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.

Jo Aleksander Johansen

Project Manager

Airin Thodesen

Deputy Project Manager/Head of Economics

Inger-Lovise Pleym Fjellgaard

Head of Marketing

Filip Grevle Lolland

Chief Engineer

Kevin Meyer

Deputy Chief Engineer

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

Håvard Brenne

Hardware Group Leader

Adrian Stokdal Opheim

Hardware Member

Alexander Snarli

Hardware Member

Elias Færøy Bergquist

Hardware Member

Sigurd Werner-Torgersen

Hardware Member

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

Torjus Bakkene

Perception Group Leader

Anders Tallhaug Fagerli

Perception Member

Andrine Lossius

Perception Member

Daniel André Svendsen

Perception Member

Marius Lindegaard

Perception Member

Odin Aleksander Severinsen

Perception Member

Torleiv Fjalestad

Perception Member

Øyvind Taksdal Stubhaug

Perception Member

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

Paul Erik Frivold

Autonomous Drone Racing Group Leader

Didrik Galteland

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Nadia Wangberg

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Tyler McAllister

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Birk Tjelmeland

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Edvard Narum

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

Ola Kirkerud

Autonomous Drone Racing Member

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

Inger-Lovise Pleym Fjellgaard

Marketing Group Leader

Karoline Larsen

Marketing Member

Andrine Kirstine Gudbrandsen

Marketing Member

Bharat Premkumar

Marketing Member

Markus Stokkenes

Marketing Member

Sebastian Skogen Raa

Marketing Member

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

Håkon Grov

AI Group Leader

Eivind Yu Nilsen

AI Member

Ellen Zhang Chang

AI Member

Jørgen Rosager

AI Member

Sondre 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

Simen Gangstad

Control Group Leader

Sondre Holth Rognlien

Control Member

Emil Martens

Control Member

Bogdan Løw-Hansen

Control Member

Marcus Lerfald

Control Member

Martin Borge Heir

Control Member

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

Kristian Sandaa

Board Coach

Kristine Stray

Marketing Coach

Matias Christensen

Perception Coach

Peder Mathias W. Teigmo

Hardware Coach

Rendell Cale

Simulation Coach

Håvard Skåra Mellbye

Control Coach

Aksel Lunde Aase

AI Coach