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CDT Co-Director features in new Leeds podcast


New University of Leeds podcast “How to Fix…” brings you the hopeful solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing our society. Each week, host @ItsRichWilliams will be joined by scientists and researchers at the forefront of these issues. The first episode tackles air pollution, featuring our CDT Co-Director @CathNoakes, and @JimMcQuaid and @DrJamesTate Our...

CDT Induction Week 2023


We are very pleased to have welcomed 9 new students to the CDT this past week. Students attended a comprehensive set of induction activities, including introductory talks, research talks, a poster session, team building, and an outreach demonstration session. Wetropolis - an extreme rainfall and flood demonstrator, shown by Prof Onno Bokhove ( Team building...

Nowcasting with Artificial Intelligence for African Rainfall: NAIAR


A group of Leeds researchers has won funding to create new methods to forecast tropical storms, using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Nowcasting with Artificial Intelligence for African Rainfall project (NAIAR) project aims to use new digital solutions to create 0 to 6 hour predictions – “nowcasting” – for tropical storms, using satellite data. The methods...

Gabor Medal 2023 Winner


The Gabor Medal 2023 was awarded to CDT Co-Director, Professor Catherine Noakes OBE FREng for her pioneering contributions to infection risk modelling and her exceptional leadership in the field through ground-breaking research and a multidisciplinary approach. The Gabor Medal is now awarded annually for distinction of interdisciplinary work between the life sciences with other disciplines....

Summer graduation 2023


Congratulations to our most recent graduates from the CDT! All the hard work paid off! See below for a list of students at graduation, and what they are up to now. Damilola Adekanye - Data Scientist, First Light Fusion Foteini Zagklavara - Operations Machine Learning Engineer, Air Products Joe Myers Hill - EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship,...

Fluids Photo competition for Schools – the winners!


PhD researchers Emily Butler and Yatin Darbar from the CDT in Fluid Dynamics invited school children of all ages around the country to capture the breadth and beauty of the fluid dynamics they see all around them for a chance to win some great prizes!  This year students were asked to submit a photograph, a...

MSc team project students publication


Congratulations to our students on the publication of a journal paper from their MSc team project! "On the near-field interaction of vertically offset turbulent plumes" with external mentor from the Met Office (student authors Megan Richards, Seun Coker, Jose I. L. Florido, Rhiannon Nicholls) Abstract: The flow in and around a pair of plumes from...

CDT students running KS3 photography competition


📷 PHOTO COMPETITION 📷 DEADLINE EXTENDED Fluid Dynamics students at University of Leeds are hosting a photography competition for schools, inviting Key Stage 2 and 3 children to send a photo, video, or collage of photos that captures the theme of Fluids in Nature. Enter by 30th June 2023 to be in with a chance of winning...