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Prof Roland W Lewis - Honorary Degree, Swansea University
The Council and Senate of Swansea University has invited Prof Roland W. Lewis to accept an Honorary Degree (DEng) from the University.
Prof. Jan Nordström now formally forms part of the InCFD Research Group
Prof. Nordström appointed Honorary Professor in Computational Mathematics at UCT
Major International Award for InCFD
InCFD have won the award for Best Innovations in Flight Physics at Airbus for 2017/18. This is due the unprecedented accuracy of Elemental allowing for a new level of understanding of fuel sloshing effects on the aircraft structure.
Water Rocket World Record
Water-propelled rocket designed and built by the InCFD Research Group breaks world record.
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Tuesday, 22 September 2020
InCFD's Leon Malan gets bronze at Comrade's Marathon

Many congratulations to Leon Malan for finishing his first Comrades Marathon!

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 09:45
Prof. Malan visits the Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering

Prof. Arnaud Malan visited the Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering in April'17.

Publication Date:
Tue, 23 May 2017 - 13:00
Professor Stéphane Zaleski visits InCFD

Professor Stéphane Zaleski, Professor of Mechanics at Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris and head of the Jean Le Rond d'Alembert Institute of UPMC & CNRS, visited the InCFD research group for a week in December 2016.

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 - 16:00
Airbus Defence & Space (Germany) visits InCFD
Airbus Defence & Space visits InCFD

A team of experts from Airbus Defence & Space (ADS) in Bremen visited the InCFD research group for a week. A main purpose of the visit was to integrate Elemental into ADS’s FiPS multi-physics tool, which was successfully completed.

Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 - 09:45


InCFD is a research group based with-in the department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cape Town (UCT). The prime objective is to develop state-of-the-art computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling technology and expertise for the express support of industry. This is done via the uncompromising pursuit of innovation through fundamental research which carries the hall mark of excellence. InCFD is home to the South African Research (SARChI) Chair in Industrial CFD.