Institut für Strömungsmechanik (ISTM)
Nima Samkhaniani @ISTM 2019

Dr. Nima Samkhaniani

  • Institut für Strömungsmechanik
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Kaiserstraße 10, Geb. 10.23
    76131 Karlsruhe
    Tel.: +49 721 608 42368
    Fax: +49 721 608 45147



Research Interests


  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Multiphase Flow

  • Wind Energy

  • Natural and Convective Heat Transfer


Personal website

Journal Publications

Spreading and rebound dynamics of sub-millimetre urea-water-solution droplets impinging on substrates of varying wettability.
Wörner, M.; Samkhaniani, N.; Cai, X.; Wu, Y.; Majumdar, A.; Marschall, H.; Frohnapfel, B.; Deutschmann, O.
2021. Applied mathematical modelling, 95, 53–73. doi:10.1016/j.apm.2021.01.038

Conference Contributions

Simulation of droplet impact at high dynamics using a diffuse interface phase-field methods in OpenFOAM.
Marschall, H.; Bagheri, M.; Samkhaniani, N.; Stroh, A.; Frohnapfel, B.; Wörner, M.
2020, Oktober 12. International Conference on Advances in Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis (ADENA 2020), Online, 12.–15. Oktober 2020
Development and Deployment of Diffuse Interface Phase-Field Methods In Openfoam.
Marschall, H.; Bagheri, M.; Samkhaniani, N.; Stroh, A.; Frohnapfel, B.; Wörner, M.
2020, Juni 25. 15 OpenFOAM Workshop (2020), Online, 22.–26. Juni 2020
Reproducing the rich physics of drop impingement experiments on hydrophobic surfaces by phase field simulations.
Samkhaniani, N.; Marschall, H.; Frohnapfel, B.; Wörner, M.
2020, März 11. Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet-Fachgruppen Computational Fluid Dynamics und Gasreinigung (2020), Bamberg, Deutschland, 10.–11. März 2020
A Holistic View on Urea Injection for NOxEmission Control: Impingement, Reatomization and Deposit Formation.
Börnhorst, M.; Dörnhöfer, J.; Ates, C.; Samkhaniani, N.; Pfeil, J.; Wörner, M.; Koch, R.; Bauer, H.-J.; Deutschmann, O.; Frohnapfel, B.; Koch, T.
2019, September. 6th International Symposium on Modeling of Exhaust-Gas After-Treatment (MODEGAT VI 2019), Bad Herrenalb, Deutschland, 8.–10. September 2019
Numerische Simulation von Tropfenaufprall und Filmbildung an der Wand.
Cai, X.; Samkhaniani, N.; Wörner, M.; Frohnapfel, B.
2019, Mai 10. 7. Boysen Doktoranden-Treffen (2019), Altensteig, Deutschland, 8.–10. Mai 2019