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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

  • Boundary Controls on Convection from the Top and Bottom of Earth's Fluid Core
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Jon Mound, School of Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Chris Davies, School of Earth and Environment and Prof Steve Tobias, School of Mathematics
  • Channel sinuosity control on submarine-fan evolution
    Lead Industrial Supervisor: This project is attached to the Turbidites Research Group Joint Industry Project (JIP), which runs out of the School of Earth and Environment*
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof William McCaffrey, School of Earth and Environment, Dr Alan Burns, School of Chemical and Process Engineering and Dr Robert Dorrell, School of Earth and Environment
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling of debris flow runout
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Raul Fuentes, School of Civil Engineering
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Duncan Borman, School of Civil Engineering, Dr Andy Sleigh, School of Civil Engineering, Prof Jeff Peakall, School of Earth and Environment and Dr William Murphy, School of Earth and Environment
  • Excitement of torsional waves in Earth's core
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Phil Livermore, Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Jon Mound, School of Earth and Environment and Prof Rainer Hollerbach, School of Mathematics
  • Improved numerical models for gas flow in shale
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Mark Wilson, School of Mechanical Engineering
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Piroska Lorinczi, School of Earth and Environment, Dr Alan Burns, School of Chemical and Process Engineering and Prof Quentin Fisher, School of Earth and Environment
  • Interaction of atmospheric deep convection with the tropical circulation
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Doug Parker, School of Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof Steven Tobias, School of Mathematics and Prof Chris Jones, School of Mathematics
  • Layering in Fluid Dynamical Systems
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof David Hughes, School of Mathematics
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Stephen Griffiths, School of Mathematics, Prof Peter Jimack, School of Computing
  • Modelling Debris Flow Risk
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Nigel Wright, School of Civil Engineering
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Jonathan Carrivick, School of Geography, Dr Andrew Sleigh, School of Civil Engineering, Dr Yong Sheng, School of Civil Engineering and Dr Mark Walkley, School of Computing
  • Modelling Internal Wave Focussing and its Role in the Ocean’s Circulation
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Onno Bokhove, School of Mathematics
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Mark Walkley, School of Computing
  • Multiphase flow in anisotropic heterogeneous porous media
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Piroska Lorinczi, School of Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof Daniel Lesnic, School of Mathematics, Dr Carlos Grattoni, School of Earth and Environment and Dr Alan Burns, School of Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Two-phase flow in the Earth's core
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Chris Davies, School of Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof Chris Jones, School of Mathematics, Dr Phil Livermore, School of Earth and Environment, Dr Jon Mound, School of Earth and Environment and Prof Steven Tobias, School of Mathematics
  • Using data assimilation techniques to validate fluid flow models
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Steven Tobias, School of Mathematics
    Co-Supervisor(s): Wayne Arter, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Culham Science Centre, Prof Chris Jones, School of Mathematics, Dr Sven Van Loo, School of Physics
  • Channel sinuosity control on submarine-fan evolution
    Lead Industrial Supervisor: This project is attached to the Turbidites Research Group Joint Industry Project (JIP), which runs out of the School of Earth and Environment*
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof William McCaffrey, School of Earth and Environment, Dr Alan Burns, School of Chemical and Process Engineering and Dr Robert Dorrell, School of Earth and Environment
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling of debris flow runout
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Raul Fuentes, School of Civil Engineering
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Duncan Borman, School of Civil Engineering, Dr Andy Sleigh, School of Civil Engineering, Prof Jeff Peakall, School of Earth and Environment and Dr William Murphy, School of Earth and Environment
  • Dilute suspensions of non-spherical particles in fluid flow
    Lead Industrial Supervisor: Geoff Randall, Sellafield
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr David Harbottle, School of Chemical & Process Engineering, Prof Mike Fairweather, School of Chemical & Process Engineering and Prof Jeff Peakall, School of Earth & Environment
  • Fluid and Particulate Motion in Printed Drops
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Dr Oliver Harlen, School of Mathematics
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Mark Wilson, School of Mechanical Engineering
  • Measuring multiphase impinging liquid jets for particle bed re-suspension with ultrasonic profilers
    Lead Industrial Supervisor: Geoff Randall, Sellafield
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Tim Hunter, School of Chemical & Process Engineering, Prof Mike Fairweather, School of Chemical & Process Engineering and Prof Jeff Peakall, School of Earth & Environment
  • Modelling Debris Flow Risk
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Nigel Wright, School of Civil Engineering
    Co-Supervisor(s): Dr Jonathan Carrivick, School of Geography, Dr Andrew Sleigh, School of Civil Engineering, Dr Yong Sheng, School of Civil Engineering and Dr Mark Walkley, School of Computing
  • Segregation in high concentration particulate flows
    Lead Academic Supervisor: Prof Jeff Peakall, School of Earth and Environment
    Co-Supervisor(s): Prof Mike Fairweather, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, Dr Gareth Keevil, School of Earth and Environment and Dr Rob Thomas, School of Earth and Environment