Background and activities

Youngrong Kim has been a PhD Candidate at the Department of Marine Technology since January 2020. He has worked as a ship officer for container ships and LNG carriers from 2012 to 2017 (Chief mate). His background is a master's degree in Navigation Science from Korea Maritime & Ocean University (2019), specializing in ship operation & marine technology.


PhD Project: Develop new models for hull resistance, engine emissions, driveline, propeller efficiency and fuel production that enables efficient fleetwide modelling (CLIMMS WP2)

Main supervisor: Professor Sverre Steen

Co-supervisors: Associate Professor David Kristiansen, Researcher Helene Muri


Fields of interest:

  • Ship energy prediction
  • Ship motion analysis
  • Ship navigation optimization
  • Big data application in maritime sector