Noud Maes is an Assistant Professor working for the Power & Flow group in the department of Mechanical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology. His key areas of expertise include high-pressure sprays, internal combustion engines, fuel technology, combustion, high-speed (optical) diagnostics, and laser-based measurement techniques. Current lecturing activities include Clean Engines and Future Fuels, the Combustion Engine course, and Sustainable Energy Sources.

Key to an efficient and successful energy transition is to couple the correct energy source to the corresponding application.


Noud Maes studied Mechanical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology and obtained his PhD in 2019 at the same university on the topic of high-pressure, high-temperature fuel sprays. During his PhD, he worked as a visiting researcher at the French Institute of Petroleum (IFPEn) in Rueil-Malmaison and later at the Combustion Research Facility (CRF) of Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California, USA. In 2019, he started a post-doc position at Sandia’s CRF in Livermore, and since 2020 he holds his current position at the Eindhoven University of Technology.