Virtual 4th German OpenFoam User meetiNg - GOFUN - 2020

22. April 2020

Virtual Conference

The organizers
would like to invite you to the virtual 4th GOFUN in Braunschweig. The intent of the meeting is to provide an helpful opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with OpenFOAM experts and users. It is an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas, future aspects and problems using OpenFOAM between users from Germany and abroard. The GOFUN reports new discoveries and developments in the fundamental and applied application of OpenFOAM with a mix of researchers and industrial speakers from a large variety.

Schedule Conference Day, April 22. April 2020


10:00 Virtual Come Together  
10:30 - 10:40
10:40 - 11:00 Thomas Schumacher


An automated method for the aerodynamic modelling of grooved tires
11:00 - 11:20 Giovanni Stabile


Geometrically parametrized reduced-order models using OpenFOAM and ITHACA-FV 
11:20 - 11:40 Jochen Heil

GNS Systems

„OpenFOAM “as a Service” - Adventures in CFD, DevOps and the Cloud
11:40 - 12:00 Hannes Kröger


Automated Simulation for Turbomachinery using OpenFOAM and InsightCAE
12:00 - 13:00 Break  
13:00 - 13:20 Charles Mockett

Upstream CFD 

The importance of boundary layer shielding in DES of complex flows
13:20 - 13:40 Sergey Lesnik

TU Clausthal

Modelling of acoustic cavitation on a large scale with OpenFOAM
13:40 - 14:00 Sebastian Vilfayeu

ESI Group 

Latest Development in OpenFOAM
14:00 - 14:20 Break  
14:20 - 14:40 Andre Weiner

TU Darmstadt

A hybrid approach to compute convection-dominated mass transfer at rising bubbles
14:40 - 15:00 Henrik Rusche


Simulation of a catalytically assisted burner using a simplified combustion model
15:00 - 15:20 Andre Zimmer


MantiumChallenge - From Le Mans to F1
15:20 - 15:25 Closing  
15:30 -  Virtual Beer Round  

The conference is held virtually using Microsoft Teams

The Link to join will be send via email to registrated attendees.

If you don't have a Office-365 account and you don't use the MS-Teams desktop client, you can join via the web client. It works with the following browsers in Linux and Windows: We recommend to use Google Chrome in the latest version (found here:

Hope to see you online at the GOFUN!
Due to our sponsors, the conference is free of charge.



List of talks from GOFUN 2019
List of talks from GOFUN 2018
List of talks from GOFUN 2017
List of talks from NOFUN 2016