Dr.-Ing.  Camilo Eduardo Cárdenas Muñoz

Dr.-Ing. Camilo Eduardo Cárdenas Muñoz

  • Engesserstr. 20
    76131 Karlsruhe

Education / Degrees

2016 Doktor der Ingenierurwissenschaften (Dr.-Ing.)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Thesis: “Investigation of the mixing of monophasic fluids in a jet-in-crossflow 
arrangement by means of laser diagnostic methods“
Advisors: R. Suntz, H. Bockhorn

Ingeniero Químico 
Universidad Central de Venezuela 
Thesis: „extraction of Melissa officinalis terpenes by means of supercritical CO2“
Advisor: L.V. García-Berfón


Work History

since 03/2021   Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)
Research scientist with O. Deutschmann and R. Suntz
06/2019 – 12/2020 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Hydromechanics
Post-doctoral research scientist with C. Gromke 
09/2010 – 05/2019 PETROANDINA CYS S.A., (La Paz, Bolivia)
Strategic Planning and Controlling – Economic Evaluations
04/2001 – 06/2010  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Engler-Bunte-Institute (EBI), Combustion Division
Research scientist with H. Bockhorn, R. Suntz and N. Zarzalis
05/1998 – 08/1999  ECOPROYECTOS S.A. (Caracas, Venezuela)
Project engineer



09/1999 – 12/2002 DAAD scholarship holder



  • Laser-based diagnostics (LIF, PIV, LII, Raman-Scattering)
  • Mixing Processes (SPP 1141)
  • Turbulent flows



  • Galeazzo F., Cárdenas C., Sedlmaier J., Habisreuther P., Zarzalis N., Beck C., Krebs W (2013) Computational Modeling of Turbulent Mixing in a Jet in Crossflow. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Elsevier Editorial System(tm) in printing.
  • Cárdenas C., J.A. Denev, R. Suntz and H. Bockhorn, (2012). Study of parameters and entrainment of a jet in cross-flow arrangement with transition at two low Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids. DOI: 10.1007/s00348-012-1333-1
  • Cárdenas C., Sedlmaier J., Zarzalis N., Valdes R., Krebs W (2011) Measurement of a benchmarking jet in crossflow configuration under highly turbulent conditions. In ASME,  Proceeding ASME  Turbo  Expo  2011:  Power  for  Land,  Sea  and  Air, pages 1–12.
  • Cárdenas C., Suntz R., Bockhorn H., (2010) Experimental Investigation of the Mixing-Process in a Jet-in-Crossflow Arrangement by Simultaneous 2d-LIF and PIV. In Springer series on Heat and Mass Transfer, Micro and Macro Mixing, D. Mewes et al. (ed.), Springer Verlag , Berlin, Heidelberg, p. 87-103, (DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-04549-3_6).
  • Cárdenas C, R. Suntz, and H. Bockhorn, (2008). Experimentelle Untersuchung von Vermischungsvorgängen in einer Jet-in-Crossflow-Anordnung. GASWÄRME International – Gas Anwendung in Industrie und Gewerbe (Brenner und Feuerung), (57) Nr. 5/2008, 337- 342.
  • Cárdenas C., R. Suntz, J.A. Denev and H. Bockhorn, (2007). Two-dimensional estimation of Reynolds-fluxes and -stresses in a Jet-in-Crossflow arrangement by simultaneous 2D-LIF and PIV. Applied Physics B - Lasers and Optics, 88(4), 581-591.