Dr Sverre Steen

Sverre Steen is a Professor at NTNU, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Marine Technology and head of the University Technology Centre.


EDUCATION           :

  • M.Sc. Marine Hydrodynamics, The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH).
  • Dr.ing. Marine Hydrodynamics The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH).
    Thesis: "Cobblestone Effect on SES".


EXPERIENCE         :

1989-1990       Military service in the Navy. Worked with weight control and stability calculations on the Mine counter Measure Vessels project.

1990-1995       Research Engineer at MARINTEK, Division of Marine Vehicles.

1995-2004       Senior Research Engineer at MARINTEK, Division of Marine Vehicles.

1996-1999       Member of ITTC specialist committee “Model testing of HSMV”

1997-2001       Program manager of strategic research programme SKIPRO 2001

1998-2004       Research manager for resistance and propulsion at MARINTEK

1999-2002       Member of ITTC specialist committee ”Procedures for resistance, propulsion, open water tests, and resistance tests for HPMV”

2001-2004       Member of the board of MARINTEK

2002-2004       Member of ITTC specialist committee ”Powering Performance Prediction”

2003-2004       Manager of “Ship Performance” group at Marintek

2004-               Professor in experimental marine hydrodynamics at NTNU

2005-               Director of Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre “Performance in a Seaway”

2005-2008       Chairman of ITTC specialist committee ”Powering Performance Prediction”



  • Resistance and propulsion of ships
  • Experimental methods
  • Hydrodynamics, environmental loads and motions of high speed craft
  • Seakeeping of SES craft


PUBLICATIONS (Selected publications from recent years)

  1. Bingjie Guo and Sverre Steen, (2010) “Experiment on added resistance in short waves”, 28thSymposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, 12-18 September, Pasadena, California
  2. Bingjie Guo and Sverre Steen, (2010) “Computational study on ship resistance and flow field of KVLCC2” Gothenburg 2010 Workshop on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, Gothenburg, 8-10 dec. 2010. Chalmers University of Technology. ISSN No. 1652-9189
  3. Amini, H., Steen. S. (2011)“Shaft Loads on Azimuth Propulsors in Oblique Flow and Waves”, International Journal of Maritime Engineering, Vol. 153, Part A1 2011
    doi: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2011.a1.199
  4. Savio, L., Sileo, S., Steen, S., Glodowski, R., Hoffman, P., Kraskowski, M. (2011) “Comparison of Experimental and Numerical Predictions of Open Water Performance Characteristics of a Podded Propeller”, Proceedings of AMT’11, Newcastle, England, April 4-6, 2011.
  5. Guo, B, Steen, S. (2011)“Comparison of numerical methods for wave generation by vof-based numerical wave tank”, Proceeding of the ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering , OMAE 2011, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  6. Sileo, L., Steen, S. (2011) “Lateral Force and Turning Moment on a Reversing Ship”, Second Symposium on Marine Propulsors, smp’11, June 15-17, Hamburg, Germany.
  7. Zhenju, C., Steen, S. (2011) “Prediction of Speed Loss of a Ship in Waves”, Second Symposium on Marine Propulsors, smp’11, June 15-17, Hamburg, Germany.
  8. Califano, A., Steen, S. (2011) “Identification of ventilation regimes of a marine propeller by means of dynamic-loads analysis “,Ocean Engineering 38(14-15), October 2011, pp. 1600-1610,
    doi: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2011.07.009
  9. Califano, A., Steen, S. (2011) “Numerical simulations of a fully-submerged propeller subject to ventilation”, 38, (14-15), October 2011, Pages 1582-1599 doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2011.07.010
  10. Amini, H., Steen, S. (2011) “Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Propeller Shaft Loads in Oblique Inflow”, Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 55, No. 4, December 2011, pp. 1–21.
  11. Guo, B., Steen, S. (2011) “Evaluation of Added Resistance of KVLCC2 in Short Waves”, Journal of Hydrodynamics, 2011,23(6) pp:709-722 DOI: 10.1016/S1001-6058(10)60168-0
  12. Guo, B., Steen, S. Deng, G.B. (2012) ”Seakeeping Prediction of KVLCC2 in Head Waves with RANS”, Applied Ocean Research 35 (2012) pp:56– 67