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Researchers' Night 2010

Researchers' Night 2010

Friday 24th of September, the annual Researchers' Night event took place at NTNU. 1300 high school students had signed up for an interesting night at the university; with stands, lectures, and lab excursions which presented some of the ongoing research at NTNU.

The doors for Researchers' Night opened at 20:00 and fireworks marked the end around 23:30. The Researchers' Night event is part of the Norwegian Science Week (forskningsdagene), which is a nationwide annual event held to bring research and science to the public.

This year IDI was represented with three stands; Professor Keith Downing's stand were PhD candidate Kai Olav Ellefsen and master students presented artificial intelligence and how it can be used to control robots, Associate Professor Alf Inge Wang and PhD candidate Bian Wu demonstrated the MOOSES computer game technology at their stand, and Associate Professor Anne C. Elster, Post Doctoral Fellow Ján Perhác, PhD candidate Jan Christian Meyer and some of Elster's master students demonstrated how small super computers can be used when simulating liquids and snow particles.

Photos from Researchers' Night (Flickr)

By: Kai Torgeir Dragland     Published: 27.09.2010     
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