2014


Iris and smart phones

Iris and smart phones

Researchers at the Biometrics Laboratory at GUC will develop a new method of using the iris of the eye for authentication on smart phones.

Is your voice the new password?

Is your voice the new password?

Instead of using passwords, voice recognition or your typing on your keyboard may become the new way of authenticating yourself. 28th of February the Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory at Gjøvik University College arranged a workshop focusing on continuous authentication and behavioral biometrics.

International Day

International Day

International Day is a yearly event where the International students present their home country and give Norwegian students the opportunity to ask questions about studying abroad.

PhD dissertation by Fahad Fazal Elahi Guraya

PhD dissertation by Fahad Fazal Elahi Guraya

Fahad Fazal Elahi Guraya defended his doctoral thesis «Visual saliency models for video surveillance applications» at University of Oslo at March the 19th.

Conference about color

Conference about color

The International Color Day was duly marked by GuC the 21st of March with a multitude of lectures on color in architecture, art, universal design and color blindness.

From Gjøvik to Tirana

From Gjøvik to Tirana

Academic Exchange for Progress (AEP) facilitates academic exchange and mobility between partner institutions in Norway, Albania and Kosovo and Macedonia. Gjøvik University College is lead partner in the project, represented by Sule Yildirim Yayilgan. On March 27th the project arranged a seminar with over 70 participants in Tirana, Albania.

International Leadership Meeting

International Leadership Meeting

Heads of the international student unions in Norway were gathered at Gjøvik in April. Important issues as visa, study quality and cooperation with the industry were among the topics at the meeting.

National Day celebration at Huset

National Day celebration at Huset

Huset keeps open between 12:00 and 16:00 on May 17, Norway’s Constitution Day. The board at Huset promises good food and great fun for students who want to celebrate this day with them.

Second place in biometrics competition!

Second place in biometrics competition!

The Norwegian Biometric Laboratory at Gjøvik University College achieved 2nd place in the Mobile Iris Liveness Detection Competition (MobILive) 2014.

Ph.d. workshop for sustainability innovation

Ph.d. workshop for sustainability innovation

Last week Gjøvik University College (GUC) hosted a workshop for Ph.d. candidates from the National Technical University of Ukraine (NTUU).

International cooperation in sustainable energy development

International cooperation in sustainable energy development

Knowledge and experience within sustainable energy is communicated from Gjøvik University College (GUC) to universities in Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo.

Gjøvik University College fosters research collaboration in information security

Gjøvik University College fosters research collaboration in information security

The latest meeting of the project “ICT COST Action IC1206 De-identification for privacy protection in multimedia content” was held in Gjøvik University College on 5-6th June.

Board plans new building on campus

Board plans new building on campus

In today's board meeting at Gjøvik University College, it was decided to develop and expand campus at Kallerud. A new building will be constructed in the area between the H-building and the B-building, where the soccer field is today.

The network at GUC will be down on June 21st to 22nd

The network at GUC will be down on June 21st to 22nd

The IT department is going to replace the core switch for the Gjøvik University College network. During this work, the entire network at GUC will be down and inoperable.

CCIS further strengthened

CCIS further strengthened

It was announced on Friday that Telenor and the Norwegian Defence Research Department (FFI) join forces to fund a professorship at the Center for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS), which opens at Gjøvik University College on August 15. In addition, the County Committee in Oppland has decided to support CCIS with 13 million kroner.

Increasing numbers of applicants for the ninth year in a row

Increasing numbers of applicants for the ninth year in a row

1,374 applicants have been offered admission at Gjøvik University College (GUC) via The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service (NUCAS).

 NISlecture: Why think cyber security?

NISlecture: Why think cyber security?

Today NISlab arranged this fall's first NISlecture, with guest speaker Martti Letho from the University of Jyväskylä.

New Erasmus Mundus Master programme in colour technology

New Erasmus Mundus Master programme in colour technology

The new Master programme COSI (Colour in Science and Industry) has been approved and labeled by the EU’s Erasmus + programme.

How can GUC save the world?

How can GUC save the world?

At this fall’s first lunch seminar, dean and vice rector of research Morten Irgens spoke about his vision for the future GUC. His focus was on sustainability.

Nils Kalstad Svendsen is the new Dean of IMT

Nils Kalstad Svendsen is the new Dean of IMT

Yesterday, Morten Irgens stepped down as Dean and Vice Rector for research at Gjøvik University College (GUC). Nils Kalstad Svendsen has been appointed new Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Media Technology (IMT).

Express your opinion!

Express your opinion!

If you are a 2nd og 5th year student, you’ll receive an invitation to participate in the survey “Studiebarometeret” today – this is a good opportunity for you to express your opinion about your study programme.

Capture the flag

Capture the flag

For 48 hours last week about 50 students from HiG formed a team to compete with 580 teams from all over the world in a contest in information security (hack.lu CTF). The goal of this "Capture the flag" competition in information security was to solve several practical information security challenges, comprising web application vulnerabilities, SQL injection, reverse engineering, cryptography, and more.