Ultrasonic cement evaluation in oil and gas wells

Graphic showing well casing and cement

Blogger: Andreas Sørbrøden Talberg, PhD Candidate, Department of Electronic Systems and Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS) The task of evaluating cement jobs conducted in oil and gas wells is important e.g. to guarantee the safety during production and that no oil or gas is leaking to the surroundings. One…

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Ultrasound – a cross-sector solution

Collage of speakers at CIUS Spring Conference 2017.

Cracks, unevenness, leakages, or speed and direction of liquid flows in vessels or pipes, hearts or pumps, are challenges faced by people in healthcare, oil & gas and the maritime sector. At the Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS), we work on improving ultrasound technology and usage to address these…

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Improving quality of cardiac ultrasound images

Ultrasound images

Blogger: Ali Fatemi, PhD Candidate Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS), Department of circulation and medical imaging     Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number-one cause of death globally. An estimated 17.5 million people died from CVDs in 2012, 31% of all global deaths. One important factor in preventing cardiovascular…

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Interpreting ultrasound images with neural networks

The femoral nerve (yellow) and femoral artery (red).

Blogger: Erik Smistad, PostDoc at Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS)       Neural networks have recently achieved incredible results for recognising objects such as cats, coffee cups, cars and plants in photographs. These methods are already used by companies like Facebook and Google to identify faces, recognize voice…

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HUNT i hundre! Eller?

Jostein Holmen, førstefatter på publikasjonen og en av grunnleggerne for Helseundersøkelsen i Nord-Trøndelag og blodtrykksforskning i den, her med to av de første avhandlingene basert på HUNT-materiale

Blogger: Maria Stuifbergen         ”Klekkeriet” står det på den røde brakka som er satt opp ved siden av åkeren i Levanger. Man skulle tro det lille røde bygget er en utvidelse av bondegården like ved. Men når du går inn på de provisoriske lokalene er det langt…

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Operating Room of the Future


The project “Operating Room of the Future” (FOR) is a collaboration project between St. Olavs Hospital, University Hospital in Trondheim and The Norwegian University of Science and Technology  (NTNU). FOR is an arena for research and development including six operating rooms, one in each operating clinic. The project is multidisciplinary…

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