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Research Director

Prof. Arnaud Malan

Professor in Mechanical Engineering

SARChI Research Chair in Industrial Computational Fluid Dynamics

Publication Record 

 


 

Staff

Dr. Leon Malan

Principal Scientific Officer
Incompressible two-phase flow with phase change

 

Shane Ferguson

Financial Administrator

 

Prof. Tunde Bello-Ochende

Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Thermodynamics, renewable & complex energy systems

 

Dr. Malebogo Ngoepe

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Computational Biomechanics

 


 

Honorary Staff    

Prof. Jan Nordström

Honorary Professor in Computational Mathematics
Curriculum Vitae

 

Prof. Roland W Lewis

Honorary Professor in Multi-Physics Computational Mechanics
Curriculum Vitae

 



Post Docs    

Dr Bevan Jones    

PhD - An Algebraic Volume of Fluid Method for Strongly Coupled Spacecraft Fuel Slosh Modelling

MSc - Mesh adaptation through r-refinement using a truss network analogy  

Dr Niran Ilangakoon    

PhD - A Higher-order VOF Interface Reconstruction Scheme for Non-orthogonal Structured Grids with Application to Surface Tension Modelling

MSc - A higher-order accurate surface tension modelling volume-of-fluid scheme for 2D curvilinear meshes

 


 

PhD Students    

Roy Horwitz

PhD - Nonlinear aeroelasticity modelling - full and reduced order models

MSc - Nonlinear aeroelasticity modelling - full and reduced order models

 

Yusufali Oomar    

PhD - Two-phase Weakly Compressible Flow with Phase Change

MSc - Two-Phase Compressible Flow with Surface Tension

 

Prince Nchupang   

PhD - High order finite difference methods for incompressible flow.

MSc - Stable and high order accurate finite difference method for the incompressible laminar boundary layer equations

 

Javon Farao    

MSc - Toward a full aircraft model platform for fuel slosh-structure interaction simulations

 


 

Masters Students

    

Michael Wright    

Non-linear Pressure Distribution Reduced Order Model for Violent Wing Tank Slosh

 

 

Alaa Mohammed Ali    

Using Finite Element Method to model Mesh Deformation

 

Elrich Botha     

Numerical Modelling of Reduced Order Models to Enable Slosh Load Calculations

 

 

    

Darrian J.P. Marais    

Numerical coupling of Fluid-Structure Interactions (FSI) for the Ariane 6 upper stage