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Thomas Gjesteland

Professor

 
Kontor:
C5102 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

2018 - present Co-Director MatRIC

2017 -present  Professor, University of Agder 

2015 - 2017 Associate Professor, University of Agder 

2013 - 2015  Researcher and Co-leader of CoE BCSS team Q4

2012 - 2013   Researcher at the University of Bergen, Norway

2007 - 2008   Assistant professor at the Bergen University College, Norway

2004 – 2007  Teaching assistant in mathematics at the University of Bergen, Norway

 

 

Education:

2008-2012 Ph.D. studies in space physics at the University of Bergen, Norway Thesis:            “Properties of Terrestrial Gamma ray Flashes - Modelling and Analysis of BATSE and RHESSI data”.: University of Bergen 201 2 (ISBN 978-82-308-2060-5) 

2002-2007 Master studies in space physics at the University of Bergen, Norway Thesis: “Terrestrial Gamma ray Flash - En Monte Carlo-simulering for å forstå deres fysiske egenskaper”

 

 

 

 

 

Pedagogical training

 Basic course in pedagogical training, 2015 – 2016. A course containing 150 hours

 Mathematics Teaching Course, University‐level Mathematics Teaching Course 2015‐2016 An induction course for mathematics teachers at higher education arranged by MatRIC/University of Agder in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (Course workload 100 hours)

 

Faglige interesser

Undervisning

Høst 2017:

MA 154 Matematikk 1

Prosjekter

2017: Mathematical modeling in physics education using Tracker. 50 kNOK project funded by MatRIC.

2017: Analyse av lyn-data. This project will study lightning I Norway.

 

