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2006–present: Postdoctoral research assistant at School of Mathematics, University of Bristol. Mathematical and numerical modelling of violent waves flowing over coastal structures (overtopping). 2005–2006: Research Engineer at DHI Water & Environment, Denmark. Many international projects. 2002–2005: Postdoctoral research assistant at School of Mathematics, University of Bristol. Effect of aeration on the pressure forces from violent wave impacts on breakwaters. 2001: (During PhD education) visiting Dr. Yehuda Agnon, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Israel Institute of Technology for four months. Cubic nonlinearity within fully dispersive evolution equations. 1998: (During MSc studies) visited Prof. D.H. Peregrine, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol for four months. Modelling of a series of wave tank experiments using a Boussinesq model.

Language Skills:
Danish, mothertongue
English, fluent in speaking and writing
German, fair in reading

Research areas

Experienced water wave specialist with strong background in applied mathematics. Special interest in numerical methods and violent flows. Research experience from academic as well as private sector. Considerable international experience.

Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematical Modelling of Nonlinear Irregular Water Waves, Danish Technical University

1 Oct 19991 Nov 2002

External positions

Post doc, DTU

1 May 200731 Dec 2007

Post doc, University of Bristol

1 Nov 2006 → …

Research Engineer, DHI Water & Environment

15 Jan 200531 Oct 2006

Post doc, University of Bristol

1 Dec 200214 Jan 2005


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