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Jo Øvstaas

Jo Øvstaas

Jo Øvstaas, Head of Department at DNV GL – Software, has a Master in marine propulsion systems and was a member of the DNV GL “TopTech” class at UC Berkeley in 2013-2014. He has been working with software development for more than 15 years within our Nauticus and Sesam brands. He is responsible for the development-organization of Sesam and is involved in everything from product roadmaps, release plans, quality assurance, testing and software/architectural considerations.

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Ship and offshore structural engineering and project-collaboration in the cloud

Ship and offshore structural engineering and project-collaboration in the cloud

In DNV GL we are used to work with most kinds of structures both in the design phase, as well as in the operational and decommissioning phase. Operators and contractors are investing a lot into the structures. It is crucial to keep an eye on the stru ...

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Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Our company was lucky to get hold on a couple of Microsoft Hololens devices short time ago. Perhaps we were one of the first companies in Norway? A couple of weeks later I was lucky to try out yet another device as well. This time the Oculus Rift ...

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Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

The new framework of the global economy has stimulated and expanded the shipbuilding- and shipping-industries. At the same time, environmental concerns and green shipping concepts have put more pressure and demands on designers to minimize the energy ...

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