On Monday, March 17, Ernst Gunnar Gran defended his PhD thesis Congestion Management in Lossless Interconnection Networks. The defense took place at 13:15 in Storstua at Simula Research Laboratory.
Simula's Centre for Resilient Networks and Applications (CRNA) performs long-term measurements of Norwegian mobile broadband networks. The first results of the measurements have now been released in a report focusing on the user-experienced robustness of the mobile broadband experience.
On Tuesday, February 25, Håvard Espeland defended his PhD thesis Processing Cyclic Multimedia Workloads on Modern Architectures. The defense took place at Simula Research Laboratory.
On 14 th February 2014, Hung Vo defended his PhD thesis Permutation Based Routing for Increased Robustness in IP Networks. The defense took place Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu.
On Monday, 10 th February, Wei Lin Guay defended his PhD thesis Dynamic reconfiguration in Interconnection Networks. The defense took place in Storstua at Simula.
Given by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Gender Equality Award (Likestillingsprisen) promotes gender equality in research institutes, Universities and University Colleges. The award is given to the institution that has the foremost regimen for improving its gender balance, and Simula is the winner for 2013.
On Monday the 4 th November, Tor Gillberg defended his PhD thesis Fast and accurate front propagation for simulation of geological folds. The defense took place at 13:15 in Storstua at Simula.
A scientific paper written for the Simula-hosted Certus Centre project has won the award for best paper at this year's Miami MODELS-conference.
The College of Information Science and Technology at the Hainan University in Haikou, the capital of the Hainan province of China, is hosting NorNet Core’s second international site! This is the first non-European site for NorNet Core. International sites make it possible to examine and evaluate the connectivity of the Norwegian networks with other countries.
Certus will organise a training program for software industry professionals in Norway 21-22 November, 2013. These courses aim to promote application of state of the art software engineering research in the Norwegian software industry. We welcome professionals from the Norwegian software industry to attend these courses.
On Friday 18. October, Pål Grønsund defended his PhD thesis Cognitive Radio from a Mobile Operator’s Perspective: System Performance and Business Case Evaluations. The defense took place at 13.15, Storstua, Simula.
Master students have more than 50 topics to choose from at Simula!
PhD student Sunil Nair at the Software Engineering department, Simula, won the semi final for his presentation "Fasten your seatbelts! Safety is not guaranteed!" at Researcher Grand Prix Oslo 24. september. Researcher Grand Prix Oslo is an event where 10 researchers are given 4 minutes each on stage to present their research in front of a wide audience. Afterwards the researchers are judged by the audience, and a panel of judges.
A cable cut took out the network infrastructure in Larvik during the parliamentary elections 9 September 2013. Larvik takes part in the trials with e-voting, and internet connectivity in the voting locations is therefore critical for a smooth-running election process. When the local network was unavailable, the Nornet Edge nodes were able to take over and provide the necessary connectivity.
On Wednesday 28 August, Haakon Riiser successfully defended his PhD thesis “Adaptive Bitrate Video Streaming over HTTP in Mobile Wireless Networks." The defense took place at Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu.
The General Meeting of 12 June 2013 has appointed new members to the board. We welcome the new members and thank the members that have completed their terms.
On Monday 10 June, Tomas Kupka defended his PhD thesis "On the HTTP segment streaming potentials and performance improvements". The defense took place at "Storstua", Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu.
The Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics (NSCM) is organized annually by the Nordic Association for Computational Mechanics (NoACM), which represents the Nordic and the Baltic countries in the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM).
On Wednesday, 24, April, Sabita Maharjan successfully defended her PhD thesis Game Theoretic Approaches for Next Generation Networks. The defense took place at 13:15, Storstua, Simula Research Laboratory, Martin Linges vei 17.
On Monday 4 March, Paul B. Beskow successfully defended his PhD thesis Parallel programming models and run-time system support for interactive multimedia applications. The defense took place at 4 March - 12:15, Kristen Nygaards sal (5370), Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Gaustadalléen 23B .