Clemens Verhoosel is an Associate Professor in Computational Methods for Model- and Data-Driven Engineering in the section Energy Technology and Fluid Dynamics at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His main interest is the development and application of numerical methods for engineering applications in solid mechanics, fluid dynamics, and coupled problems.
Clemens’ current research focuses on scan-based immersed isogeometric analysis, an analysis paradigm that enables the simulation of complex geometries based on scan data. Compared to traditional finite element methods, using this methodology, meshing and geometry clean-up operations can be eliminated from the analysis work flow, resulting in a substantial time reduction of the design-through-analysis cycle. Clemens' research also considers uncertainty quantification, focusing on the tailoring of numerical methods to enable the application of Bayesian inference to complex engineering problems.
Proposition 9, appended to the Thesis Multiscale and Probabilistic Modeling of Micro Electromechanical Systems by Clemens V. Verhoosel, 12 October 2009: “A numerical method deserves the stamp ‘robust’ when an overnight computation can be combined with a good night’s rest.”
Clemens Verhoosel obtained his MSc (with honors) from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology in 2005. His Master’s degree was complemented with successful participation in the TU Delft Honors Track program. In 2009, Clemens was awarded his PhD degree at TU Delft with the cum laude distinction. In 2009 and 2010 Clemens held a post-doctoral position at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted pioneering work on isogeometric failure analysis. As of 2010, Clemens holds the position of associate professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, where in 2011 he was awarded with a prestigious personal VENI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Clemens’ research interests are reflected in his teaching, in particular in the Advanced Discretization Techniques course (Isogeometric Analysis) and the Scientific Computing for Mechanical Engineeering course. Clemens is an active contributor to the open source Python-based (isogeometric) finite elment toolkit Nutils (www.nutils.org).
Image-based goal-oriented adaptive isogeometric analysis with application to the micro-mechanical modeling of trabecular boneComputer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2015)
An isogeometric analysis approach to gradient damage modelsInternational Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2011)
An isogeometric approach to cohesive zone modelingInternational Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2011)
A phase-field description of dynamic brittle fractureComputer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2012)
Computational homogenization for adhesive and cohesive failure in quasi-brittle solidsInternational Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2010)