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Conference date: November 25 - 26, 2021   (Note: Conference excursion will be arranged on November 27)

Members of Conference Organizing Committee
COTech 2021 Conference         OGTech 2021 Conference

Hirpa G. Lemu
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

E-mail: Hirpa.g.lemu@uis.no

Mechanical design, simulation-driven design optimization, nonlinear finite element analysis, multibody dynamics,
 fluid-structure interaction, material modelling, simulation data management, additive manufacturing, design for additive fabrication

 

Lin Li

Assoc. Professor,  Marine Technology

E-mail: Lin.li@uis.no 

Dynamic analysis of offshore structures, Numerical modelling and analysis of marine operations and installations, Hydrodynamics on marine structures, Statistical analysis of environmental data. See also here.

 

                 Dimitrios Pavlou
Professor, Mechanical Systems
E-mail: dimitrios.g.pavlou@uis.no 

Applied mechanics, fracture mechanics, finite and boundary elements, structural dynamics, composite materials and pipeline technology

        

Anatoly Zolotukhin 

Professor, Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas
E-mail: anatoly.zolotukhin@gmail.com 

Reservoir Engineering/Simulation, Field Development Planning, Project evaluation, Arctic Resources, Evaluation of Resources and Reserves, EOR/IOR Methods. Fluid & Formation Mechanics, Uncertainty, Risk and Decision Making in Petroleum Engineering, Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Mathematics, Interval Calculus, Engineering Education

Muk Chen Ong

Professor, Marine Technology & Marine Operations

E-mail: muk.c.ong@uis.no

 

CFD with Turbulence Modelling, Marine Operations and Installation, Hydrodynamics on Offshore and Subsea Structures, Scour and Sediment Transport, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Structural Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Wind Turbine, Stochastic Approach for Marine Applications.

Ivar Langen

Professor Emeritus, Applied Mechanics

E-mail: ivar.langen@uis.no 

 

Reliability based design, inspection and maintenance planning, dynamics of offshore structures and mechanical systems and simulation of coiled tubing fatigue, structural integrity monitoring and analysis.

Yihan Xing

Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Subsea Technology

E-mail: yihan.xing@uis.no 

Modelling of complex engineering systems, Engineering product design and development, Marine and subsea technology, Pressure vessels technology, Wind turbine engineering, Gearbox and drivetrain engineering. 

Alexander I. Ermakov
Professor, Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas
E-mail: alexanderie@yandex.ru

Offshore structures design, CAD, offshore engineering, project management, offshore activity standardization,  engineering education.

 

Bjørn H. Hjertager

Professor Emeritus, Fluid Dynamics

E-mail:


Chemical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Transport Processes with research area related to Industrial Fluid Flow Processes, both computational and experimental studies, Industrial and Environmental Flows,
Multiphase Chemical Reactors, Chemical Reactions in Turbulent Flows, Combustion Hazards

Vlada Streletskaya
Director of the Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council, 
Gubkin Russian State University of oil and gas
E-mail: vlada.streletskaya@gmail.com 


Environment and technical safety studies, technological assessment of offshore regions, international safety standards

Ove Mikkelsen

Assoc. Professor, Mechanical Engineering

E-mail: ove.mikkelsen@uis.no


Modeling and analysis of mechanical systems and structures, finite element methods, modeling and analysis of wind loads. 

Sudath C. Siriwardane
Professor, Structural Engineering
E-mail: sasc.siriwardane@uis.no

 

Fatigue of steel structures, Structural integrity and health monitoring, Nonlinear structural analysis and design, Buckling of thin-walled structures


