Željko Tuković

CV

  • Associate Professor at the Chair of Turbomachinery, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Member of the OpenFOAM Workshop Committee
  • Member of Croatian Society of Mechanics
  • Dec 2013 – Feb 2015: Research Associate, University College Dublin, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Dublin, Éire/Ireland – Development of multi-scale solid mechanic solver in OpenFOAM
  • Oct 2007 – Sep 2008: Post-doctoral Research Associate, University College Dublin, School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, Dublin, Éire/Ireland – Development of finite volume (OpenFOAM) based solution procedure for numerical modelling of interaction between incompressible fluid and viscoelastic bio-film using. Development of finite volume arbitrary crack propagation solver. Development of finite volume multi-material stress analysis solver.

Expertise

Development of advanced finite volume solution procedures for numerical modelling of continuum mechanics (multi-physics) problems using OpenFOAM toolbox. Specially interested in following topics:

  • interface tracking method,
  • immersed boundary method,
  • level set method,
  • fluid-structure interaction,
  • multi-material stress analysis,
  • arbitrary crack propagation,
  • liquid film flow,
  • phase change,
  • solidification,
  • evaporation.