Ute Ebert

Full Name
Prof.dr. U. Ebert
+31 20 592 4206
Scientific Staff Member, Professor - Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Group leader
Ute Ebert


1980 – 1987 Student at Univ. Heidelberg, Germany 1987 – 1988 Student at Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, Israel 1988 – 1994 PhD student and teaching assistant at Univ. Essen, Germany 1994 – 1998 Postdoc at Univ. Leiden, Netherlands 1998 – 2001 Researcher at CWI Amsterdam, Netherlands 2002 – Leader of research group Multiscale Dynamics and full professor at Eindhoven Univ. Techn.


All publications


  • Minerva Prijs door Stichting FOM (2004)

Professional activities

  • Member: of Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen https://www.khmw.nl since 2006
  • Advisor: Member of advisory board of J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0022-3727 ) since 2016
  • Board Member: of Plasma Sources Science and Technology (http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0963-0252)
  • Member: of International Scientific Committee for XXXIII’th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG XXXIII), http://icpig2017.tecnico.ulisboa.pt , Lisboa, Portugal, in 2017
  • Member: of the International Commission on Atmospheric Electricity, http://www.iamas.org/icae/
  • Speaker: Keynote talk at 19th Asian Conference on Electrical Discharge (ACED 2018), 2018, Xianyang, China
  • Speaker: Invited talk at General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, 2018, Vienna, Austria
  • Speaker: Invited talk at Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Simulations, 2019, Bad Honnef, Germany
  • Member: of International Scientific Committee for XXXIV’th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG XXXIV), http://icpig2019.qe.eng.hokudai.ac.jp , Sapporo, Japan, in 2019
  • Speaker: Invited talk at Radio Observations and Theory of Atmospheric Discharge Processes, 2020, Bath, UK
  • Professor: Full professor - Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven Univ. Techn. (TU/e)
  • Honorary Position: Elected as fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Honorary Position: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Speaker: Invited speaker: 74th Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference (GEC)
  • Speaker: Invited speaker: 17th Int. Conf. on Atmospheric Electricity
  • Speaker: Invited speaker: Workshop on 'Radio Observations and Theory of Atmospheric Discharge Processes', Bath, UK
  • Speaker: Invited speaker: Summer school on Multiscale Modelling and its applications, Groningen

Current projects with external funding

  • Making plasma-assisted combustion efficient (None)
  • Green sparks Understanding the electric breakdown dynamics of eco-friendly insulating gases for high voltage technology (Green Sparks)
  • Plasma for Plants: Towards controlled and efficient plasma-activated water generation for a cleaner environment (Plasma for Plants)