Dr Astrid BOJE

PhD Student

Astrid obtained her BSc (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town in 2012, an MSc in Applied Mathematics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and an MSc in Scientific Computing from Technische Universität Berlin in 2015. Astrid was a PhD student in the Computational Modelling Group at Cambridge University and a member of Churchill College, developing a network model for titania synthesis including a detailed description of the particle population.

Astrid is now a postdoc in Chemical Physics at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

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Research Interest

Developing and applying stochastic population balance methods and models towards process optimisation.

Key Publications

Google Scholar Link

Astrid Boje, Jethro Akroyd, Stephen Sutcliffe, and Markus Kraft. 2020. "Study of industrial titania synthesis using a hybrid particle-number and detailed particle model." Chemical Engineering Science 219: 115615.

Astrid Boje, Jethro Akroyd, and Markus Kraft. 2019. "A hybrid particle-number and particle model for efficient solution of population balance equations." Journal of Computational Physics 389: 189–218.

Astrid Boje, Jethro Akroyd, Stephen Sutcliffe, John Edwards, and Markus Kraft. 2017. “Detailed Population Balance Modelling of TiO2 Synthesis in an Industrial Reactor.” Chemical Engineering Science 164: 219–31.