Preben Terndrup Pedersen

Prof. Em., Dr.Techn. Hc., PhD

  • Nils Koppels Allé, 403, 115

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


1966 …2021

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Preben Terndrup Pedersen has a PhD in Solid Mechanics from DTU, and he has received a Dr. Honoris Causa from NTNU, Norway. From 1973-2010, he was a Professor of Strength of  Marine Structures at Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and he was Head of Mechanical Engineering from 2001 - 2007. He is a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. His main fields of research interest are: Load on and response of ships and offshore structures; Ship collisions and grounding; Risk analyses related to maritime activities and major bridges.

External positions

Strategic Scientific Advisor, Wuhan University of Technology

1 Nov 2016 → …


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  • Ships, Offshore structures, Risk analysis, Grounding, Collision


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