Harald Ellingsen

Head of Department Department of Marine Technology

+47 73595579 +47 92660973
O Nielsens v 10, Marinteknisk senter*D2.098

Background and activities

Harald Ellingsen has been the Head of the Department of Marine Technology since August 1, 2009. He is a professor in Fisheries and Aquaculture.

Main fields of competence         

  • Development of energy efficient and environmental friendly fishing gear, fishing vessels and fleet structures.
  • Development of tools and strategies for environmental analyses of sea food chains including carbon footprint analyses.


  • Senior Researcher. Manager for several research programs and projects. SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture (1999-2005)
  • Senior Researcher, Section Head Hydrodynamic Research. MARINTEK, Trondheim (1993-1999)
  • Marketing Manager (offshore design consulting company). Industrikonsult Trondheim AS (1992-1993)
  • Manager (ship/offshore consulting company). Trondheim Engineering AS (1990-1992)
  • Involved in various offshore development projects. Aker Engineering Oslo (1983-1990) (1985/86; engaged by the Norwegian Shipowners Association, Oslo)

For more information, see Harald Ellingsen’s CV to the left under contact information.