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.

Brage Eikanger

Project Manager

Vebjørn Isaksen

Deputy Project Manager

Matias Christensen

Chief Engineer

Simon Blindheim

Head of Economics

Emilie Udnæs

Communication Leader

Erling Solberg

Sponsor Manager

Niklas Molnes Hole

Web Developer

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

Christian Wilhelmsen

Hardware Group Leader

Fredrik Opeide

Hardware Member

Hans Theodor Johnsen

Hardware Member

Per Kristian Pôcher

Hardware Member

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

Håkon Flatval

Perception Group Leader

Erlend Eriksen

Perception Member

Ivar Thokle Hovden

Perception Member

Johan Wind

Perception Member

Markus Pike

Perception Member

Rune Nordmo

Perception Member

Simen Haugo

Perception Member

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

Magnus Reiersen

AI Group Leader

Adrian Tofting

AI Member

Alexander Danielsen-Haces

AI Member

Rasmus Munter

AI Member

Vilde Gjærum

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

Martin Sollie

Control Group Leader

Amine Othmane

Control Member

Fredrik Opeide

Control Member

Håvard Skåra Mellbye

Control Member

Roy Angelsen

Control Member