Univ.Prof. Dipl.Phys. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Hendrik Kuhlmann

Address: 
Getreidemarkt 9 


A1060 Vienna 

Phone: 
+43 1 58801 32201 
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+43 1 58801 32204 
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+43 1 58801 32212 
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Open Positions job offers
Curriculum Vitae
1955 
born in Münster (Germany) 

1983 
Dipl.Phys., University of Münster (Germany) 

1986 
Dr. rer. nat., University of Saarbrücken (Germany) 

1987 
Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Arizona State University (USA) 

1997 
Habilitation, ZARM, University of Bremen (Germany) 

1998 
Visiting Professor, Science University of Tokyo (Japan) 

2003 
Full Professor, Vienna University of Technology (Austria) 


2017 
ELGRA Medal  Physical Sciences  for outstanding contributions to the field of Fluid Mechanics Research 





Research Interests
 Hydrodynamic instabilities
 Bifurcation and pattern formation
 Free surface flows
 Transition to turbulence
Link to the Computational Fluid Dynamics Group (we are doing experiments, too)
Teaching
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302.042 
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304.020 
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322.038 
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322.048 
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322.049 
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Scientific and Professional Societies
American Physical Society (APS) 
European Low Gravity Research Association (ELGRA) 
Society of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) 
European Research Committee on Flow Turbulence and Combustion (ERCOFTAC) 
20052009 Chairman of the AustrianHungarianSlovenian Pilot Center of ERCOFTAC 
Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV) 
Conference and Workshop Organization
First International Microgravity Congress in Bremen 
Bremen, Sep 2426, 1990 
International Symposium on Microgravity Science and Application (coOrganizer) 
Beijing, Mar 1012, 1993 
CISM Summer School on Free Surface Flows 
Udine, Sep 15, 1997 
Fluid Mechanics Community Meeting 
Vienna, Sep 30, 2004 
International Symposium on Trends in Applications of Mathematics to Mechanics (STAMM) 
Vienna, Jul 1014, 2006 
7th Conference of the International Marangoni Association (IMA7) 
Vienna, June 2326, 2014 
Vienna, September 0913, 2018 
Selected Publications
Books



