People

  • Georgios Papastergiou

    Georgios Papastergiou is a postdoctoral fellow in the Media Performance Group at Simula Research Laboratory. He received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, in 2005, and his MSc in Informatics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2007. Georgios received his PhD in Computer Networks from Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, in November 2012. At Simula, he is currently involved [...]
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  • Kristoffer Robin Stokke

    Kristoffer Robin received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Oslo University College in 2009, and his master’s degree in Informatics from the University of Oslo in 2012. Currently working towards the PhD degree at the University of Oslo, he is affiliated with the MPG research group in Simula Research Laboratory. His primary research interest is in energy efficiency [...]
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  • Jonas Markussen

    Jonas Sæther Markussen is a PhD Student at Simula Research Laboratory. He completed his master’s thesis on evaluating low-latency modifications to TCP in 2014. His research interests are distributed processing, computer networks, and high-speed interconnects. At Simula, he is currently involved in the Unified PCIe I/O project in collaboration with Dolphin Interconnect Solutions. His work is focused on new ways to use Non-Transparent Bridges (NTBs) in order to optimize data transfer paths and memory [...]
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  • Konstantin Pogorelov

    Konstantin Pogorelov is a PhD student at Simula Research Laboratory. He received his master degree from the Taganrog State University of Radioengineering. His master thesis was about real-time images and video compression. He wrote it at the Taganrog State University of Radioengineering under the supervision of Pavel Kravchenko. He is a part of the EONS project at the Media Performance Group. [...]
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  • Lilian Calvet

    Lilian Calvet is a postdoctoral fellow in the Media Performance Group at Simula Research Laboratory. He received the Eng. degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from ENSEEIHT, Toulouse France and the M.Sc. in Computer Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, both in 2009. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse in [...]
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  • Michael Riegler

    Michael Alexander Riegler is a PhD student at Simula Research Laboratory. He received his master degree from the Klagenfurt University with distinction. His master thesis was about large scale content based image retrieval. He wrote it at the Technical University of Delft under the supervision of Martha Larson. He is a part of the EONS project at the Media Performance Group. [...]
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  • Minoo Kargar

    Minoo Kargar Bideh is a PhD student at Simula Research Laboratory. She received her master and bachelor degree from Tarbiat Modares University and Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran in 2007 and 2011. Her master thesis involved designing a scheduling algorithm for P2P live video streaming. Currently, she is working on reducing latency for interactive time-dependent applications. She is a part [...]
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  • Olga Bondarenko

    Olga Bondarenko is a PhD Student at Simula Research Laboratory. She received her master degree (Programming and Networks: Distributed Systems) at the University of Oslo, Department of Informatics in 2012. Her main research interests and activities include understanding traffic behavior and the causes of transport latency on the Internet, as well as performance of transport protocols on the end systems. Olga [...]
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  • Håkon Kvale Stensland

    Håkon Kvale Stensland is a postdoctoral fellow at the Media Performance Group at Simula Research Laboratory. He finished his master degree (MSc) on fault tolerant routing in SCI networks in 2006 and received his his doctoral degree (PhD) in 2015 from the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. At Simula, Håkon is the project manager for the Unified PCIe IO project. This is a [...]
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  • Pål Halvorsen

    Pål Halvorsen is a senior researcher at Simula Research Laboratory and a professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. He received his his doctoral degree (Dr.Scient.) in 2001 fromthe Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. His research focuses mainly at distributed multimedia systems including operating systems, processing, storage and retrieval, communication and distribution. For more information, see his homepage: [ Publications [...]
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  • Carsten Griwodz

    Carsten Griwodz is senior researchers at the Norwegian research company Simula Research Laboratory AS, Norway, and is professor at the University of Oslo. He received his Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Paderborn, Germany, in 1993. From 1993 to 1997, he worked at the IBM European Networking Center in Heidelberg, Germany. In 1997 he joined the Multimedia Communications [...]
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  • Andreas Petlund

    Andreas Petlund is Head of Department at Simula Research Laboratory. He received his PhD in 2009 from the University of Oslo. His main research interests include network protocol optimization for time-dependant thin streams, operating systems optimisations and hardware offloading. He is currently coordinating the “Reducing Internet Transport Latency” (RITE) EU project and leading the “Traffic behaviour of interactive time-dependent thin streams on the modern Internet” (TimeIn) [...]
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  • Iffat Ahmed

    Iffat Ahmed is affiliated with the Media Performance Group as a Postdoctoral Fellow, since August 2013. She received her PhD from IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy, in 2013 and Masters degree from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2008. Her research interests include Multimedia Traffic Management and its Quality of Service (QoS) as well as Quality of [...]
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  • Håvard Espeland

    Håvard is a postdoctoral fellow in the Media Performance Group at Simula Research Laboratory. He started at Simula as a master student in 2007 and has been a member of the group since. His research interests revolve around systems support for scalability and performance, and he has done research in many areas related to multimedia processing. During his PhD work, Håvard lectured heterogeneous multimedia processing [...]
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  • ** Former Staff **

    Preben N. Olsen, Vamsidhar R. Gaddam, Ragnhild Eg, Haakon Riiser, Tomas Kupka, Paul B. Beskow, Alexander Eichhorn, Kristian Evensen, Dominik Kaspar, Zeljko Vrba, Knut-Helge Vik, Beata Bogdanska [...]
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  • ** Graduated Master Students **

    Magnus Elden, “Implementation and initial assessment of VR for scientific visualisation – Extending Unreal Engine 4 to visualise scientific data on the HTC Vive”, May 2017 Andreas Oven Aalsaunet, “Implementation of a virtual reality design review application using vision-based gesture recognition technology”, May 2017 Lars-Erik Holte, “Collecting activity data using the Open mHealth platform – An exploratory study on integrating [...]
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  • ** Graduated PhD Students **

    Michael Alexander Riegler: “EIR – A Medical Multimedia System for Efficient Computer Aided Diagnosis”, Feb 2017 [Thesis] Kristoffer Robin Stokke: “High-Precision Power Modelling and Optimisation of the Tegra K1 Heterogeneous Multicore Architecture”, Feb 2017 [Thesis] Vamsidhar Reddy Gaddam: “Next Generation Broadcasting System for Arena Sports : A Football Stadium Scenario”, May 2016 [Thesis] Kjetil Raaen: “Response Time in Games: Requirements [...]
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  • ** Current Master Students **

    Stian Larsen Håkon Stensland Carsten Griwodz Henrik Nårstad Carsten Griwodz Håkon Stensland, Andreas Petlund Sighurhjörtur Snorrason Håkon Stensland, Carsten Griwodz Nicolai Egseth Aubert Pål Halvorsen Carsten Griwodz Snorre Olderøy Lærum Pål Halvorsen Carsten Griwodz Zeno Albisser Pål Halvorsen Carsten Griwodz Magnus Kolåseter Elden (Imerso) Carsten Griwodz, Lilian Calvet Andreas Gansen Carsten Griwodz Lars Øyvind Hagland Carsten Griwodz Mads Johannessen Carsten [...]
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