Nicolaas Ervik Groeneboom

Principal Engineer - Neural Systems
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1105 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

Principal developer of Nutil (Neuroimaging Utilities), a tool for performing statistical analyses of rodent brain data.

Research interest keywords: Data analysis and statistics, real-time visualization, (OpenGL, Unity), 3D engine design, C++ and C#, procedural programming, computational cosmology, galaxy simulations, gravitational lensing, N-body simulations, halo finders, model testing and data fitting, Bayesian statistics, CMB and LSS anisotropies, modified Newtonian gravity, open source projects, ray tracing, compiler techniques, compiler optimisations, parsers and assemblers, low-level assembly generation, HPC and GPU programming (CUDA, GLSL).


Various post-doc positions (2010,2012,2016)

Ph.D in astrophysics at the University of Oslo. Funded by the Research Council of Norway, 3 year grant. Completed in June 2010. Supervised by Hans Kristian Eriksen and Frode Hansen.

M.Sc. in theoretical astrophysics at the University of Oslo. Completed August 2007, supervised
by prof. Øystein Elgarøy.

B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Oslo, 2003-2006,

Full-time hobby programmer since 1986. 4 years of professional experience from the IT industry.

Creator and principal manager/developer of the open source project "TRSE", see (with more than 1000 users).

Tags: Nesys, Programmering, C++, Utvikler, Astrofysikk, Kosmologi


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  • Schlegel, Ulrike; Blixhavn, Camilla Hagen; Andersson, Krister Andreas; Yates, Sharon Christine; Øvsthus, Martin & Bjerke, Ingvild Elise [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2019). Integrating and analysing heterogeneous rodent neuroscience data using three-dimensional brain reference atlases.
  • Groeneboom, Nicolaas Ervik (2010). Searching for anomalies in the Cosmic Microwave Background. Unipub forlag. ISSN 1501-7710.

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