Kartik Jain



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Kartik Jain is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Fluid Dynamics at the Engineering Fluid Dynamics group of the University of Twente. Kartik obtained a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) with a distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Siegen in Germany, prior to which he acquired a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialisation in Simulation Sciences from the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. His doctoral dissertation explored and characterized transition to turbulence in blood flow in intracranial aneurysms and cerebrospinal fluid flow in the spinal canal. Before moving to Europe, he acquired a Bachelor degree in Control Engineering from Kurukshetra University, India and then worked as a software developer in a leading IT company.

Upon completion of his PhD he spent two years as a Postdoc at the Physiology Institute of the University of Zürich, focusing on computational modeling of renal hemodynamics and renal hypoxia. After that he was a senior scientist at the Institute for Computational Physics in the University of Stuttgart where his research focused on modeling of bacterial dynamics in confined geometries.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Universitat Siegen

Award Date: 22 Aug 2016

Master, RWTH Aachen University

Award Date: 9 Nov 2012

Bachelor, Kurukshetra University

Award Date: 28 Jun 2007


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