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New publication in Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power

Dated: Dec 12, 2017

A paper on simulation of a high-pressure gas turbine with detailed radiation from a collaboration involving Dr. Roy has been published in Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power.
This work uses radiation models developed by Dr. Roy to explore impact of radiation in a high-pressure combustion chamber.

Monte Carlo simulation for radiative transfer in a high-pressure industrial gas turbine combustion chamber.
T. Ren, M. F. Modest, S. P. Roy Journal of Gas Turbine and Power. 140 (2017) 051503.


Welcome to new graduate students

Dated: Aug 17, 2017

Mr. Siduzzaman Khan, Mr. Khaled Mosharraf Mukut, and Ms. Yuxing Zhang are joining the Computational Combustion Lab this fall. Mr. Khan will be working on a joint experimental/numerical project coadvised by Dr. Allen and Dr. Roy. Mr. Mukut and Ms. Zhang will be working on soot and radiation modeling in combustion.
Find out more about them here.


New startup allocation on XSEDE

Dated: Jul 17, 2017

The computational combustion lab has been awarded a startup allocation on the Comet HPC system from XSEDE. This allocation will be used for high-fidelity combustion simulations.


New publication in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

Dated: Jul 13, 2017

A paper by Dr. Roy on development and application on multiphase radiation solver has been accepted in International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.
This work explores possible effects of multiphase radiation in Diesel egnine-like conditions. It also presents a parametric study of spectral properties and optical models for Diesel spray.

Development of a multiphase photon Monte Carlo method for spray combustion and its application in high-pressure conditions.
S. P. Roy, J. Cai, M. F. Modest. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 115PA (2017) 453 - 466.


Welcome to Mr. Joseph Farmer, Undergraduate Research Fellow

Dated: May 1, 2017

Mr. Joseph Farmer will be joining the lab as an Undergraduate Research Fellow for Summer 2017. He will be working on benchmarking of a radiation solver using the inhouse HPC cluster.
Find out more about him here.


Inhouse HPC cluster is operational now

Dated: Feb 16, 2017

Finally the inhouse cluster is in place (in collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Fleischmann).
Here are the specifications for the cluster.

  • Head node: 2 × E5-2623v4 (4C, 2.6 GHz), 32GB DDR4 2400 MHz per node, 4TB storage
  • Compute nodes: 8 × E5-2687Wv4 (12C, 3.0 GHz), 128GB DDR4 2400 MHz per node
  • GPU nodes: 3 × Nvidia Tesla K80 24GB GDDR5
  • Interconnect: 56GB/s Infiniband FDR
  • Additional nodes: 2 × E5-2687Wv3 (10C, 3.1 GHz), 128GB DDR4 2133MHz per node, 2TB storage

Undergraduate research postion available

Dated: Jan 17, 2017
An undergraduate research position is available for immediate start.
Position has been filled. Feb 02, 2017


Fulltime graduate research opportunities available

Dated: Jan 17, 2017
There are several fulltime graduate research opportunities available for Fall 2017.
As of summer 2017, assistantship positions have been filled. But if you are interested, feel free to contact me for any future opportunities.


Presentation on improved radiation solver

Dated: Dec 08, 2016
A talk titled "Improvements to Photon Monte Carlo Radiation Solver for Combustion Simulations" by Somesh Roy has been accepted for presentation at the Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion (NC17), being held April, 2017 in Orlando, Florida, USA, organized by SIAM. The abstract can be viewed here.


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