Oddvar Søråsen

Professor Emeritus
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Academic Interests

  • MEMS (Microelectromechanical systems)
  • RF MEMS (MEMS for Radio Frequency systems)
  • Integration of MEMS and microelectronics
  • CMOS - MEMS
  • Design of digital systems
  • Design of integrated circuits (VLSI)
  • ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits)
  • Microelectronics
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Computer architecture

Teaching

Higher education and employment history

Higher education

  • Cand real, Physics (Electronics), Univ of Oslo, 1973
  • Diploma in Pedagogics, Univ of Oslo, 1974
  • Project Manager Seminar, NTNF, 1983
  • University Pedagogics, Univ of Oslo, 1987

Employment history

  • 1986 - : Professor in Computer Science, Univ of Oslo (appointed, fall 1985)
  • 1986 - : Professor in Computer Science, Univ of Oslo (appointed, fall 1985)
  • Aug 2003 - July 2004: Sabbatical year at SINTEF MicroNanoLaboratory, Oslo
  • July 1997 - June 1998, Jan 2000 - June 2003: Head of department, Dep of Informatics, UiO
  • Aug 1994 - Aug 1995: Sabbatical year at Informasjonskontroll A/S, Skedsmo
  • April 1991 - Dec 92: affiliated with the Research Park, Oslo (1/5)
  • Nov 1988 - June 89: affiliated with the Innovation Centre, Oslo (1/5)
  • Aug 1986 - Aug 88: affiliated with NDRE, Kjeller (1/5)
  • 1981 - July 86: Senior Scientist, Project Manager, The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (NDRE) / FFI, Kjeller
  • Aug 1974 - 81: Research Scientist, NDRE / FFI, Kjeller

Curriculum Vitae

Honoraria

  • S. Gjessing, Ø. G. Larsen, O.Søråsen and A. Sørensen, "First price in the DEC TRI/ADD program, a contest for designs using the TURBO channel",. fall 1991

Appointments

  • Member of Ifi "study program board", representing I:NOR Nanoelectronics and Robotics, from 2010 -.
  • Group leader of the Nanoelectronics group at the Department of Informatics, UoO, from January 2009 - .
  • Leader of committee for planning a new study program in Nanoelectronics and Robotics, IFI, UiO, 2008.
  • Member of the collaboration board UiO - NAROM/ARS (Nasjonalt senter for romrelatert utdanning, Andøya rakettskytefelt), 2005 - .
  • Member of steering board for Applied Mathematics and Data (MoD) 2001- 2003.
  • Member of the board of directors, The Norwegian Computing Center (NR), from March 2001 - 2006.
  • Member of NFR working group, defining research areas for a Center of Excellence located at Fornebu, 2000 I.
  • Steering board, The Faculty of Math. and Nat.Sciences, ex. officio: 2000 I - 2003 I.
  • Chairman of the Department of Informatics, UiO: Jan 2000 - June 2003 (second period)..
  • Member of "Nasjonalt råd for ingeniørutdanning" established by "Det norske Høgskolerådet", representing "Det norske Universitetsråd" (nov 98 - 2000).
  • Member of steering committee "KTK: Kommunikasjon: Teknologi og Kultur" at the Univ. of Oslo: 1997 II, 1998 I (chairman Francis Sejersted).
  • Project leader at the Univ. of Oslo of NFR project: "Strakstiltak for å bedre rekrutteringssituasjonen innen IKT-fagene", 1997 II - 1999..
  • Member of UiO's advicory board for "IT Fornebu" (1997 II - 1998 I).
  • Chairman of dep, The Dep of Informatics, UiO: 1997 II, 1998 I
  • Vice chairman, Dep of Informatics, 1998 II - 1999 II.
  • Steering board, The Faculty of Math. and Nat.Sciences, ex. officio: 1997 II, 1998 I (substitute 1998 II - 1999 II).
  • Member of steering group: FORNY Østlandet, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 (chairman 1998, 1999)
  • Faculty Board, The Faculty of Math. and Nat.Sciences, suppl. member. 1991, 1992, 1993.
  • Board, Dep of Informatics: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 (suppl: 1994), 1995, 1996, 1997 I.
  • Steering board, Dep of Informatics: 1991, 1992, 1993 (suppl: 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 I), 1997 II -.

Cooperation

  • STAR (Space Technology and Research Development Center), UoO
  • SINTEF MiNaLab
  • DMMS and DSB research groups at the Department of Informatics, UoO
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
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Projects

  • CMOS-MEMS
  • Large Hadron Collider - Readout and Control
  • RFID-RNET
  • STAR: "Space Technology and Research Development Center"
  • Stordata instrumentering - SWIPP
  • Strategic Univ Program Microelectronics (NTNF STP.27706)