We are delighted to announce that Prof Piggott recently secured two new EPSRC grants

We are delighted to announce that Prof Piggotty, PRISM Co-I, has been successful in being awarded the following EPSRC grants: EPSRC Impact Acceleration award “Multi-scale adjoint-enabled modelling to improve operational storm surge forecasting at the Flood Forecasting Centre (FFC) and support the wider modelling community” funded for 12 months to work on translational impact activities […]

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PRISM workshop on best practices for software training and workshops

PRISM workshop on best practices for software training and workshops: Exploring online teaching in a post-pandemic era! Date: 21st May 2020 Location: on-line Summary: In this workshop we wish to share experiences and best practices on the use of workshops and tutorials for the PRISM related software. In light of the currently changes due to […]

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Research Software Engineering – summary of work: Nektar++

Introduction Nektar++ is a sophisticated computational fluid dynamics codebase developed for multiple operating systems with an involved set of build dependencies. Current development relies on a Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline based on a Buildbot farm with test environments provided by virtual machines using on-premises compute infrastructure as execution hosts. Code hosting is provided […]

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Blog entry: Improving the performance of Nektar++ with SIMD

In modern computer architectures, the gap between processor clock speed and memory bandwidth is constantly increasing, meaning that to attain optimal performance, algorithms with a high degree of arithmetic intensity – i.e the ratio between computations performed and the amount of data transferred from the memory (DRAM) – are required. In this context, high-order finite […]

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Blog entry: Automating forward and adjoint coupling in finite element geoscience simulations

In this project we are  enabling ‘coupling’ in the Firedrake stack, for the purpose of simulation, optimisation and uncertainty quantification. We are particularly interested in the type of coupling in which two or more domains of possibly distinct physical natures interact with each other via interfaces. One characteristic example of such coupling is ‘ocean-atmosphere coupling’ […]

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PRISM Report July 2018-April 2020

We are delighted to announce the publication of the PRISM Report that summarises the EPSRC Platform Grant achievements and activities during the first eighteen months into our renewal. Click HERE to download the report.

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Congratulations to PRISM Academics on their Recent Grant Award Success!

Congratulations to the following members of staff on their recent grant award successes: EPSRC: Gen X: ExCALIBUR working group on Exascale continuum mechanics through code generation  Congratulations to Dr D Ham, Prof P Kelly, Dr PE Farrell, Dr PE Vincent, Dr G Gorman for their roles in securing funding which aims to establish the requirements […]

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HiFiCoMa 2019: Workshop on Spectral/hp element method using Nektar++

We are delighted to announced that the following members of the PRISM team: Chris Cantwell, Dave Moxey,Joaquim Peiro, Spencer Sherwin were invited to organise workshop on Spectral/hp element method using Nektar++ during the symposium International Symposium on High-Fidelity Computational Methods & Applications 2019, HiFiCoMa 2019, which will be held in Shanghai. The objective of this […]

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