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Faculty, staff and their research subjects


  • R.W.C.P. Verstappen: mathematics of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), modeling and simulation of turbulence
  • F.W. Wubs: preconditioners for sparse systems and Lyapunov equations in CFD; application to stability and bifurcation analysis and the study of the influence of noise on bifurcation points
  • Dr. C. Bertoglio: mathematics of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), modeling of physiological flows, finite element analysis


  • Prof.dr. A.E.P. Veldman: modeling and simulation of fluid flows in engineering applications, free-surface flows, fluid-structure interaction


  • Dr. P. van der Plas: local grid refinement.
  • Dr. P. Cifani: Bubbly flow, channel flow, DNS, VOF, openMP-MPI

PhD Students

  • MSc. H.J. Bandringa: simulation of complex flows in maritime applications.
  • MSc. Y. Bu: matrix factorization methods for Markov chains, preconditioners for iterative solution of linear systems of equations.
  • MSc. X.M. Gu: Krylov subspace methods for solving non-Hermitian linear systems with application to fractional differential equations.
  • MSc. S. Kotnala: efficient solution of stochastic PDEs.
  • MSc. J.H. Seubers: interaction between extreme waves and floating bodies.
  • MSc. Z. Shen: matrix solvers for Markov chains problems.
  • MSc. M.H. Silvis: models for the larger eddies in turbulent flow.
  • MSc. W. Song: numerical linear algebra for bifurcation analysis on high-performance computers.
  • MSc. G. Rozema

Regular visitors

  • Dr. J.E. Jaramillo Ibarro
  • Dr. X. Trias
  • Dr. J. Thies


For a list of previous members of the group please see the alumni page.