Free seminar on ocean preservation: "No Blue, No Green"
Dr. Sylvia Earle pioneered as a woman ocean scientist, studying marine life and even living underwater for two weeks. On October 4 she is keynote speaker at a free seminar at UiS.
New safe artificial rock for plug and abandonment
Based on his PhD research at DrillWell, Mahmoud Khalifeh has developed a new material of geopolymers that could become a game changer for plug and abandonment operations.
International students awarded
Camilo Andres Cardenas Medina (Colombia), Iris Sok Yee Kam (Malaysia) and Osama Abdulhafiz Assaf (Syria) came to Norway and Stavanger to study. Now they have completed their Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering with top grades.
UiS students to PetroBowl world championship
As the only Scandinavian team, the UiS team will compete with 31 other student teams from all over the world in October.
Wind science meets industry
Wind scientists took time out on Wednesday to share their knowledge with industry. The NORCOWE centre is about to wrap up, but cooperation on wind research will continue.
Minister's message to petroleum students: «You are the future!»
On February 21st the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, visited the University of Stavanger and The National IOR Centre of Norway. He chose to highlight the importance of educating brilliant minds to the oil and gas industry.
UiS professor to head the world's biggest risk organisation
Professor Terje Aven of the University of Stavanger has been chosen to head the Society for Risk Analysis, the world's largest and most respected organisation in the field of risk.
PhD thesis unlocks potential for offshore risers
Airindy Ayu Felisita (33) recently defended her PhD thesis in offshore technology. Her research could prove useful for the offshore industry’s use of so-called steel lazy wave risers.