Ute Ebert

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


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.


Current projects with external funding

  • Making plasma-assisted combustion efficient ()
  • Let CO2 spark! Understand breakdown dynamics for high voltage technology and lightning Abstract Sparks, (Let CO2 spark!)
  • Plasma for Plants: Towards controlled and efficient plasma-activated water generation for a cleaner environment (Plasma for Plants)
  • Science and Innovation with Thunderstorms (SAINT)

Professional activities

  • Professor: Technische Unviersiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)
  • Member: member of Royal Hollandメs Society of the Sciences http://www.khmw.nl since 2006
  • Board Member: Member scientific advisory board - FOM-IPP-program Atmospheric plasma processing of functional film
  • Board Member: Member advisory board - Member Benoemingsadviescommissie Deeltijdhoogleraar Illumination Optics, CASA @ TU/e, Dr. Wilbert IJzerman,
  • Board Member: Project モEU-COST-action TD1208 Electrical discharges with liquidsヤ
  • Organizer: March 2017 ヨ 2021, Marie-Sklodovskaia-Curie Innovative Training Network on Science And INnovation with Thunderstorms (SAINT) with 15 PhDs. PI: Torsten Neubert, Copenhagen. (Neubert, Ebert and Fullekrug were the main authors.) Ebert is work package leader Modeling and organizer of a winter school.The CWI group will receive 2 PhDs, and one will work at TU/e.
  • Member: Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen


  • 5 STW-projects with partners at TU/e, each one with a budget between 810 und 950 kEUR, and an upcoming one with a budget of 950 kEUR starting in Feb. 2017. Ebert is/was PI of three of these projects. (2017)
  • A PPS between ABB Corp. Res. and CWI for 6 postdoc months. (2016)
  • A FOM-projectruimte project together with KVI-CART Groningen, budget 548 kEUR. This project supported the media-genic article in Phys. Rev. Lett. In 2015, see above. (2015)
  • A FOM-Shell-CSER-project, 1 PhD student. (2013)


  • Minerva Prijs (2004)