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  • Ingmar Nopens, Daria Sudrawska, Wim Audenaert, David Fernandes del Pozo and Usman Rehman. 2020.
    Water and wastewater CFD and validation: are we losing the balance? Water Science & Technology 81(8) 1636-1645 Email us for full text
  • Yohannis Tobo, Jan Bartacek, Ingmar Nopens. 2020.
    Linking CFD and kinetic models in anaerobic digestion using a compartmental model approach. PROCESSES 8(6) Email us for full text
  • Kamalakanta Satpathy, Rehman Usman, Cools Ben, Liesbeth Verdickt, Gisèle Peleman and Ingmar Nopens. 2020.
    CFD-based process optimization of a dissolved air flotation system for drinking water production. Water Science & Technology 81(8) 1668-1681 Email us for full text
  • David Fernandes del Pozo, Alain Line, Kevin Van Geem, Claude Le Men and Ingmar Nopens. 2020.
    Hydrodynamic analysis of an axial impeller in a non-Newtonian fluid through particle image velocimetry. AICHE JOURNAL 66(6) Email us for full text
  • Sophie Baelemans, Siegfried Vlaeminck, Elena Torfs, Leonie Hartog, Laura Zaharova, Usman Rehman and Ingmar Nopens. 2020.
    The impact of local hydrodynamics on high-rate activated sludge flocculation in laboratory and full-scale reactors. PROCESSES 8(2) Email us for full text
  • Yohannis Tobo, Usman Rehman, Jan Bartacek, Ingmar Nopens. 2020.
    Partial integration of ADM1 into CFD: understanding the impact of diffusion on anaerobic digestion mixing. Water Science & Technology 81(8) 1658-1667 Email us for full text


  • Andreia Neves do Amaral, Sylvie Gillot, Manel Garrido-Baserba, Ahlem Filali, Anna Karpinska, Benedek Plósz, Christopher De Groot, Giacomo Bellandi, Ingmar Nopens, Imre Takáks. 2019.
    Modelling gas-liquid mass transfer in wastewater treatment: when current knowledge needs to encounter engineering practice and vice versa Water Science & Technology 80(4) 607-619 Email us for full text
  • Nicolas Jourdan, Thibaut Neveux, Olivier Potier, Mohamed Kanniche, Jim Wicks, Ingmar Nopens, Usman Rehman and Yann Le Moullec. 2019.
    Compartmental modelling in chemical engineering: a critical review Chemical Engineering Science 210 Email us for full text
  • Bellandi G, De Mulder C, Van Hoey S, Rehman U, Amerlinck Y, Guo L, Vanrolleghem P, Weijers S, Gori R, Nopens I. 2019.
    Tanks in series versus compartmental model configuration: considering hydrodynamics helps in parameter estimation for an N2O model Water Science & Technology
    79(1) 73-82 Email us for full text


  • Nopens I. and Rehman U. 2018
    Book chapter: Mixing - new insights and opportunities through computational fluid dynamics Advances in wastewater treatment.
    51:14233-14243 Download book chapter
  • Chys M, Audenaert W, et al. 2018
    Surrogate-Based Correlation Models in View of Real-Time Control of Ozonation of Secondary Treated Municipal Wastewater - Model Development and Dynamic Validation Environmental Science & Technology. 51:14233-14243 Email us for full text
  • Chys M, Audenaert W, et al. 2018.
    Dynamic validation of online applied and surrogate-based models for tertiary ozonation on pilot-scale Chemosphere. 196:494-501 Email us for full text
  • Arnaldos M, Rehman U, Audenaert W, Naessens W, Amerlinck Y, Nopens I. 2018.
    Understanding the effects of bulk mixing on the determination of the affinity index: consequences for process operation and design Water Science & Technology. 77(3):576-588 Email us for full text
  • Rehman U, Audenaert W, Amerlinck Y, Maere T, Arnaldos M, Nopens I. 2018.
    How well-mixed is well mixed? Hydrodynamic – biokinetic model integration in an aerated tank of a full scale water resource recovery facility. Water Science & Technology. Email us for full text
  • Chys M, Demeestere K, Nopens I, Audenaert W, Van Hulle S. 2018
    Municipal wastewater effluent characterization and variability analysis in view of an ozone dose control strategy during tertiary treatment: The status in Belgium Science of the Total Environment. 625:1198-1207 Email us for full text

2017 and earlier