Staffan Lundström

Titel: Professor, Ämnesföreträdare
Organisation: Luleå tekniska universitet
Forskningsämne: Strömningslära
Avdelning: Strömningslära och experimentell mekanik
Enhet: Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik
Telefon: 0920-492392
Rum: E802 - Luleå »
Ort: Luleå

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Current Employment

Professor in Fluid Mechanics May 2004 at Luleå University of Technology

The Professor of Fluid Mechanics at Luleå University of Technology (LTU) since 2008-07

Chair of Division of Fluid and Experimental Mechanics at LTU since 2011-03


Previous Employment

  • Professor, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden 040501 - 051231
  • Associate Professor, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden 000701 - 040430
  • Assistant Professor (Post-doc)Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden 961001 - 000703
  • Researcher Swedish Institute of Composites, Sweden 901101 - 960930
  • Engineer (part-time) Skellefteå hospital, Sweden 850401 - 911231


Parental Leave

One month during 2001

One month during 2005


  • PhD in Fluid Mechanics 27th February 1996 at Lulea University of Technology
    Thesis: Void formation and transport in manufacturing of polymer composites, 1996: 184D (ISSN 0348-8373). The Research was carried out at the Swedish Institute of Composites (SICOMP) Supervisers were Rikard Gebart and Håkan Gustavsson.
  • Docent in Polymeric Materials January 2001 at Chalmers University of Technology
    Title of presentation: Liquid flow through fibre networks: Simple or complex?
  • Professor in Fluid Mechanics May 2004 at Luleå University of Technology
    Title of presentation: Fluid flow with fibre networks: Simple or complex?


Main supervisor of PhD-students (additional as co-supervisor)






Title of thesis/project

Johan Håkanson




Liquid permeability of fibrous porous solids

Magnus Andersson




Visualisation of composites manufacturing

Daniel Marjavaara




CFD driven optimization of hydraulic turbine….

Markus Nordlund




Permeability modelling and particle deposition mechanisms

T. Odenberger




Compression Moulding of SMC, Visualisation….

Patrik Pettersson




Fluid flow through and deformation of wood fiber networks

Gunnar Hellström




Internal erosion in embankment dams: fluid flow through and..

Sofie Högberg




Modeling nanofiber transport and deposition in human airways

Anna-Lena Ljung




Modeling drying of iron ore pellets

Torbjörn Green




Particle image velocimetry in practice

Amir Jourak




Modeling flow and solute transport in packed beds Beds: Applications in On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems

Anders Andersson




Free surface flow in regulated rivers

Ida Jansson




The effect of flowing water on turbine rotor vibrations

Jimmy Olsson




Compression moulding of SMC : experiments and simulation

Sofia Larsson




Aerodynamics of grate kiln: Fundamentals

Reine Granström




Modelling the Aerodynamics of Iron Ore Pelletizing Kilns

Per Burström




CFD Mod. of the SNCR Process in Iron Ore Grate-Kiln Plant

S Khayamyan




Fundamentals of flow through porous media

Samir Kumar Das




Ground water flows

Ammar Hazim Zaber




Pneumatic flow of bio-fuels

Elise Holmstedt




Flow of non-spherical particles





Guidance of post-docs, research assistants and researchers






Main subject

L-G Westerberg



Grease rheology

Elianne Lindmark



Advanced experimental techniques in fluid mechanics

Vilnis Frishfelds



Modelling of particulate systems

Gunnar Hellström



Free surface and porous media flow

Anna-Lena Ljung



Convective heat and mass transfer





Paper statistics (2014-09-02)


> 250 papers of which 95 accepted in journals with peer review system, 2 Book chapters

Web of Science:                 Times cited = 844              h-index = 18

Scopus:                               Times cited = 1003             h-index = 18

Google Scholar:                 Times cited = 1482            h-index = 20

External boards and panels

  • Member of the Swedish National Committee for Theoretical and App Mech, 2003-01-2008-12.
  • Secretary in the Swedish National Committee for Theoretical and App Mech, 2005-01-2008-12.
  • Member of the SICOMP AB board 2003-09-2006-03.
  • Member of Scientific Council, Nanofun-poly European Netw. of Ex. 2004-2008.
  • Member of the Faste Laboratory (A VINNOVA centre of Excellence) Executive committee 2007-01-.
  • Member of the evaluation panel for Mech Eng, Swedish Research Council 2007.
  • Member of the Int expert group for upstream migrating salmon, Umeriver 2007-2010.
  • Member of Swedish hydro power centre steering group on turbines and generators 2009-.
  • Swedish representative in IUTAMs general assembly 2009-.
  • One of eleven PIs in StandUp for energy, 2010-.