Session Coordinators E-mail Topic Area (Session)
1. Assoc. Prof. Charlotte Obhrai Charlotte.obhrai@uis.no  Wind Engineering and Renewable Energies
    Assoc. Prof. Knut Erik Giljarhus knut.e.giljarhus@uis.no
2. Prof. Yihan Xing yihan.xing@uis.no  Advanced Computational Methods and Applications in Marine, Subsea and Offshore Technology
   Dr. Guang Yin  guang.yin@uis.no
3. Prof. Dimitrios Pavlou dimitrios.g.pavlou@uis.no Computational Mechanics, Structural Integrity and Design Optimization
   Prof. Sudath C. Siriwardane sasc.siriwardane@uis.no
   Dr Tiago J. F. Marques Ferradosa tferradosa@fe.up.pt
4. Adjunct Prof. Ersdal Gerhard gerhard.ersdal@uis.no Structural Integrity Management and Life Extension of Structures
    Assoc. Prof. Yanyan Sha yanyan.sha@uis.no
5. Prof. Emeritus Ove T. Gudmestad otgudmestad@gmail.com Cold Climate Region Technology
6. Prof. Anatoly Zolotukhin anatoly.zolotukhin@gmail.com Energy Resources Development in the Arctic  
   Prof. Alexander Ermakov alexanderie@yandex.ru
7. Prof. Tor H. Hemmingsen tor.hemmingsen@uis.no Technologies in the Upstream Sector in Oil- and Gas Industry with Emphasis on the High North  
8. Assoc. Prof. Idriss El-thalji idriss.el-thalji@uis.no Smart Operations and Maintenance

Members of Conference Scientific Committee

Name Affiliation, Country
Prof. Henning Agerskov Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
Ass. Prof. Paul Akangah North Carolina A&T State University, USA
Dr. Sergey Arseniev-Obraztsov Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Russia
Assoc. Prof. Vladimir P. Balitskiy Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Russia
Prof. Abbas Barabady The Arctic University of Norway (UiT), Norway
Assoc. Prof. Kostas Belibassakis  National Techn. Univ. of Athens, Greece
Prof. André De Boer University of Twente, The Netherlands
Prof. Robert Brown Momorial University (MU), Canada
Prof. Hermes Carvalho Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ass. Prof. José Miguel Castro Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Charlotte Obhrai University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr Nianzhong Chen University of Newcastle, UK
Dr. Etienne Cheynet University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. José António Correia Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Prof. Sreekanta Das University of Windsor, Canada
Prof. Reggie Davidrajuh University of Stavanger, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Idris El- Thalji University of Stavanger, Norway
Adj. Prof. Gerhard Ersdal  University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Tiago Fazeres-Ferradosa University of Porto, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. David Fuhrman Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
Prof. Koh Chan Ghee National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Prof. Ove T. Gudmestad University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Rui Miranda Guedes University of Porto, Portugal
Adj. Prof Sverre Haver University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Tor Hemmingsen University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Bjørn H. Hjertager University of Stavanger, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Xiaoping Huang Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Prof. Lars Erik Holmedal Norwegian Univ. of Sci. and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Prof. Jasna B. Jakobsen University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Hrvoje Jasak University of Zagreb, Croatia
Adj. Prof. Daniel Karunakaran University of Stavanger, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Siri M. Kalvig University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Emeritus Ivar Langen University of Stavanger, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Lin Li   University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Inge Lotsberg DNV GL Oslo, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Stylianos Markolefas  Techn. Univ. of Central Greece, Greece
Prof. Tore Markset University of Stavanger, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Ove Mikkelsen University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr Per Olav Moslett DNV, Norway
Assoc. Prof. Pantelis Nikolakopoulos University of Patras, Greece
Prof. Håkan Nilsson Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Professor Ove Njå  University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Piotr Omenzetter University of Aberdeen, UK
Prof. Muk Chen Ong University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Theodosios Papathanasiou Brunel University, London, UK
 Prof. Dimitrios Pavlou University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Demosthenes Polyzos University of Patras, Greece
Assoc. Prof. Amir Safari University of South-Eastern Norway
Prof. Raviliy Safieva Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Russia
Prof. Dr. Paulo Rosa-Santos Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Yanyan Sha University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Srinivas Sriramula University of Aberdeen, UK
Ass. Prof. Hodjat Shiri Memorial University (MU), Canada
Prof. Jonas T. Snæbjörnsson University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Sudath Siriwardane  University of Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Dr. Francisco Taveira-Pinto Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Assoc. Prof. Yiannis Tsompanakis Technical University of Crete, Greece
Prof. Kesheng Wang Norwegian Univ. of Sci. and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Prof. Anatoly B. Zolotukhin Russian State Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Russia
Prof. Qian Xudong National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Prof. Stefanos Zaoutsos University of Applied Sciences of Thessaly, Greece
Prof. Sigmund Kyrre Ås, Norwegian Univ. of Sci. and Technology (NTNU), Norway