• Koppels Allé, 403, 136

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


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Associate professor at the Section for Fluid Mechanics, Coastal and Maritime Engineering.

Teaching (course responsible and main instructor):

  • Introduction to ships and other floating structures (41201)
  • Marine and ocean engineering (41107)
  • Ship Operations (41275)
  • Maritime Engineering at Sea (41280)

Research areas:

Assessment of ships and ocean structures with a main focus on safety and energy efficiency during operations in waves. This includes studies about added resistance in waves, work focused on vessel response predictions, both statistical and deterministic forecasts ahead of current time, and development of methods for wave estimation based on measured ship motions; a work for which The Classical Degree of Doctor Technices (Dr.techn.) has been awarded in 2019.


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

External positions

Associate professor II, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

1 Jan 201431 Dec 2023


  • User defined:
  • Naval architecture
  • Ship motion dynamics
  • Time series analysis
  • Data analytics
  • Estimation theory


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