Welcome to the Physics of Fluids group

A chair which belongs to the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Twente cooperating in the Research Institutes TechMed and MESA+ and is part of the Max Planck - University of Twente Center for Complex Fluid Dynamics and the Twente Centre for Scientific Computing.



Prof. Dr. Detlef Lohse
Chair holder
Dr. Martin van der Hoef
Numerical simulation of particulate two-phase flow
Prof. Dr. Devaraj van der Meer
Physics of granular matter and interstitial fluids
Prof. Dr. Ir. Chris de Korte
Medical ultrasound imaging
Prof. Dr. Jacco Snoeijer
Capillary flows and elasticity
Prof. Dr. Andrea Prosperetti
Berkhoff professor
Prof. Dr. Michel Versluis
Physical and medical acoustics
Prof. Dr. Chao Sun
Turbulence and multiphase flow
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alvaro Marin
Confined soft matter
Prof. Dr. Roberto Verzicco
Direct numerical simulations of turbulence
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Richard Stevens
Numerical simulations of turbulence
Prof. Dr. Xuehua Zhang
Surface and colloidal science and engineering
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Corinna MaaƟ
Active Soft Matter

Professors Emeriti

Assis. Prof. Dr. Sander Huisman
High Reynolds number and multiphase flows
Prof. Dr. Ir. Leen van Wijngaarden
Multiphase flow, acoustics, gravity waves
Assis. Prof. Dr. Dominik Krug
Turbulence boundary layers and multiphase flow
Prof. Dr. Frits Dijksman
Innovative biomedical applications of inkjet technology
Assis. Prof. Dr. Guillaume Lajoinie
Microscale flow, phase-change, and acoustics

Our group is studying various flow phenomena, in particular those related with bubbles. We use both experimental, theoretical, and numerical techniques. Our main research areas are:

Upcoming events:

Today, 16:00 – 17:00SeminarWrinkling and drainage of large viscous bubbles
Friday September 24th, 14:30 – 16:00PhD defenseBubble nucleation and dynamics: surface micro/nanobubbles and plasmonic microbubbles
Friday September 24th, 16:30 – 18:00PhD defenseNucleation and dynamics of bubbles/droplets in multicomponent liquids
Wednesday September 29th, 9:00 – 10:00SeminarThe Fluid Physics of Wind Plants
Wednesday September 29th, 16:00 – 17:00SeminarInterfacial-dominated torque response in multi-phase Taylor-Couette flows
Latest news items:

The 10th Complex Motion in Fluids 2022
Max Planck Gesellschaft
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