Curriculum Vitae
Personal details
Navn Lance Olav Eastgate
Born 1975
Civil status Married
Citizenships Norway, USA, New Zealand
Address Oslo, Norway
Work experience
2014 – Senior developer at Inspera AS.

Since March 2015 I have been a full-time Inspera consultant for The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, working to improve the technical solution (front-end and back-end) of the computer-based tests administered to all primary and secondary schools (K–12) in Norway. Part of this work included developing a new authoring tool for the reading tests, and conducting the necessary user training. Other work includes improving the web interface of Inspera Assessment, a digital exam platform for higher education.

ICT experience includes: Oracle DB, Java EE, WebLogic, React, Redux, Webpack, Sass, ES6, Github, TeamCity, Artifactory, Gradle, Bash/Linux.

2013 – 2014 Teacher in physics, math, and natural sciences at Oslo Handelsgymnasium high school.
2005 – 2013 System analysis, project management, development, and programming at RoomSketcher AS.
ICT experience includes: C++, C#, MySql, PHP, 3D programming (Ogre3D, Unity, Cg shading language, OpenGL, Autodesk 3ds Max), and a computer science course at UiO, spring semester 2012: INF3100 - Database systems (grade: A).
2004 – 2005 Research, programming, and data analysis at Intelligent Trading AS, Oslo.
ICT experience includes: Visual Basic (VBA/Excel).
2003 Physics teacher at Kaplan, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
Taught physics for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).
1999 Teaching Assistant in physics at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
1996 – 1998 Teaching Assistant in mathematics and physics at the University of Oslo.
1991 – 1998 Private tutor in mathematics and physics, at all levels from high school to university.
Higher education
1999 – 2004 Ph.D. in Computational Condensed Matter Physics at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Research: Theoretical and numerical modeling of amorphous solids; deformation and fracture.

Dissertation: "Large-scale deformation and stress localizaton in amorphous solids."

In part as visiting researcher at UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Partially financed through a grant from the Norwegian Research Council (Norges forskningsråd).

1997 – 1998 Cand. Scient. in Computational Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Oslo.

Thesis: "Wall Effects in Two-Dimensional Molecular Dynamics Simulations."

Grade: 1.1 (written and oral). [Scale: 1–6 where 1.0 is best and 1–4 is pass.]

1994 – 1996 Cand. Mag. at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.
Average grade: 1.3. [Scale: 1–6 where 1.0 is best and 1–4 is pass.]
1992 – 1994 International Baccalaureate at Berg Videregående Skole highschool, Oslo.
Other experience
2015 – Volunteer at Lær Kidsa Koding (Teach Kids Coding).

Main developer and coordinator for the new lesson pages.

Have also volunteered at Kodeklubben Oslo, where I helped teach python to kids.

2015 Volunteer at Mattesenter (Math Center).
2004 – 2012 Part-time fitness-instructor at Studentidretten, University of Oslo.
2005 – 2010 Board member and chairman of the housing co-ownership committee for Sameiet Fredensborgveien 41B, Oslo.
1995 – 1998 Executive member of the Norwegian Association of Young Scientists.
1995 – 1997 Initiator and project leader for Space Camp Andøya at Andøya Rocket Range.
Prizes / Honors
1997 Attendance at the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS) held in connection with the Nobel Prize Ceremonies.
1994 4th place in the Norwegian Abel Mathematics Competition.
1994 Member of the Norwegian team at the 35th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), Hong Kong.
1994 2nd place in the Norwegian Young Scientists Competition for the essay "Sound Reduction in a Tube by Destructive Interference".

Available upon request.