Eilif Pedersen

Associate Professor Department of Marine Technology

+47 73595786 +47 90929242
Otto Nielsens veg 10, Marinteknisk senter * D2.096

Background and activities


  • Associate Professor Marine Engineering
  • SFI SmartMaritime Power Systems and Fuels WP Manager


  • Mathematical Modeling and simulation of machinery systems
  • Modelling of physical systems using bond graph methodology
  • Thermofluid and thermodynamic systems modeling
  • Engineering dynamics and vibration, rotordynamics
  • Internal combustion engines, hybrid power plants
  • Distributed simulation


  • TMR4275 Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Dynamic Systems
  • TMR4222 Marine Machinery and Maintenance
  • TMR4310 Marine Technology - Machinery
  • TMR21      Marine mechatronics (3.75 module)
  • MTR8400 Modeling and simulation of machinery systems (PhD-course)

On-going research:

  • SFI Smart Maritime (SmartMaritime)
    • PdH-student Jørgen B Nielsen
    • PhD-student Vladimir Krivipolianskij
    • PostDoc Torstein Ingebrigtsen Bø
  • Virtual Prototyping of Marine Systems (ViProMa)
    • PhD-student: Stian Skjong
  • D2V - Design to Verification of Control Systems for Safe and Energy-Efficient Ships with Hybrid Power Plants
    • PhD-student Kevin Koosup Yum
    • PhD-student Michel Rejani Miyazaki (co-supervisor)
  • LEEDS - Low Energy and Emission Design of Ships
    • PhD-student Dig Vijay Singh
  • Vessel Power Systems Design Decision Support using advanced Mathematical Modelling analysis
    • PhD-student Anna Swider
  • Bond graphs in rotordynamics

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Grotle, Erlend Liavåg; Æsøy, Vilmar; Halse, Karl Henning; Pedersen, Eilif; Li, Yue. (2016) Non-Isothermal Sloshing in Marine Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel Tanks. Proceedings of the Twenty-sixth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference - ISOPE 2016.
  • Skjong, Stian; Pedersen, Eilif. (2016) The Theory of Bond Graphs in Distributed Systems and Simulations. 2016 International Conference On Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation - ICBGM'2016.
  • Bø, Torstein Ingebrigtsen; Johansen, Tor Arne; Dahl, Andreas Reason; Rejani Miyazaki, Michel; Pedersen, Eilif; Rokseth, Børge; Skjetne, Roger; Sørensen, Asgeir Johan; Thorat, Laxminarayan; Utne, Ingrid Bouwer; Yum, Koosup; Mathiesen, Eirik. (2015) Real-Time Marine Vessel and Power Plant Simulation. ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering.