The University of Stavanger (UiS) has about 10,100 students and 1,400 employees. The University is located in the third largest urban region, with a dynamic labor market and exciting cultural and leisure activities. We are the only Norwegian member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities. The university has high ambitions. We will be a driving force in the development of knowledge in the region, and an international research university with an emphasis on innovation. Together with our staff and students, we will challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.
Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology. The department carries out research and offers study programs in Offshore Technology, Marine and Subsea Technology, Industrial Asset Management, Structural Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The department has a high international profile with students and staff from around the world. There are currently 60 employees including research fellows and postdocs, and 660 students at the department.