NIFRO Prize 2016
Early this week Timo won the NIFRO prize 2016 for his master thesis! The prize is awarded every year by the Norwegian industry for space activity in cooperation with NAROM to the best Master´s thesis within the fields of space research and technology.
Timo´s thesis was tied to his work on the CPT-SCOPE project through his work at IDEAS in Oslo. The prize was awarded to Timo at the annual space dinner at the Grand Hotell in Oslo were Timo also presented his thesis to the attendees. Participants included the director of Kongsberg Norspace AS, Ellen Dahler Tuset and study leader Jøran Grande of NAROM.
image credit: NIFRO
The jury of the prize released a statement regarding their choice of winner saying that; rarely have they seen a candidate that to such a degree has fulfilled the purpose and the intent of the prize. (Statement translated from Norwegian)
We congratulate Timo and wish his all the best for his future work with IDEAS!
Best from the CPT-SCOPE team,