dr.ir. E.T.A. van der Weide

Welcome to the personal page of Edwin van der Weide.


Room: Horstring, W-248
Phone: + 31-(0)53 - 489 25 93
Fax: + 31-(0)53 - 489 36 95


2008-present: Assistant professor University Twente

2002-2008: Research Associate, Stanford University, CA, USA

2002-2002: Research Engineer, National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), Amsterdam

1998-2002: Research Engineer, EADS-Military Aircraft, Munich, Germany


1998: PhD Aerospace Engineering, University of Technology Delft

1993: Masters Aerospace Engineering, University of Technology Delft


- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering
- Wind Energy
- Project T

Research Area

- Computational design of wind turbine blades using gradient based optimization techniques in combination with discrete adjoints.

- High order discretization schemes for hyperbolic system equations.

- Multigrid techniques for hyperbolic systems of equations.

- Computations on GPU’s.