Anton A. van Steenhoven

prof.dr.ir.

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1975 …2018

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1990- date: Full Professor Energy Technology, Dept. Mech. Engng., TU/e 2002- 2006: Part-time Professor BioHeat Transfer, Dept. Biomed. Engng, TU/e 2003: Visiting Professor AIST-Tsukuba, Japan 1985-1990: Associate Professor (Bio-)Fluid Mechanics, TU/e 1979-1985: Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering, TU/e 1975-1979: PhD-study at TU/e and Maastricht University (profs.Veenstra and Reneman) 1969-1975: MSc-study Technical Physics at TU/e (Cum Laude).   Early research is focussed on bio-fluid flows and from the mid-nineties on convective heat transfer and transitional flows. Present heat transfer research interests are: transitional mixed convection, transitional flows in turbo-machinery, granular fouling, sustainable energy technology, micro-cooling and bio-thermal problems.    Chairman or member in professional organizations: ·       President of the Eurotherm Committee (since 2010). ·       Member Executive Committee of International Centre of Heat and Mass Transfer (since 2010) ·       Dutch Representative in the General Assemblies of IHTC (since 1996) and IUTAM (since 2004) ·       Co-chairman (2004- 2008) and member of the Scientific Program Committee of Ercoftac (since 2002) ·       Coordinator of the SIG on Bio Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer of Ercoftac (since 2002) ·       Chairman of the European Heat Transfer Conference (in 2008) in Eindhoven and of one Euromech symposium and three Eurotherm symposia. ·       Member of the "Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen" (since 1992) ·       FOM-Programme leader Turbulence and its Role in Energy Conversion Processes (till 2011) ·       Member of many prize committees, among which the KNAW-jury for the annual DOW- Energy prize (till 2008) and FOM Valorisation Prize (since 2009).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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