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NORWAY - Olav Fjeld Kraugerud appointed manager Feed Technology Centre (F?rTek)

The Centre for Feed Technology, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, has appointed Olav Fjeld Kraugerud in a permanent position as manager of the Feed Technology Centre (F?rTek).

October 18, 2013

Olav Fjeld Kraugerud, manager at The Centre for Feed Technology. Photo by Gisle Bj酶rneby, UMB

The Centre for Feed Technology, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, has appointed Olav Fjeld Kraugerud in a permanent position as manager of the Feed Technology Centre (F么rTek). Kraugerud has a thorough academic background holding an MSc in Chemical Engineering from NTNU, Norway, and a PhD and from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The doctorate, which he performed in the research group Aquaculture Protein Centre, he focused on nutritional and physical quality of extruded feed.聽

F么rtek serves both scientists and 聽international feed industry by carrying out research in all areas of fish feed, pet food and animal feed, as well as educating students in the M.Sc. Feed Manufacturing Technology.聽

Deputy Ingvar Selmer-Olsen at UMB is pleased that Kraugerud accepted the position, and believe in a strong competitive position for F么rTek.聽

鈥淎s a former user of F么rTek I have insight into its strengths and potential\" Kraugerud explained.聽

\"Working closely with the small and energetic cluster of people at F么rTek and in a very exciting field, within the university sphere were reasons why I am excited for this job\" Kraugerud adds.

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