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Reference Number EP/X035751/1
Title High End Computing Consortium for Wave Structure Interaction HEC WSI
Status Started
Energy Categories Renewable Energy Sources(Ocean Energy) 10%;
Renewable Energy Sources(Wind Energy) 10%;
Not Energy Related 80%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Applied Mathematics) 20%;
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Computer Science and Informatics) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 30%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Prof D (Deborah ) Greaves
No email address given
School of Marine Science and Engineering
University of Plymouth
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 03 January 2023
End Date 02 January 2027
Duration 48 months
Total Grant Value £355,960
Industrial Sectors Water
Region South West
Programme NC : Infrastructure
Investigators Principal Investigator Prof D (Deborah ) Greaves , School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth (99.987%)
  Other Investigator Dr G Tabor , Engineering Computer Science and Maths, University of Exeter (0.001%)
Dr Y Lee , School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University (0.001%)
Dr L Qian , Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University (0.001%)
Dr J Zang , Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath (0.001%)
Professor Q Ma , Sch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci, City University (0.001%)
Dr S Yan , Sch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci, City University (0.001%)
Dr L Margetts , Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester (0.001%)
Dr G Poulter , Scientific Computing Department, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Dr SM Longshaw , Scientific Computing Department, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Dr OA Mahfoze , Scientific Computing Department, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Dr M Rouainia , Sch of Engineering, Newcastle University (0.001%)
Dr E Ransley , Sch of Eng, Comp and Math (SECaM), University of Plymouth (0.001%)
Dr X Guo , The Hartree Centre, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , University of Oxford (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Edinburgh (0.000%)
Project Contact , Cardiff University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Warwick (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Southampton (0.000%)
Project Contact , Swansea University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Cambridge (0.000%)
Project Contact , Ove Arup & Partners Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , EURATOM/CCFE (0.000%)
Project Contact , Lancaster University (0.000%)
Project Contact , University of Stuttgart, Germany (0.000%)
Project Contact , Dalian University of Technology, China (0.000%)
Project Contact , National University of Ireland Maynooth (0.000%)
Project Contact , Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (0.000%)
Project Contact , Kyoto University (Kyodai), Japan (0.000%)
Project Contact , National Research Council (CNR), Italy (0.000%)
Project Contact , Indian Institute of Technology Madras (0.000%)
Project Contact , UK Association for Computational Mechani (0.000%)
Project Contact , AquaSpira (0.000%)
Project Contact , Engys Ltd (UK) (0.000%)
Project Contact , HydroWing (0.000%)
Project Contact , International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (0.000%)
Project Contact , Jiangsu Uni of Science & Technology (0.000%)
Project Contact , OpenCFD Limited (0.000%)
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Abstract The High End Computing Consortium for Wave Structure Interaction (HEC WSI) is a new and emerging communities consortium that represents the established community of researchers in wave structure interaction that are working together through the support of the CCP-WSI+ (Collaborative Computational Project on Wave Structure Interaction plus). This brings together a community of researchers in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and computational structure mechanics (CSM) who are developing and applying fully coupled wave structure interaction numerical modelling tools suitable for the latest challenges in coastal and ocean engineering, and other wave structure interaction (WSI) free surface flow problems, such as sloshing in containers and liquid fuels, and would benefit from access to significant HPC resource. The consortium addresses underpinning research applicable to Net Zero and Decarbonisation solutions aligned with UK Government strategy and will enable new science and innovation unlocked by access to high-end computing capabilities for solving WSI problems in these areas.The consortium will make significant technical developments of software codes to enhance their suitability for high-end computing. These will include optimising key codes used within the WSI community to achieve better scalability of the multi-phase solvers, developing tools to allow interoperability between the solvers for fluids and solid mechanics, developing coupling strategies between wave, wind, rigid body and hydro elastics models for different applications in costal/ocean engineering and related areas, and also developing AI/ML surrogate modelling tools informed by high fidelity WSI simulations utilising the aforementioned developments.The consortium will maximise the involvement of the whole community working on coastal and ocean engineering and related areas. These will include providing the opportunity for researchers in the community to port and benchmark their own codes and to use the software codes supported by the consortium on the HPC resource. The HEC WSI will also provide opportunities for early career researchers to learn and become proficient in using HPC resources and will serve as a forum to communicate research and share HEC WSI expertise within the WSI community, helping to promote the highest quality engineering research and provide leadership in developing strategic agendas for the WSI community. The success of this consortium will be ensured by supporting the existing wide CCP-WSI+ network of over 200 researchers, spanning academia and industry in 5 continents working on WSI, ORE (offshore renewable energy) and other relevant applications and sectors. The community will be strengthened and consolidated through this project. The HEC WSI will expand the volume of users, provide support for the WSI and wider community and significantly enhance WSI codes for them to be used on HPCs and most advanced high-end computing systems by the end of this project

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