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Detlef Lohse

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Detlef Lohse (2005)
Detlef Lohse (2005)

Detlef Lohse (born September 15, 1963 in Hamburg) is a German physicist and professor in the University of Twente's Department of Physics of Fluids in the Netherlands.[1]


Lohse graduated from the University of Bonn in 1989 with a degree in Physics, and completed his PhD at the University of Marburg in 1992. He served as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Chicago from 1993 to 1995, and was finally made chair of Physics of Fluids at the University of Twente in 1998.[2]

Scientific Work and Recognition

His present work includes turbulence and two-phase flows, granular flow, micro- and nanofluidics, and the biomedical application of bubbles.

Professor Lohse was a recipient of the 2019 Max Planck Medal, 2018 Balzan Prize, 2017 Fluid Dynamics Prize, 2012 Batchelor Prize, 2005 Spinoza Prize for his work on turbulence, thermal convection, multiphase flow, microfluidics, sonoluminescence,[3] and was awarded with a knighthood in the Order of the Netherlands Lion in 2010.[4] He is also a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2005,[5], a member of the National Academy of Engineering since 2017, and a Fellow of the American Physical Society.


  1. ^ "Physics of Fluids - Home". Retrieved 2018-11-15.
  2. ^ "Detlef Lohse: Curriculum Vitae". 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2012-12-08.
  3. ^ "NWO - NWO/Spinoza prize to cancer research, cognitive sciences, physics and mathematics". Archived from the original on 2010-10-24. Retrieved 2012-12-08.
  4. ^ "Royal honor for professor Lohse". 2010-03-30. Retrieved 2012-12-08.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Detlef Lohse" (in Dutch). Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
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