Jakob Hærvig

Associate Professor with interests in open-source computational fluid dynamics and scientific coding

Specialized in

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), OpenFOAM, Data Reduction, Scientific Coding, Python

Research interests

Make the World a better place

Experience

2020 - now Research Group Leader of Multiphase Flows and Heat transfer, AAU Energy, Aalborg University

2022 - now Associate Professor, AAU Energy, Aalborg University

2022 - now Member of steering committee, DaCES (Danish Centre for Energy Storage)

2019 - now Board member, DANSIS (The Danish Society for Industrial Fluid Mechanics)

2018 - 2022 Assistant Professor, AAU Energy, Aalborg University

2014 - 2017 PhD Student, AAU Energy, Aalborg University

2016 - 2016 Visiting Researcher, Technical University Munich, Germany

2013 - 2013 Trainee, Grundfos Holding A/S, Bjerringbro, Denmark

Education

2019 Adjunct Pedagogy, AAU Learning Lab, Aalborg, Denmark.

2014 - 2017 PhD in Fluid Dynamics, Aalborg University

2012 - 2014 MSc in Thermal Energy and Process Engineering, Aalborg University

Grants

2022 DNS studies on frictional drag reduction of ships using air bubbles

2022 A simulation framework for developing energy storage in stones

2020 2020 DUO-India Professor Fellowship

Computing

Open-source Projects

Awards

2020 Voted best teacher of the autumn semester by students, Study Board of Energy, Aalborg University, Denmark

2014 Best thesis award handed, Energy Sponsor Programme, Aalborg University, Denmark

Student Supervision

My current PhD students

2020 - 2022 Kasper Gram Bilde, Multiphase separation of particulate matter from flocculated marine scrubber washwater with a high-speed separator, Aalborg University / Alfa Laval

2019 - 2021 Nick Høy Hansen, Numerical study of black carbon particles and their removal from ship exhaust gas with a wet electrostatic precipitator, Aalborg University / Alfa Laval

2018 - 2021 Ali Yahyaee Nujukambari, Numerical Investigation of Flow Boiling in Divergent Shaped Microchannels, Aalborg University

BSc and Msc students

Supervised a total of approximately 40 groups on Bsc and Msc level.

Teaching

2021 OpenFOAM Days, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2021 Heat Transfer, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2021 Open-source Computational Fluid Dynamics - Advanced, PhD course, AAU, Copenhagen Campus

2021 Open-source Computational Fluid Dynamics - Fundamentals, PhD course, AAU, Copenhagen Campus

2021 Dimensional Analysis, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2020 Scientific Paper Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2020 Scientific Abstract Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2020 OpenFOAM Days, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2020 Heat Transfer, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2020 Dimensional Analysis, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2019 Scientific Paper Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2019 Scientific Abstract Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2019 Heat Transfer, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2019 Dimensional Analysis, Undergraduate course, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2018 Scientific Paper Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2018 Scientific Abstract Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

2017 Scientific Paper Writing, Workshop, AAU, Aalborg Campus

Journal Publications

2020 Natural convective flow and heat transfer on unconfined isothermal zigzag-shaped ribbed vertical surfaces
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer

2020 Deposition of dry particles on a fin-and-tube heat exchanger by a coupled soft-sphere DEM and CFD
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

2019 Flow structures and heat transfer in repeating arrangements of staggered rectangular winglet pairs by Large Eddy Simulations: Effect of winglet height and longitudinal pitch distance
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

2018 Early stages of agglomeration of adhesive particles in fully-developed turbulent pipe flows
International Journal of Multiphase Flow

2017 On the fully-developed heat transfer enhancing flow field in sinusoidally, spirally corrugated tubes using computational fluid dynamics
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

2017 On the adhesive JKR contact and rolling models for reduced particle stiffness discrete element simulations
Powder Technology

2016 Guidelines for optimal selection of working fluid for an organic Rankine cycle in relation to waste heat recovery
Energy

Reviewer for the following journals

Personal interests

Running (5000 m), Orienteering, Fine art landscape photography (jakobhaervig.com), Scientific coding

CV last updated: March 2022