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- Computational Chemistry
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- An Investigation on Drag Reduction Capabilities of Dimpled Surfaces
- Characterization of solid-liquid mixing in a continuous oscillatory baffled crystallizer using CFD
- CFD Simulation of Carbon Absorption Process for Carbon Solidification on Ships
- Combustion sub-model development using high-fidelity DNS data
- Complex Multi-Phase Fluid Dynamics Study in Micro-Scale Systems
- Computational Marine Hydrodynamics
- Control or Mitigation of the Turbulence Generated by Marine Control Surface
- Development of a Hybrid CFD-DSMC Solver
- Helicopter Multi-Block Code
- High resolution compressible CFD simulations
- High Speed Flow Chemistry Modelling
- Investigation of Cavitation Influence on Rudder-Propeller-Hull Interaction
- Low-Order Modelling of Unsteady Aerofoil and Wing Flows
- Numerical Simulation of a Cylindrical Oscillating Water Column Type Wave Energy Device
- Numerical Simulations of Flapping Wing Dynamics Using a Partitioned Fluid-Structure Interaction Solver with Overset Grids
- Numerical Study of Two Phase Slug Flow in Pipes
- Reduced Basis Modelling for Aircraft Aerodynamics
- Rocket Plumes
- Scalability and Applications of a DSMC Code
- The CFD Development of Non-premixed Dual Fuel Combustion Diesel Engine injected by High-pressure Gas in the Cylinder Chamber
- Using Ansys Fluent on ARCHIE
- Computing Science
- CAD-CFD Seamless Integration
- FAIME: A Feature based Framework to Automatically Integrate and Improve Metaheuristics via Examples
- Intelligent Decision Support and Control Technologies for Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation of Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals – ICT-CMAC
- Towards an Adaptive SBSE Based Approaches for Cloud Elasticity
- Understanding Problem Difficulty in Heuristic Search
- Digital Rendering
- Earth Science
- Energy Modelling
- Fluid-Structure Interaction
- A fully automated optimisation of a fully parametric vessel for real world conditions
- CFD Simulations for modelling the roughness effects of fouling control coatings and biofouling on ship hydrodynamic performance
- CFD Simulation for the Analysis of Ships Operating in Extreme Trim
- CFD Simulation of Surge Onset in Centrifugal Compressors
- CFD Simulations to Investigate the Drag Reduction Performance of Shark Skin Inspired Riblet Structure
- CFD Simulations to Investigate the Effect of Retrofitting Technologies to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Bulk Carrier
- Development of Intelligent Forms of Large Ships for Energy Efficient Transportation
- Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of a Multi-Bladed Tidal Turbine
- Hydroacoustic Modelling of Underwater Noise
- Hydrodynamic Effect of Restricted Waters on Ships
- Hydrodynamics of High Performance Vessels Operating in Shallow Water
- Hydrodynamic Properties of Complex Subsea Structures
- Investigating the Dynamic Behaviours of a Single and Multiple Falling Rigid and Oscillating Bodies in a Fluid
- Multi-Scale Modeling of Heart Post-MI
- Numerical Simulations on the Ship Added Resistance in Waves
- Simulation of Flooding of a Ship After Damage with Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Study of Ship Manoeuvring Using CFD
- Valve leak tightness
- Materials Science
- Computational Modelling and Design of Nanoporous Silica Materials
- Computational Solid Mechanics
- Integrated modelling and simulation of laser metal deposition (LMD) for additive manufacturing
- Investigation of Dynamic Behaviour of Structures with Heterogeneous Materials
- MD Simulation Study on Nanometric Cutting of Single Crystal Silicon at Elevated Temperatures
- Mechanical Analysis of Cancellous Bone Architecture
- Micro-Fracture of Cementitious Material
- Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Superalloy Under Extreme Environment
- Molecular Studies of Thermodynamic Properties of Nanofluids and Liquids in Nanochannels
- Numerical Modelling of the Friction Stir Welding Process
- The Spreading Dynamics of Water Droplet on Textured Surfaces
- Theoretical Investigation of the Electronic and Optical properties of Solar Cells Mater
- Molecular Simulation of Biological Systems
- Beta-Amyloid Adsorption
- Biomolecular and Chemical Physics
- Fast and Accurate Predictions of Physical-Chemical Properties of Drug-Like Molecules
- Interaction of Proteins with Solid Surfaces
- MD Trajectory Pocket Analysis
- Molecular Modelling of Complex Aqueous Brine Solutions
- Protein Adsorption at Liquid Interfaces
- Spontaneous Membrane-Translocating Peptide Adsorption
- The Effect of an Oil/Water Interface on the Nucleation Kinetics and Polymorphism of Glycine
- The Effect of Surface Chemistry on Protein Adsorption – an Experimental and Simulation Study
- Molecular Simulation for Engineering Applications
- Chemistry Modelling for Planetary Space Craft
