Christian Frithiof Niordson

Christian Frithiof Niordson

Head of Section, Associate Professor

Nils Koppels Allé, Building 404, Room 112

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45254287

Fax: 45251961

My research is focussed on plastic deformation of materials, especially on the micron scale. I develop advanced material models and numerical solution methods applicable in the analysis of material deformation and strength.


Academic grades

1999, M.Sc.Eng., Solid Mechanics, Technical University of Denmark

2003, Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Technical University of Denmark

International experience

  • 2001: 5 months research visit at Harvard University, USA
  • 2010: 5 months research visit at Columbia University, USA
  • 2012: 6 weeks research visit at Columiba University, USA

Other information

Organizational work:

  • 2006 : Co-organizer of the IUTAM Symposium "Plasticity at the Micron Scale", DTU.
  • 2011 : Chairman of DCAMM - Danish Center for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
  • 2012 : Chairman of the pre-nominated session on "Plasticity, Viscoplasticity and Creep" at the International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in Beijing.
  • 2013 : Member of the Scientific Committee and organizer of "Viggo Tvergaard Symposium: New Horizons in Materials Mechanics"
  • 2015 : Member of the Scientific Committee of COMPLAS XIII - Computational Plasticity
  • 2008 : Scientific Advisory Board for "International Journal of Plasticity"
  • 2010 : Danish National Committee of IUTAM - International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
  • 2011 : Board of Editors for "International Journal of Solids and Structures"
  • 2012 : General Assembly of IUTAM - International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
  • 2012 : Research Board at Department of Mechanical Engineering, DTU
  • 2013 : Editorial Board of "Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials"
  • 2013 : Advisory Board for the Belgian research project "Interface dominated mechanics of materials", sponsered by the Belgian Science Agency, Belspo
  • 2014 : Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

Other academic activities:

  • Invited seminars at University of Cambridge (England), TU Eindhoven (netherlands), Brescia University (Italy) and Columbia University (USA)
  • Chairman and member of Ph.D. evaluation committees at KTH (Sweden), Universite; Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), Aarhus University (Denmark), Columbia University (USA)
  • Reviewer for more than 15 international journals

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