PyFR Symposium 2020

The PyFR Symposium 2020 comprised talks from industry and the PyFR team on a range of topics related to the theory of high-order Flux Reconstruction schemes, their implementation in PyFR, and their application to industrially relevant flow problems. The overarching objective of the symposium was to help bridge the gap between industrial requirements and academic […]

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Virtual Symposium and Tutorial Day held for CFD solver PyFR

A symposium and tutorial day for the CFD solver PyFR have been held virtually in June 2020. PyFR is a high-order accurate CFD solver designed for solving unsteady turbulent flow problems in the vicinity of complex geometries. It has application in a range of engineering sectors, including commercial and military aviation, wind engineering and submarine […]

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PyFR Tutorial Day 2020 (18th June 2020)

The PyFR Tutorial Day 2020 comprised step-by-step walk-throughs of several test cases, including scale-resolving CFD simulations in parallel on multiple GPUs. An overview of the PyFR codebase was also given, as well as deep-dive sessions into specific topics of interest. We are grateful to Amazon Web Services for providing access to multiple EC2 instances, each […]

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Participation in the first global, virtual TRANSFORM!

The first global, virtual TRANSFORM took place in September 2020 (TRANSFORM 2020: Schedule). The Software Underground brought lots of interesting and useful sessions on the digital subsurface. This event was a bit different from most conferences: the sessions were fully participatory and interactive. Rhodri Nelson from Imperial College London gave a tutorial on “Geophysical Modeling […]

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

We are delighted to announce that Prof Piggott, 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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Devito v4.2 is released!

Devito v4.2 is released! It now supports multi-node-multi-GPU domain-decomposition parallelization and has become a NumFOCUS affiliated project: Release Devito-4.2 · devitocodes/devito · GitHub  

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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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