Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering

Simula Metropolitan is a research unit that is jointly owned by Simula Research Laboratory and Oslo Metropolitan University. It is the home of Simula’s research activities on networks and communications, machine learning and IT management, and it is OsloMet’s strategic partner in research, PhD- and MSc- education in digital engineering. Simula Metropolitan is organized as a limited company and it is part of the Simula lab.

The mission of Simula Metropolitan is to do research in digital engineering at the highest international level, to educate and supervise PhD- and master students at OsloMet and to contribute to innovation in society through collaboration, startup-companies and licensing of research results.

SimulaMet was established January 1, 2018. Our premises are located at OsloMet’s campus at Bislett. The downtown location of the Simula Garage is also co-located with Simula Metropolitan.

Visiting address: Pilestredet 52, 0167 Oslo

Postal address: Simula Metropolitan
c/o OsloMet – storbyuniversitetet Postboks 4 St. Olavs plass
0130 Oslo


The Simula Metropolitan Board of Directors

  • Kyrre Lekve, Chair of the Board
  • Maren Kristine Moen 
  • Morten Irgens 
  • Rachel Thomas 
  • Laurence Marie Anna Habib 
  • Tor Saglie
  • Evrim Acar Ataman, Employee Representative
  • David Hayes, Employee Representative

People in the Administration

Who we are?

Simula Metropolitan employees are researchers, postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, engineers and administrative people. We are from all over the world, ranging from newly educated to experienced researchers, all working on making research in digital engineering at the highest international level possible.