roald Andersen.heic

Benjamin Roald Andersen

Leader of Electrical Group

Denis Lobe.heic

Denis Lobe

Member of Electronics

Afras Mansoor.heic

Afras Mansoor

Member of Electronics

Electronics

We are responsible for all the electronics  and thereby they work with PCB and circuit design, which the vessel's functionality depends greatly on. Power supply solution, signal processing and acoustics are key tasks we work with as well.

Eryk Winogrocki.heic

Eryk Tomasz Winogrocki

Member of Electronics

Alexander Umansky.heic

Alexander Umansky

Member of Electronics

Alvar Guddingsmo.heic

Alvar Guddingsmo

Member of Electronics

Sebastian Opheim Hedel.heic

Sebastian Opheim Hedel

Member of Electronics

IMG_2391_edited.jpg

Ane Flaktveit Holmsen

Member of Electronics

IMG_3768-2.jpg

Software

The software group is divided into four sub-groups. Autonomous systems, Situational Awareness, Embedded Systems and DevOps.

IMG_6658.JPEG

Eirik Kolås

Software - Leader of Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness

We design, implement, test and tune controllers and path following algorithms for the drones, with the aim of making our AUV and ASV autonomous.

IMG_6649.JPEG

Erik Frøland

Software - Member of Situational Awareness

IMG_6674.JPEG

Sondre Selberg

Software - Member of Situational Awareness

IMG_6671.JPEG

Tristan Elias Wolfram

Software - Member of Situational Awareness

IMG_6646.JPEG

Jørgen Fjermedal

Software - Member of Situational Awareness

IMG_6677.JPEG

Aleksander Klund

Software - Leader of Autonomous Systems

Autonomous Systems

We design, implement, test and tune controllers and path following algorithms for the drones, with the aim of making our AUV and ASV autonomous.

IMG_6686.JPEG

Martin Quoc-Tuan Buu Hyunh

Software - Member of Autonomous Systems

IMG_6694.JPEG

AleksanderØstensen

Software - Member of Autonomous Systems

IMG_2419_edited.jpg

Alice Zheng

Software - Member of Autonomous Systems

IMG_2400_edited.jpg

Anders Sandneseng Høgden

Software - Member of Autonomous Systems

IMG_6728.JPEG

Martynas Smilingis

Software - Leader of Embedded Systems

(devious boi)

Embedded Systems

We deal with mechanical waves in the water in the form of vibration and sound, which the aim of being able to locate objects subsea. 

IMG_6745.JPEG

Vincent Rosenpflanzer

Software - Member of Embedded Systems

IMG_6739.JPEG

Rose Kapps

Software - Member of Embedded Systems

IMG_6735.JPEG

David Persson

Software - Member of Embedded Systems

kk.png

Ibrahim Fawwaz Abdalaal

Software - Member of Embedded Systems

Fabian Kongelf.jpeg

Fabian Kongelf

Software - Leader of DevOps

DevOps

We integrate and automate the work of software development and IT operations as a means for improving and shortening the systems development life cycle.

IMG_6665.JPEG

Sondre Haugen

Software - Member of DevOps

_MG_3547.jpg

LEGACY GROUP
(under construction)

(

nils.png

Nils

Leader of Mentors

"Woof woof" - Nils (1694)

DSCF4969.jpg

Børge Pahlm

Mentor - Previous Project Manager

NewCore Vortex Creator

DSC03421.jpg

Ronja Kræmer

Mentor - Previous Autonomous Leader

Queen of Sensors

DSCF4993.jpg

Jonas Fillan

Mentor - Previous Board Member

Father of Beluga

Oliver Rothenbach.jpg

Oliver Rothenbach

Mentor - Previous Mechanical Member

Meme master

Hannah Laugaland.jpg

Hannah Laugaland

Mentor - Perception

Perceiver

DSCF4973.jpg

Phong Vuoc Tran

Mentor - Previous Human Resources Lead & Board

Boss of Safety First

KenasKutter.jpg

Kenas Kutter

Mentor

Kutter

Silje.jpg

Silje Greidung

Mentor

Marketing God

Lasse Moen Guttormsen.jpg

Lasse Moen Guttormsen

Mentor

Autonomy bro

Mentors

Honorary members and mentors are non-active members who provide support for the project and the active members without any obligation.

DSCF4978.jpg

Andreas Skagen

Mentor - Previous CFO

Economy Chad

TinaHarildstad.jpg

Tina Harildstad

Mentor - Previous Hardware Lead

Queen of Hardware

DSCF4982.jpg

Christopher Strøm

Mentor - Previous Board Member

Master of Vortex

DSC03465.jpg

Ivan Gushkov

Mentor

Snake Handler

IMG_5900.jpg

Truls Bakke Eftedal

Mentor - Mechanical

Mechaman

Sebastian Sudmann.jpg

Sebastian Sudmann

Mentor - Mechanics

Mechaman

DSC03289.jpg

Kristian Sem

Mentor -

Our Lord and Savior 

DSC03482.jpg

Benjaminas Visockis

Mentor - Previous Project Manager

Alpha Software Chad

DSC03429.jpg

Christian Le

Mentor - Previous Marketing Lead

Mark Zuckerberg

TrulsMEllingsen.jpg

Truls Munch-Ellingsen

Mentor

Munchie

HegeOverlie.jpg

Hege Øverlie

Mentor

Mentor

Emil Løvoll Pettersen.jpg

Emil Løvoll Pettersen

Mentor

Cutiepie

Henrik Hammarstrøm.jpg

Henrik Hammarstrøm

Mentor

Perceiver

Lara Haugland.jpg

Lara Haugland

Mentor

Artistè

Sigurd von Brandis.jpg

Sigurd von Brandis

Mentor

Autobots roll out

Henrik Porten Hemnes (2).jpg

Henrik Porten Hemnes

Mentor

Electronics God

2020-vegard.png

Vegard Haraldstad

Mentor

OG mentor

Alicia Marie Göbel.jpeg

Alicia Marie Göbel

Mentor

Electronics

bottom of page