OUR UNIQUE TEAM

The unique team of UBIQ Aerospace includes outstanding research scientists from robotics, embedded systems, and aerospace. Combining these with highly skilled advisors, assisting in business development, IPR management, and product development, ensures a strong focus on developing solutions with maximum impact.

Richard Hann, PhD
Lead Aerodynamics Engineer
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One of the world's leading research scientists within atmospheric and in-flight icing on unmanned aircraft (UAVs). Richard applies his unique skills to the analysis of ice growth and impact on autonomous and UAVs. Richard holds an MSc in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from the University of Stuttgart and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from NTNU. 

Astrid M. Stevik 
Product Manager
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Astrid has an educational and scientific background from NTNU, with an M.Sc in Chemical Engineering. Astrid has close to 20 years of industry experience in project management and product development. At UBIQ, Astrid applies her vast skill set to business development and in building the entire product development framework.

Mikkel C. Nielsen, PhD
Lead Engineer
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Mikkel uses his broad skill set for the development of the hardware and software architecture of the D•ICE solution. He was formerly the CTO at SeaRo, working on technology and product development. Mikkel holds an MSc in Robotics from DTU and a Ph.D. in Marine Cybernetics from NTNU.

Sindre Faeroe, Student
Embedded Systems Engineer
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Sindre has a BSc from the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and has further developed his skillset as a technical student at CERN. While completing a Master's at NTNU, he will also be part of the team developing the embedded systems related to the D•ICE solution at UBIQ.

Ole-Sivert Otterholm
Embedded Software
Engineer
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Ole-Sivert has an MSc in Engineering Cybernetics and industry experience as a software R&D engineer at Kongsberg Maritime building navigation solutions for underwater robots. At UBIQ, Ole-Sivert applies his growing skillset to help design and build the software and architecture of the entire D•ICE product group.

Kasper T. Borup, PhD
Founder, Director, 
and CTO
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Kasper applies his diverse skill set to direct and manage technology and product development. Kasper was part of the founding team of UBIQ Aerospace and he is an inventor of the D•ICE solution. Kasper holds an MSc in Robotics from DTU and Stanford, and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Cybernetics from NTNU.

Nicolas C. Müller 
Aerospace Engineer
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Nico is a research scientist working on atmospheric icing on propellers for UAVs. He applies his skill set to the analysis of ice growth and performance degradation. Nico holds an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Stuttgart and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from NTNU. 

Bård N. Stovner, PhD
Lead Scientist
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Bård has an educational and scientific background from NTNU, with an M.Sc and Ph.D. in Engineering Cybernetics. Bård applies his strong skill set in project management and the specific development of detection and estimation algorithms and technologies for the D•ICE solution. 

Kim L. Sorensen, PhD
Founder and CEO
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Co-founder of UBIQ Aerospace and the main inventor of the D•ICE technology. Kim holds an MSc in Robotics from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Stanford, and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). 

Shibarchi Majumder, PhD
Senior Software
Architect
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Shibarchi has an MSc in Avionics, a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering, experience as a founder of an aerospace company, and industry experience as an avionics and electronics designer at Rockwell Collins. At UBIQ, Shibarchi applies his vast skill set to help design and build the software and hardware architecture of the entire D•ICE product group.

Ove Joakim Istad
Senior Embedded Hardware Engineer
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Ove has an MSc in Engineering Cybernetics and industry experience as a hardware R&D engineer at StalkIT building hardware and software solutions for GPS trackers, and as a project manager at Norbit. At UBIQ, Ole-Sivert applies his skillset to help design and build the hardware architecture of the D•ICE product group.

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