WHO ARE WE?

WHO ARE WE?

The board is responsible for the whole team. They make sure the organization is moving forward and plan the future of Ascend.

Simen Sandbu

Project Manager

Erling Solberg

Deputy Project Manager

Kim Aksel Tahuil Borgen

Head of Marketing

Truls Olsen

Head of Economics

Kevin Kaldvansvik

Chief Engineer

Magnus Reiersen

Deputy Chief Engineer

The hardware group is responsible for the design of the drone. Material choice, strength calculations, electrical, aerodynamics, propulsion and production.

Filip Grevle Lolland

Hardware Group Leader

Edvard Grødem

Hardware Member

Hans Theodor Johnsen

Hardware Member

Johannes Wågen

Hardware Member

Stian Ismar

Hardware Member

State estimation of the drone and beyond. The perception group converts sensor input to meaningful information about the drone and its environment.

Ulrich Isachsen

Perception Group Leader

Emil Martens

Perception Member

Kevin Meyer

Perception Member

Andrea Marie Festøy

Perception Member

Erling Rørvik

Perception Member

Ivar Thokle Hovden

Perception Member

Marvin Reza

Perception Member

Snorre Børtenes

Perception Member

Marketing is the group responsible for making Ascend visible on campus and spreading Ascends vision to the world.

Kim Aksel Tahuil Borgen

Head of Marketing

Helene Åsvang

Marketing Member

Kristine Stray

Marketing Member

Anders Mølster Hopland

Marketing Member

Sara Edvardsen

Marketing Member

Finding the optimal behaviour to solve the mission at hand. The AI group takes the latest AI research from theory to practice.

Rasmus Munter

AI Group Leader

Nadia Wangberg

AI Member

Adrian Tofting

AI Member

Alexander Danielsen-Haces

AI Member

Niklas Molnes Hole

AI Member

Control designs the command systems that bring the drone from A to B safely. They also work with flight controllers, sensors, obstacle avoidance and simulation

Håvard Skåra Mellbye

Control Group Leader

Chris André Brombach

Control Member

Andrea Gjestvang

Control Member

Oskar Østby

Control Member

Rendell Cale

Control Member

Atussa Koushan

Control Member

Former Ascend NTNU members eager to share their knowledge with the team.

Matias Christensen

Board Coach

Simen Haugo

Perception Coach

Martin Sollie

Control Coach

Håkon Flatval

Perception Coach

Christian Wilhelmsen

Hardware Coach