The master’s papers in Systems Engineering

Our master students are working in various industries and on various projects.


The Master’s students in the industry master’s program are working in various industries as shown in the pie chart. Of these (309), 181 students are graduated between 2016-2017.

42 master’s papers are published in journals or conference proceedings.

Industry affiliation of all students enrolled in the industry master’s program between 2006 and 2017.

Published master’s projects

Student name

Year

Problem to solve

Systems engineering topic

Industrial domain

Marianne I. Drotninghaug

2010

logistics

Value of SE

Manufacturing

    Drotninghaug, M. I., Muller, G., & Pennotti, M. (2009). The Value of Systems Engineering Tools for Understanding and Optimizing the Flow and Storage of Finished Products in a Manganese Production Facility.

Even Engebakken

2010

Safety

Conceptual Modeling

Manufacturing

    ENGEBAKKEN, E., MULLER, G., & PENNOTTI, M. (2010, December). Supporting the system architect: model-assisted communication. In Systems Research Forum (Vol. 4, No. 02, pp. 173-188). World Scientific Publishing Company.

Jorn Breivoll

2010

Cost and schedule overrun

Trade study

Maritime

    Breivoll, J. Change Impact Analysis–A Case Study.

Andreas Rasmussen

2010

Risk in early phase

Risk assessment

Maritime

    Rasmussen, A., Maritime, K., Muller, G., & Pennotti, M. (2010). Causal loop based change propagation and risk assessment.

Volker Heierhoff

2011

Resource management

Enterprise Resource Management (ERP)

Energy

    Heierhoff, V., Arntzen, A. A. B., & Muller, G. (2011). A Training model for Successful implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning,“. International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation, 5, 12.

Dag Jostein Klever, Halvard H. Bjørnsen

2011

Competitive advantage

Concept Selection

Energy

    Muller, G., Klever, D. G., Bjørnsen, H. H., & Pennotti, M. (2011). Researching the application of Pugh Matrix in the sub-sea equipment industry by. In CSER.

Levi Vigdal

2011

risk

Conceptual modelling

Energy

    Vigdal, L. A. B., Muller, G., & Pennotti, M. (2011, June). 1.2. 2 How applying models in work group sessions can help to retrieve information for making FTA and FMECA analysis. In INCOSE International Symposium (Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 14-27).

Jan Magnus Røkke

2011

avoid late design changes and rework

Requirements

Energy

    Røkke, J. M., Muller, G., & Pennotti, M. (2011, December). Requirement elicitation and validation by prototyping and demonstrators: user interface development in the oil and gas industry. In Systems Research Forum (Vol. 5, No. 02, pp. 89-108). World Scientific Publishing Company.

Elisabeth Hansen

2012

Efficiency in design

Lean

Automotive

    Set-based design - the lean tool that eludes us; Pitfalls in implementing set-based design in Kongsberg Automotive, INCOSE 2012 in Rome

Rasmus Wibe Rypdal

2012

Competitive advantage

Project Management

Manufacturing

    Developing the Modeling Recommendation Matrix: Model-Assisted Communication at Volvo Aero, INCOSE 2012 in Rome

Bjørnar Wiulsrød

2012

Cost

A3AO

Maritime

    Architecting Diesel Engine Control System using A3 Architecture Overview, INCOSE 2012 in Rome

Jan Ove Mjånes

2013

Project execution

Lifecycle Management

Energy

    Mjånes, J. O., Haskins, C., & Piciaccia, L. A. (2013, June). 1.2. 2 Closing the loop for lifecycle product management in Norwegian subsea systems. In INCOSE International Symposium (Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 490-501).

Asgeir Øvergaard

2013

Cost

Automated software testing

Maritime

    System Verification by Automatic Testing, INCOSE 2013 in Philadelphia

Vickram Singh

2013

cost of late design changes

A3AO

Energy

    Knowledge Capture, Cross Boundary Communication and Early Validation with Dynamic A3 Architectures, INCOSE 2013 in Philadelphia

Arne Kristian Bye

2014

Optimize system

Concept Selection

Energy

    System Engineering Applied to Concept Design Optimization of Design Coolers, INCOSE 2014 in Las Vegas, co-author Luca A. Piciaccia

Eldar Tranøy

2014

Cost and time

Needs Analysis

Energy

    Reduction of Late Design Changes Through Early Phase Need Analyis, INCOSE 2014 in Las Vegas, Brian Mar Award for best student paper

Linda Lønmo

2014

Cost and time

Concept Selection

Energy

    Concept Selection - Applying Pugh Matrices in the Subsea Processing Domain, INCOSE 2014 in Las Vegas

Anders Fuglesteg Nilsen

2014

customer satisfaction

A3AO

Consultancy

    Use Cases and Non-functional Requirements Presented in Compact System Description A3s, INCOSE 2014 in Las Vegas

Bjørn Stalsberg

2014

customer satisfaction

Modelling tools

Manufacturing

    Increasing the value of model-assisted communication: Modeling for understanding, exploration and verification in production line design projects, INCOSE 2014 in Las Vegas

Halvor Eide

2016

Cost and time

Trade study

Energy

    Trade Study of Alternative Controls and Power Distribution Architecture in Subsea Processing INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB, supervised by Cecilia Haskins.

