Prof. Kjetil Ullaland presents the ASIM project at the Society for the Advancement of Science

(Photo: M. Ullaland)

On Wednesday, September 12, Prof. Kjetil Ullaland gave a presentation on the  the background of the ASIM project, and some news on the current understanding of terrestrial gamma rays, at the Society for the Advancement of Science in Bergen (Selskapet til Vitenskapenes Fremme).

Prof. Ullaland, who is professor of microelectronics at the Institute for Physics and Technology at the University of Bergen, has led the Bergen team responsible for the ASIM instrument. He has long experience in the development of microelectronics design for radiation-exposed environments, in space, at CERN and for medical technology.


Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM), before placement in flight capsule (Photo: ESA)


The ASIM module (upper left) inside the Dragon spacecraft’s trunk, pre-launch (Photo: ESA)