• Prof Rob Bastiaans – ‘Ammonia as a GT fuel: combustion research at TU Eindhoven’

  • Publication date:

    September 2018


In the Netherlands:

  • Chairman of:

-          Dutch Section of the Combustion Institute, 2011-present

  • Member of the MTT BV ‘thinktank’ (company developing micro-turbines for MKK) 2008-2009
  • Treasurer of the Dutch Section of the Combustion Institute, 2007-2011
  • Treasurer of the NVV (Nationale Vereniging voor Vlamonderzoek) which is the Dutch Section of IFRF (International Flame Research Foundation, 2007-2011
  • Co-organizer of Combura (Dutch combustion conference)
  • Member of the board of Project Leaders of the Dutch Fluid Dynamics Research School JM Burgers Centre
  • Member of STW Open Technology Program Committee, 2006
  • Evaluator of National Scientific Computation Program NWO/STW
  • Member of the contact -group on Numerical Fluid Dynamics
  • Member of the contact-group on Turbulence
  • Chairman of the contact group discussing “the future of Dutch academic combustion research, 2017-preaent

In Europe:

  • Chairman of:

-          ETN (European Turbine Network)  Technical Committee on Fuel Flexibility and Emissions, 2010-2014

  • Member Europe Turbine Network (ETN), since 2007
  • Co-organizer of the Heat Flux Method Workshop, Lund, 2013
  • Member Special Interest Group (SIG) 28 Combustion ERCOFTAC since, 2003.
  • Member of evaluation committees:

-          Romanian Research Program, Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), 2011;

-          Evaluator project Deutsche Forschungs Gemeinschaft (DFG)

  • Member of scientific committee of the ETMM1, conference. 12th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements, September 2018
  • Member of the conference advisory board of 9th International Gas Turbine Conference – The Future of Gas Turbine Technology, October 2018.


  • Member of the American Physical Society (APS), 2004-present
  • Member of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), 2004-present
  • Member of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2004-present
  • Organiser of the workshop “DNS and LES of Reacting Flows”,  Maastricht, NL, 2008
  • Reviewer of many journals