NASA Office of Logic Design

NASA Office of Logic Design

A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.

2005 MAPLD International Conference

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 7-9, 2005

Olaf Storaasli - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Olaf Storaasli
Oak Ridge National Laboratory


After 34 years of service to NASA Langley Research Center, Dr. Storaasli retired from NASA on June 3, 2005. He has moved to Tennessee to start a new position at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Research Activities

Develop/test Structural Algorithms and Methods to exploit the power of high-performance computers including next-generation Hypercomputers based on Field Programmable Gate Arrays. These include algorithms to solve large-scale complex systems of matrix equations for structures, electromagnetics and acoustic applications.

NASA Projects

Compute faster without CPUs (Creativity & Innovation) High Performance Computing & Communication Integrated Synthesis Environment (ISE) High Performance Computing & Communication Finite Element Machine Research (Parallel Computer for Structures) Integrated Program for Aerospace-Vehicle Design (IPAD) Viking Project (Mars Landers)


P h. D. ('70) North Carolina State University (Engineering Mechanics) Post Doctoral Study '84-'85 University of Trondheim (Norway) Thompson Fellowship


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