Erik Damgaard Christensen
Head of Section, Professor
Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Section of Fluid Mechanics, Coastal and Maritime Engineering
Building 403 Room 122
2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Breaking waves Wave interaction with structures Freee surface dynamics
Professor Christensen is currently coordinator of the7th frame programme project MERMAID, http://www.mermaidproject.eu/. Further, he has been involved in several research programs funded by Danish and European agencies, such as SASME, DELOS, Safe Offload, SBWI, SDWED,FIELD_AC, FMK, MSBWI. The main subjects of the research and projects are analyses of breaking waves, flow around offshore and coastal structures, sediment transport, shoreline development, analyses of moored ships in harbours and in the open sea, and wave loads on large structures such as offshore wind turbine foundations.