Ingrid Melve Ingrid Melve
Ingrid Melve Senior Digital Adviser,  UNIT – The Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research Ingrid Melve is a leading expert on digital infrastructure and shared ICT services for universities. Her work aims to contribute to improvements of efficiency, quality and access to knowledge for students, teachers, researchers and staff in higher education. Ingrid Melve works as Senior Digital Adviser since the founding in 2018  of Unit – Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research. She worked at Uninett, the Norwegian research network 1994-2017. For more than 20 years, Ingrid has led the introduction of new technologies into research and education, bringing a practical perspective to sometimes arcane technical discussions. After early investigations into how universities could make effective use of web caches, she worked on national and international deployments of federated access management. She then led the first effort by any European research network to help universities and colleges with their internal infrastructure, covering video-conferencing, lecture capture, on-line examinations and much more. In 2018 Ingrid Melve was awarded the The Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour. She holds an MSc in Electronics (1993) from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science. Full CV is on LinkedIn: