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EPSRC CDT in Next Generation Computational Modelling

Industry seminar: Simulation of coastal and shelf seas

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Dr Lambkin from ABPmer opened the seminar series for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next Generation Computational Modelling (NGCM) in the academic year 2015/2015, welcoming the new NGCM CDT students that have started in September 2015.

Dr Lambkin explained why computer simulation is important for ABPmer …

Design of Turbine Blades in the Presence of Uncertainty

Presentation by Dr David Toal

Dr David Toal from the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre for Computational Engineering in Southampton recently gave a talk on turbine blade design in the presence of uncertainty and (despite a power outage in most of Southampton that afternoon) presented the associated design and research challenges …

Seminar by Boeing UK on Computational Modelling

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Sham Mustapha and Alex Sheen visited the CDT in Next Generation Computational Modeling from Boeing Defence UK, part of The Boeing Company that employs 170,000 people globally; 1,800 in the UK. Boeing's business comprises Commercial Airplanes and Defense, Space and Security. Boeing is the largest aerospace company in …

Seminar by DSTL: Hazard Assessment Simulation and Prediction

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On 27 October Dr Veronica Bowman, Principal Statistician at Dstl, spoke about Hazard Assessment Simulation and Prediction (HASP). The seminar focused on Bayesian inference and uncertainty modelling, with specific reference to methods for predicting the effects of a chemical or biological release (CBR) using computational modelling. Predictions are made and …

Seminar by Fidelity Networks Ltd

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Mr Robert Condon and Dr Shilong Lu from Fidelity Data Networks Ltd introduced the PLEXUS platform: Fidelity’s new Plexus cloud-based, managed services platform connects intelligent devices to remote assets, networks, machines, infrastructure and industrial processes for real time monitoring, control and analysis of events and data. Plexus uses a …

Seminar by IBM: Watson

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Paul Fryer, IBM Europe’s Academic Initiative Leader, came to Southampton to introduce us to the ‘thinking’ and possibly world changing computer system Watson. Watson first came to the worlds attention when it took on, and convincingly beat, former champions on the US game show Jeopardy. Watson achieved this feat …

Seminar by the RNLI

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The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. It operates a 24/7 lifeboat service around the coast of the UK and republic of Ireland. It designs, supplies and supports lifeboats and related plant and equipment for over 200 lifeboat stations.

Jodie Walsh's presentation was an introduction to …

Seminar by Seagate Systems Ltd UK

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Nick Granger Brown, Mike Elder and Alex Kay shared an overview of computational modelling used at Seagate Systems Ltd UK to support development engineering, continuous improvement and future technology and growth. Simulation of mechanical stress and vibrations, and heat transfer and cooling were described in more detail. The validation of …

Seminar from ABPmer

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Dr Lambkin from ABPmer opened the seminar series for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next Generation Computational Modelling (NGCM), with a presentation on the work of ABPmer, and the computational challenges they face. These includes simulations of tides, waves and sediment transport processes to inform and enhance …