Congratulations to CDT student Yatin Darbar who was given the Judges Award for his entry at the CDT Twitter Conference on Wednesday 21st July – “Multiscale Understanding of Real-Life Performance of Masks and Visualising their effectiveness.” The judges were Professor Luke Windsor and Dr Tony Bromley. Yatin was awarded a £50 Amazon voucher. To view…
Prof Cath Noakes is a co-author for two new reports commissioned by the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor. Improving ventilation in workplaces and public transport and fears of NHS overload during the pandemic are highlighted in the reports. For the full article, please visit: https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/civil-engineering/news/article/5738/workplaces-transport-and-nhs-under-spotlight-in-new-covid-19-reports
The Power of STEM Young researchers at four Doctoral Training Centres within the Faculty have invited year 12 students who are studying a STEM A-Level subject to join them each Wednesday in May to explore the power of STEM. They have been delving into research about Fantastic Fluids and where to Find them, Saving lives…
Congratulations to CDT student Foteini Zagklavara who recently had her first paper published, which she presented at the 6th World Congress on Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer (MHMT’21) online in June 2021. Foteini was also given the Best Paper Award for this submission. Her paper can be viewed via the following link: https://avestia.com/MHMT2021_Proceedings/files/paper/ENFHT/ENFHT_201.pdf
Congratulations to second year CDT student, Giulia Fedrizzi who won best poster at the 2021 Fluids Symposium, which took place online on 16th and 17th June. Giulia’s poster can be viewed on the online poster gallery page. All abstracts and posters from the Symposium can be viewed at: www.leedsfluidssymposium2021.wordpress.com.
“It’s no good just having a recirculating air-conditioning unit…What we need to do is let fresh air in from outside.” CDT Co-Director, Prof Cath Noakes argues for a ventilation revolution, to fight this pandemic and the next. For the full article, please click here.
Congratulations to CDT student Joseph Myers Hill who won a poster prize at the 2021 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference. He was given the ‘Red Sock Award’ for his poster titled ‘A Family of Non-Monotonic Toral Mixing Maps’. His poster can be viewed in the online gallery here.
Leading experts in the transmission of airborne pathogens are calling for tighter regulations to control air quality in buildings – as a way of reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses. Writing in the journal Science, the 40 scientists said: “A paradigm shift is needed on the scale that occurred when Chadwick’s Sanitary Report…
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CDT Co-Director, Prof Cath Noakes gives a short overview on COVID-19 and the role of engineering in managing transmission for IMechE in the following video.