Faculty - Ole S. Madsen

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Ole S. Madsen

Donald and Martha Harleman Professor Emeritus

Parsons Laboratory
Room 48-317
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Telephone: 617.253.2721 Email: osm@mit.edu Assistant: James M. Long / jmlong@mit.edu


  • S.M. 1964, Technical University of Denmark
  • Sc.D. 1970, MIT

Research Interests

Ole Madsen's research interests focus on physical processes in the coastal environment, including, but not limited to, transformation of waves up to breaking and beyond with emphasis on the development of simple, yet realistic, models for the turbulent wave bottom boundary, the interaction of waves and cu