Areas of expertise

Background

Dr. Konozsy received his first Ph.D. degree in engineering sciences at the University of Miskolc, in Hungary, 2004. Prior to his position at Cranfield University, he was a guest research fellow at the University of Siegen (2003) and at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (2005), in Germany. He was working on mathematical modelling and numerical method development of isothermal and non-isothermal turbulent flows by using a stochastical turbulence model. He held an assistant professor position at the University of Miskolc teaching for seven years in the Hungarian Higher Education system. He became a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Leoben, in Austria, 2006. He took part in and led industrially sponsored research projects working on modelling of multiphase and multicomponent solidification and melting processes of ingot casting. His interest turned to the field of micro- and nanofluidic applications in particular to multiphysics modelling of complex fluid dynamics processes at small physical length scales.

Dr. Konozsy decided to further educate himself for a second Ph.D. degree at Cranfield University in the field of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and multiphysics modelling.

Currently, he is working on and developing different numerical methods for complex physical problems with strong collaboration with industry both national and international levels.

Current activities

Dr. Laszlo Konozsy is a researcher and lecturer in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in the Centre for Fluid Mechanics and Scientific Computing. He has a broad range of experience in different fields of computational fluid dynamics, heat transfer and computer programming for solving complex academic and industrial problems. He is an author/co-author of 15 journal publications, 5 book chapters, 26 conference papers and 20 scientific research reports. He was awarded with 2 PhD degrees and 7 times for supervisory excellence over his academic career.
  • Development and implementation of an acoustic streaming model for acoustic liquid manipulation (ALM) in microgravity environment for space applications.
  • Improvement of a three-dimensional anisotropic stochastical turbulence model in particular to external flows for automotive/motorsport industrial applications.
  • Modelling multiphase and multi-component solidification and melting processes including thermodynmaics for predicting macrosegregation in industrial size ingots.
  • Mathematical model development for designing high-tech micro- and nanofluidic sensors including modelling of ssDNA and dsDNA flows.
  • Development of a novel unified method for solving the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in the framework of Godunov-type methods. 
  • Multiphysics modelling of microfluidic devices and industrial applications including non-Newtonian fluid dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics.
  • ILES/RANS turbulence modelling for industrial applications.
  • Development of analytical and numerical methods for solving ordinary and partial differential equations.
  • Method and software development of high-order mesh generation methods.
  • Development of digital image processing method and computer codes for two-phase cavitation flows.

Clients

  • European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Magnaparva Ltd. UK
  • Aircraft Research Association (ARA) Ltd. UK
  • Ricardo Ltd. UK, Reaction Engines Ltd. UK
  • AWE Ltd. UK
  • Pilbeam Racing Designs Ltd. UK
  • DAF Trucks Company (The Netherlands)
  • M.I.E. Ltd. UK, Cadminton Ltd. UK
  • Lionix (The Netherlands)
  • Böhler Edelstahl GmBH & Co KG Steel Production Company (Austria)
  • Lambda GmBH (Austria)
  • MAL Rt. (Hungary)
  • MIVIZ Rt. (Hungary) 

Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

Books

  • Mantzalis D, Karantonis K, Mantzalis D, Asproulis N, Drikakis D & Könözsy L (2012) Computational Modelling of Aqueous Environments in Micro and Nanochannels. In: Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology. Zuccheri G, Asproulis N (ed.), London, New York: IWA Publishing, p. 135-161, ed. First.
  • Baranyi L & Könözsy L (2006) Finite difference method. In: Numerical modelling of heat transfer and flow tasks [Hungarian]. Kalmár L, Baranyi L (ed.), University of Miskolc, p. 40-62.
  • Könözsy L & Baranyi L (2006) Solution of linear system of equations. In: Numerical modelling of heat transfer and flow tasks [Hungarian]. Kalmár L, Baranyi L (ed.), University of Miskolc, p. 72-92.
  • Baranyi L, Könözsy & L (2005) Solution of linear system of equations:. In: Numerical modelling of heat transfer and flow problems: HEFOP Lecture Notes (Under Contract HEFOP-3.3.1.-2004-06-0012/1.0), HEFOP 3.3.1-ME-AHT 5.3. EU-Project [Hungarian]. Kalmár L, Baranyi L, Könözsy L (ed.), University of Miskolc, p. 90-113.
  • Könözsy L, Baranyi & L (2005) Finite difference method. In: Numerical modelling of heat transfer and flow problems: HEFOP Lecture Notes (Under Contract HEFOP-3.3.1.-2004-06-0012/1.0), HEFOP 3.3.1-ME-AHT 5.3. EU-Project [Hungarian]. Kalmár L, Baranyi L, Könözsy L (ed.), University of Miskolc, p. 46-79.