Kristin Falk is Associate Professor at University College of Southeast Norway, where she is responsible for the Subsea track and fronting research on systems engineering. Kristin holds a PhD in Petroleum Production and a Masters in Industrial Mathematics, both from NTNU. She has worked with product development in the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. Her industrial experience ranges from subsea systems development in large multinational companies to developing drilling service solutions in a start-up Company. Research interest includes Autonomy, Innovation and Front-end Systems Engineering.