Dr Jann Peter Strand

Product Manager – Automation & Control, Rolls-Royce Marine

Jann Peter Strand received his MSc degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim in 1994. He then started his career with ABB in Oslo, working on development of integrated system deliveries to the marine oil and gas sector. In 1999 he received his PhD on dynamic positioning controls at NTNU. His research awarded him IFAC Automatica best paper prize and the Esso prize for best applied PhD at NTNU.

Dr Strand joined Rolls-Royce Marine in 2002 where he initially led the development programme for a new dynamic positioning product range, later development of integrated bridge and system solutions. Since then he has held different positions in the company, including a role as key technology owner for Ship Intelligence solutions, a digitalisation programme in Rolls-Royce Marine. His current role is product manager for a wide range of automation and control products.