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The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) is officially established on the 1st of January 1953 by The Research Council of Norway.
Laurits Bjerrum from Denmark is headhunted from ETH in Switzerland, where he was head of the soil mechanics laboratory, and becomes the director of what is to become NGI.
Laurits Bjerrum dies - NGI's chief engineer Ove Eide becomes the new temporary director.
Kaare Høeg becomes the new managing director at NGI. Prior to the appointment he was a professor at Stanford University, CA, USA.
Suzanne Lacasse takes over the position as managing director at NGI after Kaare Høeg.
Lars Andresen takes over the position as Managing Director at NGI after Suzanne Lacasse.