Background and activities

Research interests

  • New problems in Marine hydrodynamics
  • Numerical hydrodynamics
  • Experimental hydrodynamics
  • Theoretical hydrodynamics
  • Viscous flow methods
  • Potential flow methods
  • Coupling between potential and viscous methods
  • Coupling with other fields such as marine structures

Research areas

  • Moonpool resonance
  • Nonlinear wave loads and responses of monopiles (Wind turbines)
  • Loads and behaviour of aquaculture net cages
  • Hydrodynamic loads on subsea modules
  • Floating solar islands

Professional background

  • Professor, dept. of Marine Technology at NTNU - Marine Hydrodynamics, 2015 - present
  • PhD from dept. of Marine Technology at NTNU (2009) - Marine Hydrodynamics
  • Researcher, Senior Researcher and Research Manager at MARINTEK 2002 - 2015
  • MsC from dept. of Mathematics and Physics at NTNU (2002) - Main field: numerical mathematics

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

  • Bjørke, Ann-Sofie; Christensen, Erik D.; Carstensen, Stefan; Petersen, Kasper P.; Mandviwalla, Xerxes; Kristiansen, Trygve; Baarholm, Rolf Jarle. (2018) Study of hydrodynamic forces on complex structures. ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Madrid, Spain, June 17–22, 2018 - Volume 7A: Ocean Engineering.
  • Kristiansen, Trygve; Borvik, Petter Plunneke. (2018) Investigation of an air-cushion supported solar island. ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Offshore Geotechnics; Honoring Symposium for Professor Bernard Molin on Marine and Offshore Hydrodynamics.
  • Mentzoni, Fredrik; Abrahamsen-Prsic, Mia; Kristiansen, Trygve. (2018) Hydrodynamic Coefficients of Simplified Subsea Structures. ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 1: Offshore Technology -.
  • Ommani, Babak; Kristiansen, Trygve; Berget, Kjetil. (2018) Investigating a Simplified Model for Moonpool Piston Mode Response in Irregular Waves. ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Offshore Geotechnics; Honoring Symposium for Professor Bernard Molin on Marine and Offshore Hydrodynamics.
  • Ravinthrakumar, Senthuran; Kristiansen, Trygve; Ommani, Babak. (2018) A 2D Experimental and Numerical Study of Moonpools With Recess. ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 9: Offshore Geotechnics; Honoring Symposium for Professor Bernard Molin on Marine and Offshore Hydrodynamics.
  • Bachynski, Erin Elizabeth; Kristiansen, Trygve. (2017) Reproduction of Monopile Ringing Events in Reduced-Duration Model Tests. ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 7B: Ocean Engineering.