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Editor's Pick AIP Physics of Fluids Publication


Congratulations to CDT student Luke Driver who was awarded Editor's Pick for his recent publication "Developing a Predictive Model for Low Temperature Laval Nozzles with Applications in Chemical Kinetics" in AIP Physics of Fluids.

CDT Fluids Symposium Poster Prize Winners 2024


The annual CDT Fluid Dynamics Symposium took place on Thursday 13 June 2024. The symposium was a great success, facilitating cross-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge exchange within the fluid dynamics community, spanning both academic and industrial sectors. Mostafa Soroor was awarded first prize for his poster and Jo Kershaw was awarded the runner up prize. To...

Be Curious 2024


Our first year CDT Fluid Dynamics students took part in this year's Be Curious outreach festival, alongside the CDT's Be Curious Associates Yatin Darbar and Luke Barratt. Their stand explored "how nature makes a raincoat". CDT Be Curious Associates, Atif and Luke, at Be Curious 2024. Photo credit: Dustin Smith, Skywall Photography.

Leading experimental nuclear institution in the field of multiphase fluid flow


CDT supervisors have been involved in the creation of a new cutting-edge facility at the University of Leeds, named as the UK’s leading experimental nuclear institution in the field of multiphase fluid flow. The only one of its kind in the country, it will help train the next generation of scientists and engineers in their...

Study reveals mystery of decaying planetary orbits


A collaboration between University of Leeds, Durham University and Northwestern University, USA, has led to a discovery that may have solved a long-standing mystery about decaying planetary orbits around stars like our Sun. The study involved one of our CDT alumni, Craig Duguid (now at Durham) and Prof Adrian Barker in the School of Mathematics....

Funded Research Internships Summer 2024


The University of Leeds offers a range of paid research experience placements and internships across its seven Faculties each year to support the progression of underrepresented students to postgraduate research. This year’s internships are funded by the Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE). This partnerships aims to address underrepresentation in postgraduate research, open to...

Leeds fluid dynamics experts earn share of record £1 billion doctoral training investment


The University of Leeds’ fluid dynamics expertise has been recognised in the UK’s biggest-ever investment into Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), receiving millions of pounds from a new fund. Leeds’ EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Fluid Dynamics, led by Dr Oliver Harlen, is among 65 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) CDTs that will...

Advice for budding Engineers from CDT student Coker


  Engineering profiles - Seun Coker Name of course: PhD in Fluid Mechanics What did you study for your UG degree? Aerospace Engineering at the University of Southampton  What A – Levels did you study? Physics, Maths and Further Maths The questions What advice would you give to a young person who is considering engineering at university...

Multidisciplinary Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics provided by the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics


The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics is pleased to announce that there will be up to 12 funded places available for 2024 entry on its four-year programme that combines an integrated MSc (completed over the first two years) paired with a three-year PhD-level research programme.  Programme: Integrated PhD and MSc in Fluid Dynamics Programme duration: 4 years...

Southern Africa hosts first ‘testbed’ to improve early warning of thunderstorms


Leading weather scientists and practitioners from the UK, South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique have commenced a two-week “testbed” to improve early warnings for severe thunderstorms in Southern Africa. Southern Africa remains a region prone to extreme weather, with hundreds of thousands of people and livelihoods put at risk every year. The region is expected to...