EXC 2075: A data-integrated simulation approach for the cooling effect of leaves during urban heat waves

Forschungsprojekt im Rahmen des Exzellenzclusters EXC 2075 “Daten-integrierte Simulationswissenschaft (SimTech)” gefördert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) - Projektnummer 390740016

Projektbeschreibung (Englisch)

The project focuses on the modelling of evapotranspiration processes, i. e. the transport of water, gas and energy in the direct environment of a plant leaf. In a first step, the leaf is described in a static manner. In the second step, leaf motion in the wind field as well as the influence of radiation are taken into account The highly-resolved simulation results together with measured data from partners (Ulm, Zuerich) yield a data-rich system. This system can then be used as a learning basis to improve the parameterization of an REV-scale model  with the help of machine learning. This methodological concept could later be extended to the cooling effect of human skin during heat waves.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Helmig


Dr.-Ing. Sina Ackermann


10/2021 - 12/2023



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Rainer Helmig

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. h.c.

Professor Emeritus

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Sina Ackermann


Weggang im Oktober 2023

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