Assessment Committees and other Evaluations

  • Six positions at Universities,
  • About 25 PhD-thesis (in six countries),
  • About 10 Licentiate-thesis,
  • Applications to the Swedish Research Council,
  • Application to the German Research Foundation and EPSRC UK,
  • Reviewer for a large number of journals.
  • The Volvo industrial PhD-student programme.






Internal duties and teaching


  • Member of the course committee for the School of Mechanical Engineering at Chalmers, 2000.
  • Completed LMI-course on Personal leadership November (2003). “Mentor programme” ongoing.
  • Completed three courses on pedagogical developments/supervising students.
  • Contributed to a successful application to a new nursery programme on radiography at Ltu, 2001.
  • Paper on implementation of journals in course in European Journal of Engineering Education.
  • Examiner/lecturer in composite materials, turbomachinery, applied mechanics, hydrodynamics, computational fluid mechanics, advanced fluid mechanics and several PhD courses.
  • Supervisor/examiner of a large numberf of student diploma works.
  • Project co-ordinator of a Nordic project (Nordic Industrial Fund) on composites with 11 industries and 4 institutes, Composites with RTM, 950201-960930.
  • Project co-ordinator of a Nordic project (nordtest) on measurement of the in-plane permeability with 4 partners, 970901-980831.
  • Responsible for research education at the Dep. of App. Phys. & Mech. Eng. about 100 PhD-students 2005-2008.
  • Member of the Executive committee of Dep of App Phys and Mech Eng, LTU 2007-08-2010-12.
  • Member of the Executive committee of Dep of Eng. Sci. and Math, LTU 2011-03-
  • Member of the board of Luleå University of Technology, 2011-02-.
  • Scientific director of the Research and innovation area “Smart Machines and Materials” 2013-04-

Responsibilities at conferences

  • Responsible for “Svenska mekanikdagar” 2007 in Luleå, Head of organisation Commitee.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee for: the 4th Int. Scientific Colloquium on Modelling for Material Processing, Riga, June 8-9, (2006)., the 2nd Int. Symp. on “Nanostructured and Functional Polymer-based Materials and Nanocomposites”, Lyon, France, May 29-31 (2006), the 3rd Int. Symp. on “Nanostructured and Functional Polymer- based Materials and Nanocomposites”, Corfu, Greece, May 13-15 (2007), the 9th Int. Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Montréal, Canada, July 10-14 (2008), the 6th Int. Scientific Colloquium on Modelling for Material Processing, Riga, Sept 16-17, (2010).
  • Member of the Local Organising Committee for ECCM-13, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2-5 (2008)

International Collaborations (examples)


  • Australia: Prof John Sheridan, Monash University, flow down-stream a fish attraction channel, formation of vortices(2010 – present): Prof Graham Nathan University of Adelaide, combustion and flow (2008 – present)
  • Latvia: Prof Andris Jacovics, Latvian University, Docent Vilnis Frishfelds, Leipaja University, flow in porous media (2003-present)
  • US: Prof Jonathan Freund, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign fibre orientation (2007 – 2010)
  • Korea: Prof Wook Ryol Hwang, Gyeongsang National University, multiphase flow, 2012-, Prof Dong-Hyan Kim, Gyeongsang National University, multiphase flow, 2012-, wind-power
  • The Netherlands, Prof. Piet Lugt,SKF, Grease Rheology

Private Milestones

  • Married (-99), children (-98), (-00) and (-04)
  • First goal in Senior football-team Burträsk IK, (-83) The Swedish Cup. 1.56.03, 800m, Gävle, (-87). 2.04.43, Lidingöloppet, 30 km, (-89). 6.44.14, Vasaloppet, 90 km, (-95).
  • Asta Kask Jönköping (-84), Roskilde festival, (-86). U2, Josua Tree Tour at the hippodrome in Paris (-87).


