• 1498 Citations
1977 …2019
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Hans van Duijn is Full Professor of Applied Analysis in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His field of specialization is mathematical research into differential equations. Key research topics include elliptic and parabolic free boundary problems, conservation laws, homogenization and modeling flow and transport in porous media, biomedical applications. Hans has taught a variety of courses related to analysis, differential equations and mathematical modeling. This involved both service teaching to engineering students as well as teaching to University math students.

Academic background

Hans van Duijn studied Applied Physics at TU/e and obtained his PhD in Mathematics at Leiden University for his work in the area of Nonlinear Diffusion Problems. He has worked at CWI, the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam, as a part-time Professor at Delft University of Technology and as an Affiliate Professor at Leiden University. He has also worked as a researcher at the Delft Soil Mechanics Laboratory.

Hans has held visiting positions with the University of Minnesota School of Mathematics and Minnesota Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, the Centre for Environmental Mechanics in Canberra and the Weierstrass Institut für Angewandte Mathematik und Stochastik (WIAS), Berlin. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Bonn University, Rice University, the Paris Ecole Normale Superieure and Université Lyon. He is Editor-in-Chief of Computational Geosciences and a member of the editorial board of Interfaces and Free Boundaries and Transport in Porous Media. Hans has been Chancellor of TU/e since 2005. 

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Research Output 1977 2019

Two-phase flow in porous media : dynamic capillarity and heterogeneous media

Duijn, van, C. J., Cao, X. & Pop, I. S., 2015, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 27 p. (CASA-report; vol. 1517)

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Open Access
Two phase flow
Porous materials
38 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Travelling wave solutions for degenerate pseudo-parabolic equation modelling two-phase flow in porous media

Duijn, van, C. J., Fan, Y., Peletier, L. A. & Pop, I. S., 2013, In : Nonlinear Analysis : Real World Applications. 14, 3, p. 1361-1383

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Pseudoparabolic Equations
Degenerate Equations
Flow in Porous Media
Two-phase Flow

Shock waves and two phase porous media flows

Duijn, van, C. J. & Pop, I. S., 2013, In : Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde. 5/14, 3, p. 207-211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Porous Media Flow
Two-phase Flow
Shock Waves
Flow in Porous Media
6 Citations (Scopus)

Rigorous derivation of a hyperbolic model for Taylor dispersion

Mikelic, A. & Duijn, van, C. J., 2011, In : Mathematical Models & Methods in Applied Sciences. 21, 5, p. 1095-1120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Perturbation techniques
Laplace transforms
Turbulent Mixing
Perturbation Technique
72 Citations (Scopus)

Injection strategies to overcome gravity segregation in simultaneous gas and water injection into homogeneous reservoirs

Rossen, W. R., Duijn, van, C. J., Nguyen, Q. P., Shen, C. & Vikingstad, A. K., 2010, In : SPE Journal. 15, 1, p. 76-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Water injection

Student theses

Berekening van de energieverdelingsfunktie van elektronen in een neon-ontlading bij gematigde stroom en druk

Author: van Duijn, C., 31 Aug 1975

Supervisor: Smits, R. (Supervisor 1) & Hagedoorn, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Een model voor twee-fase stroming

Author: Groot, J., 2004

Supervisor: van Duijn, C. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Bachelor


Li-ion battery modelling

Author: in 't Panhuis, P., 30 Apr 2005

Supervisor: van Duijn, C. (Supervisor 1), Notten, P. (Supervisor 2) & Verbitskiy, E. A. (External person) (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Lopende golven

Author: Frederix, K., 2004

Supervisor: van Duijn, C. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Bachelor


Modelling aneurysm mechanics towards a 3D-RA based clinical application

Author: Hermans, R., 2 Jun 2004

Supervisor: van de Ven, A. (Supervisor 1), van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2), van Duijn, C. (Supervisor 2) & Rongen, P. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master