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Rein Terje Thorstensen

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Visedekan

 
Kontor:
D3099 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Education

2016:         Evaluated professor by expert committee

2015:         Dekanskolen - Educational program for University Deans (UHR - The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions)

2013-14:    “Summit” - Educational program for leaders (NHO - Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises)

2008-09:     University pedagogics (UiA – University of Agder)

1998-2000:  PhD courses, 60ECTS(NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

1985-89:     MSc in Civil and Structural Engineering (NTNU)

 

Work experience

2017-present:   Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Science, UiA

2007-2017:     Head of Department for Engineering Sciences, UiA

2016:            Appointed Professor

2005-07:        Program coordinator for Civil & Structural engineering education, UiA

2002-05:        Assistant professor, UiA

2000-03:        Vice dean, Faculty for Technology, UiA, Constituted Dean the last period

1997-2002:     Program coordinator for Civil & Structural engineering education, UiA

1999-2000:     Head of Department for Mechanics and Material science, UiA

1997-99:        Assistant professor, UiA

1994-97         Senior executive officer, Aust-Agder county authority

1991-94        Lecturer, Blakstad High School

1991-97        Adjunct positions at

  • UiA, Lecturer                   
  • Br Reme (Construction company), construction site manager
  • Agderplan AS (Design consultancy), design engineer

1990             Military service, rank of corporal

 

Prosjekter

Selected scientific projects

2017-present: NFR Profesjon: More Efficient and Environmental Friendly Road Construction –
                MEERC, 
Project leader, Work Package Leader and Researcher

2016-present: NFR BIA: RESGRAM, Member of board and Researcher

2015-16:      NFR: SFI Offshore Mechatronics, Member of board and Representative to General Assembly

2015-16:      VRI: Cemfib (development of new cement based materials), Researcher

2014-present: NFR BIA Innovativ Kraft, Member of board

2014-15:      VRI: Olava betong (development of Ultra High Performance Concrete), Researcher

2012-2016:   NFR BIA: Marin Plattform, Member of board

2013-14:      VRI: LCA in construction, Project leader and Researcher

2010-11:      NFR/RFFA: Reduction of greenhouse gas emission from construction materials,
                Researcher

2008-10:      The National Construction Cost Program (NCCP): Lean construction
                Implementation of Last Planner in a medium sized construction site, Researcher

2006-07:      Innovation Norway (IN), IFU-project: Development of housing for slum renovation
                and disaster area
, Technical leader and Researcher

2006-07:      Husbanken  (Governmental bank for Housing): EPS Building, Project leader and Researcher

Courses currently given

   - BYG101 Technical design 

   - TFL300 Research and Development Project

   - BYG405 High Performance Materials

 

Supervisory activities

2016- present:  PhD-candidate Ingrid Lande Larsen

2013-14:       PhD-candidate Ivana Janickova

1993-present:  MSc and BSc-projects,
                 More than 100, the majority in cooperation with industrial companies

 

Scientific review

   - Springer, Materials and structures (Journal)
   - American Concrete Institute (Journal)
   - International Group for Lean Construction (Conference)
   - Concrete Innovation Congress (Conference)

Entrepreneurship and commercialization of research

Inventor and co-founder of Construction Company EPS AS, based on design, production method and mobile production facility for affordable, yet sturdy houses for slum renovation and disaster areas. Idea approved within the South-African National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) based on erection of prototype in Soshanguve township outside Pretoria.

