Aslak Tveito, managing director of the Simula group, has worked at Simula Research Laboratory since the company was established in 2001. Tveito is professor in scientific computing at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. Prior to his appointment as managing director, Tveito served as research director for the scientific computing department at Simula. In addition to his work with the University of Oslo, Tveito has served as chief scientist at Sintef Applied Mathematics.
Deputy Managing Director and Director of Simula Innovation
Ottar Hovind joined Simula in 2007. Hovind holds a degree in law (cand.jur) from University of Oslo, and has a master's degree in international commercial law from London School of Economics. Before he joined Simula as director, he was involved in different projects at Simula through his law company JusIt. Hovind has worked with the law firm Ræder Advokatfirma.
Director of Research
Are Magnus Bruaset has worked at Simula since 2003. During his tenure, Bruaset has served as director of Simula School of Research and Innovation, Director of Research Applications, Assistant director of Simula School of Research and Innovation, and as Head of the Computational Geosciences project. Bruaset is professor in scientific computing at the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo. Formerly, he has served as senior research scientist at Sintef Applied Mathematics, and been an entrepreneur in the software industry.
Director of Simula School of Research and Innovation
Molly Maleckar joined Simula in January 2009, first as a researcher and then as the Head of the Cardiac Modeling Department. Her work as department head and as deputy Director for the Center for Cardiological Innovation (SFI) has focused on collaborative research which unites skillsets across disciplines. Her role as Director of the Simula School will employ the same collaborative principles to leverage expertise in the bordering domains of ICT education, research, and business to enhance professional development of students.
Director of Administration
Marianne M. Sundet is responsible for the organization's administration. She is overseeing the administrative operations, including human resources, communications, as well as corporate development initiatives. Sundet joined Simula in 2007, and she holds a master of philosophy from the University of Oslo.