Background and activities


Carl Fredrik Rehn (1991) is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Marine Technology. He holds an MSc in Marine Technology from NTNU, with specialization in marine systems design.

His topic of research is on handling uncertainty and managing risk in marine systems design. His research is focused on methods and models for improving system performance and ensuring value robustness.


Research interests

  • Marine systems design
  • Real options analysis
  • Stochastic optimization
  • Systems engineering
  • Simulation


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

  • Curry, Michael D.; Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Ross, Adam M.; Rhodes, Donna. (2018) Designing for System Value Sustainment using Interactive Epoch-Era Analysis: A Case Study from Commercial Offshore Ships. Disciplinary Convergence in Systems Engineering Research.
  • Garcia Agis, Jose Jorge; Pettersen, Sigurd Solheim; Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Ebrahimi, Ali. (2016) Handling Commercial, Operational and Technical Uncertainty in Early Stage Offshore Ship Design. 2016 11th System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE).
  • Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Haugsdal, Annette; Erikstad, Stein Ove. (2016) Flexible strategies for maritime sulphur emission regulation compliance. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on PRActical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS' 2016).
  • Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Pettersen, Sigurd Solheim; Erikstad, Stein Ove; Asbjørnslett, Bjørn Egil. (2016) Investigating feasibility of flexible ship concepts using tradespace network formulations. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on PRActical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS' 2016).
  • Erikstad, Stein Ove; Rehn, Carl Fredrik. (2015) Handling uncertainty in marine systems design - state-of-the-art and need for research. Proceedings of the 12th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2015) - Volume 2.


  • Lindstad, Elizabeth; Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Eskeland, Gunnar. (2017) Sulphur Abatement Globally in Maritime Shipping. 2017. Norges Handelshoeyskole. Institutt for Foretaksoekonomi. Discussion Paper (8).
  • Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Erikstad, Stein Ove. (2015) Identification and Valuation of Flexibility in Marine Systems Design. 2015.