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  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / Researcher


Research projects:

  • Development of a Gas-Kinetic Scheme for turbulent flow with advection diffusion for the simulation of fire induced flows

  • GPGPU Acceleration of the Gas-Kinetic-Scheme

  • Validation of the Cumulant Lattice Boltzmann Method for turbulent wind flows in urban areas

Short CV:

2010 - 2013

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Enigneering at TU Braunschweig

2013 - 2017

Master of Science in Computational Sciences in Engineering at TU Braunschweig

Since 2017

Researcher at iRMB


  • VDI Hochschulpreis 2014 for an excellent graduation

  • Best Paper Award at the Forum Bauinformatik (2016) for the contribution „Effiziente Simulation turbulenter Windströmungen im urbanen Raum“

Conference Talks:

  • Forum Bauinformatik (2016): Effiziente Simulation turbulenter Windströmungen im urbanen Raum

  • ICMMES (2017): Simulation of compressible natural convection with a gas-kinetic scheme in two dimensions

  • ICMMES (2018): GPGPU-Implementation of a Gas-Kinetic Scheme on Quadtree-type Cartesian meshes

  • Coupled (2019): A coupled simulation approach for fire driven thermal compressible flows and thermal degeneration of concrete

Two dimensional Rayleigh-Benard Instability with a GPGPU accelerated Gas-Kinetic Scheme



S. Lenz, M. Krafczyk, M. Geier, S. Chen, Z. Guo, Validation of a two-dimensional gas-kinetic scheme for compressible natural convection on structured and unstructured meshes, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 136 (2019) 299–315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2018.10.004.

S. Lenz, M. Schönherr, M. Geier, M. Krafczyk, A. Pasquali, A. Christen, M. Giometto, Towards real-time simulation of turbulent air flow over a resolved urban canopy using the cumulant lattice Boltzmann method on a GPGPU, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 189 (2019) 151–162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2019.03.012.

S. Lenz, M. Geier, M. Krafczyk, An explicit gas kinetic scheme algorithm on non-uniform Cartesian meshes for GPGPU architectures, Computers & Fluids 186 (2019) 58–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2019.04.011.

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