Kristin Vinje (born Kristin Sørby, 10 June 1963) is a Norwegian chemist and politician for the Conservative Party. She served as city commissioner for finance in Oslo from 2009 to 2013 when she was elected to the Parliament of Norway.
Vinje was awarded a Ph.D in Chemistry by the University of Oslo in 1994. She worked as a researcher at SINTEF from 1996 to 2002 and worked for the Ministry of Trade and Industry (Norway) from 2002 to 2005. She was vice-director of Simula Research Laboratory from 2005 to 2007 and director of Simula School of Research and Innovation from 2007 to 2009.
She is married and has four children.
Simula is the name of two simulation programming languages, Simula I and Simula 67, developed in the 1960s at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo, by Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard. Syntactically, it is a fairly faithful superset of ALGOL 60, also influenced by the design of Simscript.
Norwegian Computing Center is a private, independent, non-profit research foundation founded in 1952. NR carries out contract research and development in the areas of computing and quantitative methods for a broad range of industrial, commercial and public service organisations in the national and international markets. NR's projects cover a large variety of applied and academic problems. NR has its offices near the university campus Blindern in Oslo, Norway, as part of what is known as Forskningsparken, Park of Research.
Ole-Johan Dahl was a Norwegian computer scientist. Dahl was a professor of computer science at the University of Oslo and is considered to be one of the fathers of Simula and object-oriented programming along with Kristen Nygaard.
Kristen Nygaard was a Norwegian computer scientist, programming language pioneer, and politician. Internationally, Nygaard is acknowledged as the co-inventor of object-oriented programming and the programming language Simula with Ole-Johan Dahl in the 1960s. Nygaard and Dahl received the 2001 A. M. Turing Award for their contribution to computer science.
Kristin Halvorsen is a Norwegian politician of the Socialist Left Party. She served as Minister of Finance from 2005 to 2009 and as Minister of Education from 2009 to 2013.
Kristin Clemet is a Norwegian politician for Høyre, Norway's Conservative Party.
Kari Gjesteby is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She has never been a member of the Norwegian Parliament, but has been State Secretary for three tenures, as well as Minister of Trade and Shipping from February to October 1981 and Minister of Justice and the Police from 1990 to 1992. After her political career she has been a director in the Bank of Norway, director of the National Library of Norway and the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille and, from 2009 to 2013, the first female State Conciliator of Norway.
Simula Research Laboratory is a Norwegian non-profit research organisation located at Fornebu, Bærum just outside Oslo, Norway.
Halldis Moren Vesaas was a Norwegian poet, translator and writer of children's books. She established herself as one of the leading Norwegian writers of her generation.
Kristin Skogen Lund is a Norwegian business leader. She became CEO of Schibsted ASA in December, 2018. She was the Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) from 2012 to 2018.
Sigrun Elisabeth Vågeng is a Norwegian public sector official. From 2015 to 2020 she was director of the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration.
Events in the year 1920 in Norway.
Events in the year 1923 in Norway.
Marianne Borgen is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party, and the current Mayor of Oslo.
Kristin Kaspersen is a Swedish-Norwegian television host who is working for the Swedish media company TV4 Group, which is the owner of the television channel TV4. She is the daughter of Lill-Babs and Kjell Kaspersen and was raised in Stockholm. Kaspersen began her television career in the early 1990s after completing an internship on one of Robert Aschberg's programs. She has hosted many popular television shows since then, and is "one of Sweden's famous television faces" according to a 2009 article in Sydsvenskan. Kaspersen is one of the hosts of Nyhetsmorgon on TV4.
Kristin Skjørten is a Norwegian criminologist. She is a research professor at the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS) and a professor II of the sociology of law at the University of Oslo Department of Public and International Law. Skjørten is an expert on violence and abuse in close relationships, child custody, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and children's rights.
Hans Petter Langtangen was a Norwegian scientist trained in mechanics and scientific computing. Langtangen was the Director of the Centre for Biomedical Computing, a Norwegian Center of Excellence hosted by Simula Research Laboratory. He was a Professor of Scientific Computing at the University of Oslo, and was Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 2011–2015.
Aslak Tveito is a Norwegian scientist in the field of numerical analysis and scientific computing. Tveito is the Managing Director of the Simula Research Laboratory, a Norwegian research center owned by the Norwegian Government, and is Professor of Scientific Computing at the University of Oslo.
Magne Jørgensen is a Norwegian scientist and software engineer in the field of scientific computing. Jørgensen is Chief Research Scientist at Simula Research Laboratory and is involved in the Research Group for Programming and Software Engineering as Professor at the Department for Informatics at the University of Oslo.
Marie Elisabeth Rognes is a Norwegian applied mathematician specializing in scientific computing and numerical methods for partial differential equations. She works at the Simula Research Laboratory, as one of their chief research scientists.