prof.dr. A.R. Thornton (Anthony)

Full Professor

About Me

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Granular Flow
Engineering & Materials Science
Granular Materials
Physics & Astronomy
Granular Materials

Ancillary Activities

  • MercuryLAb
    I work one day a week for the UT spin-off company MercuryLab


Ostanin, I., Angelidakis, V. , Plath, T., Pourandi, S. , Thornton, A. , & Weinhart, T. (2024). Rigid clumps in the MercuryDPM particle dynamics code. Computer physics communications, 296, Article 109034. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2023.109034
Plath, T., Bisschop, J-W. , Thornton, A. R. , Luding, S. , Fitzsimmons, D. , & Weinhart, T. (2023). From characterization to calibration in the cloud using the open-source software MercuryDPM. Poster session presented at International Congress on Particle Technology, PARTEC 2023, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany.
Thornton, A. R. , Plath, T., Ostanin, I., Götz, H., Bisschop, J. W., Hassan, M., Roeplal, R. , Wang, X., Pourandi, S. , & Weinhart, T. (2023). Recent Advances in MercuryDPM. Mathematics in Computer Science, 17(2), Article 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11786-023-00562-x
Sitlapersad, R. S. (2023). Molecular simulations of Supercapacitors. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036558129

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Courses Academic Year  2023/2024

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room N240
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  N240
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands