Monday (11/Jul)


9:00 – 9:30

Prof Hrvoje Jasak

Tea break

9:30 – 10:00

Training session set 1:

10:00 – 11:00

Tea break

11:00 – 11:15

Training session set 2:

11:15 – 12:15

Lunch break

12:15 – 13:30

Posters and Sponsor talks

13:30 – 14:00

Training session set 3:

14:00 – 15:00

Tea break

15:00 – 15:15

Training session set 4:

15:15 – 16:15

Group photo

16:15 – 16:45

Special interest groups

16:45 – 17:45

Tuesday (12/Jul)

Keynote 1: Year In Review

9:00 – 9:45

Prof Hrvoje Jasak and Prof Miguel Nobrega

Tea break

9:45 – 10:00

Regular session set 1:

10:00 – 12:00

Cavitation I:

  • Mr. Insu Lee: A Pressure-Based Compressible Flow Solver for Cavitation Erosion Assessment
  • Mr. Mehrdad Kazemi: Scale resolving simulation of a cavitating bow thruster using OpenFOAM
  • Mr. Saeed Rahbarimanesh and Prof. Joshua Brinkerhoff: DNS of a Transitional, Cryogenic Cavitating Mixing Layer of Liquefied Natural Gas Behind a Flatter Splitter Plate

Aerodynamics I:

  • Dr. Andre Weiner: Modal Analysis of Transonic Shock Buffets on NACA-0012 and OAT15A Airfoils
  • Dr. Antonio Jimenez-Garcia, Mr. George Quixley: Aerodynamic Analysis Of Ft Ultrasonic Wind Sensors Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Dr. Benjamin Tan: Bluff-Body Wake Entrainment of a Surface-level Contaminant Release

Biological Flows I:

  • Dr. Andrew Bickerdike: CFD Modelling of Deployable Microrobots in the Bloodstream
  • Dr. Derek Mitchell: CFD Determination of Energy Driven Evolution of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.)
  • Dr. Eric Segalerba: Assessing Virtual Surgeries of the Human Nose via Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Ms. Swati Nandan: Numerical Verification of a Bioreactor System for Vascular Stents Through Computational Fluid Dynamics

Parallel Computing I:

  • Mr. Hendrik Hetmann: Assessment of Parallel Efficiency for High-Fidelity Aerodynamic Simulations with OpenFOAM Using AWS
  • Dr. Ilya Popov: Optimizing Memory Locality of an Implicit Solver Using Microdomains
  • Mr. Richard Graham: Enabling Performance Isolation for Openfoam in Multi-Tenant Supercomputing Platforms
  • Mr. Sergey Lesnik: Redesigning OpenFOAM’s I/O for High-Performance Computing
  • Dr. Timofey Mukha: OpenFOAM Linear Solver Performance on Massively Parallel HPC Clusters

Posters and sponsor talks

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch break

12:30 – 13:30

Keynote 2: Before FOAM – a story of 1988

13:30 – 14:15

Prof Chris Marooney

Tea break

14:15 – 14:30

Regular session set 2:

14:30 – 16:30

Aerodynamics II:

  • Mr. Licheng Zhu: Verification and Validation of Full-Scale 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics Models For The Queensferry Crossing With Field Monitoring Data
  • Dr. Najiba Akther and Dr Joshua Brinkerhoff: Performance Enhancement of Small Wind Turbines via Protective Leading-Edge Droops: Large Eddy Simulations of Transition Delay
  • Mr. Rathan Babu Athota: Investigation of the Diurnal Cycle of Slope Flows in Mountain-Valley Systems Using OpenFOAM

Combustion and DEM I:

  • Dr. Martin Isoz: On Efficient Contact Solution for Arbitrarily-Shaped Solids in CFD-DEM Solver
  • Mr. Chih-Chia Huang: A Mesh-Independent Smoothing Scheme for Polydisperse Euler-Lagrange Simulations
  • Dr. Julien Reveillon: Simulation of the impact of obstacles in Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosions
  • Dr. Lionel Gamet, and Dr. Nicolas Fintzi: Simulation Of The Flow Past Random Arrays Of Finite-Length Cylinders: Numerical Strategy And Computation Of The First Moments
  • Prof. Bernhard Peters: Application of CFD-DEM-Coupling to a Large Scale Biomass Furnace

FSI and Solid Mechanics I:

