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Programme and Presentations


09:00 – 09:45: Registration and Coffee

09:45 – 10:00: Introduction

10:00 – 11:00: Invited Lecture: Wake Modelling Status and Perspectives, Prof. J.N. Sorensen, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark.

11:00 – 11:30: HPC-based optimal coordinated control inlarge-eddy simulations of wind farms, Mr. W. Munters, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium.

11:30 – 12:00: Navier-Stokes numerical simulations of a model scale in-line HAWTs farm, Dr. S. Zaghi, National Marine Research Institute, CNR-INSEAN, Italy.

12:00 – 13:00 Buffet lunch

13:00 – 14:00: Invited Lecture: Making Waves in Offshore Renewables, Prof. D. Greaves, School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth.

14:00 – 14:30: Unsteady Load Relief of an Axial Flow Tidal Turbine in Sheared Flow by Individual Pitch Control, Dr. J. Hu, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University, UK.

14:30 – 15:00: Three-dimensional CFD simulation of the time-dependent flow field generatedby a one-blade H-Darrieus rotor, Department of IndustrialEngineering, Dr. F. Balduzzi, University of Florence, Italy.

15:00 – 15:30: coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 Comparative Turbulent Navier-StokesHydrodynamic Analysis and Performance Assessment of Oscillating Wings forRenewable Energy Applications, Mr. J. Drofelnik, Glasgow University, UK.

16:00 – 16:30 Post-processing of 1,2 Tb of an 8000 corestransient HPC-CORE simulation data on an 8Gb RAM laptop, Mr. A. Ligier, Genias Graphics GmbH, Germany.

16:30 – 17:00 Life Cycle Assessment of a Regenerative LiquidRing (RLR) pump using CFD coupled with HPC, Ms. N. Karlsen-Davies, Engineering Department, Lancaster University, UK.

17:00 – 17:30: Numerical Analysis of Jet Impulse TurbineCasing Interactions, S. Petley, Engineering Department, Lancaster University, UK.



09:00 – 09:30 Coffee

09:30 – 10:30 Invited Lecture: Massively Parallel Computational Hydrodynamics for Sustainable EnergySource Applications, Prof. A. Engsig-Karup, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and Centre for Energy Resources Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.

10:30 – 11:00: Bridging the Gap between Turbine and RegionalScale in the Modelling and Optimisation of Tidal Turbine Farms, Dr. S.C. Kramer, Imperial College of London, UK.                

11:00 – 11:30: Non-hydrostatic, Large-Eddy Simulation ofenergetic tidal sites, Dr. A. Creech, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK.

11:30 – 12:00: Implementation of Tidal-Stream TurbineParametrisations in FVCOM, D. Potter, Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University, UK.

12:00 – 13:00 Buffet lunch

13:00 – 14:00 Invited Lecture: GPUs for scientific applications, Dr. Alan Gray, EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK.

14:00 – 14:30 – Improving the parallel efficiency of thecomputational and I/O sections of a massively parallel Navier-Stokes code forRenewable Energy Applications, Mr. A. Jackson, EPCC, University of Edinburgh UK.

14:30 – 15:00 – Harmonic balance acceleration of theNavier-Stokes Analysis of wind Turbine Periodic Flows, Dr. M.S. Campobasso, Engineering Department, Lancaster University, UK.

15:00 – 15:30 - CFD Analysis and Optimisation of TidalTurbine Arrays, Dr. Gavin Tabor, Exeter University, UK.

15:30 – 16:00: coffee break

16:00 – 16:50 Round-table discussion

16:50 – 17:00 Farewell