Conference and Exhibition
30 October - 1 November 2019
Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Marina Bay Sands


Dr. Bård Wathne Tveiten

Dr. Bård Wathne Tveiten

Research Director

Bård Wathne Tveiten has a master degree in Marine Engineering for NTNU and University of California Berkeley - 1994 and PhD in Marine Engineering from NTNU – 1999. Bård Wathne Tveiten has 6 years of industry experience and more than 19 years of experience in the area of R&D.

From 2017 to current time Bård Wathne Tveiten holds the position as Research Director and department manager for 85 researchers, engineers and technicians, responsible for the hydrodynamic laboratories at SINTEF Ocean (Ocean basin, towing tank and cavitation tunnel).

From 2015 to 2017 Bård Wathne Tveiten held the position as Vice President at MARINTEK with main responsible for leveraging MARINTEK's oil and gas/maritime experience into new innovations and solutions for the emerging businesses in the Blue Economy. Main strategic focus areas are Ocean Renewables and Aquaculture.

From 2013 to 2015 Bård Wathne Tveiten held the position as Senior Manager in Aker Solutions MMO as head of ‘Advanced Marine & Structural Analysis Group’ | MMO C&T, Aker Solutions MMO's specialist capacity in marine and structural analyses. In addition, from end 2014 Bård Wathne Tveiten was Regional Manager for Front End Spectrum | Mid-Norway, heading the group in Trondheim working with front-end studies. He was also member of the Aker Solution CTO's innovation group.