Andreas Kempf

Lehrstuhl für Fluiddynamik Prof. Dr. Ing. Andreas Kempf

Contact details


Carl-Benz Straße 199
47057 Duisburg
Raum: NETZ 1.09a

Tel. Sekretariat: +49-(0)203-379 8099
E-Mail: andreas.kempf [at]


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Research Interests


  • Large-Eddy Simulation of turbulent reactive flows
  • Simulation of the Nanoparticle Synthesis with LES
  • Large-Eddy Simulation of internal combustion engines with
  • Development of particle based computational modelling methods
  • Further development of the LES and DNS Code PsiPhi
  • Improvement of the applicability of LES-Methods
  • Development of the diagnostics 'chemiluminescence tomography'

Scientific Career

since 2011
Professor at the University Duisburg-Essen and Head of the chair "Fluid dynamics"

(Senior) Lecturer at the Imperial College London (Assistant/Associate Professor), section 'Multiscale Simulations in the field of Thermal Fluids' of the mechanical engineering department, examinations officer of the mechanical engineering department

Doctoral thesis and postdoctoral research with Prof. Dr.-Ing. J. Janicka in the engineering department at the TU Darmstadt, Dissertation: Large-Eddy Simulation of Non-Premixed Turbulent Flames.

Study in Mechanical Engineering at the TU Darmstadt, diploma thesis: 'Large-Eddy Simulation of a Counter Flow Configuration', Mentor: Prof. J.-Y. Chen, University of Berkeley, CA, USA

Professional Roles

  • Associate Editor of the Proceedings of the Combustion Institute
  • Associate Editor for Progress in Energy and Combustion Science
  • Member of the editorial board Flow, Turbulence and Combustion
  • Speaker of the board of the Center for Computational Sciences and Simulation (CCSS)
  • Member of the HPC resource allocation panel at NIC Jülich

Membership of Networks and Associations

  • German and British section of the 'International Combustion Institute', Centre for Nano-Integration (CeNIDE), Centre for Energy Research (CER.UDE)

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  • Nanjaiah, Monika; Pilipodi-Best, Anita; Lalanne, Matthieu; Fjodorow, Peter; Schulz, Christof; Cheskis, Sergey; Kempf, Andreas; Wlokas, Irenäus; Rahinov, Igor
    Experimental and numerical investigation of iron-doped flames : FeO formation and impact on flame temperature
    In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 38 (2021) Nr. 1, pp. 1249 - 1257
    ISSN: 1540-7489; 1873-2704
  • Inanc, Eray; Lipkowicz, Timo; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Detailed simulations of the DLR auto-igniting pulsed jet experiment
    In: Fuel Vol. 284 (2021) pp. 118947
    ISSN: 0016-2361
  • Gruhlke, Pascal; Inanc, Eray; Mercier, Renaud; Fiorina, Benoît; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    A simple post-processing method to correct species predictions in artificially thickened turbulent flames
    In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 38 (2021) Nr. 2, pp. 2977 - 2984
    ISSN: 1540-7489; 1873-2704
  • Wen, Xu; Shamooni, Ali; Stein, Oliver T.; Cai, Liming; Kronenburg, Andreas; Pitsch, Heinz; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Hasse, Christian
    Detailed analysis of early-stage NOₓ formation in turbulent pulverized coal combustion with fuel-bound nitrogen
    In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 38 (2021) Nr. 3, pp. 4111 - 4119
    ISSN: 1540-7489; 1873-2704
  • Crane, Jackson; Shi, Xian; Lipkowicz, Jonathan T.; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Wang, Hai
    Geometric modeling and analysis of detonation cellular stability
    In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 38 (2021) Nr. 3, pp. 3585 - 3593
    ISSN: 1540-7489; 1873-2704
  • Lipkowicz, Timo; Nativel, Damien; Cooper, Sean; Wlokas, Irenäus; Fikri, Mustapha; Petersen, Eric; Schulz, Christof; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Numerical Investigation of Remote Ignition in Shock Tubes
    In: Flow, Turbulence and Combustion Vol. 106 (2021) Nr. 2, pp. 471 - 498
    ISSN: 1573-1987; 1386-6184
  • Hasslberger, Josef; Engelmann, Linus; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Klein, Markus
    Robust dynamic adaptation of the Smagorinsky model based on a sub-grid activity sensor
    In: Physics of Fluids Vol. 33 (2021) Nr. 1, pp. 015117
    ISSN: 1089-7666; 1070-6631
  • Wang, Bosen; Shamooni, Ali; Stein, Oliver T.; Kronenburg, Andreas; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Debiagi, Paulo; Hasse, Christian
    Investigation of Turbulent Pulverized Solid Fuel Combustion with Detailed Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Kinetics
    In: Energy & Fuels (2021) in press
    ISSN: 1520-5029; 0887-0624
  • Shamooni, Ali; Debiagi, Paulo; Wang, Bosen; Luu, Tien Duc; Stein, Oliver T.; Kronenburg, Andreas; Bagheri, Ghobad; Stagni, Alessandro; Frassoldati, Alessio; Faravelli, Tiziano; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Wen, Xu; Hasse, Christian
    Carrier-phase DNS of detailed NOₓ formation in early-stage pulverized coal combustion with fuel-bound nitrogen
    In: Fuel Vol. 291 (2021) pp. 119998
    ISSN: 0016-2361; 1873-7153
  • Engelmann, Linus; Klein, M.; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    A-posteriori LES assessment of subgrid-scale closures for bounded passive scalars
    In: Computers and Fluids Vol. 218 (2021) pp. 104840
    ISSN: 0045-7930; 1879-0747