Journal Publications (reprints available on request)
F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, M. Ishimura and I. Ueno, Limit cycles for the motion of finitesize particles in axisymmetric thermocapillary flows in liquid bridges, Phys. Fluids 29, 093303109330314 (2017).pdf
S. Masoudi and H. C. Kuhlmann, Axisymmetric buoyant–thermocapillary flow in sessile and hanging droplets, J. Fluid Mech. 826, 10661095 (2017).pdf
F. Romanò, S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Topology of threedimensional steady cellular flow in a twosided antiparallel liddriven cavity, J. Fluid Mech. 826, 302334 (2017).pdf
F. Romanò, A. Hajisharifi and H. C. Kuhlmann, Cellular flow in a partially filled rotating drum: regular and chaotic advection, J. Fluid Mech. 825, 631650 (2017).pdf
F. Romanò and H. C. Kuhlmann, Particleboundary interaction in a sheardriven cavity flow, Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn. 31, 427445 2017. pdf
J. Emhofer, B. Beladi, P. Dudzinski, T. Fleckl and H. C. Kuhlmann, Analysis of a crossflow liquiddesiccant fallingfilm, Appl. Thermal Engng 124, 91102 (2017).pdf
F. Romanò and H. C. Kuhlmann, Smoothedprofile method for momentum and heat transfer in particulate flows, Int. J. Num. Meth. Fluids 83, 485512 (2017).pdf
F. Romanò and H. C. Kuhlmann, Numerical investigation of the interaction of a finitesize particle with a tangentially moving boundary, Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow 64, Part A, 7582 (2016).pdf
F. H. Muldoon and H. C. Kuhlmann, Origin of particle accumulation structures in liquid bridges: particleboundary interactions versus inertia, Phys. Fluids 28, 073305107330517 (2016).pdf
F. H. Muldoon and H. C. Kuhlmann, Objective function choice for control of a thermocapillary flow using an adjointbased control strategy, Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow 56, 2842 (2015).pdf
J. Kühnen, P. Braunshier, M. Schwegel, H. C. Kuhlmann and B. Hof, Subcritical versus supercritical transition to turbulence in curved pipes, J. Fluid Mech. 770, R3 (2015). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and T. Lemee, Particledepletion dynamics in axisymmetric thermocapillary flows, Eur. Phys. J.  Special Topics 224, 309318 (2015). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Largescale liquid motion in free thermocapillary films, Microgravity Sci. Technol. 26, 397400 (2014). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, R. V. Mukin, T. Sano and I. Ueno, Structure and dynamics of particleaccumulation in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Fluid Dynamics Res. 46, 041421104142122 (2014). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and S. Albensoeder, Stability of the steady threedimensional liddriven flow in a cube and the supercritical flow dynamics, Phys. Fluids 26, 024104102410411 (2014). pdf
J. Kühnen, J. Holzner, B. Hof and H. C. Kuhlmann, Experimental investigation of transitional flow in a toroidal pipe, J. Fluid Mech. 738, 463491 (2014). pdf
F. H. Muldoon and H. C. Kuhlmann, Different particleaccumulation structures arising from particleboundary interactions in a liquid bridge, Int. J. Multiphase Flow 59, 145–159 (2014). pdf
R. V. Mukin and H. C. Kuhlmann, Topology of hydrothermal waves in liquid bridges and dissipative structures of transported particles, Phys. Rev. E 88, 053016105301620 (2013). pdf
F. H. Muldoon and H. C. Kuhlmann, Numerical error in modeling of particleaccumulation structures in periodic freesurface flows, Comput. Fluids 88, 43–50 (2013). pdf
T. SiegmannHegerfeld, S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Threedimensional flow in a liddriven cavity with widthtoheight ratio of 1.6, Experiments in Fluids 54, 1526115269 (2013). pdf
F. H. Muldoon and H. C. Kuhlmann, Coherent particulate structures by boundary interaction of small particles in confined periodic flows, Physica D 253, 4065 (2013). pdf
C. Klopsch, H. C. Kuhlmann and F. G. Barth, Airflow elicits a spider's jump towards airborne prey. II. Flow characteristics guiding behaviour, J. R. Soc. Interface 10, 2012082012012082011 (2013). pdf
C. Klopsch, H. C. Kuhlmann and F. G. Barth, Airflow elicits a spider's jump towards airborne prey. I. Airflow around a flying blowfly, J. R. Soc. Interface 9, 25912602 (2012). pdf
E. Hofmann and H. C. Kuhlmann, On the optimum mass transfer of flat absorbing falling films, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 55, 76867697 (2012). pdf
D. Lanzerstorfer and H. C. Kuhlmann, Global stability of multiple solutions in plane suddenexpansion flow, J. Fluid Mech. 702, 378402 (2012). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and F. H. Muldoon, Particleaccumulation structures in periodic freesurface flows: Inertia versus surface collisions, Phys. Rev. E 85, 04631010463105 (2012). pdf
M. Ahmed and H. C. Kuhlmann, Flow instability in triangular liddriven cavities with wall motion away from a rectangular corner, Fluid Dynamics Res. 44, 025501102550121 (2012). pdf
D. Lanzerstorfer and H. C. Kuhlmann, Threedimensional instability of the flow over a forwardfacing step, J. Fluid Mech. 695, 390404 (2012). pdf
D. Lanzerstorfer and H. C. Kuhlmann, Global stability of the twodimensional flow over a backwardfacing step, J. Fluid Mech. 693, 127 (2012). pdf
E. Hofmann and H. C. Kuhlmann, Particle accumulation on periodic orbits by repeated free surface collisions, Phys. Fluids 23, 07211061072110614 (2011). pdf
L. M. Gonzalez, M. Ahmed, J. Kühnen, H. C. Kuhlmann and V. Theofilis, Threedimensional flow instability in a liddriven isosceles triangular cavity, J. Fluid Mech. 675, 369396 (2011). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and U. Schoisswohl, Flow instabilities in thermocapillarybuoyant liquid pools, J. Fluid Mech. 644, 509535 (2010). pdf
T. SiegmannHegerfeld, S. Albenoseder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Two and threedimensional flows in nearly rectangular cavities driven by collinear motion of two facing walls, Exp. Fluids 45, 781796 (2008). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and S. Albensoeder, Threedimensional flow instabilities in a thermocapillarydriven cavity, Phys. Rev E 77, 036303103630315 (2008). pdf