- Interfacial Properties of Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids: Electrical Double Layer, RTILs&Nanomaterials and Applications
- Monte Carlo Modelling of Spacecraft Re-Entry
- Molecular Dynamics of Thermocapillary flows
- Next-Generation Flow Systems Engineering
- Reverse Osmosis Membrane Design Using Molecular Dynamics
- Photonics and Plasma Physics
- ALPHA-X : Plasma wakefield acceleration
- Relativistic Plasma Physics: Laser-Driven Radiation Sources and Ultra-High Field Physics
- Semi-classical Monte-Carlo Simulations of Sub-Doppler cooling in 40K
- Novel Methods for Short Wavelength Free Electron Lasers
- New twists in the diffraction of intense laser light
- Renewable Energy
- Systems Biology
- Trajectory Optimisation
- Water Resources
The renewed ARCHIE-WeSt Supercomputer will be launched on November 21st, 2018 at the University of Strathclyde.
A new 64-node INTEL Skylake based system with the INTEL Omnipath interconnect and GPFS filesystem was installed during summer 2018 and will provide the ARCHIE-WeSt consortium with state-of-the-art computing facilities for the next five years.
While physically smaller than the previous machine, it nonetheless with deliver 30% more computing capacity over all, with much reduced running costs. However, we expect to expand the facility over the next few years by increasing the number of compute nodes, and adding a GPU facility for data science and AI applications.
For more details, visit eventbrite.
The Global Trajectory Optimisation Competition (GTOC) is an annual worldwide challenge which was organised this year by the European Space Agency (ESA) on a challenging problem on space debris removal. Those participating in the event include top universities as well as leading research agencies in the field of space trajectory design. For one month the teams of scientists compete to find a solution for the set optimisation problem by proposing new methods and solutions that will be disclosed at the end of the competition in a dedicated workshop.
The 9th edition, named the Kessler run, sounded somewhat like the start of a science fiction movie; “It is the year 2060 and the commercial exploitation of Low Earth Orbits (LEOs) went well beyond the trillion of Euros market size”. This was the prologue of the problem which was to design a set of missions to deorbit 123 debris by minimising the cumulative cost of launch and propellant mass.
This year boasted the greatest ever attendance with 67 teams registering from 20 different countries. Among the entrants was the Strathclyde++ team from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, led by Dr Annalisa Riccardi. After a month of hard work the team ranked first in Europe and sixth worldwide, behind NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and four Chinese institutions. This is a great achievement for the team at the newly formed Intelligent Computational Engineering laboratory of the Department.
The success was due to the dedicated team members; Carlos Ortega, Cristian Greco, Dr Romain Serra, Marilena di Carlo, Lorenzo Ricciardi, Mateusz Polnik, Aram Vroom, Dr Edmondo Minisci, Professor Massimiliano Vasile and to Dr Richard Martin and Dr Karina Kubiak-Ossowska from the Archie-WEST Supercomputing Centre for the support and access to the supercomputing facility.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of ECCOMAS, ECCM – ECFD 2018 will be held in Glasgow, UK on June 11th-15th, 2018. The Congress is hosted by The University of Glasgow and The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the UK Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (UKACM). The joint conferences will take place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow, Scotland’s largest exhibition centre.
On behalf of the organisers of the joint ECCM – ECFD 2018 Conferences we invite you to participate in this distinguished scientific and technical event. We are confident that our joint conferences will be a forum to communicate and share new ideas and methods that will foster development in computational methods and their applications in mechanics, engineering and the applied sciences.
Closing date for Minisymposia proposals is Friday 31st March.
For more information, registration and online submission, visit the conference website.
We look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow on 11th – 15th June, 2018.
Co-Chairs & General Secretary
The University of Strathclyde is to host 29th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 15-17 May, 2017. The conference will take place in the University’s flagship Technology and Innovation Centre.
Parallel CFD is the annual conference series dedicated to the discussion of recent developments and applications of parallel computing in the field of CFD and related disciplines. The conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculties in the UK, and the largest in Scotland.
