Postal address

Department of Marine Technology Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway

Sverre Steen


Background and activities

Interests and engagementsI am currently director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) "Performance in a Seaway", see for more information. A related activity is the Research Council sponsored research project on propulsion in a seaway - SeaPro

I am currently engaged in the planning of the new marine technology research center in Trondheim -

I am coordinator for the hydrodynamic laboratories in the Department of Marine Technology.

Other topics of interest are:

  • Model test techniques
  • Resistance and propulsion
  • Performance of high speed marine vehichles, especially air cushion catamaran
  • Interceptors

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


  • Kozlowska, Anna Maria; Steen, Sverre. (2010) Ducted and open propeller subjected to intermittent ventilation. 2010. ISBN 978-83-931045-0-5.
  • Koushan, Kourosh; Steen, Sverre. (2009) The First International Symposium on Marine Propulsors : smp'09 : proceedings of smp : Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim, Norway, 22-24 of June, 2009. 2009. ISBN 978-82-7174-264-5. ABM-skrift (-).