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educator , Marine engineer

Odd Magnus Faltinsen, Norwegian marine engineer, educator. Member of National Academy of Engineering (foreign associate member), Norwegian Academy of Sciences & Letters, Norwegian Academy Technology Science.

Background

Faltinsen, Odd Magnus was born on January 9, 1944 in Stavanger, Norway. Son of Paul Georg and Margit Marie (Undem) Faltinsen.

Education

Student, Real University, Bergen, Norway, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1971.

Career

Senior research engineer Det Norske Veritas, Oslo, 1968—1974. Associate professor Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, 1974—1976, professor marine hydrodynamics, since 1976, chairman marine technical department, 1982—1984. Board directors Marintek, Trondheim.

Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1980—1981, 1987—1988. Chairman standing committee PRADS.

Membership

Member of National Academy of Engineering (foreign associate member), Norwegian Academy of Sciences & Letters, Norwegian Academy Technology Science.

Connections

Married Bente Owren, April 9, 1966. Children: Vidar, Ingunn, Stig.

father:
Paul Georg Faltinsen

mother:
Margit Marie (Undem) Faltinsen

spouse:
Bente Owren

child:
Vidar Faltinsen

child:
Ingunn Faltinsen

child:
Stig Faltinsen