Thor Hukkelås, Director Business Development Aquaculture, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Subsea Division:
Thor has an MSc Engineering Cybernetics at the NTNU in 1976 and holds to-day a position as Director Business Development Aquaculture. Thor has
close to 40 years of experience in designing and leading software intensive R&D project in the area of Guidance, Navigation & Control, including
Dynamic Positioning (DP) systems for ships.
Thor has a strong engagement for the oceans and he now works with the development of the next generation of sustainable open ocean aquaculture systems as
demonstrated by Ocean Farm 1. Thor believes that developing good decision support systems and to focus on “how to maintain the human in the loop” is especially important when highly automated
systems are introduced.