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

2021/08/30 – LBRG member Robin Trunk successfully completes his Ph.D.
After completing the doctoral examination on July 22, 2021, today, the dissertation titled "Numerical Investigation of the Settling Behavior of Non-Spherical Particles - Application of Homogenized Lattice Boltzmann Methods" has also been published.


2021/08/01 – New team member Johanna Mödl
She is working on simulations of transport processes in batteries. This includes numericals studies of Lattice-Boltzmann methods and their applicability for chemical transport processes. Read more


2021/07/28 – Free places at studental seminar "Strömungsrechnung"
For the studental seminar "Strömungssimulation" on flow simulation which takes place in february 2022, free places are still available.
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