Chair of the Engineering Fluid Dynamics Group
Research themes in the group ar:
- Rotating flow machines
- Computational Fluid Dynamics Algorithms and Design
- Aeroacoustics and Aerodynamics
- Biomedical Fluid Mechanics
PhD from University of Twente, 1991, in the area of Thin layer flow/Lubrication and Multigrid/Multilevel methods. Held visiting scientist and Postdoc positions at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, and at Imperial College, London, UK. 2000-2014 assistent/associate prof. in the Engineering Fluid dynamic group at the University of Twente. Senior visiting scientist at SKF RTD Nieuwegein, The Netherlands.
25+ years of expertise in research and leading research projects in different areas in fluid mechanics, ranging from small scale thin layer flow and optimal interface design on a nanoscale in lubrication and microfluidics applications to large medium scale industrial and biomedical, to large scale windturbines, aircraft). Expertise in experimental and theoretical results and numerical methods.
Author of 80+ papers in international journals. h-factor 32 (google), 20 (Web of Science). Author of book "Multilevel methods in Lubrication (Elsevier).
SKF Engineering & Research Centre
Visiting Senior Scientist