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@tuhh.de

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

 

Bio-Sketch

 

Schooling in Olpe (Germany)

 

10/2009-09/2013

B.Sc. Naval Architecture, Hamburg University of Technology

 

01/2013-12/2013

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

 

10/2013-09/2016

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

 

11/2015-05/2016

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

 

10/2016-present

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

 

Publications

 

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