Honorary Member

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Uwe Janoske

The Chair of Fluid Mechanics (LSM) at Bergische University Wuppertal is working with about 10 scientists in the field of multiphase flows covering aspects like multiphysic applications (fluid-structure interaction, conjugate heat transfer) as well as the development of simulations methods in fluid mechanics.

Address Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Lehrstuhl Strömungsmechanik
Gaußstraße 20
42097 Wuppertal
Contact Uwe Janoske
Phone: +49 (0)202 439 2113
Fax: +49 (0)202 439 2027

Professional career and current position

  • 1990 -1993
    Study of Mechanical Engineering at Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg
  • 1993 -1995
    Study of Process Engineering at University Stuttgart
  • 1995 -1999
    Research assistant at Chair of Mechanical Process Engineering University Stuttgart
  • 1999
    Ph.D. at University Stuttgart
  • 1999 - 2001
    Project Engineer at STIHL AG, Waiblingen
  • 2001-2010
    Professor Virtual Engineering, DD
  • 2006
    Venia legendi (Dr.-Ing. habil.), Bergische University Wuppertal
  • Since 2010
    Head of Chair of Fluid Mechanics, Bergische University Wuppertal


Selected Publications since 2010

  • S. Krittian, U. Janoske, H. Oertel and T. Boelke, Implicit fluid-solid coupling for cardiovascular blood flow - left-ventricular fluid mechanics, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Volume 38, Number 4, 2010.
  • S. Krittian, T. Schenkel, U. Janoske and H. Oertel, Partitioned fluid-solid coupling for cardiovascular blood flow - pressure-driven fluid-domain deformation, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Volume 38, Number 8, 2010.
  • U. Janoske, H. Gregor, M. Schrodt, H. Schwameder, Numerische und experimentelle Methoden zur Untersuchung des lokalen Diskomforts bei Armauflagen, Automobiltechnische Zeitschrift ATZ, S. 62-67, (1) 2011.
  • T. Frank, C. Schroedter and U. Janoske, Holistic Modeling of Trajectories for Cylinder Shaped Objects, in: Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim), 2010. 4th European Modelling Symposium, Pisa, 17-19 November 2010.
  • H. Gregor and U. Janoske, Experimental and numerical study of the dewatering process in sewage screenings, in: Proceedings FILTECH 2011, March 2011, Wiesbaden.
  • T. Frank, U. Janoske, C. Schroedter, Detection of Position and Orientation of Flying Cylinder Shaped Objects by Distance Sensors. IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics ICM 2011, 13 - 15 April 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.
  • T. Frank, U. Janoske, A. Mittnacht, C. Schroedter, Automated Throwing and Capturing of Cylinder Shaped Objects. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA 2012, 14 - 18 May 2012, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2012.
  • T. Frank, U. Janoske, C. Schroedter, Model-Based Controlling of Robots for In-Plant Transportation of Cylinder-Shaped Objects by Throwing and Capturing. 8th CIRP Conference on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering - Innovative and Cognitive Production Technology and Systems CIRP ICME'12, 18 - 20 July 2012, Ischia (Naples), Italy, 2012.
  • H. Gregor and U. Janoske, Fluid-Structure Coupling in Mechanical Dewatering of Porous Media, in: Proceedings Seminar: Innovative Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Product Development, S. 149-157, 18-19 March 2013, Wiesbaden.
  • H. Gregor, W. Rupp, U. Janoske and M. Kuhn, Dewatering behavior of sewage screenings, Waste Management, Vol. 33(4) 2013, pp. 907 - 914.


  • Member Editorial Board von Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal
  • Member NAFEMS CFD working group
  • Founding member Virtual Dimension Center (Center for Virtual Reality), Fellbach
  • Founding member Center of Biomedical Engineering (CBME), Frankfurt