Eric Deleersnijder

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Eric Deleersnijder has a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering, and a doctorate in applied sciences (mechanics). His research interests focus on the development and use of unstructured-mesh models for simulating geophysical and environmental fluid flows, as well as the related ecological processes. He is coordinating the SLIM project (Second-generation Louvain-la-Neuve Ice-ocean Model, and he is the co-founder of the Constituent-oriented Age and Residence time Theory (CART, E. Deleersnijder (co-)authored over 130 peer-reviewed publications, guest-edited several special issues of scientific journals, and organised international conference sessions or workshops. He is an associate editor of Ocean Dynamics and a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals. He has held research or teaching positions in Belgium and abroad. He currently is a reader at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL,, where he is lecturing on several aspects of mechanics, numerical methods and mathematical ecology. He is also an honorary researcher with the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS, Additional pieces of information may be found on his website (

Biography Updated on 22 January 2012

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