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Bubbles and corners

Our work on Cavity collapse near slot geometries has been just published!It deals with bubbles collapsing close to slot geometries. We learned interesting details on how the liquid jet is formed, with implications for many practical situations, such as cleaning complex objects. This is a collaboration with Ivo Peters and Elijah D. Andrews.

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Sad news

I recently found out that my BSc supervisor, Prof. Margarita Piedra died after a long fight against cancer. She was a great example to me, and many other students back in Cuba, at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias y Tecnologías Aplicadas (previously Instituto Superior de Ciencias y Tecnologías Nucleares). I learned from her how to […]

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A new Semester

This week the new semester started, and I am teaching two courses: Innovating Reactor Systems (Master – including Chemical Engineering programs) Innovation Project (Bachelor Honours programme – Shaping the Future) On both we will have to adapt to the new rules to mitigate risks during the Covid-19 pandemics.For sure it is hard for students and […]

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Early morning Radio interview

Last Sunday morning, the radio program Fris!, from NPO Radio 1 interviewed me on the phone. They wanted to know more about what is in my needle-free research plans that can help the wider population. You can hear it (in Dutch), from minute 5, on the transmission of Fris! March 15th, 2020: https://www.nporadio1.nl/fris/onderwerpen/531918-bang-voor-prikken-van-een-naald-de-oplossing-komt-eraan https://www.nporadio1.nl/fris