  • Mr. Iago Lessa de Oliveira: Numerically Assessing the Influence of Tissue Compressibility on the Mechanical Response of Intracranial Aneurysms by Using an One-Way FSI Strategy
  • Dr. R. Pereira: A Computational Methodology to Predict the Effects of Different Pacifier’s Models
  • Prof. Philip Cardiff: Implementing a Block-Coupled Implicit Vertex-Centred Finite Volume Approach for Solid Mechanics in OpenFOAM

Multiphase I:

  • MSc. Jun Liu: A Numerically Consistent Unstructured Volume-Of-Fluid Discretization for the Two-Phase Momentum Convection with High-Density Ratios
  • Dr. Matthias Rauter: Landslide Tsunamis – Granular Flows And Their Interaction With The Water Surface
  • Dr. Benjamin Tan: Large Scale Water Jet Trajectory and Breakup Excited by Air
  • Dr. Abdur Rahman Al Azad: Simulation of Dendritic Growth in a Binary Alloy Using the Phase-Field Method Implemented in OpenFOAM

Tea break:

16:30 – 16:45

Regular session set 3:

16:45 – 18:45

Multiphase II:

  • Prof. Julien Chauchat: Sedfoam: a Two-Fluid Model for Particulate Flows in Geophysics
  • Ms. Virginia Rossi: A 3D Numerical Modelling Of The Flood Control System Of Malvaglia Dam: Analysis And Improvement Of Discharge Capacity
  • Mr. Dennis Thuy: Primary Breakup Modeling in Metal Melt Gas Atomization
  • Mr. Célio Fernandes: Free-Surface Flows of Polymer Melts Under Non-Isothermal Conditions
  • Prof. Cláudio Corrêa and Prof. Rita F. de Carvalho: Analysis of Dropwise Condensation Process with interCondensatingEvaporatingFoam

FSI and Solid Mechanics II:

  • Ms. Justyna Salachna: Benchmark Simulation of the Flow Induced Vibrations for Nuclear Applications
  • Dr. Eduard Puig Montellà: Modeling the Dense Granular Flow Around a Moving Cylinder: Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Prof. Željko Tuković: OpenFOAM Solver for Fluid-Structure Interaction in Arteries
  • Mr. Patrick Höhn: Application of solids4Foam to The Damping of Drill String Vibrations

Machine Learning and AI I:

  • Mr. Deepinder Jot Singh Aulakh: Integration of OpenFOAM with Tensorflow for Generalized Data-Free Deep Learning
  • Ms. Matilde Fiore: OpenFOAM Simulations of Liquid Metal Flows with Data-Driven Turbulence Models
  • Mr. Inn Duk Suh: Physics-Informed Interface Compression Method in 2D VOF Advection Problem Using Neural Network

Wednesday (13/Jul)

Keynote 3: Multiscale Simulation Techniques for Sub-Continuum Transport

9:00 – 9:45

Prof Jayathi Murthy

Tea break

9:45 – 10:00

Regular session set 4:

10:00 – 12:00

Multiphase III:

  • Dr. Julien Maes: CFD Modelling of Complex Subsurface Processes
  • Dr. Mosbah Ben Said: Numerical Modeling of Rectangular Labyrinth Weir Flow Using OpenFOAM Toolbox
  • Mr. Alexis Tourbier: Numerical Simulation of Reactive Taylor Flows
  • Dr. Lorenzo Pedrolli: MP-PIC Calibration Using Cfd-Dem for Multiphase Gas-Metal Powder Flows in Additive Manufacturing

Naval Hydrodynamics I:

  • Ms. Barbara Rinauro: CFD Simulations for Surf-Riding Occurrence Assessment
  • Dr. Dmitriy Ponkratov: JoRes Project
  • Prof. Hrvoje Jasak: Applications of the Naval Hydro Pack
  • Dr. Christian Windt: Numerical Simulation of the Wave Kinematics Near Varying Bottom Topographies

Machine Learning and AI II:

  • Dr. Emad Tandis: Machine Learning Enhanced Solution of Linear Elastic Problems
  • Mr. Josh Williams: Modelling Turbulent Dispersion Using Neural Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Mr. Lorenzo Angelilli: A Neural Network Enhancement for the Flamelet-Progress Variable Turbulent Combustion Models in OpenFOAM Framework

Rescheduled Talks:

  • Dr. Mohammed Elwardi Fadeli: Load-Balanced Multi-Criteria Adaptive Mesh Refinement on Polyhedral Meshes
  • Mr. Philipp Milovic: Comparison of Idealized and Realistic Inlet Velocity Profiles on Patient-Specific Aortic Blood Flow
  • Mr. Wooyoung Jeon: Two-Way FSI Simulation of Floating Structure in Regular Waves

