- Oil in ice
- Ice and sea ice thermodynamics, growth and decay
- Sea ice-ocean interactions, sea ice break-up
- Sea ice optics
- Modelling: Computational fluid dynamics; Monte Carlo radiative transfer; pore space percolation
- Semiconductor surface charaterizations
2012- Project Manager, Senior Scientist, Norut, Narvik
2012 Research Scientist, Norut, Narvik
2009-2011: Research associate, Geophysial Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
2006-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
2005-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
1998-2000: Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Surface Science Laboratory, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
2005: Ph. D., Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Thesis: "Growth, Structure and Desalination of Refreezing Cracks in Sea Ice".
2000: Diploma, Department of Physics, University of Rostock, Germany. Thesis: "Thermostability of the 6H-SiC(0001)Si Surface Observed With Photo-Emission Electron Microscopy (PEEM)"