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Dr.  Jordan Denev

Dr. Jordan Denev

SimLab Energie & Kompetenzzentrum Ingenieurwissenschaften
Building449 (CN) 40.12 (CS)
Phone+49 721 608-25771
+49 721 608-42807

Fax+49 721 608-24972
E-Mailjordan denevNxm8∂kit edu
Scientific Computing and Simulation

Steinbuch Centre for Computing
Zirkel 2
76131 Karlsruhe


Current projects

bwHPC-c5: Chairing of the Competence Centre for Engineering

The Competence Centre for Engineering is an administrative structure which clusters knowledge and competences for the professional user support on high-performance computers throughout the state of Baden-Württemberg. 

Further information on: https://www.bwhpc-c5.de/en/index.php


Co-Chairing of the SimLab Energy

The simulation laboratories (SimLabs) at SCC build a link between users and operators of high-performance computing (HPC). The SimLab Energy establishes the contact to research groups at KIT which are active users of HPC systems in order to create a feedback and create close cooperations with them. The contact consists of collaborations and common Ph.D.-thesises. For furtehr information please see ( https://www.scc.kit.edu/en/research/8037.php ).


Project "World of Simulations"

The project "World of Simulations" combines the efforts of scientists and professors from SCC, teachers and school students to popularise methods and results from scientific simulations in secondary schools in the state Baden-Württemberg ( https://www.simulierte-welten.de/ ).



Scientific Topics and Areas of Interest

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), code-development and code-optimization
  • High-Performance Computiong (HPC) of turbulent flows with heat- and mass transfer
  • Euler-Lagrange simulations for supercomputers
  • Simulation of turbulent premixed flames
  • Jet in crossflow
  • OpenFOAM 


1. Zirwes, Th., F. Zhang, J.A. Denev, P. Habisreuther and H. Bockhorn 2017 ‘Optimization of Chemical Kinetics for HPC Modeling of Turbulent Combustion’. Transactions of the High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart (HLRS) 2017

2. Zirwes, Th., F. Zhang, J.A. Denev, P. Habisreuther, H. Bockhorn and N. Zarzalis 2017 ‘Effect of elevated pressure on the flame response to stretch of premixed flames’. 28. Deutscher Flammentag Verbrennung und Feuerung, Darmstadt, 06. - 07. September 2017, VDI-Berichte 2302, pp. 549-561, (ISBN 978-3-18-092302-4)  

3. Zirwes, Th., F. Zhang, J.A. Denev, P. Habisreuther, H. Bockhorn and N. Zarzalis 2017 ‘Response of local and global consumption speed to stretch in laminar steady-state flames’. Proceedings of the 8th European Combustion Meeting (ECM 2017), 18-21 April, Dubrovnik, Croatia 

4. Zhang, F., T. Baust, T. Zirwes, J. A. Denev, P. Habisreuther, N. Zarzalis and H. Bockhorn 2017 ‘Impact of infinite thin flame approach on the evaluation of flame speed using spherically expanding flames’. Energy Technology, 5(7) 1055-1063. DOI:10.1002/ente.201600573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ente.201600573

5. Denev J.A., I. Dinkov and H. Bockhorn 2016  ‘Burner design for an industrial furnace operating at conditions of thermal post-combustion’. Energy Procedia, Vol. 120, pp.  484-491. ISSN 1876-6102, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.171

6. Hettel, M., J. A. Denev and O. Deutschmann 2016 ‘Two-zone fluidized bed reactors for butadiene production: A multiphysical approach with solver coupling for supercomputing application’. Transactions of the High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart (HLRS) 2016, 269-280.

7. Reznik, B., J. A. Denev and H. Bockhorn 2016 ‘Adaptive silicon oxycarbide coatings with controlled hydrophilic or hydrophobic properties’. Adv. Eng. Mater., 18(5) 703-710, doi:10.1002/adem.201500364


Publications at EBI (before July 2015)

Link to the publication list at EBI, combustion division.