Welcome to my web page
I specialise in the modelling and simulation of complex fluids, for example emulsions, suspensions of deformable particles or red blood cells in microfluidic devices. I am also interested in the development of the lattice-Boltzmann method.
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My research institute has funding for a UK student (or an EU student who lived in the UK for at least 3 years), starting in 2018. The research topic is flexible. Please contact me before 15 February if you are interested and have any questions about eligibility and funding.
Scientists for EU
I am supporting Scientists for EU because I think that leaving the EU would be a disadvantage for science in the UK and in Europe.
Lattice Boltzmann textbook
We are proud to present our textbook "The Lattice Boltzmann Method - Principles and Practice" that will be published as a Graduate Text in Physics in October this year. The book covers the following topics:
- Basics of hydrodynamics and kinetic theory
- Numerical methods for fluids
- The lattice Boltzmann equation
- Analysis of the lattice Boltzmann equation
- Boundary and initial conditions
- Non-dimensionalisation and choice of simulation parameters
- Lattice Boltzmann for advection-diffusion problems
- Multiphase and multicomponent flows
- MRT and TRT collision operators
- Boundary conditions for fluid-structure interaction
- Sound waves
- Implementation of lattice Boltzmann simulations
Textbook about Theoretical Physics
I am proud to present our textbook about theoretical physics "Theoretische Physik" for undergraduate students. The book has 1300 pages and is written in German. Together with five other authors, I worked for nearly three years from inception to publication. The book contains four main pillars:
- Classical mechanics including relativistic mechanics
- Quantum mechanics
- Thermodynamics and statistical physics
The views expressed here are the author's own and do not represent the views of the University of Edinburgh.