Prof. Dr. Eberhard Bodenschatz

Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Am Fassberg 11
37077 Göttingen

Phone:  +49 (0)551 5176-301
Email:    eberhard.bodenschatz (at)

Selected publications

Peer-reviewed publications / book publications:

  • Gibert, M., Xu, H., Bodenschatz, E., 2010: “Inertial effects on two-particle relative dispersion in turbulent flows”, Europhysics Letters 90, 64005
  • Ahlers, G., Funfschilling, D., Bodenschatz, E., 2009: “Transitions in heat transport by turbulent convection at Rayleigh numbers up to 1015”, New Journal of Physics 11, 123001
  • Bourgoin, M., Ouellette, N.T., Xu., H., Berg, J., Bodenschatz, E., 2006: “The Role of Pair Dispersion in Turbulent Flow”, Science 311, 835
  • La Porta, A., Voth, G.A., Crawford, A.M., Alexander, J., Bodenschatz, E., 2001: “Fluid Particle Accelerations in Fully Developed Turbulence”, Nature 409, 1017
  • Bodenschatz, E., Pesch, W., Ahlers, G., 2000: “Recent Developments in Rayleigh-Bénard Convection”, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 32, 709

Scientific activities, awards and honors

  • Editor in Chief New Journal of Physics
  • Editorial Committee Member Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics
  • Chair and Member of the Advisory Board and Steering Committee KITP Santa Barbara
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Materials Research Society
  • Founding Member of the Berlin Center for Complex Chemical Systems
  • Founding member and past chair of the International Collaboration of Turbulence Research
  • 2003: Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1995: Cottrell Scholar, Research Corporation
  • 1993: Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship