Studying tomorrow’s fuels
Power & Flow focuses on clean and efficient combustion and process technology, to cater for fast-growing energy demands. Our mission is to provide education and to perform world-class scientific research on multiphase and reactive flows in the area of energy conversion and process technology, building a knowledge chain consisting of:Read more
"Multiphase and reactive flows are all around us. To make processes and equipment more sustainable we need to get the fundamentals right."
Group De Goey
"Combustion is responsible for 80% of our current energy supply and will remain to be extremely important in future due to its extremely...
"Flow keeps on surprising. The many aspects of turbulent flow make it a topic that remains worthy to study and the many applications will...
Group Bastiaans focuses on mechanical engineering, modelling combustion and sustainable energy sources.
Group Van Oijen
"The energy transition requires the development of clean and efficient conversion devices for alternative carbon-free fuels and energy...
The mission of the group is to develop ultra-clean combustion concepts for heavy-duty transport within the context of the necessary...
Complex Multiphase Flows
This theme is related to various applications in the field of process technology, all involving complex multiphase flow phenomena.
Metal Fuels as dense CO2-free Energy Carriers
This theme is concerned with a novel type of fuels: metal powders that have a tremendously high energy density and can act as a major...
Combustion Systems and their Fuels
This theme is connected to the development of smart injection and combustion strategies of future ultra-clean and efficient combustion...
Meet some of our Researchers
Andrea Di Matteo
Han van Kasteren
Akmal Irfan Majid
Harry van Leeuwen
Jeroen van Oijen
Bart van Esch
Diego A. Quan Reyes
Philip de Goey
Toos van Gool
Our most recent peer reviewed publications
Particle Equilibrium Composition model for iron dust combustionApplications in Energy and Combustion Science (2023)
Dynamic stabilization of a hydrogen premixed flame in a narrow channelCombustion and Flame (2023)
Numerical modeling of pulverized iron flames in a multidimensional hot counterflow burnerCombustion and Flame (2023)
An improved lift model for Euler-Lagrange simulations of bubble columnsChemical Engineering Science (2023)
Modelling of hydrogen-blended dual-fuel combustion using flamelet-generated manifold and preferential diffusion effectsInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2023)