Background and activities

PhD-student in fluid mechanics since 2016.

  • Project website:
  • Supervisor: Bernhard Müller
  • Working title: "Triggering of rapid phase transition in cryogens"

Area of work

  • Film-boiling and heat transfer with cryogens
  • Thermodynamics, transport processes and meta-stable states.
  • Rapid phase transition.


  • Fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Computational physics
  • IT/programming (Python, Fortran, C++, C#, Linux, LaTeX, ...)



  • MSc Nanotechnology at NTNU (2007-2012)


  • Best MSc engineering graduate NTNU 2012 (Winnie og Ragnar Mathisens Høgskolefond)

  • Recipient of a Fulbright grant (visiting scholar in the US).

Work experience

  • Research scientist, SINTEF Energy Research (2012-2015)
  • Summer intern, SINTEF Energy Research (2011)
  • Summer intern, SINTEF Energy research (2010)
  • Summer intern, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (2009)

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

  • Aursand, Eskil. (2017) Modelling planar film boiling of arbitrary inclination with the lubrication approximation. MekIT’17 - Ninth national conference on Computational Mechanics.