Ugis Lacis

Phone: +46 8 790 75 70
Fax: +46 8 790 75 77
E-mail: ugis@mech.kth.se
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Room: 2717 Osquars backe 18


2010 BSc in Natural Sciences, Physics, University of Latvia, Latvia
2012 MSc in Natural Sciences, Physics, Umeå University, Sweden
2017 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Research and Professional Activities

My main research interests are numerical physics with applications in fluid mechanics and electromagnetism. In my spare time I also follow development of fundamental physics - theories of gravity, quantum physics and standard model.


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2017A framework for computing effective boundary conditions at the interface between free fluid and a porous medium
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 812 866-889 (Published)
2017Passive control of a falling sphere by elliptic-shaped appendages
Physical Review Fluids 2 033901 (Published)
2017A computational continuum model of poroelastic beds
Proceedings of the Royal Society A 473 20160932 (Published)
2016A stable fluid–structure-interaction solver for low-density rigid bodies using the immersed boundary projection method
Journal of Computational Physics 305 300-318 (Published)
2014Passive appendages generate drift through symmetry breaking
Nature Communications 5 5310 (Published)
2010Applicability of LES turbulence modeling for CZ silicon crystal growth systems with traveling magnetic field
Journal of Crystal Growth 312 3225-3234 (Published)

Internal Reports

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YearTitleDocument Type
2016Models of porous, elastic and rigid materials in moving fluids Doctoral thesis
2014Nature-inspired passive flow control using various coatings and appendages Licentiate thesis