29.11.2017: Publication accepted in Fuel: P. Wollny, B. Rogg, A. M. Kempf (2017), Modelling Heat Loss Effects in High Temperature Oxy-Fuel Flames with an Efficient and Robut Non-Premixed Flamelet Approach
26.10.2017: Publication accepted in Combustion Science and Technology: Dopazo, Cifuentes, Alwazzan, Chakraborty (2017), Influence of the Lewis number on effective strain rates in weakly turbulent premixed combustion
25.10.2017: Andreas Rittler has successfully passed his doctoral examination. Congratulations Andreas!
27.09.2017: Publication accepted in Fuel: M. Rieth, A.M. Kempf, A. Kronenburg, O.T. Stein (2017), Carrier-phase DNS of pulverized coal particle ignition and volatile burning in a turbulent mixing layer
23.08.2017: Nejra Sikalo has successfully passed his doctoral examination. Congratulations Nejra!
22.08.2017: Peter Janas has successfully passed his doctoral examination. Congratulations Peter!
17.08.2017: Publication accepted in Applied Optics: Mohri, K., Görs, S., Schöler, J., Rittler, A., Dreier, T., Schulz, C., Kempf, A. M. (2017), Instantaneous 3D- imaging of highly turbulent flames using Computed Tomography of Chemiluminescence (CTC)
25.07.2017: Minh Thuong Nguyen has successfully passed his doctoral examination. Congratulations Thuong!
02.06.2017: New bachelor and master projects are available. For more information, see Bachelor- & Master Projects.
28.04.2017: We have been awarded with a grant of 82 million core-hours to conduct massively parallel Direct Numerical Simulations and Large Eddy Simulations of turbulent premixed jet flames on SuperMUC at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre. Project ID pr53fa. Coordinated by Dr.-Ing. Luis Cifuentes and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Kempf.
05.04.2017: Publication accepted in Physics of Fluids: „Vorticity budgets in premixed combusting turbulent flows at different Lewis numbers“ by Dopazo, Cifuentes, Chakraborty.
16.02.2017: New job vacancy as research associate on "Development and application of 3D tomographic techniques in engineering". For more information, see Open positions.
10.02.2017: Publication accepted for Combustion and Flame: „Flame resolved simulation of a turbulent premixed bluff-body burner experiment. Part II: A-priori and a-posteriori investigation of sub-grid scale wrinkling closures in the context of artificially thickened flame modeling“ by Proch, Domingo, Vervisch, Kempf
07.02.2017: Publication accepted for Combustion and Flame: „Flame resolved simulation of a turbulent premixed bluff-body burner experiment. Part I: Analysis of the reaction zone dynamics with tabulated chemistry“ by Proch, Domingo, Vervisch, Kempf
16.01.2017: Distinguished Paper Award for Martin Rieth: The manuscript "Flamelet LES modeling of coal combustion with detailed devolatilization by directly coupled CPD" by Rieth, Clements, Rabaçal, Proch, Stein and Kempf has been selected as the Distinguished Paper in the Solid Fuel Combustion colloquium for the 36th International Symposium on Combustion. Congratulations on this achievement!
01.12.2016: Welcome to the new Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr.-Ing. Luis Cifuentes.
29.11.2016: Fabian Proch has successfully passed his doctoral examination. Congratulations Fabian!
27.10.2016: Our colleague Fabian Proch gives his Phd-defense on at the 17th November 2016, 12.15pm in MB 242. The talk is about: "Highly-resolved numerical simulation of turbulent premixed and stratified combustion under adiabatic and non-adiabatic conditions with tabulated chemistry". LINK
20.10.2016: The paper "High-Resolution LES of a Starting Jet" by Eray Inanc et al. has been accepted for publication in Computers and Fluids. Congratulations Eray!
17.10.2016: At the 14th of October, Dr. Khadijeh Mohri was called to her junior professor position. She will represent tomographic treatment in Energie and Process-Engineering at our department, and work in close colaboration with the group of Professor Schulz. Welcome to our group!
07.10.2016: Miriam Rabaçal has successfully passed her doctoral examination. Congratulations Miriam!
18.5.2016: This may, three journal publications have been accepted: A paper by Janas et al. on engine simulations, by Franchetti et al. on pulverized coal combustion, and by Tirunagari et al. on the generation of turbulent inflow data.
1.5.2016: Welcome to the new PhD students Timo Lipkowicz and Pascal Gruhlke.
22.01.2016: We have been awarded with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie research project (MSCA-IF-2015-EF; 706672): „Interfaces in Turbulent Premixed Flames (ITPF)“. Coordinated by Dr.-Ing. Luis Cifuentes and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Kempf.
28.03.2016: Two papers by Rieth et al. and paper by Rittler et al. and Sellmann et al. were accepted for oral presentation at the 36th Symposium on Combustion in Seoul. Congratulations for this achievement!
04.11.2015: We have been awarded with a grant of 30 million core-hours to conduct massively parallel large eddy simulations of pulverized coal combustion on SuperMUC at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre
12.10.2015: Publication accepted for Flow, Turbulence and Combustion: „ Large eddy simulation of an internal combustion engine using an efficient immersed boundary technique“ by Nguyen, Proch, Wlokas, Kempf
13.10.2015: Claudia Weise has successfully passed her doctoral examination. Congratulations Claudia!
01.09.2015: Msc. Johannes Sellmann and Msc. Hossein Janbazi started working in our chair. We welcome Johannes and Hossein to join our group - welcome! Further Johannes will be responsible for the maintance of the website in the future. If there are any suggestions or news which needs to be changed please contact him.
29.07.2015: Publication accepted for International Journal of Chemical Kinetics: „A Genetic Algorithm-Based Method for the Optimization of Reduced Kinetics“by Sikalo, Hasemann, Schulz, Kempf, Wlokas
29.06.2015: Msc. Eray Inanc starts working in our chair. We welcome Eray Inanc to join our group - welcome!
01.05.2015: The DFG granted funding a funding for two additional research assistants. Field of research will be the Nanoparticle Synthesis in the research group 2284.
01.03.2015: The DFG granted funding a funding for a new high-perfomence computer for University Duisburg-Essen. The leading aplicants for this project are J. Schröder and A. Kempf.
14.01.2015: Prof. Markus Klein (Universität der Bundeswehr München) gives a talk in Duisburg (NETZ 2.42; 2-3 p.m.) about „Analysis of the combined modelling of subgrid transport and filtered flame propagation for premixed turbulent combustion“.