Martin Kroupa



Position: Ph.D. student


Phone: +420 220 443 107


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2013 – present  

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, ICT Prague

2011 – 2013  

M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, ICT Prague


MSc Thesis: Utilization of Discrete Element Method for modeling of disperse

2008 – 2011  

B.Sc., Analytical chemistry, ICT Prague

    BSc thesis: Characterization of folic acid complexes with means of circular dichroism spectroscopy



2012 - 2013
  Erasmus guest studies (5 months) at ETH Zürich in group of prof. Morbidelli



2015   Best poster prize at Control of Emulsion Polymerisation Symposium (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
2014   Best contribution award at the workshop of WPPRE (San Sebastián, Spain)
2013   Unipetrol award for the master thesis
2011   3rd place at Students' scientific conference (ICT Prague)
2010   1st place at Students' scientific conference (ICT Prague)



  • Coagulation and Coalescence of polymer dispersion systems
  • Modeling of transport properties in composite bipolar plates for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries



Kroupa M., Soos M., Kosek J.: Slip on a particle surface as the possible origin of shear thinning in non-Brownian suspensions, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19, 5979-5984.

Kroupa M., Offer G.J., Kosek J.: Modelling of supercapacitors: Factors influencing performance, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2016, 163 (10): A2475-A2487.

Kroupa M., Vonka M., Soos M., Kosek J.: Utilizing the discrete element method for the modeling of viscosity in concentrated suspensions, Langmuir, 2016, 32 (33): 8451-8460.

Kroupa, M.; Vonka, M.; Soos, M.; Kosek, J. Size and Structure of Clusters Formed by Shear Induced Coagulation: Modeling by Discrete Element Method. Langmuir 2015, 31, 7727–7737.

Kroupa M., Vonka M., Kosek J.: Modeling the Mechanism of Coagulum Formation in Dispersions, Langmuir, 2014, 30 (10), pp 2693–2702.

Soos M., Kaufmann R., Winteler R., Kroupa M., Lüthi B.: Determination of maximum turbulent energy dissipation rate generated by a rushton impeller through large eddy simulation, AIChE Journal (2013), DOI: 10.1002/aic.14206

Kroupa M., Klejch M., Vonka M., Kosek J.: Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) of Agglomeration of Polymer Particles, Procedia Engineering (2012),  vol. 42, 58-69.



Juraj Kosek
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University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
Department of Chemical Engineering
Technicka 5
166 28 Prague 6
Czech Republic

University of West Bohemia
New Technologies Research Centre (NTC)
Univerzitní 8
306 14 Pilsen
Czech Republic