Geert Brethouwer, research associate in Fluid Mechanics


1995 Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands

2001 PhD in Fluid Mechanics, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (Supervisor Prof. F.T.M. Nieuwstadt)

2001 - At the Department of Mechanics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Research interests

Turbulence, turbulent mixing and dispersion, scalar transport, stratified flows, combustion, DNS and LES


Brethouwer, G., Hunt, J.C.R., Nieuwstadt, F.T.M. 2003 Micro structure and Lagrangian statistics of the scalar field with a mean gradient in isotropic turbulence. J. Fluid Mech. 474, 193—225. (PDF)

Brethouwer, G. 2005 The effect of rotation on rapidly sheared homogeneous turbulence and passive scalar transport. Linear theory and direct numerical simulations. J. Fluid Mech. 542, 305—342. (PDF)

Brethouwer, G., Billant, P., Lindborg, E., Chomaz, J.-M. 2007 Scaling analysis and simulation of strongly stratified turbulent flows. J. Fluid Mech. 585, 343—368. (PDF)

Lindborg, E., Brethouwer, G. 2007 Stratified turbulence forced in rotational and divergent modes. J. Fluid Mech. 586, 83—108. (PDF)

Marstorp, L., Brethouwer, G., Johansson, A.V. 2007 A stochastic subgrid model with application to turbulent flow and scalar mixing. Phys. Fluids 19, 035107. (PDF)

Ahlman, D., Brethouwer, G., Johansson, A.V. 2007 Direct numerical simulation of a plane wall-jet including scalar mixing. Phys. Fluids 19, 065102. (PDF)

Brethouwer, G., Lindborg, E. 2008 Passive scalars in stratified turbulence. Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L06809. (PDF)