Computational Modelling Group

Mr James M Underwood

Postgraduate Research Student
Engineering Sciences (FEE)
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Current Member of the Fluid Structure Interactions Research Group as an Engineering Doctorate Research student.

Research activities surround the strength assessment of damaged ship structures to improve structural assessment in an emergency situation. The research is currently utilising a large amount of Finite Element Analysis through the use of ANSYS FEA software.

Research Interests

Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: CFD

Algorithms and computational methods: Finite volume, Multi-physics, Optimisation

Simulation software: OpenFOAM, Star CCM+

Visualisation and data handling software: ParaView, Visual Python

Programming languages and libraries: C++, Matlab, Python

Transdisciplinary tags: HPC, Scientific Computing