Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands (TUE)

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a young and ambitious technical university founded in 1956. It offers education and research in a wide range of engineering disciplines grouped in 9 departments. One of these is the Department of the Built Environment. According to several international rankings, TU/e is the number 1 university worldwide concerning collaboration with industry. TU/e provides a very large number of training opportunities to its staff members in every stage of their career, upholding the motto “Excellent Jobs for Excellent People”. These opportunities range from training of research and teaching skills over management courses to language courses. To facilitate research, researchers have access to top-class experimental and computational infrastructure and benefit from the support and expertise of Innovation Lab for research projects and collaboration with industry.

Prof. Bert Blocken is Professor and Chair of Building Physics & Urban Physics, with specific expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics. He has published more than 120 journal papers with peer review and over 180 conference papers in the fields of urban physics, building physics and environmental wind engineering. He has co-organized two international conferences in these fields in the past 4 years. He received several international awards for his work, including 3 best-paper awards and 1 top-cited author award from international journals and the 2013 Junior Award from the International Association of Wind Engineering. Dr. Ivo Kalkman is a post-doctoral researcher in Computational Fluid Dynamics for Wind Engineering. He has published 20 journal and conference papers.


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