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner

  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline (2019). Affect and mathematical modeling assessment – A case study on students’ experience of challenge and flow during a compulsory mathematical modeling task by engineering students. Affect in Mathematical Modeling. ISBN: 978-3-030-04431-2. Springer Publishing Company. 1. s 257 - 272.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline; Wold, Margrethe (2018). Mathematical modelling and activation – a study on a large class, a project-based task and students’ flow. International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics : INDRUM. ISSN: 2496-1027. s 175 - 184.
  • Albrechtsen, Kjetil; Østgaard, Nikolai; Berge, Nini; Gjesteland, Thomas (2019). Observationally Weak TGFs in the RHESSI Data. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. ISSN: 2169-897X. 124 (1). s 287 - 298. doi:10.1029/2018JD029272.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai; Bitzer, Phillip; Christian, Hugh J. (2017). On the timing between terrestrial gamma ray flashes, radio atmospherics, and optical lightning emission. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 122 (7). s 7734 - 7741. doi:10.1002/2017JA024285.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline; Wold, Margrethe (2017). Students experiencing flow in a Physics lab task using mobile phones and free software. Smart Universities: Education´s Digital Future. ISBN: 978-3-8325-4595-6. Logos Verlag Berlin. Scientific papers. s 37 - 44.
  • Mezentsev, Andrey; Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Albrechtsen, Kjetil; Lehtinen, Nikolai; Marisaldi, Martino; Smith, David; Cummer, Steven (2016). Radio emissions from double RHESSI TGFs. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences. ISSN: 2169-8953. 121 (13). s 8006 - 8022. doi:10.1002/2016JD025111.
  • Østgaard, Nikolai; Carlson, Brant Edward; Nisi, Ragnhild Schrøder; Gjesteland, Thomas; Grøndahl, Øyvind; Skeltved, Alexander Broberg; Lehtinen, Nikolai; Mezentsev, Andrey; Marisaldi, Martino; Kochkin, Pavlo (2016). Relativistic electrons from sparks in the laboratory. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences. ISSN: 2169-8953. 121 (6). s 2939 - 2954. doi:10.1002/2015JD024394.
  • Østgaard, Nikolai; Albrechtsen, Kjetil; Gjesteland, Thomas; Collier, Andrew B. (2015). A new population of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes in the RHESSI data. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN: 0094-8276. 42 (24). s 10937 - 10942. doi:10.1002/2015GL067064.
  • Marisaldi, Martino; Argan, Andrea; Ursi, Alessandro; Gjesteland, Thomas; Fuschino, Fabio; Labanti, Claudio; Galli, Marcello; Tavani, Marco; Pittori, Carlotta; Verrecchia, Francesco; D'amico, Fabio; Østgaard, Nikolai; Mereghetti, Sandro; Campana, Riccardo; Cattaneo, Paolo Walter; Bulgarelli, Andrea; Colafrancesco, Sergio; Dietrich, Stefano; Longo, Francesco; Gianotti, Fulvio; Giommi, Paolo; Rappoldi, Andrea; Trifoglio, Massimo; Trois, Alessio (2015). Enhanced detection of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes by AGILE. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN: 0094-8276. 42 (21). s 9481 - 9487. doi:10.1002/2015GL066100.
  • Skeltved, Alexander Broberg; Østgaard, Nikolai; Carlson, Brant Edward; Gjesteland, Thomas; Celestin, Sebastien (2014). Modeling the relativistic runaway electron avalanche and the feedback mechanism with GEANT4. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 119 (11). s 9174 - 9191. doi:10.1002/2014JA020504.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai; Laviola, Sante; Miglietta, Mario Marcelli; Arnone, Enrico; Marisaldi, Martino; Fuschino, Fabio; Collier, Andrew B.; Fabrõ, Ferran; Montanyà, Joan (2015). Observation of intrinsically bright terrestrial gamma ray flashes from the Mediterranean basin. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. ISSN: 2169-897X. 120 (23). s 12143 - 12156. doi:10.1002/2015JD023704.
  • Nisi, Ragnhild Schrøder; Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Collier, Andrew B. (2014). An altitude and distance correction to the initial fluence distribution of TGFs. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). ISSN: 0148-0227. 119 (10). s 8698 - 8704. doi:10.1002/2014JA019817.
  • Hansen, Ragnhild Schrøder; Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Carlson, Brant Edward (2013). How simulated fluence of photons from terrestrial gamma ray flashes at aircraft and balloon altitudes depends on initial parameters. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). ISSN: 0148-0227. 118 (5). s 2333 - 2339. doi:10.1002/jgra.50143.
  • Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Carlson, Brant Edward; Collier, Andrew B.; Cummer, Steven A.; Lu, Gaopeng; Christian, Hugh J. (2013). Simultaneous observations of optical lightning and terrestrial gamma ray flash from space. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN: 0094-8276. 40 (10). s 2423 - 2426. doi:10.1002/grl.50466.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai; Collier, Andrew B.; Carlson, Brant Edward; Eyles, Chris J.; Smith, David M. (2012). A new method reveals more TGFs in the RHESSI data. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN: 0094-8276. 39doi:10.1029/2012GL050899.
  • Carlson, Brant Edward; Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai (2012). Connecting the terrestrial gamma-ray flash source strength and observed fluence distributions. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 117doi:10.1029/2011JA017122.
  • Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Hansen, Ragnhild Schrøder; Collier, Andrew B.; Carlson, Brant Edward (2012). The true fluence distribution of terrestrial gamma flashes at satellite altitude. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 117doi:10.1029/2011JA017365.
  • Collier, Andrew B.; Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai (2011). Assessing the power law distribution of TGFs. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 116doi:10.1029/2011JA016612.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai; Collier, A. B.; Carlson, Brant Edward; Cohen, M. B.; Lehtinen, N. G. (2011). Confining the angular distribution of terrestrial gamma ray flash emission. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 116doi:10.1029/2011JA016716.
  • Carlson, Brant Edward; Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai (2011). Terrestrial gamma-ray flash electron beam geometry, fluence, and detection frequency. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 116doi:10.1029/2011JA016812.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Østgaard, Nikolai; Connell, Paul H.; Stadsnes, Johan; Fishman, Gerald J. (2010). Effects of dead time losses on terrestrial gamma ray flash measurements with the Burst and Transient Source Experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. ISSN: 2169-9380. 115doi:10.1029/2009JA014578.
  • Cohen, Morris B.; Inan, Umran S.; Said, Ryan K.; Gjesteland, Thomas (2010). Geolocation of terrestrial gamma-ray flash source lightning. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN: 0094-8276. 37doi:10.1029/2009GL041753.
  • Østgaard, Nikolai; Gjesteland, Thomas; Stadsnes, Johan; Connell, Paul H.; Carlson, Bran (2008). Production altitude and time delays of the terrestrial gamma flashes: Revisiting the Burst and Transient Source Experiment spectra. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). ISSN: 0148-0227. 113 (A2). doi:10.1029/2007JA012618.
  • Albrechtsen, Kjetil; Østgaard, Nikolai; Marisaldi, Martino; Gjesteland, Thomas; Berge, Nini (2017). Estimating the global production rate of TGFs.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline; Wold, Margrethe (2017). Students experiencing flow in a Physics lab task using mobile phones and free software.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline (2017). Assessment of Physics laboratory skills of engineering students – project-based assessment with mobile phones and free tracker software.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline (2017). Modelling motion by engineering students - getting into a flow.
  • Gjesteland, Thomas; Vos, Pauline (2017). The Physics Lab experiment: Students Experiencing Flow.

Sist endret: 16.08.2019 08:08

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