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Nadine Kijanski

M. Sc.

Doctoral Researcher
Institute of Applied Mechanics (MIB)
Chair of Continuum Mechanics
[Photo: Nadine Kijanski]


Pfaffenwaldring 7
70569 Stuttgart
Room: PWR9 3.137

Office Hours

By appointment


  • Direct numerical simulation of fluid flow at the pore scale using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
  • Implementation, numerical investigation and analysis of the flow behavior of suspensions using Newtonian and non-Newtonian carrier fluids
  • Numerical investigation and analysis of the motion of solids (particles) within suspensions

Peer-reviewed journal publications

R. Sivanesapillai, N. Falkner, A. Hartmaier, H. Steeb (2016) A CSF-
SPH method for simulating drainage and imbibition at pore-scale resolution while
tracking interfacial areas. Adv Water Res: 95: 212–234.

N. Kijanski, D.Krach, H. Steeb (2020) An SPH approach for non-spherical
particles immersed in newtonian fluids. Materials: 13(10): 1–18.

M. Osorno, M. Schirwon, N. Kijanski, R. Sivanesapillai, D. Goeddeke,
H. Steeb (2021) A cross-platform, high-performance SPH toolkit for image-based
flow simulations on the pore scale of porous media.
Comp Phys Comm: 267

N. Kijanski, H. Steeb (2021) SPH study on the Re dependence of spheroids
motion immersed in Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids.
Comput Part Mech: to be submitted.

N. Kijanski, H. Steeb (2021) Numerical investigation of micro scale particle
behavior in semi-dilute suspensions under different flow scenarios.
to be submitted.

Conference Proceedings

N. Falkner, R. Sivanesapillai, M. Osorno, H. Steeb (2015) On the Impact
of Microstructure Heterogeneity on Interface Conditions Between Free Flow and
Porous Flow Domains. Morphodynamics 2015 Tagungsband : 81–97.

N. Falkner, H. Steeb (2016) Impact of heterogeneously distributed solid parti-
cles in the transition zone between porous and free flow domain.
Proc Appl Math Mech: 16: 439–440.

N. Falkner, H. Steeb (2017) On the numerical modelling of initiation of sedi-
ment transport using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics.
Proc Appl Math Mech: 17: 507–508.

N. Kijanski, H. Steeb (2018) Numerical modeling of solid particles motion in
suspensions using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics.
Proc Appl Math Mech: 18: e201800355. 

Accompanied Teaching (organisation and realisation of tutorials and exercises):

  • Technische Mechanik II (SS 2016)
  • Technische Mechanik III/1 (WS 2016/17)
  • Technische Mechanik III/2 (SS 2017)
  • Technische Mechanik I (WS 2017/2018)
  • Technische Mechanik III - Inkompressible Fluide (WS 2022/2023)
06/2006 Achievement of the Abitur (=A-levels)
09/2006-02/2009 Apprenticeship as constructions draftsman
10/2009-11/2014 Studies of Civil Engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum
11/2014 Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Computational Mechanics)
04/2015-12/2015 Research Associateat the Institute of Applied Mechanics (Civil Engineering), Chair for Continuum Mechanics, Ruhr-University Bochum
since  01/2016 Research Associate at the Institute of Applied Mechanics (Civil Engineering), Chair for Continuum Mechanics, University Stuttgart
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