Splash talks

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch Break

12:30 – 13:30

Keynote 4: Numerical Simulation and Optimization of Wetting with OpenFOAM

13:30 – 14:15

Prof Dieter Bothe

Tea break

14:15 – 14:30

Regular session set 5:

14:30 – 16:30

Multiphase IV:

  • Mr. Kasper Gram Bilde: Aggregation and Breakage of Solid Particles in a Turbulent Flow Through a 90 Degree Pipe Bend Using CFD-PBE
  • Mr. Stefan Nixon: On Skipping Stones: A Numerical Study in OpenFOAM
  • Dr Robert Kesser and Prof Hrvoje Jasak: A Eulerian Multi-Fluid Model for Evaporating Multi-Component Sprays
  • Dr. Thibault Oudart: Modeling Air-Entrainment in Free Surface Flows Using Interfoam and interIsoFoam: Application to Hydraulic Jumps
  • Dr. Ricardo Ribeiro: Assessing Injection Molding Simulation in Footwear Industry

Wear and Lubrication I:

  • Mr. Fran Delić: Modelling Cavitation Erosion Using Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrange Approaches
  • Mr. Luka Balatinec: Sliding Wear Simulations in foam-extend
  • Mr. Robert Anderluh: Computational Modelling of the Antiwear Effect of Zinc Dialkyldithiophosphate Tribofilms in Mixed Mode Lubricated Contact

Optimization I:

  • Mr. Franco Otaola: Methodology for the Development and Optimization of Periodic Open Cell Structure Reactors
  • Ms. Lucie Kubíčková: On CFD-Based Topology Optimization Methodology with Utilization of Hybrid Fictitious Domain-Immersed Boundary Method
  • Dr. W. Galuppo: Thickness Distribution Optimization For Blow Molded Parts

Multiphysics I:

  • Dr. Tom Flint: Fully Coupled Thermal-Fluid-Dynamics Phase-Field Modelling of Microstructure Evolution During Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Ms. Heba Alkafri: A Unified Multiphysics Framework for Multi-Region Coupling and its Application to ALE Interface-Tracking
  • Dr. Marko Horvat: Conjugate Heat Transfer with Vapour Condensation model

Tea break

16:30 – 16:45

Regular session set 6:

16:45 – 18:45

Lagrange I:

  • Dr. Chris Stafford: Robust interpolation for momentum coupling of dispersed multiphase flows in OpenFOAM using the Full Lagrangian Approach
  • Mr. Md Mahidul Haque Prodhan: Large Eddy Simulation of Particle Deposition in Pipeflow Using OpenFOAM
  • Mr. Rahul Subburaj: An Improved Lift Model In Euler-Lagrange Simulations of Bubble Columns
  • Mr. Xu Yong and Huangwei Zhang: Extinction and Re-Initiation of Hydrogen Detonation in Chemically Inert Solid Particle Curtain with Finite Length

Multiphysics II:

  • Dr. Alexander Vakhrushev: Modelling Submeniscus Flow for the Continuous Casting with the Applied Magnetic Field
  • Mr. Iason Tsiapkinis: Multiphysics Simulation of Electromagnetics, Heat Transfer and Free Surface Shape for Crystal Growth Applications
  • Mr. Andres Torres-Figueroa and Dr. Jonnathan Pitt: Application of OpenFOAM to Plume Impingement in Space Environments

High Fidelity Turbulence I:

  • Dr. Nasser Belmiloud: Large Scale Eddy Simulation of a Liquid Film Flowing Over a Rotating Disk: Waves Patterns and Dynamics
  • Dr. Shahab Zeraati Dizjeh and prof Joshua Birkenhoff: Large Eddy Simulation of Heat Transfer Enhancement via Modified Surface Profiles in Turbulent Pipe Flows
  • Dr. Umair Ismail and prof Joshua Birkenhoff: Boundary-Layer Transition on a Flat Plate With an Elliptic Leading Edge Subjected to an Accelerating/Decelerating Free Stream

Naval Hydrodynamics II:

  • Mr. Erik Higgins: Geophysical Data Generation using OpenFOAM for Simulated Remote Sensing
  • Mr. Gabriel Barajas: Novel Methodology for a Fast 3D Numerical Analysis of The PTO Damping Force on a Dual-Chamber OWC
  • Mr. Sanijo Ðurasević: Comparing Ship Self-Propulsion Modelling Using the Actuator Disc and Fully Discretized Propeller Model
  • Mr. William Lambert: Free-Surface Capturing Techniques for VOF Cases with Diminishing Wave Height

