Frits de Prenter is an assistant professor in the Aeroacoustics team of the Wind Energy section. His research interests involve various aspects of the development and analysis of numerical and computational methods in engineering. His particular focus is on Computational Aeroacoustics Methodologies, which can be applied for the development of noise mitigation techniques in different applications.

He obtained MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Applied Mathematics in 2015 and a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2019, all from the TU Eindhoven. During his PhD he mainly worked on Immersed Methods in Computational Mechanics and Computational Fluid Dynamics and on and the (pre-)conditioning of linear systems derived from these. From 2019 to 2022 he was a researcher and engineering consultant at the company Research Development Netherlands ( Reden), where he worked on the modeling and simulation of various physical processes. He started his current position at TU Delft in 2022.

He obtained a personal grant for his PhD from NWO under the Graduate Programme in Fluid and Solid Mechanics. His PhD thesis was awarded the distinction cum laude, the Biezeno Award for the best thesis in Engineering Mechanics from The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers ( KIVI), and the ECCOMAS PhD Award for the best thesis from the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences. He currently hold a Veni grant to study boundary conditions in the Lattice Boltzmann solver for fluid dynamics.

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Assistant professor in Aeroacoustics, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, TU Eindhoven
MSc, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, TU Eindhoven


Aerospace Engineering

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