Background and activities

Main fields of competence

  • Ship design 
  • Ship hydrodynamics
  • Ship structural analysis
  • Dynamic analysis of marine structures
  • Marine operations
  • Numerical simulation of viscous flows 
  • Vortex-induced vibrations

Teaching (both B.Eng. and M.Sc. courses)

  • Ship design courses
  • Marine hydrodynamics 
  • Marine operations 
  • Ocean space installations 
  • Computer-Aided Engineering 


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

  • Xu, Jiafeng; Ataei, Behfar; Halse, Karl Henning; Hildre, Hans Petter; mikalsen, egil tennfjord. (2020) Virtual Prototyping of a Low-Height Lifting System for Offshore Wind Turbine Installation. ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Ocean Renewable Energy.
  • Zghyer, Rami; Halse, Karl Henning. (2020) Description of ship motion and comparison of a real-time unified hydrodynamic model with free running tests in calm water and regular waves. Proceedings of the Thirtieth (2020) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference Shanghai, China, October 11-16, 2020.
  • Giannoulis, Andreas; Halse, Karl Henning. (2019) Evaluation of a Practical Approach for Numerical Propulsion Tests. ASME 2019 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2019): Volume 2: CFD and FSI.
  • Jiang, Zhiyu; Ren, Zhengru; Gao, Zhen; Sandvik, Peter Christian; Halse, Karl Henning; Skjetne, Roger. (2018) Mating Control of a Wind Turbine Tower-Nacelle-Rotor Assembly for a Catamaran Installation Vessel. The Proceedings of The Twenty-eighth (2018) International OCEAN AND POLAR ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, ISOPE 2018.
  • Hatledal, Lars Ivar; Zhang, Houxiang; Halse, Karl Henning; Hildre, Hans Petter. (2017) Numerical Study for a Catamaran Gripper-Monopile Mechanism of a Novel Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Installation Procedure. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Offshore Geotechnics; Torgeir Moan Honoring Symposium.
  • Xu, Jiafeng; Ren, Zhengru; Li, Yue; Skjetne, Roger; Halse, Karl Henning. (2017) Dynamic Simulation and Control of an Active Roll Reduction System Using Free-Flooding Tanks With Vacuum Pumps. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 1: Offshore Technology.
  • 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.
  • Li, Yue; Halse, Karl Henning; Xu, Jiafeng. (2016) Sloshing flows in a free surface anti roll tank - Numerical simulations and experimental validation. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on PRActical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS' 2016).
  • Halse, Karl Henning; Æsøy, Vilmar; Ponkratov, Dmitry; Chu, Yingguang; Xu, Jiafeng; Pedersen, Eilif. (2014) Lifting Operations for Subsea Installations Using Small Construction Vessels and Active Heave Compensation Systems: A Simulation Approach. ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Volume 1A: Offshore Technology San Francisco, California, USA, June 8–13, 2014.
  • Krasilnikov, Vladimir; Sun, Jiaying; Halse, Karl Henning. (2009) CFD investigation in scale effect on propellers with different magnitude of skew in turbulent flow. The First International Symposium on Marine Propulsors : smp'09 : proceedings of smp : Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim, Norway, 22-24 of June, 2009.


  • Rokkones, Klara; Dahlback, Jorunn; Goldmann, Ingrid; Utvær, Britt Karin Støen; Grøm, Audun; Midjo, Arne; Halse, Karl Henning; Kahrs, Magnus Strøm; Kamsvåg, Ingeborg Olaug; Morud, Elin Bø; Tangen, Sonia; Gaertner, Charlotte; Grimstad, Sigmund. (2020) Fremtidens yrkesfaglærerutdanning ved NTNU. Delrapport 1 og 2. 2020.
  • Haver, Karianne; Viddal, Steven; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Haug, Nora; Halse, Karl Henning; Mørkve, Odd Torstein; Nielsen, Ole Dietlev; Asbjørnslett, Bjørn Egil. (2016) Alternative personelltransport- og evakueringsløsninger. 2016.
  • Xu, Jiafeng; Halse, Karl Henning. (2016) Dual Quaternion Variational Integrator for Rigid Body Dynamic Simulation. 2016.