The award “best master's thesis” is a research award for students at the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) programme at the Faculty of Technology and Science in Grimstad. The purpose of the prize is to inspire and motivate students, but also to show the importance of research at the master's level. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Svein Erik Løtveit and Thor Eirik Johnsrud won this year’s award. The thesis was supervised by Professor Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Professor Geir Jevne.
UiA’s newest research group is called Sustainable buildings and infrastructure. By gathering experts on sustainable solutions in one group, UiA and its partners will provide the community access to competences on an international level.