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)

Professional activities

  • Speaker: Invited talk at Radio Observations and Theory of Atmospheric Discharge Processes, 2020, Bath, UK
  • Speaker: Invited talk at Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Simulations, 2019, Bad Honnef, Germany
  • Speaker: Invited 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
  • Member: of the International Commission on Atmospheric Electricity, http://www.icae-iamas.org
  • Board Member: of Plasma Sources Science and Technology (http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0963-0252) since 2017
  • Advisor: Member of advisory board of J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0022-3727 ) since 2016
  • Member: of Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen https://www.khmw.nl since 2006
  • Chair: of Local Organizing Committee for XXXV’th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, https://www.icpig2021.com, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, in 2021.
  • Member: of Local Organizing Committee Hakone https://www.hakone2020.com/home, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, shifted from 2020 to 2021
  • 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
  • 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


  • Minerva Prijs (2004)