 

Network & Boardroom work

2017-present: Siva, Norsk katapult: FutureMat – National Center for Future Material technology,
                Member of intermediate board during establishment

2016-present: NCE EYDE – Norwegian Centre of Expertise: Eyde process industry cluster, Member of board

2012-present: Norwegian Concrete Association – University network, Delegate

2012-present: Norwegian Concrete Association – Sørlandsavdelingen, Member of regional board

2011-present: Industrial advisory board for UiA Civil&Structural engineering programs, Leader

2011-13:     TEKNAs fagråd Agder (Regional council of the Association of Chartered Engineers),
                Member of council, final year as chairman

2006-16:     HEPA Consult AS, Chairman of board

2006-14:     EPS Bygg AS, Member of board

2007-11:     Faculty board,UiA Dept for Social sciences and economy, Deputy board member

2006-08:     The Norwegian Energy Industry (EBL), Cooperation council towards Universities, Member

2006-07:     Moltemyr oppvekstområde 0-16 (Municipal council on adolescence), Chairman of board

2001-07:     Moltemyr SU og FaU, Council for primary school, Member and Chairman (3 years)

2001-03:     Filonova AS (UiA’s agent within Continuing education), Member of board

1998-2002:  Faculty board, UiA Faculty for Technology,
                Member – elected representative amongst employees

 

