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Webinar Series: GH2Fuels Expert Talk 9 on Hydrogen combustion and thermoacoustic instabilities

Prof. Polifke studied physics at the University of Regensburg, the University of Colorado in Boulder and the City College of New York (1981-87). His doctoral thesis dealt with the helicity of turbulent flows (City University of New York, 1990). He then spent almost a decade at ABB’s corporate research center in Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland, working on fundamental aspects of gas turbine combustion technology. In 1999, Prof. Polifke was appointed professor at TUM. His research areas  include thermoacoustic combustion instabilities, aeroacoustics as well as mixing and reaction in turbulent flows. From 2016 to 2021 Prof. Polifke was Editor-in-Chief of the Int'l. J. for Spray and Combustion Dynamics. Since 2017 he has served as Associate Editor on the editorial board of Combustion and Flame. In 2021 he was elected as Fellow of the International Combustion Institute.