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Available student projects

Suggestions for master theses and capstone projects in Computer Science

The following project might be offered as Master of Science theses (INF-3981, 30 ECTS, or INF-3990, 60 ECTS) or capstone projects (INF-3983, 10 or 20 ECTS). The project description will be adapted to the project’s size.

If you are interested in one of these projects, you can contact us:

  • Gunnar Hartvigsen, gunnar.hartvigsen AT uit.no, Office A138.
  • Eirik Årsand, eirik.arsand AT uit.no, office, Office A148
  • André Henriksen, andre.henriksen AT uit.no, Office A144

The projects are allocated based on the FCFS principle. Not all projects will be offered every semester. The projects are within the Health informatics and -technology group (HIT) at Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway.

The proposals are related to ongoing research projects in the HIT group:

  • Diabetes: Self-management systems for people with diabetes
  • PIPP: Pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients
  • Migraine: Using smart watch data to predict migraine attacks
  • Intellectual disability: Increased physical activity for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Tromsø Study: Population Study in the North
  • Reduced Social Isolation
  • Asthma

Please observe that only the titles are presented on this page. Further description can be obtained by contacting the supervisors.


Diabetes: Self-management systems for people with diabetes


Developing FysBot – a physical activity social media chatbot

Supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)

Co-supervisor:

Research scholar Dillys Larbi (NSE/UiT)
Ass. professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)
Assoc. Professor Elia Gabarron
Professor Kerstin Denecke


Advanced Mobile Nutritional Delivery-system for people with Type 1 diabetes

Supervisor:

Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)

Co-supervisors: TBD


Group Motivation, Notification and Warning System for people with diabetes using Internet of Things Mini Displays

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)
Ass. prof. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE, UNN)


Improved self-management during and after physical activity for people with diabetes using machine learning on patient-collected data

ECTS: 20, 30 or 60 (Study points)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE, UNN)
Dr. Phuong Dinh Ngo (NSE)


Robotics for health purposes, case Diabetes

Supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)

Co-supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)
Research scholar Pietro Randine (UiT)


State of the art in Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for diabetes health technologies

Supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)

Co-supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)
Research scholar Pietro Randine (UiT)
Dr. Phuong Dinh Ngo (NSE)


Available online health data for diabetes technology research and development

Supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)

Co-supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)
Research scholar Pietro Randine (UiT)


Predictive models for diabetes using federated learning

Supervisor:
Assoc. prof. II Taridzo Chomutare

Co-supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/NSE)


Pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients (PIPP)


Game-inspired app for pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients: The PIPP project

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “PIPP – pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients”)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/UNN)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Dr. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Professor Keiichi Sato (IIT, Chicago)
Dr. Juan Carlos Torrado (UAM, Spain)
Research scholar Pietro Randine (UiT)


Personal digital health models (Digital twins) for supporting pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “PIPP – pre-operative, intramural and post-operative digital communication with patients”)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Professor Eirik Årsand (UiT/UNN)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Dr. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Professor Keiichi Sato (IIT, Chicago)
Dr. Juan Carlos Torrado (UAM, Spain)
Research scholar Pietro Randine (UiT)


Migraine attack prevention


Predicting Migraine episodes using activity tracker and Machine learning

Supervisor:
Ass. Professor André Henriksen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Post. Doc. Erlend Farbu (UiT), Assoc. Prof. Taridzo Chomutare


Intellectual disability: Increased physical activity for people with intellectual disabilities


Recording physical activity on exercise bicycles for people with intellectual disabilities

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “Effects of physical activity with e-health support in individuals with intellectual disabilities” funded by Helse Nord)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Professor, chief physician Audny Anke (UiT/UNN)
Professor Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU)
Ass. professor Javier Gomez Escribano (UAM, Madrid)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Dr. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Professor Keiichi Sato (IIT, Chicago)
Ass. professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)
Research scholar Henriette Michalsen (UiT/UNN)
Research scholar Erlend Johannessen (UiT)


Game-inspired app for recording of outdoor physical activity (walking, hiking) for people with intellectual disabilities

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “Effects of physical activity with e-health support in individuals with intellectual disabilities” funded by Helse Nord)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:

Professor, chief physician Audny Anke (UiT/UNN)
Professor Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU)
Dr. Javier Gomez Escribano (UAM, Madrid)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Dr. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Professor Keiichi Sato (IIT, Chicago)
Ass. professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)
Siv.ing. Vebjørn Haugland
Dr. Juan Carlos Torrado Vidal (UiB / UAM, Madrid)
Research scholar Henriette Michalsen (UiT/UNN)
Research scholar Erlend Johannessen (UiT)


A game-inspired and avatar-based health-model for monitoring and increasing physical activity among people with intellectual disabilities

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “Effects of physical activity with e-health support in individuals with intellectual disabilities” funded by Helse Nord)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:

Professor, chief physician Audny Anke (UiT/UNN)
Professor Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU)
Dr. Javier Gomez Escribano (UAM, Madrid)
Assoc. professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Dr. Antonio Martinez Millana (UPV, Valencia)
Professor Keiichi Sato (IIT, Chicago)
Ass. professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)
Research scholar Henriette Michalsen (UiT/UNN)
Research scholar Erlend Johannessen (UiT)


Tromsø Study (Tromsøundersøkelsen): Population Study in the North (Befolkningsundersøkelser i nord)


mSpider – Collecting subjective data from study participants through mobile solutions

Master thesis in Computer Science (INF 3990 – 60 ECTS)

Supervisor:
Ass. Professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)
Research scholar Erlend Johannessen (UiT)


Subjective data recording for an objective data collection tool

Supervisor:
Ass. Professor Andre Henriksen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT)
Research scholar Erlend Johannessen (UiT)


Reduced Social Isolation


Digital ambient social interactions

(This MSc project is part of the research project: “ReSILE – Reduced Social Isolation and Loneliness in Elderly through Health Technology”)

Supervisor:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen (UiT) OR Assoc. prof. Edvard Pedersen (UiT)

Co-supervisors:

Assoc. prof. Edvard Pedersen (UiT)
Assoc. Professor Santiago Martinez (UiA)
Assoc. Professor Hege Mari Johnsen (UiA)
Ass. professor Juan Carlos Torrado, UAM, Spain


Other project


Use of health apps in asthma management

Supervisor:
Professor Eirik Årsand

Co-supervisor:

Celia Nilssen (UiT)


Diabetes Nutrition Simulator Virtual Reality (VR)

Supervisor:
Assoc. prof. II Taridzo Chomutare

Co-supervisors:
Professor Gunnar Hartvigsen


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