Welcome to the Lattice Boltzmann Research Group

The Lattice Boltzmann Research Group (LBRG) is an interdisciplinary research group aiming at taking advantage of novel mathematical modelling strategies and numerical methods to enable large-scale simulations as well as optimal control of fluid flows for applications in the field of process engineering. The LBRG aims at a better fundamental understanding of suspensions in general as well as for the improvement of mechanical processes and medical treatments. In particular the LBRG designs and uses models, algorithms and open source simulation tools as OpenLB always taking advantage of modern high performance computers for the simulation of e.g.

  • Particulate fluid flows
  • Thermal flows
  • Turbulent flows
  • Material transport and chemical reactive flows
  • Light transport
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Flows in porous media and complex geometries

The LBRG’s teaching and education concept is project- and research-oriented, offering for example basic programming courses, lectures on parallel computing, software tutorials and advanced seminars on particular fluid flow simulations as well as optimal control theory.
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Latest News

2021/11/24 – LBRG members give talks at Groupe de travail 'Schémas de Boltzmann sur réseau' (Institut Henri Poincaré)
Mathias J. Krause and Stephan Simonis were invited to give talks at the reknown research group "Schémas de Boltzmann sur réseau" lead by François Dubois François Dubois at Institut Henri Poincaré, France. The presented topics include "OpenLB - Fluid Flow Simulation and Control on High Performance Computers" and "Temporal large eddy simulation with lattice Boltzmann methods".
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2021/11/19 – Team member Johanna Mödl receives scholarship from the Graduate Funding from the German States
For her dissertation project on the subject of simulation of transport processes in lithium ion batteries by use of Lattice Boltzmann methods Johanna Mödl received a scholarship from the Graduate Funding from the German States (Landesgraduiertenförderung), which is awarded to highly qualified young scientists.
The project covers modeling and simulation of charge and material transport within a highly resolved battery half-cell. In addition to the transport processes chemical reactions and their simulation through Lattice Boltzmann methods are studied and incorporated in the overall model.

2021/11/01 – New team member Mingliang Zhong
He is working on the uncertainty quantification of the flow simulation based on Lattice Boltzmann methods in a collaboration of LBRG with the group Computational Science and Mathematical Methods of Prof. Dr. Martin Frank.
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2021/10/11 – (Covid) Virus Risk Simulation
Are ventilation systems effective against aerosol emission from breathing?
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