Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Thévenin

Prof. Dominique Thévenin, Head of group

Institut für Strömungstechnik und Thermodynamik (ISUT)
Gebäude 14, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G14-113
  • born in: 1966
  • end of study - Engineering degree of Ecole Polytechnique, France: 1989
    (Specialisation:Fluid Mechanics & Aerospace)
  • Ph.D. Thesis of the Ecole Centrale Paris: 1992
  • Habilitation: 1999
  • Former research activity at the Energetics EM2C Laboratory
  • since October 2002: Director of the Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics and Technical Flow
  • Doctor honoris causa of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Selected Research Topics

  • Fluid Dynamics with emphasis on complex flows, for example involving chemical reactions
  • Coupling CFD with optimization, Improved numerical techniques
  • Direct Numerical Simulation for fundamental problems and consequences for model development (RANS,LES)
  • Further development and validation of industrial codes for complex configurations


  • Compulsory course: Fluid Dynamics (Basics: Bachelor level)
  • Compulsory course: Advanced Fluid Dynamics (Master level)
  • Compulsory course: Turbomachines
  • Optional course: Rheology and Rheometry
  • Optional course with hands-on: Computational Fluid Dynamics


  • Head of the Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics since 2004
  • Prodean of the Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering since 2006
  • Dean of the Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering since 2016



Here you can find a selection of projects

Last Modification: 22.07.2021 - Contact Person: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dominique Thevenin