S. Shiratori, H. C. Kuhlmann and T. Hibiya, Linear stability of thermocapillary flow in partially confined halfzones, Phys. Fluids 19, 044103104410319 (2007). pdf
S. Shiratori, H. C. Kuhlmann, and T. Hibiya, Oscillatory transition of axisymmetric flow in partially confined thermocapillary liquid bridges of lowPr fluids: Effect of centrifugal and elliptic instability mechanisms, J. Jap. Soc. Microgravity Appl. 23, 233243 (2006) (in Japanese). link to journal
S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Nonlinear threedimensional flow in the liddriven square cavity, J. Fluid Mech. 569, 465480 (2006). pdf
S. Shiratori, T. Hibiya and H. C. Kuhlmann, Effect of centrifugal forces on the instability of the thermocapillary flow in partially confined halfzones, Microgravity Sci. Technol. 18, 132136 (2006). link to journal
S. Domesi, Particle motion in the axisymmetric toroidal flow in thermocapillary liquid bridges: towards understanding PAS, Microgravity Sci. Technol. 18, 137140 (2006). link to journal
S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Accurate threedimensional liddriven cavity flow, J. Comp. Phys. 206, 536558 (2005). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and S. Albensoeder, Strained vortices in driven cavities, Z. Angew. Math. Mech. 85, 387399 (2005). pdf
S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Stability balloon for the doubleliddriven cavity flow, Phys. Fluids 15, 24532456 (2003). pdf
Ch. Nienhüser and H. C. Kuhlmann, Stability of thermocapillary flows in noncylindrical liquid bridges (Corrigendum), J. Fluid Mech. 480, 333334 (2003). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and Ch. Nienhüser, Dynamic freesurface deformations in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Fluid Dyn. Res. 31, 103127 (2002). pdf
S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Threedimensional instability of two counterrotating vortices in a rectangular cavity driven by parallel wall motion, Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids 21, 307316 (2002). pdf
S. Albensoeder and H. C. Kuhlmann, Linear stability of rectangular cavity flows driven by antiparallel motion of two facing walls, J. Fluid Mech. 458, 153180 (2002). pdf
Ch. Nienhüser and H. C. Kuhlmann, Stability of thermocapillary flows in noncylindrical liquid bridges, J. Fluid Mech. 458, 3573 (2002). pdf
C. Blohm and H. C. Kuhlmann, The twosided liddriven cavity: Experiments on stationary and timedependent flows, J. Fluid Mech. 450, 6795 (2002). pdf
S. Albensoeder, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Multiplicity of steady twodimensional flows in twosided liddriven cavities, Theor. Comp. Fluid Dyn. 14, 223241 (2001). pdf
S. Albensoeder, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Threedimensional centrifugalflow instabilities in the liddrivencavity problem, Phys. Fluids 13, 121135 (2001). pdf
J. Leypoldt, H. C. Kuhlmann, and H. J. Rath, Threedimensional numerical simulation of thermocapillary flows in cylindrical liquid bridges, J. Fluid Mech. 414, 285314 (2000). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Ch. Nienhüser and H. J. Rath, The local flow in a wedge between a rigid wall and a surface of constant shear stress, J. Eng. Math. 36, 207218 (1999). pdf
M. Prange, M. Wanschura, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Linear stability of thermocapillary convection in cylindrical liquid bridges under axial magnetic fields, J. Fluid Mech. 394, 281302 (1999). pdf
Zh. Kozhoukharova, H. C. Kuhlmann, M. Wanschura and H. J. Rath, On the influence of a variable viscosity on the onset of hydrothermal waves in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Z. Angew. Math. Mech. 79, 535543 (1999). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, M. Wanschura and H. J. Rath, Elliptic instability in twosided liddriven cavity flow, Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids 17, 561569 (1998). pdf
M. Wanschura, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Linear stability of twodimensional combined buoyantthermocapillary flow in cylindrical liquid bridges, Phys.Rev. E 55, 70367042 (1997). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, M. Wanschura and H. J. Rath, Flow in twosided liddriven cavities: Nonuniqueness, instabilities and cellular structures, J. Fluid Mech. 336, 267299 (1997). pdf
M. Wanschura, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Threedimensional instability of axisymmetric buoyant convection in cylinders heated from below, J. Fluid Mech. 326, 399415 (1996). pdf
V. Saß, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Investigation of 3D thermocapillary convection in a cubic container by a Multigrid method, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 39, 603613 (1995). pdf
M. Wanschura, V. Shevtsova, H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Convective instability mechanisms in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Phys. Fluids 7, 912925 (1995). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Thermocapillary flows in finite size systems, Mathl. Comput. Modelling 20, 145173 (1994). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Hydrodynamic instabilities in thermocapillary flows, Microgravity Sci. Technol. 7, 7582 (1994). link to journal
H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, On the interpretation of phase measurements of oscillatory thermocapillary convection in liquid bridges, Phys. Fluids A 5, 21172120 (1993). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and H. J. Rath, Hydrodynamic instabilities in cylindrical thermocapillary liquid bridges, J. Fluid Mech. 247, 247274 (1993). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann and R. R. Adabala, Biorthogonal series method for Oseen type flows, Int. J. Engng. Sci. 31, 12431258 (1993). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Small amplitude thermocapillary flow and surface deformations in a liquid bridge, Phys. Fluids A 1, 672677 (1989). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, D. Roth und M. Lücke, Taylor vortex flow under harmonic modulation of the driving force, Phys. Rev. A 39, 745762 (1989). pdf
H. C. Kuhlmann, Model for TaylorCouette flow, Phys. Rev. A 32, 17031707 (1985). pdf