Thomas Henanger

2016

Complexity in installation

Conceptual Modeling

Energy

    Managing Installation Tolerances through System Modeling and Tolerance Budgeting, INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB

Arne Rugaas

2016

cost due to late design changes

Knowledge management

Energy

    Rugaas, A. K., & Zhao, Y. Y. (2016, December). Knowledge roadmap across design and engineering: An user-centric didactic approach. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) (pp. 686-690). IEEE.

Peter Callister

2016

Technical risk

Systems Integration

Energy

    Evaluation of System Integration and Qualification Strategies using the Technical Debt metaphor; a case study in Subsea System Development INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB, supervised by Jonas Andersson.

Herman Solli

2016

Cost

Concept Selection

Energy

    Evaluation of illustrative ConOps and Decision Matrix as Tools in concept selection, INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB

Kok Yi Damien Wee

2016

Quality and cost

Requirements

Energy

    Evaluating the effectiveness of applying a Requirements Management System for a Subsea Oil and Gas Workover System, INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB

Alexander Svendsen

2016

Quality

A3

Energy

    Applying A3 problem resolution to new system design to improve performance and reduce rework INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB, supervised by Cecilia Haskins.

Arne Goderstad

2016

Quality

Trade Study

Defense

    Understanding mission objectives and priorities with QFD INCOSE 2016 in Edinburgh, GB, supervised by Cecilia Haskins.

Aksel Botne Sandberg, Eirik Klementsen[1]

2016

commercialization

PESTEL/Porter

New Energy

    Sandberg, A., Klementsen, E., Muller, G., de Andres, A., & Maillet, J. (2016). Critical factors influencing viability of wave energy converters in off-grid luxury resorts and small utilities. Sustainability, 8(12), 1274.

Lars Petter Bryn

2017

Cost and robustness

Conceptual Modeling

Energy

    Evolving tolerance management for increased robustness of subsea installation operations, INCOSE 2017 in Adelaide, Australia

Simen Bergli

2017

cost and quality

Qualification

Energy

    Cause and Impact Analysis of Cost and Schedule Overruns in Subsea Oil and Gas Projects - A Supplier's Perspective, INCOSE 2017 in Adelaide, Australia, supervised by Kristin Falk

Anders Roe Nykaas

2017

Complexity in installation

autonomous

Energy

    A Context-Enabled Systems Development Method: The Case of Semi-Autonomous Remotely Operated Vehicles in an Arctic Environment, INCOSE 2017 in Adelaide, Australia, supervised by Yang-Yang Zhao

Simon Aasheim

2017

Cost of Late design changes

Requirements

Energy

    Developing the Stakeholder Requirements Definition Process - A Journey of Customization, SoSE 2017 in Hawaii, USA, supervised by Yang-Yang Zhao

Kristian Frøvold

2017

Attractive product/ system

A3AO

Maritime

    Applying A3 reports for early validation and optimization of stakeholder communication in development projects, INCOSE 2017 in Adelaide, Australia

Magnus André Nilsen

2018

cost and time

Interface Management

Energy

    Reducing Project Cost Growth Through Early Implementation of Interface Management, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA, supervised by Kristin Falk and Tom Arfinn Haugen

Sindre Løndal

2018

cost and time of engineering

A3AO

Energy

    Implementation of A3 architectural overviews in Lean Product Development Teams; A case study in the Subsea Industry, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA, supervised by Kristin Falk

Ole Kaare Ulsvik

2018

time and cost of engineering

Standardization

Energy

    Developing a Configure-to-Order Product in the Subsea Oil and Gas Domain, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA, supervised by Kristin Falk

Kjersti Bakke

2018

Literature survey

TRL

NONE

    Use of TRL in the systems engineering toolbox, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA, supervised by Cecilia Haskins

Christoffer Jimmy Røsegg

2018

time and cost of testing and integration

Verification

Energy

    The Importance of Project Management in the System Integration, Verification and Validation Process, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA supervised by Kristin Falk

Maximiliano Moraga

2018

Legacy software

Conceptual modeling

 Manufacturing

    Reverse engineering a legacy software in a complex system: A systems engineering approach, INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA, supervised by Yang-Yang Zhao

Anders Viken

2018

Time of commissioning

A3AO

Maritime

    Creating and Applying A3 Architecture Overviews: A Case Study in Software Development INCOSE 2018 in Washington, DC, USA

Haugen, Jonny Agnar[2]

2016

Knowledge management

    Haugen, Jonny Agnar; Bechina Arntzen, Aurilla Aurelie. 
An investigation of cost based framework for documentation reuse. Society for Design and Process Science 2016 s. 18-24

Bøhn, Anders Hoffart[3]

2015

A3 – knowledge sharing

    Bøhn, Anders Hoffart; Arntzen Bechina, Aurilla Aurelie. 
A generic A3 framework for sharing knowledge in a systems engineering context. Society for Design and Process Science 2015 s. 334-341

Simonsen, Jarl Øystein Gunnman [4]

2015

 

Knowledge sharing

Aerospace

    Simonsen, Jarl Øystein Gunnman; Arntzen Bechina, Aurilla Aurelie. 
A model of knowledge sharing fostering the learning capability – a case study within the aerospace industry. Society for Design and Process Science 2014 ;Volum 19. s. 447-455

[1] Students not a part of the industry master program.

[2] Not available for the structural review, and thus not included among the fourty reviewed master’s papers.

[3] Not available for the structural review, and thus not included among the fourty reviewed master’s papers.

[4] Not available for the structural review, and thus not included among the fourty reviewed master’s papers.