PhD Candidates

In Progress

Borup, Kasper Trolle
"Model-Based Nonlinear Integration Filters for INS and Position Measurements"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Fortuna, João
"Multivariate Analysis of Image Data using Heterogeneous Sensors and Environmental Data "
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen and Harald Martens, NTNU

Gryte, Kristoffer
"Fixed-Wing UAV Operation from Autonomous Floating Docking Station"
Supervisor:
Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU

Olofsson, Jonatan
"Iceberg Detection, Tracking and Motion Prediction"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU

Skulstad, Robert
"Data-based Ship Motion Prediction in Offshore Operations-"
Supervisor:
Professor Houxiang Zhang, NTNU Ålesund
Co-Supervisor: Dr Bjørnar Vik, Rolls-Royce Marine and Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU

Graduated - Main Supervisor

Fusini, Lorenzo (August 30, 2017) - 142 pages
"Camera-Aided Inertial Navigation for UAVs using Nonlinear Observers "
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Pedersen Pedersen, Morten D. (June 30, 2017) - 137 pages
"Stabilization of Floating Wind Turbines"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor:
Professor Kjetil Uhlen, NTNU
Klausen, Kristian (June 23, 2017) - 162 pages Klausen 2017
"Coordinated Control of Multirotors for Suspended Load Transportation and Fixed-Wing Net Recovery
"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Bryne, Torleiv Håland (March 31, 2017) - 233 pages Bryne 2017
"Nonlinear Observer Design for Aided Inertial Navigation Systems of Ships"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Hansen, Jakob Mahler (March 23, 2017) - 204 pages Leira 2017
"Nonlinear Observers for Inertial Navigation Systems aided by Real-Time Kinematic Global Navigation Satellite Systems"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Nadezda Sokolova, SINTEF
Leira, Frederik Stendahl (January 19, 2017) - 171 pages Leira 2017
"Object Detection and Tracking with UAVs - A Framework for UAV Object Detection and Tracking using A Thermal Imaging Camera"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Lekkas Lekkas, Anastasios M. (April 24, 2014) - 220 pages
"Guidance and Path-Planning Systems for Autonomous Vehicles"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU.
Dominik Breu Breu, Dominik A. (August 26, 2013) - 190 pages
"Frequency Detuning of Parametric Roll"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Mogens Blanke, Techincal University of Denmark
Ehsan Peymani, Ehsan (August 1, 2013) - 313 pages
"Topics in Synchronization and Motion Control"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Holden, Christian (June 20, 2011) - 221 pages
"Modelling and Control of Parametric Roll Resonance"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Tristan Perez, University of Newcastle, Australia
Breivik Breivik, Morten (June 15, 2010) - 226 pages
"Topics in Guided Motion Control of Marine Vehicles"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Jensen, Gullik A. (February 18, 2010) - 150 pages Gullik Jensen
"Offshore Pipelaying Dynamics"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisors: Professor Carl Martin Larsen and Dr. Tu Duc Nguyen, NTNU
Andrew Ross Ross, Andrew (June 13, 2008)
"Nonlinear Maneuvering Model Based on Low-Aspect Ratio Lift Theory and Lagrangian Mechanics"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Tristan Perez, University of Newcastle, Australia
Ihle, Ivar-Andre Flakstad (October 20, 2006) - 177 pages
"Nonlinear Cooperated Control of Marine Craft"
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Jerome Jouffroy, NTNU
Skjetne, Roger (March 15, 2005) - 259 pages
"The Maneuvering Problem"

Awarded the ExxonMobil price for the best doctoral thesis at NTNU in 2005
and apponted as professor in 2009

Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Petar V. Kokotovic, University of California, Santa Barbara
  Lindegaard, Karl Petter (September 24, 2003) - 200 pages Errata
"Acceleration Feedback in Dynamic Positioning Systems"

Dr Lindegaard was the first to receive a PhD degree (former Dr. Ing.) from NTNU
Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU
Aamo, Ole Morten (May 31, 2002) - 226 pages
"Modeling and Control of Fluid Flows and Marine Structures"

Awarded the ExxonMobil price for the best doctoral thesis at NTNU in 2003
and apponted as professor in 2007

Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisors: Professor Miroslav Krstic, UCSD and Professor Carl M. Larsen, NTNU
Fard, Mehrdad P. (April 23, 2001) - 113 pages
"Modelling and Control of Flexible Mechanical Systems"

Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Svein I. Sagatun, Norsk Hydro
Hansen, Jan Fredrik (September 15, 2000) - 112 pages 
"Modelling and Control of Marine Power Systems"

Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Alf Kåre Ådnanes, ABB
Vik, Bjørnar (March 24, 2000)
"Nonlinear Design and Analysis of Integrated GPS and Inertial Navigation Systems"

SupervisorProfessor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Dr Ola Erik Fjellstad, Kongsberg Seatex
Berge, Svein P. (August 12, 1999) 104 pages 
"Nonlinear Way-Point Tracking Control and Docking of Ships
"
Supervisor : Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU 
Co-Supervisor: Professor Odd M. Faltinsen, NTNU
Strand, Jann Peter (June 22, 1999) - 184 pages 
"Nonlinear Position Control Systems Design for Marine Vessels"

Awarded the ExxonMobil price for the best doctoral thesis at NTNU in 2000
Supervisor : Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU
Lauvdal, Trygve (March 23, 1998) - 117 pages 
"Stabilization of Linear Systems With Input Rate and Amplitude Saturations" 

Supervisor : Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Richard Murray, California Institute of Technology
Fjellstad, Ola-Erik (December 16, 1994) - 113 pages 
"Control of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles in Six Degrees of Freedom: A Quaternion Feedback Approach" 

Supervisor : Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU 
Co-Supervisor: Professor Jens G. Balchen, NTNU

RedballGraduated - Co-supervised

Rogne, Robert Harald (March 30, 2017)
"Observer Design for Fault-Tolerant Dynamic Positioing using MEMS Inertial Sensors"
Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU

Hals
Hals, Jørgen (May 31, 2010)
"Modelling and Control for Wave Energy Generation"
Supervisor: Professor Torgeir Moan, NTNU
Co-Supervisors: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU  and Professor Emiritus Johannes Flanes, NTNU
Luca Pivano
Pivano, Luca (April 15, 2008)
"System Identification and State Estimation in Marine Propellers"
Supervisor: Professor Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU
Co-Supervisor: Professor Thor I. Fossen, NTNU