Closing date for submissions is February 9th, 2017.
For more information, registration and online submission, visit the conference website:
Chairman: Professor Dimitris Drikakis, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde
Co-chairmen: Professor David Emerson, STFC Daresbury Laboratory and Dr. Marco Fossati, University of Strathclyde
ARCHIE-WeSt is hosting a molecular modelling and HPC training course targeted at Industry users (6th-10th June 2016).
The application of molecular modelling and simulation techniques to complex systems has been growing in the last decade due to advances in software and parallel computing. This unique industrial training course will use tailored exemplars to help you start your own modelling project in the areas of Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Colloids & Interfaces, or Food & Drink industries.
This is a unique course, where participants will be provided with model solutions of real world problems closely assisted by leading experts in their field from the University of Strathclyde, an industry-oriented internationally leading technological university, with partners including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Macphie, Rolls-Royce, Schlumberger, EDF, and Weir Group (among others).
For more information, visit: http://www.archie-west.ac.uk/for-industry/molecular-modelling-course.
This months edition of Science Scotland (issue17, Summer 2015) is dedicated to the “High Performance Computing Revolution” in Scotland.
The issue includes a number of interviews with key players in the HPC scene in Scotland, including an interview entitled “Who’s afraid of Supercomputing?” with Prof Maxim Fedorov, the director of ARCHIE-WeSt. Read more about ARCHIE-WeSt at Science Scotland, issue17 Summer 2015.
Researchers from the department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering Researchers have secured funding to use ARCHER, the national HPC facility. The project, led by Dr Qing Xaio is entitled “A Study of Bio-inspired Three-dimensional Passively Deformed Flexible Blade for Wind/Tidal Turbines”. It is an extension of an existing EPSRC project focusing on marine renewable energy device performance enhancement using bio-inspired concepts.
The project is entitled “Interfacial Structure and Solvation Dynamics in Ionic Liquids” and is a collaborative project with researchers from Estonia (University of Tartu) and France (Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris).
The grant gives a years access to one of the largest HPC facilities in Europe (HORNET) which is located in Stuttgart, Germany. HORNET is operated by HLRS, a leading provider of world-class HPC resources for scientific and industrial research activities (for more information see https://www.hlrs.de/organization/).
This grant will allow Prof Fedorov and his research team to build on the successful computational research programme undertaken on ARCHIE-WeSt.
As part of Strathclyde’s Engage Week, ARCHIE-WeSt is hosting the lunchtime meeting “Increase Your Performance Using High Performance Computing”. The meeting starts at 12pm and runs until 2pm in McCance 3.19.
The programme is as follows:
12.45 Welcome & Introduction
Prof Maxim Fedorov, ARCHIE-WeSt, University of Strathclyde
1:00 How to Improve your Performance with ARCHIE-WeSt
Dr Richard Martin, ARCHIE-WeSt, University of Strathclyde
1:15 Utilising HPC for the prediction of allosteric binding sites for drug discovery
Antony Vassileiou, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
1:30 Delivering High Quality Engineering Solutions Using ARCHIE-WeSt
David Smith, Weir Services, East Kilbride
1:45 ARCHIE-WeSt Updates, Developments & Discussion
Jonathan Buzzard, ARCHIE-WeSt, University of Strathclyde
Register at: http://www.engage.strath.ac.uk/event/232
As part of the EPSRC funded “SME Engagement Springboard for Archie-West (EP/L019574/1)“, a tutorial has been produced outlining how to use Ansys-Fluent on ARCHIE-WeSt. The aim of this tutorial is to help to lower the barriers to the adoption of High Performance Computing in Industry, with a particular focus on the use of Ansys-Fluent by SME’s.
A brief outline of the tutorial is available at http://www.archie-west.ac.uk/for-industry/using-ansys-fluent-on-archie along with links to the full tutorial manual and input data.
An intro to High Performance Computing
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- Analysing fibre composite designs for high-solidity ducted tidal turbine blades June 20, 2019
- Verification of damage ship survivability with computational fluid dynamics June 10, 2019
- Low carbon oil production: enhanced oil recovery with CO2 from North Sea residual oil zones August 1, 2018
- Pore-scale simulations of rarefied gas flows in porous media March 2, 2018
- Electron transfer and hydride transfer pathways in the Stoltz-Grubbs reducing system (KOtBu-Et3SiH) October 2, 2017