Digital Twin Research – University of Oslo

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This week’s show is all about the DIGITAL TWIN! I sat down with David Cameron, Coordinator at the Sirius Centre for Research-based Innovation, at the University of Oslo.

This research lab focuses on the digitalisation of oil and gas operations and is (in my opinion) one of the most advanced research programs on infrastructure digital twins – mainly because the oil and gas sector has been doing ‘digital-twin’-type applications for more than 20 years. 

In this episode, we’ll be answering some big question like:  

  • What can we learn from the Oil and Gas sector who have been developing ‘digital twins’ for over 20 years? 
  • What are some of the current research challenges being tackled by the Sirius Centre? 
  • How is the centre collaborating with industrial partners to put this expertise into practice? 

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Will Needham

I believe in a future built environment that is safe, sustainable, healthy, efficient & productive. Actually, I believe pockets of excellence in each of these things already exist; they are just distributed geographically in different parts of the world. My mission is to go out there and find these pockets of excellence and tell the stories of the people, projects, policies that are responsible for such positive steps.


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