prof.dr. M. Versluis (Michel)

Full Professor Physical and Medical Acoustics Physics of Fluids Group

About Me

BSc Physics 1985, BSc Astronomy 1985, MSc Physics and Astrophysics 1988, PhD Nijmegen 1992) joined University of Twente in 1999. Full Professor Physical and Medical Acoustics in the Physics of Fluids group with research interests in micro- and nanofluidics for medicine and nanotechnology industry. 


Physics & Astronomy
High Speed
Medicine & Life Sciences
Dental Pulp Cavity
Engineering & Materials Science


My research interests lie in the experimental observation of the exciting world of bubbles and jets in multiphase flow phenomena such as air entrainment, sonoluminescence and cavitation.

I am particularly interested in the physics of bubbles and drops used in medical applications, both in imaging and in therapy, and in the physics and control of bubbles and droplets in microfluidics.


Spiekhout, S., Voorneveld, J. , Elburg, B. V., Renaud, G. , Segers, T. , Lajoinie, G. P. R. , Versluis, M., Verweij, M. D., Jong, N. D., & Bosch, J. G. (2022). Time-resolved absolute radius estimation of vibrating contrast microbubbles using an acoustical camera. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 151(6), 3993-4003. [3993]. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0011619
Borges, M. M. B., Dijkstra, R. J. B., Andrade, F. B., Duarte, M. A. H. , Versluis, M., van der Sluis, L. W. M., & Petridis, X. (2022). The response of dual‐species bacterial biofilm to 2% and 5% NaOCl mixed with etidronic acid: A laboratory real‐time evaluation using optical coherence tomography. International endodontic journal, 55(7), 758-771. https://doi.org/10.1111/iej.13754

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Project area: High-speed imaging techniques down to the nanoseconds timescale reveal the physics of bubble and droplet behavior in acoustic and microfluidic applications for medicine and for  nanotechnology industry.

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room ME260
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Horst Complex  ME260
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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