Andreassen is a senior scientist at SINTEF. Since 1990 he has performed R&D on polymer-based materials and associated manufacturing methods, for a wide range of applications. He has initiated a large number of R&D projects, together with industry in Norway and the EU. Since 2010, he is also adjunct professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers and holds 2 patents.
Erik Andreassen received a M.Sc degree in technical physics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (now NTNU), Trondheim, Norway in 1989, and a Ph.D. degree in polymer science from the University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway in 1999.
Competence and research areas
Broad competence in the processing and properties of polymer-based materials, in particular thermoplastics and elastomers
• Injection moulding
• Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
• Mechanical properties
• Optical and thermal properties
• Characterisation of microstructure
• Materials and manufacturing technologies for microfluidics devices such as lab-on-a-chip
• Polymer materials for use in plants for CO2 capture