Our internationally recognised CFD facilities bring together expertise from across the University to examine a diverse range of fields from wind turbine optimisation to the applicability of oxy-fuel combustion for carbon capture and storage (CCS), estimating performance of fuel cells and optimising the design of anaerobic digesters.
In collaboration with leading CFD software developers and industrial partners that include
Powergen, Synetix, Rolls Royce, ICI and Shell, our research in this field has a major impact on
reducing development costs and on improving manufacturing design cycles. Our unique,
interdisciplinary CFD centre has expertise in modelling and simulation across areas ranging from air quality and pollution, to fuel combustion, wind resource
management and industrial modelling.
Our CFD research feeds directly into our new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics.