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Ole Norberg

In my position as, Associate Professor in Media technology I do research and education in the field of Interaction Design. Most of my research activities are done in close cooperation with companies.

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Associate professor at Department of Applied Physics and Electronics Role: Deputy head of department, Deputy head of department
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X, Håken Gullessons väg 20, Teknikhuset, TB403 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

In my position as, Associate Professor in Media technology I do research and education in the field of Interaction Design. Most of my research activities are application driven with a close cooperation with companies and Industry.

Ever since I started my professional career I have been working with applied research in one way or another. I find it very rewarding, transforming academic research and innovative ideas into industrial processes and profitable products. Through the years I have been involved in many co-productive projects between academic institutions and industry partner, both as industry and academic representative. I enjoy multidisciplinary collaboration and find it many times to deliver innovative thinking and new innovations. I am passionate about science and technology and always curious and willing to learn more.

Before joining Umeå University I hade several positions at R&D of various companies such as:

2017 - 2019        

Senior Research and Development Engineer - Domsjö Fabriker AB, www.domsjo.adityabirla.com  

Research, Product and Process development in the field of dissolving pulp and viscose production

 

2016-2017

R&D Manager Functional Surfaces – BillerudKorsnäs, www.bilerudkorsnas.com  

Manage and develop the Function Surfaces research team. In order to support the development of tomorrows packaging solutions, initiate research project to find new materials and processes.

 

2009-2013

Senior Research Scientist – Mid Sweden University. www.miun.se

- Develop research area “Spectral Imaging”

- Teaching on Advanced level

- Supervising PhD students

- Coordination of industrial projects

 

2008-2017

CEO – Voxvil AB

- Founder of company 

- Develop products and services within colour imaging

 

2007

PostDoc at STFI-Packforsk AB (RISE), Stockholm, Sweden

- Security printing applications in digital printing

 

1996-2008

Senior Research Scientist – M-real, Sweden.

- Technical expert, develop new/improved methods, processes and products

- Develop own competence area and end customer solutions

- Represent the company in external tasks e.g. research steering bodies, supplier and customer contacts

34th Bled eConference: Digital Support from Crisis to Progressive Change: conference proceedings, Maribor, Slovenia: 2021 : 397-408
Mejtoft, Thomas; Frängsmyr, Erik; Söderström, Ulrik; et al.
34th Bled eConference: Digital Support from Crisis to Progressive Change: conference proceedings, University of Maribor University Press 2021 : 405-416
Mejtoft, Thomas; Hedlund, Jonathan; Söderström, Ulrik; et al.
ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Mejtoft, Thomas; Lagerhjelm, Linus; Söderström, Ulrik; et al.
Interaction and Media Technology Report Series, 2 / 2021
Interaction and Media Technology Report Series, 2 / 2020
COMPUTATIONAL COLOR IMAGING, CCIW 2015 : 69-80
Rahaman, G. M. Atiqur; Norberg, Ole; Edstrom, Per
Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, Vol. 28, (4) : 596-601
Hägglund, Håkan; Norberg, Ole; Edström, Per

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I am teaching the following subjects:

-          Imaging and signal processing

-          Databases and Web Based Systems

-          Interaction design