World Congress on Computational Mechanics


Oriol Lehmkuhl




Dr. Oriol Lehmkuhl Barba holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (UPC, 2012). PDJ 2014 postdoc researcher by AGAUR (Generalitat de Catalunya) at UPC from 2015 to 2016. He is senior researcher at the Department of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (CASE) of Barcelona Supercomputer Center (BSC) since 2016. He is Ramon y Cajal fellow and leads the Large-scale Computational Fluid Dynamics group in BSC. His main research interests are related to turbulence modelling, multi-phase modelling, high-performance computing, multiphysics & multi-scale modelling, aerodynamic simulations and bio-mechanical modelling. He has been the co-director 11 PhD theses (four of them on-going) and 2 master theses, is author of 67 papers in JCR journals (h-index 23), with more than 182 contributions to peer-reviewed international conferences and 4 patents. As a result of this research activity Dr. Lehmkuhl has built a strong research network including different Universities (i.e Stanford University, University of Stuttgart, University of Southampton, Queen's University, etc.), research institutes (i.e Center of Turbulence Research, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, etc.) and companies (i.e Alstom Wind, Envision Energy, Total, Gas Natural, Scnema, Liebherr, Abengoa Solar, Fagor, HP, Seat, Airbus, Iberdola, etc.).