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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There were 141 publications found

  • Klein, Markus; Ketterl, Sebastian; Engelmann, L.; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Kobayashi, Hiromichi
    Regularized, parameter free scale similarity type models for Large Eddy Simulation
    In: International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow Vol. 81 (2020) pp. 108496
    ISSN: 0142-727X
  • Rabaçal, Miriam; Costa, Mário; Rieth, Martin; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Particle history from massively parallel large eddy simulations of pulverised coal combustion in a large-scale laboratory furnace
    In: Fuel Vol. 271 (2020) pp. 117587
    ISSN: 0016-2361; 1873-7153
  • Inanc, Eray; Chakraborty, Nilanjan; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Analysis of mixture stratification effects on unstrained laminar flames
    In: Combustion and Flame Vol. 219 (2020) pp. 339 - 348
    ISSN: 1556-2921; 0010-2180
  • Gruhlke, Pascal; Janbazi, Hossein; Wlokas, Irenäus; Beck, Christian H.; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Investigation of a High Karlovitz, High Pressure Premixed Jet Flame with Heat Losses by LES
    In: Combustion Science and Technology (2020)
    ISSN: 1563-521X; 0010-2202
  • Lipkowicz, Timo; Wlokas, Irenäus; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Analysis of mild ignition in a shock tube using a highly resolved 3D-LES and high-order shock-capturing schemes
    In: Shock Waves Vol. 29 (2019) Nr. 4, pp. 511 - 521
    ISSN: 0938-1287; 1432-2153
  • Inanc, Eray; Proch, Fabian; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Studying transient jet flames by high-resolution LES using premixed flamelet chemistry
    In: Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation XI 2019, pp. 237 - 243
    ISBN: 978-3-030-04914-0; 978-3-030-04915-7
  • Sharifi, Vahid; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Beck, C.
    Large-eddy simulation of acoustic flame response to high-frequency transverse excitations
    In: AIAA Journal Vol. 57 (2019) Nr. 1, pp. 327 - 340
    ISSN: 0001-1452; 1533-385X
  • Unterberger, Andreas; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Mohri, Khadijeh
    3D evolutionary reconstruction of scalar fields in the gas-phase
    In: Energies Vol. 12 (2019) Nr. 11, pp. 2075
    ISSN: 1996-1073
  • Bertels, A.; Kober, B.; Rittler, A.; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    Large-Eddy Simulation of Sandia Flame D with Efficient Explicit Filtering
    In: Flow, Turbulence and Combustion (2019)
    ISSN: 1573-1987; 1386-6184; 0003-6994
  • Sellmann, Johannes; Rahinov, Igor; Kluge, Sebastian; Jünger, H.; Fomin, Alexey; Cheskis, Sergey G.; Schulz, Christof; Wiggers, Hartmut; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Wlokas, Irenäus
    Detailed simulation of iron oxide nanoparticle forming flames : Buoyancy and probe effects
    In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 37 (2019) Nr. 1, pp. 1241 - 1248
    ISSN: 1873-2704; 1540-7489