M.Sc Gerrit Olbert

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory (M8)
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 (C)
D-21073 Hamburg
Room C5.027

Phone: +49 40 42878 6062

E-mail: gerrit.olbert(at)tuhh.de

URL: http://www.tuhh.de/fds/staff/




Schooling in Olpe (Germany)



B.Sc. Naval Architecture, Hamburg University of Technology



ERASMUS Exchange, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway



M.Sc. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Hamburg University of Technology



Master Thesis, Non-linear Effects in Oscillating Wave Energy Converter Arrays, Queens University Belfast, UK



Research Associate at the Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory, Hamburg University of Technology

Major Areas of Interest & Expertise

Modular Floating Islands: Multi-Body Mechanics, Rigid and Flexible Coupling, Wave-Structure Interaction

Potential Flow Theory (panMARE): Non-linear assessment of Wave-Energy Converters, Tidal Turbines, Free Surface Modelling

I'm responsible for the EU funded H2020 project Space@Sea, organizing the upcoming EU funded H2020 project LiftWEC.


Student work

Model Testing of Floating, Coupled Multi-body Configurations

Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Development of Lift-based Wave Energy Converters