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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...

CDT student Emily Butler features in LIFD researcher spotlight


The LIFD Early Career Researcher Spotlight is back! Our monthly spotlight focuses on the work and lives of the researchers from the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics This month features our EPSRC CDT student Emily Butler, who is undertaking a PhD project on "An investigation of the fluid-structure interaction arising in articular cartilage across disparate...

CDT Fluid Dynamics Symposium 2023: NAG Poster Prize Winners


Inspiring to see the outstanding work within the NAG-sponsored Best Poster at the EPSRC CDT in Fluid Dynamics at Leeds Symposium 2023. Congratulations to winner Alex Lang for his work ‘Flow Characteristics of a Hyperloop Vehicle’ and to runner-up Ahmad Mohamadiyeh for ‘Erosion of Sediment Beds Using Impinging Jets: Application to Nuclear Waste Mixing’. View Ahmad Mohamadiyeh's and Alex Lang's...

Fluid Dynamics Photography Competition 2023


Fluid dynamics photography competition for KS2 & KS3 students The CDT in Fluid Dynamics is hosting a photography competition for schools, inviting KS2 & KS3 students to visualise everyday fluid dynamic phenomena. In particular this year the theme is Fluids in Nature. The organisers ask if you can please share the competition with your networks of science teachers in...

NAG prize for best MSc performance 2022


Congratulations to Emily Butler who was awarded the 2022 NAG prize for overall best performance in the MSc component of the CDT programme. Emily was announced the winner at the CDT Awards event on 7th December. "I relished the initial opportunity to explore a wide range of fluid dynamics within the master's program. This allowed...

Leeds University Rocketry Association Competition


CDT student Dom Buta visited the USA for a competition with his peers as part of Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA). The following article was written about the experience:

UK Fluids Conference 2022 Poster Prize


Congratulations to Emily Butler who was awarded the runner-up best poster prize at the 2022 UK Fluids Conference. Click here to view her poster. Research summary: Articular Cartilage (AC) is found at opposing surfaces in mammalian joints. It provides a smooth bearing surface, promoting low friction articulation, facilitating continuous operation under relative motion. A lack...

CDT Fluids Symposium Poster Prize 2022


Congratulations to George McGilvray who was awarded the prize for the best poster at the 2022 CDT Fluid Dynamics Symposium!

John Fox Award 2022


Congratulations to Jonny Bolton who was awarded the 2022 John Fox Award. The prize is awarded annually to a postgraduate research student who is studying any aspect of engineering fluid mechanics at the University of Leeds. The award is to enable a student to expand their research experience by participating in an activity outside the...