Benjamin Riisgaard lives with his family in Copenhagen, Denmark and got his first child in 2006. Benjamin Riisgaard has a military back ground and did service in the NATO-led multinational force in former Yugoslavia in 1998. Since 2000 Benjamin Riisgaard has worked as developer and consultant regarding blast and ballistic protection and has experience with design of protective solutions for embassies and critical infrastructure sites, and has developed various military ballistic protective systems. In 2004 Benjamin Riisgaard established the research centre Centre for Protective Structures and Materials at Technical University of Denmark. The same year employed at NIRAS Consulting Engineers, Denmark and 2005 started an industrial PhD project concerning modelling of blast protective High-Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete structures. In 2007 Benjamin Riisgaard established IDT Consultants Europe – a global engineering consulting and drafting company.
Publication: Research › Ph.D. thesis – Annual report year: 2014
Finite element analysis and experimental verification of Polymer reinforced CRC improved for close-in detonation
Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2007
Full scale numerical analysis of high performance concrete columns designed to withstand severe blast impact
Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2007
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