José Federico Hernández Sánchez, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow


​ Dr. José Federico Hernández Sánchez was born in Mexico city, where he studied the bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and a Master in Science in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He obtained his PhD at the University of Twente in the Physics of Fluids group under the supervision of Prof. Jacco Snoeijer. Now he is a Postdoctoral Fellow at KAUST under supervision of Prof. Sigurdur Thoroddsen.

Research Interests

​He is interested in fluid mechanics, granular flow and capillarity phenomena.

Selected Publications

Hernández-Sánchez, J. F., Eddi, A., & Snoeijer, J. H. (2015). Marangoni spreading due to a localized alcohol supply on a thin water film. Physics of Fluids (1994-present), 27(3), 032003.

Hernández-Sánchez, J. F., Lubbers, L. A., Eddi, A., & Snoeijer, J. H. (2012). Symmetric and asymmetric coalescence of drops on a substrate. Physical Review Letters, 109(18), 184502.