  1. An Experimental Study of Temperature Distribution in an Autoclave

    Kluge, J., Lundström, S., Ljung, A-L., Westerberg, L-G.& Nyman, T. 5 jan 2016i : Journal of Reinforced Plastics & Composites.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  2. A validated CFD model for prediction of selective non-catalytic reduction of nitric oxide by cyanuric acid

    Burström, P., Antos, D., Lundström, T. S.& Marjavaara, D. 2016i : Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  3. Modelling Transport and Deposition Eciency of Oblate and Prolate Nano- and Micro- Particles in a Virtual Model of the Human Airway

    Holmstedt, E., Åkerstedt, H., Lundström, S.& Högberg, S. 4 jan 2016i : Journal of Fluids Engineering.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  4. Vacuum infusion of cellulose nanofibre network composites: Influence of porosity on permeability and impregnation

    Aitomäki, Y., Moreno, S., Lundström, S.&Oksman, K.2016i : Materials & Design.95, s. 204–2118 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  5. A CFD-based evaluation of Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction of Nitric Oxide in iron ore grate-kiln plants

    Burström, P., Antos, D., Lundström, T. S.& Marjavaara, D. 2015i : Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics.15, 1, s. 32-4615 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  6. Calculation of Kiln Aerodynamics with two RANS turbulence models and by DDES

    Larsson, S., Lundström, T. S.& Marjavaara, D. 2015i : Flow, Turbulence and Combustion.94, 4, s. 859-878 20 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  7. Compression moulding of sheet moulding compound: Modelling with computational fluid dynamics and validation

    Kluge, J., Lundström, T. S., Westerberg, L-G.& Olofsson, K. 2015i : Journal of Reinforced Plastics & Composites.34, 6, s. 479-49214 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  8. Computational Investigation of an Industrial Cyclone Separator with Helical-Roof Inlet

    Misiulia, D., Andersson, A.&Lundström, S.aug 2015i : Chemical Engineering and Technology.38, 8, s. 1425-143410 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  9. Effects of the inlet angle on the flow pattern and pressure drop of a cyclone with helical-roof inlet

    Misiulia, D., Andersson, A.&Lundström, S.2015i : Chemical Engineering Research & Design.102, s. 307–32115 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  10. Evaluation of Guiding Device for Downstream Fish Migration with In-field Particle Tracking Velocimetry and CFD

    Lundström, T. S., Brynjell Rahkola, M., Ljung, A-L., Hellström, J. G. I.&Green, T.2015i : Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics.8, 3, s. 579-58911 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  11. Influence of plate size on the evaporation rate of a heated droplet

    Ljung, A-L., Lindmark, E. M. &Lundström, S.okt 2015i : Drying Technology.33, 15-16, s. 1963–19708 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewKonferensartikel i tidskrift

  12. Interaction between the flow in two nearby pores within a porous material during transitional and turbulent flow

    Khayamyan, S.&Lundström, T. S.apr 2015i : Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics.8, 2, s. 281-29010 s., 21446

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  13. Modelling of a groundwater mound in two-dimensional heterogeneous unconfined aquifer in response to precipitation recharge

    Das, S., Jai Ganesh, S. &Lundström, T. S.2015i : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.20, 7, 12 s., 04014081

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  14. PIV/PLIF experiments of jet mixing in a model of a rotary kiln

    Larsson, S., Johansson, S., Lundström, T. S.& Marjavaara, D. 2015i : Experiments in Fluids.56, 5, 12 s., 111

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  15. The Flow Field in a Virtual Model of a Rotary Kiln as a Function of Inlet Geometry and Momentum Flux Ratio

    Larsson, S., Lundström, T. S.& Marjavaara, D. 2015i : Journal of Fluids Engineering.137, 10, 11 s., 101102

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  16. The impact of a fixed contact angle on a freezing water droplet

    Karlsson, L., Ljung, A-L.&Lundström, S.2015

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewAbstract för konferens

  17. Turbulent modulation in particulate flow: A review of critical variables

    Hazim, A., Lundström, S.&Hellström, G.16 okt 2015i : Engineering.7, 10, s. 597-60913 s., 8102444

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewTidskriftsartikel

  18. Vacuum Infusion of Nanocellulose Networks of Different Porosity

    Aitomäki, Y., Moreno, S., Lundström, S.&Oksman, K.19 jul 201520th International Conference on Composite Materials: Copenhagen, 19-24th July 2015.ICCM, 9 s. 4109-1

    Publikation: Forskning - peer-reviewArtikel i konferenspublikation/proceedings


Publicerad: 28 augusti 2006

Uppdaterad: 7 maj 2015