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Curriculum Vitae

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Professional experience

May 2003 - Nov 2004
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
17 rue des Martyrs
F-38054 Grenoble, France

Visiting researcher in a team working on future gas-cooled high-temperature nuclear reactors (HTR), in the framework of the Generation IV international forum. Main tasks: Improvements of existing in-house thermohydraulic simulation codes (in particular "Cathare"). Development of new features for the modeling of HTR core neutronics and heat transfer.

March-April 2003
Technische Universität Ilmenau
Fakultät für Maschinenbau
Ilmenau, Germany

Visiting researcher in a collaboration on the numerical modeling of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) flows.

Feb 2001 - Feb 2003
CNRS-EPM (Madylam)
1340 rue de la Piscine, B.P. 95
F-38402 St Martin d'Hères, (Grenoble) France

Post-doc financed by an Individual Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission.

  • Development of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) turbulence models and methods for numerical simulation of MHD flows. Implementation and validation of models in FLUENT (commercial CFD code).
  • Development of a pseudo-spectral code for direct numerical simulation (DNS) of MHD turbulence. Optimization for the vector/parallel supercomputer NEC/SX5 at IDRIS (France).
  • Teaching of industrial fluid mechanics at INP Grenoble (applied exercises, introductory level).
Sep 1990 - Feb 1996
ALSTOM Environmental Engineering AB (ex ABB Fläkt Industri AB)
SE-35187 Växjö, Sweden
  • Specialist in fluid mechanics (02/94-02/96). Responsible for CFD activities. Applications in air pollution control, paper making and industrial paint finishing. Turbulence modeling, combustion, heat transfer and multiphase flows (with commercial code CFX).
  • R&D project manager and technical specialist (01/92-02/94). Air pollution control, in particular processes for Mercury and dioxin removal.
  • R&D engineer (09/90-01/92). Air pollution control. Numerical modeling, statistical analysis,aerosol physics, gas adsorption/absorption phenomena.


Feb 1996 - Dec 2000
Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)
(Royal Institute of Technology)
Dept. of Mechanics / Faxén Laboratory
SE-10044 Stockholm, Sweden

Ph.D. thesis in fluid mechanics under the direction of Prof. Fritz Bark (KTH) and Prof. Said Zahrai (ABB Corporate Research) at the Faxén Laboratory.

  • Development of a new family of turbulence models which account for structural (length-scale) anisotropy appearing in a magnetic field. Thesis "Modeling of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence", defended on December 15, 2000.
  • Teaching in classical mechanics at KTH (excersises, introductory level).
  • Teaching in numerical simulation techniques using the commercial CFD code CFX (post-graduate level). Responsible for technical support on CFX at the laboratory.
  • Teaching and development of practical examples (numerical simulation) for a course in multiphase fluid dynamics (post-graduate level).
Sep 1985-Aug 1990
Lunds Tekniska Högskola (LTH)
(Lund Technical University)
SE-22000 Lund, Sweden

M.Sc. in Engineering Physics.

  • Atomic and Molecular spectroscopy, semiconductor physics. Environmental engineering.
  • Teaching in classical physics (laboratory courses, introductory level).
June 1987-Aug 1988

Military service (15 months).

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