Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology
Department of Marine Technology


Marilena Greco

PhD Marine Hydrodynamics, MSc Aeronautical Engineering




MTS, C2.084


Department of Marine Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology


+47 73 59 54 40


Otto Nielsens vei 10
N-7491 Trondheim


+47 73 55 68


Fields of interest


Marine Hydrodynamics. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Nonlinear Free Surface and Multiphase Flows. Free-surface Wave propagation. Water on deck. Slamming. Fluid-Structure Interactions. Hydroelasticity. Vessel Dynamic Instabilities. Offshore Aquaculture. Offshore Renewable Energy.


Other information


Curriculum Vitae, Publications, Biography




       TMR4215 Sea Loads (responsible and lecturer)

       TMR4217 Hydrodynamics of High-speed Marine Vehicles ( responsible since 2017 and co-lecturer)

       MR8300 Hydrodynamic Aspects of Marine Structures I (responsible and co-lecturer)


Present PhD candidates


       Daniele Borri. Topic: Hydrodynamics of oil spills from oil tankers. (supervisor)

       Finn-Christian Hanssen. Topic: Nonlinear wave loads on marine structures in extreme sea states. (supervisor)

       Mohd Atif Siddiqui. Topic: Behaviour of a damaged ship in waves. (supervisor)

       Shaojun Ma. Topic: Fish hydrodynamics. (supervisor)



Graduated PhD candidates


       Isar Ghamari. 2019. Topic: Hydrodynamics of parametric roll resonance and capsizing of fishing vessels. (co-supervisor)

       Yugao Shen. 2018. Topic: Operational Limits for Floating-Collar Fish Farms in Waves and Current, without and with Well-Boat Presence. (supervisor)

       Zhaolong Yu. 2017. Topic: Hydrodynamic and structural aspects in ship collisions. (co-supervisor)


Proposed topics for project and MSC theses



Notes for the students: This document contains several topics, some have been already studied but can involve still important research activity.



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Last modified: 01/09-2017