Research

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Research interests

  • Probabilistic analysis of wind turbine dynamics
  • Alternative wind turbine designs (e.g. floating, stall-regulated, downwind)
  • Support structure optimization and structural reliability
  • Advanced analysis method for dynamical systems
  • Optimization of wind turbine operations & maintenance
  • Fatigue monitoring & Lifetime extension

Current research projects

  • 2018-2012
    Engineering speed modelling of realistic fatigue for all the individual turbines in wind farms by representative pre-calculations (NEXTFARM KPN)
    Local Project Leader & Researcher
  • 2014-2018
    Advanced Wind Energy Systems Operation and Maintenance Expertise (H2020 AWESOME ITN)
    Local Project Leader, WP Manager & Researcher

Previous research projects

  • 2014-2018
    Advancing BeYond Shallow WaterS (DSF ABYSS)
    Local Project Leader & Researcher
  • 2018
    Laboratory tests of white-etching-crack (WEC) failure mode (IRPWIND Joint Experiment)
  • 2014-2017
    Integrated Research Programme on Wind Energy (FP7 IRPWIND)
    Task Leader and Partner Contact
  • 2013-2015 Sino-Nordic network on Dynamics and Reliability of Renewable Energy Systems
    Researcher
  • 2013-2015
    Norwegian Offshore Wind Energy Research Infrastructure - Floating Experimental Wind Turbine (NOWERI-FLEXWT)
    Scientific Coordinater
  • 2012-2016
    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Technology (NOWITECH FME)
    Vice-Chair Scientific Committee & Researcher
  • 2012-2013
    Advanced jacket models for offshore wind turbines with superelements (RCN Yggdrasil)
    Project manager
  • 2011-2015
    High Power, High Reliability Offshore Wind Technoogy (FP7 HiPRwind)
    WP Leader
  • 2010-2012 Innovative foundation structure for offshore wind turbines (RCN IPN)
    Local Project Leader & Researcher