Michel Speetjens is an Associate Professor of Energy Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Key areas of expertise include gases, fluid dynamics, plasma physics and computational / experimental fluid dynamics. Michel’s research Interests include (thermal) transport phenomena in laminar and deterministic flows, dynamical behaviour of thermal systems, topological analysis of (laminar) transport phenomena, spectral methods for analysis of heat transfer and fluid dynamics and optical methods for velocity and temperature measurements.


Michel Speetjens obtained his MSc in Mechanical Engineering and PhD (with honors) in Physics from TU/e. From 2001 to 2003, he worked as a Postdoctoral researcher at Energy and Thermofluids Engineering, Division of Manufacturing and Infrastructure Technology, Commonwealth Scientific Research Organisation (CSIRO), Melbourne, Australia. In 2004-2005, Michel continued as a postdoctoral researcher, at Institut für Geometrie und Praktische Mathematik (IGPM), Department of Mathematics, RWTH-Aachen, Aachen, Germany

In 2017, Michel was a visiting researcher at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Australia and in 2013 he was visiting researcher at Dynamical Systems and Nonlinear Control Theory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.