2nd and 3rd of September Olaf Rene Birkeland completed his trial lectures, and on 3rd of September he completed his thesis defence for the degree of Doctor philosophiae.
The committee for the defence were: professor Brian Vinter from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, associate professor Arne Maus from the University of Oslo, and professor Mads Nygård which also was coordinator for the event.
Olaf Rene Birkeland defended his doctoral thesis:
Searching large data volumes with MISD processing (Diva link)
Photos from the event (Flickr).
Update: It-maur kan utrette mirakler (adressa.no, in Norwegian).