May 23, 2019 Leuven9:00 AM - 4:15 PM

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You are invited to join us at COMSOL Day Leuven for a day of minicourses, talks by invited speakers, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with other simulation specialists in the COMSOL community.

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This introductory demonstration will show you the fundamental workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics® modeling environment. We will cover all of the key modeling steps, including creating geometries, setting up physics, meshing, solving, and postprocessing. We will also highlight new features in COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.4.

From Model to Application Minicourse
Coffee Break

Modeling Batteries

This presentation will show how COMSOL Multiphysics® can be used to model batteries, including an advanced example with fluid electrodes.

We will demonstrate calculations that involve many features of COMSOL Multiphysics®, including:

  • The Batteries & Fuel Cells Module
  • The Events interface
  • Parameter optimization including temperature effects
  • Coupling between non-Newtonian fluid flow and electrochemistry
  • Synchronization with MATLAB®
Parallel Training
CFD and Heat Transfer Minicourse

Get a quick overview of using the CFD Module and Heat Transfer Module within the COMSOL® software environment.

Best Practices for Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

The COMSOL Multiphysics® software supports your R&D and engineering with realistic physics-based models and simulations. But did you know that it also contains many tools to facilitate your modeling process and functionality to help you advance beyond everyday modeling? In this minicourse, we we will discuss and demonstrate the functionality available in the Definitions node of the Model Builder. This node includes probes, functions, interpolations, integration techniques, component couplings, and more.

Break for Lunch
Window Tour Cleanroom IMEC
Parallel Training
Acoustics and Structural Mechanics Minicourse

Get a brief overview of using the Acoustics Module and Structural Mechanics Module within the COMSOL® software environment.


Learn to use gradient-based and derivative-free optimization techniques to define and solve problems in shape, parameter, and topology optimization. The techniques shown are applicable for almost all types of models.

Coffee Break
Parallel Training
Electromagnetics Minicourse

Get a brief overview of the electromagnetic modeling tools of COMSOL Multiphysics® with a focus on the AC/DC Module, RF Module, Wave Optics Module, and Ray Optics Module.

Solvers and Meshing Minicourse

Explore the meshing techniques that are available in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software and learn about different solver and study types.

Closing Remarks

COMSOL Day Details


IMEC tower
Leuven 3001

COMSOL Speakers

Paul Salden

Paul Salden joined the COMSOL Benelux office in 2018, where he works as an applications engineer. He received an MSc degree in aerospace engineering from TU Delft, specializing in structural mechanics. Before joining COMSOL, Paul worked as a data analysis consultant.

Frank de Pont

Frank de Pont has been with COMSOL since 2005 and currently works as technical manager for the Benelux office. Before joining COMSOL, he worked as a structural analysis consultant. He received his MSc degree in mechanical engineering from Twente University, Enschede.

Sander Bezuijen

Sander Bezuijen is an applications engineer at COMSOL, where he specializes in fluid dynamics. Before joining COMSOL in 2017, he studied mechanical engineering at Delft University of Technology.

Danny de Meij

Danny de Meij joined COMSOL as an account manager in 2018. He has a degree in electrical engineering (analog electronics) from Delft University of Technology. He has worked as a microwave design engineer and gained commercial experience in the telecommunications equipment industry.

Invited Speakers

Grietus Mulder
Kudakwashe Chayambuka

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