Research group

Current collaborators

PhD researchers

  1. Matthias Baeten on Hybrid continuum-kinetic models with asymptotic variance reduction in plasma edge simulation of fusion reactors, started 10/2016 (with Martine Baelmans, Mechanical Engineering).
  2. Bert Mortier on  Analysis and acceleration of Monte Carlo estimation in coupled finite-volume/Monte-Carlo simulations, started 10/2015 (with Martine Baelmans, Mechanical Engineering).
  3. Kristel Ghoos on Novel numerical methods for coupled FV-MC plasma edge simulations for Helium removal in fusion reactors, started September 2014 (with Martine Baelmans, Mechanical Engineering).
  4. Niels Horsten on Innovative hybrid neutral models for plasma edge modeling in fusion reactors, started 9/2014 (with Martine Baelmans, Mechanical Engineering).
  5. Islah Islahuddin on Multiscale network models for moisture transport in porous building materials, started 11/2013 (with Hans Janssen, Building Physics, KU Leuven).
  6. Jakub Krajniak on Adaptive coarse-graining of molecular simulations of polymers, started 9/2013 (with Erik Nies).

Postdoctoral researchers

  1. Zidan Zhang (with Erik Nies) on Coarse-grained molecular simulations of polymers, started 2/2016.
  2. Przemyslaw Zielinski on Analysis of matching algorithms in micro-macro accelerated Monte Carlo simulation, started 9/2014.

Former collaborators

PhD researchers

  1. Ward Melis on Relaxation methods for multiscale nonlinear hyperbolic conservation laws. Defended 3/2017.
  2. Annelies Lejon on Multiscale methods for kinetic models of tumor growth (with Dirk Roose). Defended 12/2016.
  3. Pieter Ghysels on Multiscale methods for the deformation of biological tissue (with Dirk Roose). Defended 11/2010.

Postdoctoral researchers

  1. Chang-You Lin on Coarse-grained molecular simulations of polymers, 9/2015-2/2017 (with Erik Nies and Dirk Roose).
  2. Keith Myerscough on Development of sampling methods for matched distributions in micro/macro Monte Carlo methods, 4/2015-3/2017.
  3. Sudharsan Pandiyan on Coarse-grained molecular simulations of polymers, 9/2013 – 10/2016 (with Erik Nies and Dirk Roose).
  4. Pierre De Buyl on Development of coarse-grained reaction schemes in molecular simulations of polymers, 9/2013-10/2014 (with Erik Nies and Dirk Roose).
  5. Giacomo Mazzi on Lifting methods for catalytic reactions on surfaces, 9/2010-12/2012 (with Dirk Roose).