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 176 publications found

  • Rieth, Martin; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Kronenburg, Andreas; Stein, Oliver T.
    Corrigendum to “Carrier-phase DNS of pulverized coal particle ignition and volatile burning in a turbulent mixing layer”
    In: Fuel Vol. 315 (2022)
    ISSN: 0016-2361; 1873-7153
  • Grimm, Sebastian; Baik, Seung Jin; Hemberger, Patrick; Kasper, Tina; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Atakan, Burak
    Insights into the decomposition of zirconium acetylacetonate using synchrotron radiation : Routes to the formation of volatile Zr-intermediates
    In: Journal of Materials Research (JMR) (2022) in press
    ISSN: 2044-5326; 0884-2914
  • Engelmann, Linus; Ihme, M.; Wlokas, Irenäus; Kempf, Andreas
    Towards the Suitability of Information Entropy as an LES Quality Indicator
    In: Flow, Turbulence and Combustion Vol. 108 (2022) pp. 353 - 385
    ISSN: 1573-1987; 1386-6184; 0003-6994
  • Engelmann, Linus; Hasslberger, Josef; Inanc, Eray; Klein, Markus; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    A-posteriori assessment of Large-Eddy Simulation subgrid-closures for momentum and scalar fluxes in a turbulent premixed burner experiment
    In: Computers & Fluids Vol. 240 (2022)
    ISSN: 0045-7930; 1879-0747
  • Inanc, Eray; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Chakraborty, N.
    Scalar gradient and flame propagation statistics of a flame-resolved laboratory-scale turbulent stratified burner simulation
    In: Combustion and Flame Vol. 238 (2022)
    ISSN: 1556-2921; 0010-2180
  • Pareja, Jhon; Lipkowicz, Timo; Inanc, Eray; Carter, Campbell D.; Kempf, Andreas Markus; Boxx, Isaac
    An experimental/numerical investigation of non-reacting turbulent flow in a piloted premixed Bunsen burner
    In: Experiments in Fluids Vol. 63 (2022) Nr. 1,
    ISSN: 1432-1114; 0723-4864
  • Meller, Dominik; Engelmann, Linus; Kempf, Andreas Markus;
    Detailed analysis of particle behaviour with focus on pollutant formation of a swirl- stabilized pulverized coal flame using FPV-LES
    18th International Conference on Numerical Combustion (ICNC), San Diego, USA, 8 – 11 May 2022,
  • Sellmann, Johannes; Wollny, Patrick; Baik, Seung Jin; Suleiman, Samer; Schneider, Florian; Schulz, Christof; Wiggers, Hartmut; Wlokas, Irenäus; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    LES of nanoparticle synthesis in the spraysyn burner : A comparison against experiments
    In: Powder Technology Vol. 404 (2022)
    ISSN: 0032-5910; 1873-328X
  • Leer, Michael; Pettit, M.W.A.; Lipkowicz, Jonathan Timo; Domingo, P.; Vervisch, L.; Kempf, Andreas Markus
    A conservative Eulerian-Lagrangian decomposition principle for the solution of multi-scale flow problems at high Schmidt or Prandtl numbers
    In: Journal of Computational Physics Vol. 464 (2022)
    ISSN: 1090-2716; 0021-9991
  • Meller, Dominik; Lipkowicz, Timo; Rieth, Martin; Stein, Oliver T.; Kronenburg, Andreas; Hasse, Christian; Kempf, Andreas M.
    Numerical analysis of a turbulent pulverized coal flame using a flamelet/progress variable approach and modeling experimental artifacts
    In: Energy & Fuels Vol. 35 (2021) Nr. 9, pp. 7133 - 7143
    ISSN: 0887-0624; 1520-5029