I am an assistant professor at the process & energy department of mechanical engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
My present research focuses on electrochemical flow reactors with porous electrodes, electrolysers, redox flow batteries, and fuel cells – improving understanding, optimizing, and providing innovations for scaled-up designs through mathematical and computational modeling as well as prototyping and experiments.
Previously I have worked on a wide variety of industrially relevant fluid mechanics and physical transport problems as well as theoretical work on nuclear fusion plasma physics and magnetohydrodynamics. Topics I worked on include the rheology of complex suspensions, settling of droplets and particles, heat transport in flowing media, the propagation of ultrasound in multiphase systems, natural convection, foaming, tokamak nuclear fusion physics, arterial flows and the effect of magnetic fields on magnetic particles and bubbles and solids in conducting fluids. I preferably use analytical techniques and engineering correlations as well as computational simulations, but like to maintain a strong connection to experiments.