Faculty and Staff

Department of Petroleum Engineering faculty and service staff:

Head of Department

Tore Markeset

Drilling Engineering

Gas and Hydrates

Petroleum Geosciences

Petroleum Investment and Decision Analysis

Reservoir Engineering

Center for sustainable energy solutions (cenSE)

Laboratory engineers

PhD students at UiS, cenSE, and IRIS

PhD students placed in the industry

  • Rajib Ahsan
  • Olav Inge Frette
  • Ann Cecilie Gulbrandsen
  • Hans Petter Lohne
  • Seyed Ahmad Mirhaj Mohammadabadi
  • Eddy Muñoz Ruidiaz
  • Manoochehr Salehabadi
  • David R. Ursin


  • Norbert Puttkamer, administrative coordinator
  • Anita Malde, Executive Officer (student adviser for Petroleum Technology (B.Sc. and M.Sc.))
  • Rebecca Øglænd, student adviser for ph.d. students and for Petroleum Geosciences (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), administrative support for Petroleum Geoscience