Morten pushes green transition thorough coating science

08 October 2021

Did you know that barnacles, slime, mussels and algae on the bottom of your ship can have a whopping effect on fuel consumption?

Meet PhD student Morten Lysdahlgaard Pedersen, whose researche revolves around identifying the ship coatings that, not only prevent biofouling on ships, but also release much fewer harmful biocides into the ocean.

Morten works at The Hempel Foundation Coatings Science and Technology Centre (CoaST) at DTU Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and also collaborates with the Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Watch the video below.