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Nicolas Krumenacker

Research Scientist

Scientist at SINTEF since 2019 with foremost expertise in polymer matrix composites: processing, testing and applications. Helping the industry to adopt new and sustainable polymer and composite solutions and knowhow. Leading R&D projects together with direct contract work involving vital applications in renewable energy, transport, offshore, subsea, defence and aerospace.


• 2018 PhD | Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, QC, Canada
Topic: Out-of-autoclave processing and performance of complex-shape prepreg laminates
• 2010 MSc | Advanced Composites Engineering, Imperial College London, England
• 2005 BSc | Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, PA, USA

Competence and research areas

• Additive manufacturing of composite parts
• Fatigue performance of thermoplastics
• Fracture toughness of composite laminates, multi-material interfaces and curved components
• Characterisation of process-induced defects and fractography
• Characterisation of thermoset resins for composite processing
• Processing and performance of composite prepregs (in- and out-of-autoclave)




Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1