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner

  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Folkman, Anders; Svennevig, Paul Ragnar (2019). Approaching a concept for societal responsibility in engineering education. DS 95: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2019), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. 12th -13th September 2019. ISBN: 978-1-912254-05-7. The Design Society. Section Cultural 3.
  • Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Vertes, Katalin (2019). Efficient use of fibres in UHPC - A structured scoping review. Better, Smarter, Stronger: Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress held in Melbourne, Australia, October 7-11, 2018. federation internationale du beton. Chapter 39. s 458 - 469.
  • Svennevig, Paul Ragnar; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2019). Innovation camp, collaboration between university and the corporate world. DS 95: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2019), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. 12th -13th September 2019. ISBN: 978-1-912254-05-7. The Design Society. Section: Industrial 2.
  • Vertes, Katalin; Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2019). Numerical modelling of fibre-reinforced ultra-high-performance concrete. Better, Smarter, Stronger: Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress held in Melbourne, Australia, October 7-11, 2018. federation internationale du beton. Chapter 50. s 577 - 586.
  • Heimdal, Anette; Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2019). The use of industrial networks to strengthen civil and structural engineering education; a survey-based investigation. DS 95: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2019), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. 12th -13th September 2019. ISBN: 978-1-912254-05-7. The Design Society. Section: Industrial 2.
  • Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Terjesen, Otto; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Kanstad, Terje (2019). Use of Concrete for Road Infrastructure: A SWOT Analysis Related to the three Catchwords Sustainability, Industrialisation and Digitalisation.. Nordic Concrete Research. ISSN: 0800-6377. 60 (1). s 31 - 50. doi:10.2478/ncr-2019-0007.
  • Svennevig, Paul Ragnar; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2018). Extra curriculum, Civil and Structural Engineering studies at University of Agder, Norway. Proceedings of E&PDE 2018 - 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Diversity or Conformity, Dyson School of Engineering, Imperial College, London. 6th - 7th September 2018. ISBN: 9781912254026. The Design Society. Design and Engineering Education for the General Public. s 512 - 517.
  • Prathumsuwan, Thitarat; Christy, Alfred Antony; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2018). Hydration Chemistry of Cement Studied by Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Key Engineering Materials. ISSN: 1013-9826. 765 KEMs 309 - 313. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.765.309.
  • Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Vertes, Katalin (2018). Lowering environmental impact from UHPC, utilizing industrial by-products. Proceedings of the 12th fib International PhD symposium in Civil Engineering. ISBN: 978-80-01-06401-6. Federation internationale du beton (fib). Advanced materials. s 93 - 101.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Svennevig, Paul Ragnar (2018). Pursuing diversity in Engineering education; a case study on R&DI-cooperation within Civil Engineering. Proceedings of E&PDE 2018 - 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Diversity or Conformity, Dyson School of Engineering, Imperial College, London. 6th - 7th September 2018. ISBN: 9781912254026. The Design Society. Collaboration and Industrial Involvement in Design and Engineering Education. s 181 - 186.
  • Sangpongpitthaya, Tanyapa; Christy, Alfred Antony; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2018). Quantitative Determination of Calcium Hydroxide by using Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Key Engineering Materials. ISSN: 1013-9826. 765s 300 - 304. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.765.300.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Svennevig, Paul Ragnar; Larsen, Ingrid Lande (2018). Societal responsibility in Engineering Education; a case study on R&DI-cooperation within Civil Engineering. Proceedings of E&PDE 2018 - 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Diversity or Conformity, Dyson School of Engineering, Imperial College, London. 6th - 7th September 2018. ISBN: 9781912254026. The Design Society. Ethics and Social Issues in Design and Engineering Education. s 338 - 343.
  • Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Aasbakken, Ida Granseth; O'Born, Reyn Joseph; Vertes, Katalin; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2017). Determining the Environmental Benefits of Ultra High Performance Concrete as Bridge Construction Material. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. ISSN: 1757-8981. 245 (5). doi:10.1088/1757-899X/245/5/052096.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Heimdal, Anette; Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Hansen, Henrik Aas (2016). LCC and Carbon Footprint of Bridge made from locally produced UHPC, compared to Standard Concrete. Ultra-High Performance Concrete and High Performance Construction Materials. ISBN: 9783737600941. Kassel University Press GmbH. chapter. s 197 - 198.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Fidjestøl, Per (2014). Inconsistencies in the pozzolanic strength activity index (SAI) for silica fume according to EN and ASTM. Materials and Structures. ISSN: 1359-5997. 48 (12). s 3979 - 3990. doi:10.1617/s11527-014-0457-6.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2015). Processing of Sugar Cane Bagasse for Making it Pozzolanic. ACI Journal, Proceedings. ISSN: 0065-7891. 303s 103 - 118.
  • Kalsaas, Bo Terje; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Skaar, John (2015). Pull vs. Push in Construction Work Informed by Last Planner. Global Problems - Global Solutions. Proceedings IGLC 2015 Perth Australia. ISBN: 978-0-9874557-9-6. IGLC. Production Planning and Control. s 103 - 112.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Kalsaas, Bo Terje; Skaar, John; Jensen, Sigmund (2013). Last planner system innovation efforts on requirements for digital management system. Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. ISSN: 2309-0979. s 669 - 678.
  • Fidjestøl, Per; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Svennevig, Paul Ragnar (2012). Making UHPC with local materials - the way forward. Proceedings of HiPerMat 2012, 3rd international symposium on UHPC and Nanotechnology for High Performance Construction Materials, Kassel March 7-9 2012. ISBN: 978-3-86219-264-9. Kassel University Press GmbH. Kapittel. s 207 - 214.
  • Kalsaas, Bo Terje; Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Grepperud, Andreas; Hinlo, Halvard; Jensen, Sigmund; Skaar, John (2011). INTEGRATED INWARD LOGISTICS AND CONSTRUCTION WORK AND ITS IMPACT ON EFFICIENCY IN PRODUCTION. Proceedings of the 19th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. ISBN: 9781907842184. University of Salford. Kapittel. s 546 - 556.
  • Kalsaas, Bo Terje; Skaar, John; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2009). Implementation of Last Planner in a medium-sized construction site. Proceedings of the 17th Annual conference of the International group of lean construction (IGLC). ISBN: 978-957-41-6530-8. IGLC. paper. s 15 - 29.
  • Thorstensen, Rein Terje; Fidjestøl, Per (2007). A study of supplementary cementing materials in mortar. Ninth CANMET/ACI International conference on Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete <....>. Supplementary papers. American Concrete Institute. faglig_bok_forlag. s 17 - 30.
  • Svennevig, Paul Ragnar; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2019). Innovation camp, collaboration between university and the corporate world.
  • Heimdal, Anette; Larsen, Ingrid Lande; Thorstensen, Rein Terje (2019). The use of industrial networks to strengthen civil and structural engineering education; a survey-based investigation.

Sist endret: 9.10.2018 09:10

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