Thursday (14/Jul)

Keynote 5: An overview of Governance and OpenFOAM’s high recent social impact

9:00 – 9:45

Dr Fred Mendonca

Tea break

9:45 – 10:00

Regular session set 7:

10:00 – 12:00

Combustion and DEM II:

  • Ms. Xin Liu: CFD-DEM Investigation on the Sintering of Combusted Iron Fines in a Fluidized Bed
  • Prof. Tommaso Lucchini: The OpenFOAM Technology for the Simulation of In-Cylinder Flows and Combustion of Low-Emission and High Efficiency IC Engines
  • Mr. Mahmoud Gadalla: Local Numerical Microscopy of Dual-Fuel Spray Combustion
  • Dr. Domenico Lahaye: Turbulent Reactive Flow In A Cement Kiln

Numerics, Efficiency, and Software I:

  • Mr. Gerasimos Chourdakis: Coupling Openfoam with 1D Thermohydraulics via PRECICE
  • Dr. Gregor Olenik: Improving Linear Solver Performance by Offloading Computations to GPGPUS with GINKGO
  • Mr. Ricardo Costa: A Semi-Automatic Approach Based on the Method of Manufactured Solutions to Assess the Convergence Order in OpenFOAM
  • Prof. Hrvoje Jasak: Reduced Order Model

Optimization II:

  • Dr. Luis Fernando Garcia Rodriguez: Design of Rotors Under Turbulent Subsonic Compressible Flow Using Topology Optimization
  • Dr. Markus Towara: Discrete Adjoint Approaches for Conjugate Heat Transfer
  • Dr. Mirza Popovac: Continuous Adjoint Topology Optimization with Robust Design Variable Update
  • Mr. Themistoklis Skamagkis: Adjoint-Based Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for Turbulent Flows in the Presence of Uncertainties Using the Method of Moments and Projections

Bubbly Flows I:

  • Dr. Ghulam Rabbani: Numerically Investigation of Behaviour of Bubbles Passing through Both Newtonian Liquid-Liquid Interface
  • Dr. Ardalan Javadi: Direct Simulation Of Highly Bubbly Flows Under Influence Of Interfacial Mass Transfer
  • Mr. Milad Bagheri: A Unified Finite Volume Framework for Phase-field Simulations of Arbitraty Number of Immiscible Incompressible Fluids

Lunch break

12:00 – 13:00

Regular session set 8:

13:00 – 15:00

Turbomachinery I:

  • Prof. Gavin Tabor: Coupled Fluid Structure Modelling of a Wind Turbine Blade
  • Mr. Jonathan Fahlbeck: A Low-Head Counter-Rotating Pump-Turbine at Unsteady Conditions
  • Mr. Saeed Salehi: Evolution of Flow Features During Transient Operation of a Kaplan Turbine

Numerics, Efficiency, and Software II:

  • Mr. Matej Čorak: The Eigenspectrum of a Finite Volume Matrix
  • Dr. Marko Horvat – How to Integrate OpenFOAM into MoDeNa Platform
  • Mr. Simon Antonio Rodriguez Luzardo: Integrating Python Codes into OpenFOAM Solvers Using an Embedded Python Interpreter via PYBIND11

Porous Media I:

  • Mr. Tomáš Hlavatý: Development and Application of a Solver For Mass, Momentum and Heat Transport in Exhaust Gas Aftertreatment
  • Mr. Jiahao Wei: Modelling of a Baffled Horizontal Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetland: Optimizing the Hydraulic Performance
  • Dr. Aurélie Louis-Napoléon: Optimization of an Active Device for Preserving Indoor Air Quality
  • Dr. Chandan Bose: Flow Past Stationary and Freely Falling Porous Bodies
  • Mr. Ranjith Khumar Shanmugasundaram: Numerical Modelling of Liquefaction Around Marine Structures

Multiphase V:

  • Dr. Mohammadreza Aali: The Effect of Fluid Elasticity on the Pressure Drop and Flow Distribution in Profile Extrusion Dies
  • Mr. Suraj Raju: Investigation of Oscillatory Dynamics in Capillary Rise Using an ALE-Method
  • Mr. Francisco Bodziony: An Hybrid-Atomistic-Continuum (HAC) Approach for Co-Simulation of Multiscale Wetting Processes
  • Mr. David Barreiro-Villaverde: On the Jet Wiping of High Kapitza Liquid Films

Birds of feather

15:00 – 18:30