Organization

 

Birkeland Centre for Space Science is organized in three scientific groups. In addition, we have two groups dedicated to designing, building and operating state-of-the art instrumentation, one for space and one for ground-based instrumentation. We also have a group for education and public outreach.

 

Leadership

Nikolai Østgaard, Professor and Centre Leader
Karl Magnus Laundal, Researcher
Kjellmar Oksavik, Professor
Hilde Nesse Tyssøy, Researcher
Patrick Espy, Professor
Martino Marisaldi, Associate Professor  

 

Instrument Groups

               

Space Instrumentation

Design, building and testing of space-bound instruments

               

Ground-based Instrumentation

Running and maintainance of research infrastructure on Svalbard

 

 

Education and Public Outreach

 

EPO

The group’s obhjective is to ensure broad dissemination of BCSS research results.

 

 

Centre Board

Nikolai Østgaard, Center leader, BCSS
Anne Marit Blokhus, Vice Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiB
Elisabeth Müller Lysebo, Faculty Director, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiB
Øyvind Frette, Head of Department, Department of Physics and Technology, UiB
Erik Wahlström, Head of department (Physics), NTNU
Harald Ellingsen, Managing Director, UNIS
Grete K. Ersland, Board Secretary, Head of Administration, Institute for Physics & Technology, UiB

Katarzyna Kosela-Dordevic, Adm. Coordinator, BCSS

 

Scientific Advisory Board

Kristi Kauristie, Researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland
Herman Opgenoorth, Prof.  Emeritus, Umeå University, Sweden
Steve Cummer, Professor, Duke University, USA

 

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