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By Finn Aakre Haugen, docent (finn.haugen@usn.no, 97019215)
Coordinator of online master programmes

14th August 2018

Schedule of the startup gathering for
new online master students and industry master students
9th - 10th August 2018

 

The gathering is announced in the welcoming letters to online students and industry master students June 2018.

Initials referred to in the schedule below are defined at the end of this document.
Written presentations (links will be included the table below before the gathering) are in English, while oral presentations may be in Norwegian if all participants understand Norwegian; otherwise in English.
Colour codes of table cells: Green: Applicable to IIA+EET+PT+IM. Pink: IIA+IM. Blue: EET+PT.

 

Time

Place

Activity

Staff who participate. (r)=responsible.
(Name list at end of this doc.)

 

Thursday 9 August 2018

 

0900-1000

A-271

Room A-271 is open for the students. Coffee, tea, buns are served. Registration of attendance (AMB)

AMB

1000-1100

A-271

Welcome and info about the departments (EIK and PEM) and the library at campus Porsgrunn:

·         Online masters programmes coordinator FH wishes welcome [10 min]

·         Welcome by department head of EIK dept by STH [15 min]

·         Welcome by department head of PEM dept by LAT (substitute for KJJ) [15 min]

·         Info about student card (AMB) [5 min]

·         Information about online resources in the library (DEMT) [15 min]

FH (r), AMB, STH, KJJ, LAT, DEMT

1100-1120

Libr.

Pause, incl. a short guided tour in the library.

DEMT

1120-1215

A-271

Organizing colloquium groups for IIA, EET, PT, IIA-IM. (The groups may be used in courses throughout the study.)
Get-together activities for the students based on the colloquium groups.

RI (r), FH

1215-1300

Can-
teen

Lunch. (Please bring your food, or buy it in the canteen.)

1300-1345

A-271

Relevant ICT tools (Canvas, Skype, etc.) and special aspects of being an online student. Good advices to online students [45 min]

SAH

1345-1400

Pause

1400-1435

A-271

Presentation of the master programmes and overview over staff whom students may meet (document covers all programs):

·         IIA - online and industry master (HV) [20 min]

·         EET, PT (LAT) [15 min]

HV, LAT.

1435-1450

A-271

Study-administrative topics, incl. Studentweb and exam [15 min]

AMB

1450-1500

Pause

1500-1515

A-271

Election of class representatives. Electives are:
PT: Kristian Aasbø Hansen (201019@student.usn.no)
EET: Bernhard Winther-Sørensen (227226@student.usn.no)
IIA: Morten Madsen (140397@student.usn.no)
IM:

FH (r), HV, LAT.

1515-1520

A-271

Organising professional activities, see below.

FH (r), LAT

1520-1630

A-272

IIA and IM students in colloquium groups.
Professional activities:

Tasks.

FH

A-194

EET and PT students in colloquium groups:
Professional activities.

LEØ (r), CP

1900-2100

JBG

 

Socializing over a pizza + drink (pizza + 1 unit of drink to each is granted by the USN) at restaurant Jonas B. Gundersen (JBG) in Porsgrunn. Pic 1, Pic 2 (2018).

FH and staff who are able to participate

 

Friday 10 August 2018

 

0900-0935

A-271

Experiences and advices by an online student [35 min]

SHG

0935-0950

Pause

0950-0955

A-271

Intro to the following presentations of all of the courses in the master programmes

FH

0955-1000

A-271

Information about Mathematics III (prereq. for master progr.)

HV

1000-1015

A-271

Scientific Computing (1. sem. IIA, EET, PT, IM)

SL

1015-1030

A-271

Modelling of Dynamic Systems (3. sem. IIA, EET, PT, IM)

BL

1030-1045

Pause

1045-1100

A-271

Industrial Optimization (elective 7. sem. for IIA, EET, and PT, elective 5. sem IM)

CP

1100-1115

A-271

Project Management and Cost Engineering (elective 7. sem. IIA, compulsory 5. sem. EET and PT, elective 5. sem. IM)

NJE/HA

1115-1130

A-271

Object-oriented Modelling of Hydro Power Systems (elective 7. sem. IIA, compulsory 7. sem. EET and PT, elective 5. sem IM)

DW

1130-1215

Can-
teen

Lunch. (Please bring your food, or buy it in the canteen.)

 

IIA-students:

EET- og PT-students:

1215-1230

A-271

Control Engineering (1. sem. IIA, IM). Theory part (DR). Project part (FH).

