Fluid Mechanics, Coastal and Maritime Engineering

  • Postal address

    Niels Koppels Alleé, 403, 006

    DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Organization profile

Organisation profile


The Section and the Department offers a Msc in Coastal and Maritime Engineering and other attractive study opportunities, for instance the study to be a Naval Architect.


The research of the section is concentrated on the following subjects:

  • Stochastic wave loads on ships and offshore structures
  • Parametric roll of ships
  • Propeller flows 
  • Wave dynamics
  • Collision and grounding
  • Risk models for navigational safety
  • Monitoring and decision support
  • Composite materials
  • Structural mechanics
  • Sediment transport
  • Liquifaction
  • Scour and scour protection


The Section collaporates with national as well as international companies, institutions and individuals, and the section is continously adjusting and extending this collaboration network.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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