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Ny studentkveld med næringslivsnettverket KID!

Ny studentkveld med næringslivsnettverket KID!
Program tirsdag 3. september kl. 17.15 – 19.15
Program KID studentkveld_03-09-2013 (1)

Anche in paradiso non è bello essere soli.
Idiomatic translation: There is no greater torment than to be alone in paradise.

Taken from http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Italian_proverbs

to do list

Instituttlederens viktigste oppgaver er følgende:
• lede og utvikle virksomheten ved instituttet
• påse at det utøves god faglig ledelse med vekt på kvalitet og god balanse mellom utdanning, forskning, formidling og nyskaping
• sørge for at instituttet har oppdaterte strategier og handlingsplaner
• ha ansvar for å ivareta samarbeidet med andre institutter og delta i utviklingen av fakultetet
• stimulere til et produktivt og godt arbeidsmiljø og utvikling av en god HMS-kultur
• ivareta samhandling med organisasjonene og de ansattes medbestemmelse
• sørge for velegnede teknisk-administrative tjenester og for effektiv drift av virksomheten
• sørge for at intern kontroll og økonomistyring fungerer i samsvar med fastsatte regler og rutiner
• legge forholdene til rette for studentenes lærings- og arbeidsmiljø
• representere og posisjonere instituttet og fremme internt og eksternt samarbeid
Ved enkelte av instituttene inngår en andel forskning eller undervisning i stillingens oppgaver.

TDT4290 Customer Driven Project Kick-off day, 21.August

TDT4290 Customer Driven Project 
Welcome to the Students, Industry Representatives, the coordinator Babak A. Farshchian, and professor Reidar Conradi.

Yesterday is History

Project courses at the NTH: 20 years of experience, R. Andersen, R. Conradi, J. Krogstie, G. Sindre, A. Sølvberg

Tomorrow is a Mystery

NTNU til SFU-finalen

Today is a Gift, that’s why
its called a Present!

my speach to IDI today

“Which is the goal of IDI as an organization?” IDI’s goal is to provide excellent education and research in Computer Science. And our tasks as leader group is to make sure that the 150 persons who work at IDI work together for reaching this goal.
It does not make sense, to discuss if education is more or less important than research. The two goals are equally important.
While people is here at IDI for achieving the education and research goals, in my mind, people is more important than education and research goals as – without happy or at least healthy people – we will not achieve any goals.

As you have heard, we have decided to work as a team and divide responsibilities among as in a way Trond is responsible for translating the general goal of ” provide excellent education” into criteria and an operational process. Likewise Agnar is responsible for stimulating IDI’s researchers to become even better ones and to make IDI into a research organization and not only an organization of researchers. Eivind coordinates the administration group which is the heart of IDI. As – if administration does not pulse – IDI’s machine stops. And IDI administration functions very well and the same does the technical group. Then are the scientific groups. Each has a leader who is responsible to act as a bridge between the people in the groups and the leader team.

Each of you asks herself the question: “Who is in charge?”. Is it Letizia? Is it my group leader? Is it my supervisor? Is it Eivind? Trond? Agnar? The answer is that while I have the final responsibility for education, research, and people at IDI, each people is responsible to understand and clarify, for each task, who is the responsible person. Take for example the teaching duties of one phd student. I cannot know and plan all the details of all teaching duties of all students, but each student must be aware that she is in charge of clarifying the duties with her supervisor, the course teacher and Eivind. And each one has the responsibility to ask if anything is not clear. And ask again.

We all have the responsibility to achieve the education and research goals, and here I know that IDI’s people is clever. I had not applied for this job if I was not proud of IDI’s persons. And my goal is to make people more aware that they are clever and they can become even more clever if we interact properly with each other and the rest of NTNU and the society.

Before I give the word to Trond and Agnar I want to say thanks to Guttorm and Jon Atle, for being the department heads for the last four years and leaving IDI is a good shape. Give an applause to Guttorm and Jon Atle.

First blog post as department head

I started as department head at IDI the 1.8.2013. I understand that the nature of the new tasks will not fit blogging as my previous dissemination and research tasks. At all I have to learn to be selective about what I talk about. Today I take a break to get inspiration from this video on TED.

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

The University of Maryland is ranged high for example according to the Microsoft classification.