DR
+FH

A-272

Thermodynamics (1. sem. EET, PT)

LEØ+CP

1230-1245

A-271

Industrial Information Technology [Video] (2. sem. IIA, IM)

NOS

A-272

Combustion and Process Safety (2. sem. EET, PT)

DB

1245-1300

A-271

Hard/Soft Sensors in Process Measurements (3. and 4. sem. IIA, IM)

SM
+HV

A-272

Transport Processes (3. sem. EET, PT)

LAT

1300-1315

Pause

1315-1330

A-271

System Identification and Optimal Estimation (4. sem. IIA, IM)

DR

A-272

Gas Purification and Energy Optimization (4. sem. EET, PT)

LAT+LEØ

1330-1345

A-271

Systems and Control Laboratory (5. sem. IIA, IM)

HPH

A-272

Process Control (5. sem. EET and PT)

FH

1345-1400

A-271

Multivariate Data Analysis (5. sem. IIA, 3. sem. IM)

MH

A-272

Only PT:
Process Technology and Equipment (6. sem. PT)

ASK

A-280

Only EET:
Water Treatment and Environmen. Biotechn. (6. sem EET)

RB

1400-1415

Pause

1415-1430

A-271

Model Predictive Control (5. sem. IIA, IM)

RS

A-272

Energy Technology (7. sem EET, elective 7. sem. PT)

DB

1430-1445

A-271

Object-oriented Analysis, Design and Programming [Video] (6. sem. IIA, 2. sem. IM)

NOS

A-272

Comput. Fluid Dynamics (elective 7. sem. EET, 7. sem. PT)

JL+AG

1445-1500

A-271

Advanced Control (elective 7. sem IIA, elective 5. sem. IM)

DR

A-272

Handling of Particulate Solids (elective 7. sem. EET, elective 7. sem. PT)

CR

1500-1510

Pause

1510-1530

A-271

Project (7. sem. IIA, EET, PT, 5. sem. IM)
and Master Thesis (8. sem. IIA, EET, PT, 6. sem. IM)

LAT+HV

1530-1540

A-271

MATLAB course. (In addition to the ordinary courses, the students are encouraged to attend an online MATLAB course in the first semester provided by HPH, unless they already master MATLAB or intend to learn it in their own way).

HPH

1540-1600

A-271

Closing session incl. questions to the students:

1.        What do you think about the contents and schedule of the gathering? Suggestions for improvements?

2.        How did you get to know about the study programme (EET, IIA, PT, IM)?

3.        Is the information about the study programmes and about the gathering sufficient?

4.        Are you in an employment during the study? If so,  please indicate percentage of full-time employment.

 

The students’ answers

FH (r), AMB, LAT, HV

 

 


 

Name list:

·         AG = André Vagner Gaathaug, associate professor.

·         AMB = Anne Marie Blichfeldt, senior consultant. (Anne.M.Blichfeldt@usn.no, 35575114.)

·         ASK = Amaranath Sena Kumara, associate professor II.

·         BL = Bernt Lie, prof.

·         BM = Britt Moldestad, prof.

·         CP = Carlos Pfeiffer, prof.

·         CR = Chandana Ratnayake, prof. II.

·         DB = Dag Bjerketvedt, prof.

·         DEMT = Dag-Even Martinsen Torsøe, librarian.

·         DR = David diRuscio, associate professor.

·         DW = Dietmar Winkler, lecturer.

·         FH = Finn Aakre Haugen, docent, programme coordinator of online master programmes. (finn.haugen@usn.no. 97019215.)

·         HA = Hiromi Ariyaratne Wijesinghe Kaluarachchige, associate professor.

·         HPH = Hans-Petter Halvorsen, lecturer.

·         HV = Håkon Viumdal, associate professor, programme coordinator of the IIA programme.

·         JL = Joachim Lundberg, associate professor.

·         KJJ = Klaus-Joachim Jens, prof. and head of the PEM department.

·         KV = Knut Vågsæther, associate professor.

·         LAT = Lars-André Tokheim, prof., programme coordinator of EET and PT programmes.

·         LEØ = Lars Erik Øi, prof.

·         MH = Math Halstensen, associate professor.

·         NJE = Nils Johan Eldrup, senior lecturer.

·         NOS = Nils-Olav Skeie, associate professor.

·         RB = Rune Bakke, prof.

·         RI = Robert Immerstein, consultant, project manager.

·         RS = Roshan Sharma, associate professor.

·         SAH = Svend Andreas Horgen, senior lecturer, USN Teaching and Learning Center.

·         SL = Svein Linge, prof.

·         SM = Saba Mylvaganam, prof.

·         SHG = Stig Harald Gustavsen, student in the IIA master programme (batch 2015).

·         STH = Svein Thore Hagen, prof. and head of the EIK department.