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.

Kristian Sandaa

Project Manager

Sherveer Singh Pannu

Deputy Project Manager

Peder Mathias W. Teigmo

Chief Engineer

Vilde Gjærum

Deputy Chief Engineer

Helene Åsvang

Head of Economics

Kristine Stray

Head of Marketing

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

Edvard Grødem

Hardware Leader

Håvard Brenne

Hardware Member

Henry Jon Kristiansen

Hardware Member

Jo Aleksander Johansen

Hardware Member

Petter Nicolai Krogh

Hardware Member

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

Emil Martens

Perception Leader

Jan Inge Dyrhaug

Perception Member

Javier Castillo

Perception Member

Magnus Berntzen Grendar

Perception Member

Nadia Wangberg

Perception Member

Torjus Bakkene

Perception Member

Tyler McAllister

Perception Member

The Autonomous Drone Racing group aims to develop and create Scandinavia’s first ever autonomous racing drone!

Anders Thallaug Fagerli

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Paul Erik Frivold

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Didrik Galteland

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

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

Kristine Stray

Marketing Leader

Andrine Kirstine Gudbrandsen

Marketing Member

Johannes Haugsgjerd

Marketing Member

Renate Askevold

Marketing Member

Siri Hornes

Marketing Member

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

Henrik Fauskanger

AI Leader

Aksel Lunde Aase

AI Member

André Håland

AI Member

Martin Kvisvik Larsen

AI Member

Vegard Andreas Bergum

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

Chris André Brombach

Control Leader

Andrea Gjestvang

Control Member

Eva Kristiansen

Control Member

Oskar Østby

Control Member

Rendell Cale

Control Member

Simen Gangstad

Control Member

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

Filip Grevle Lolland

Coach Hardware

Hans Theodor Johansen

Coach Hardware and Perception

Håvard Skåra Mellbye

Coach Control

Kevin Kaldvansvik

Coach Technical

Kim Aksel Tahuli Borgen

Coach Marketing

Matias Christensen

Coach Technical