NGCM Projects

NGCM PhD project titles

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Cohort 5 – 2018/19 to 2023/24

  • Adaptive Market-Making using Reinforcement Learning within a Multi-Agent System
  • Machine learning of quantum mechanical lattice energies for molecular crystal structure prediction
  • Simulation of Transition States for Degradation Reactions of High Energy Polymers for Safe Storage
  • Understanding the Early Universe using Simulations of Lattice Quantum Field Theory
  • Flexible Sheets in Turbulent Flow
  • Toward an Identification of the Nature of Dark Matter with Numerical Simulations
  • Statistical simulations of disordered magnetic materials
  • Developing Materials Interfaces for Batteries using Large-scale Quantum Chemistry Simulations
  • Using Molecular Simulations to Understand the Structure-function Relationships of Bacterial Membranes
  • Applied Value Driven Design Integrated with Aero-Engine Geometry
  • Computational Modelling of Nonlinear Infrasound Propagation through the Atmosphere
  • Exploitation of Multi-body Dynamics for Space Mission Design
  • Modelling and Data-intensive Science Methods to Understand Substorm-driven Energy Deposition into Polar Atmosphere

Cohort 4 – 2017/18 to 2022/23

  • New Methods for Drug Design based on Large-scale First Principles Quantum Mechanics
  • Higgs Boson Signals in b-Jet Dynamics at the Large Hadron Collider
  • Novel High Performance Computing for the Simulation of Transonic/Supersonic Aerofoils with a Wavy Leading Edge
  • Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Stabilisation of Spacecraft
  • Enhancing Autonomous Guidance and Navigation with Deep Learning AI Technologies
  •  Efficient Overlapping-grid CFD Technique for a Self-propelled Ship
  • Probing the Co-evolution of Super-massive Black Holes and their Host Galaxies via State-of-the-art, Semi-empirical, Galaxy Evolution Cosmological Models
  • Simulation of Lubricant Properties for Interaction with Surfaces
  • Radiative transfer modelling of accretion disk winds in Tidal Disruption Events
  • Simulation of Biological Systems at Long Time and Distance Scales

Cohort 3 – 2016/17 to 2021/22

  • Analysis and Modelling of Boundary-Layer Flashback Processes for Hydrogen-Rich Gas-Turbine Combustion
  • Pushing the Envelope of Planetary Formation and Evolution Simulations
  •  Deep Optimisation
  • A data-mining approach to predicting surface roughness drag in turbulent flows
  • Space debris and the evolution of resilient space systems
  • Next Generation Space Debris Environment Model
  • Automatic Code Generation for Computational Science
  • Computational modelling of underwater noise generation by turbulent fluid-structure interactions
  • The use of channel wings for slow speed UAV flight
  • Lattice Holographic Cosmology
  • Computational modelling across ‘omic’ scales of biology
  • Computational Modelling of Particle Tribocharging in Small, High-Speed Cyclones
  • Fidelity optimisation in an atomic quantum computer
  • Extreme non-linear optics in hollow optical fibres
  • Optimisation of Acoustic Systems for Perceived Sound Quality
  • Multiscale relativistic simulations
  • Modelling nutrients dynamics in South-East Asia’s largest lake

Cohort 2 – 2015/16 to 2020/21

  • Large scale quantum chemistry simulations of organic photovoltaics
  • Efficient overlapping-grid CFD technique for a self-propelled ship
  • Couple multi-scale simulation of high Reynolds number airfoil flows
  • Simulations of magnetic skyrmions
  • Agent-based modelling of high frequency traders
  • Integrating automated vehicles into the transport network
  • Multi-scale modelling of composite riser systems
  • Simulation of biological systems at long length and distance scales
  • Dynamics simulations for quantum feedback to steer a single particle harmonic oscillator in non-classical states
  • Modelling jet dynamics and the Large Hadron Collider
  • Mathematical tools for analysis of genome function, linkage and disequilibrium structure and disease gene prediction
  • Dispersion of small inertial particles in characteristic atmospheric boundary layer flows
  •  Biomechanical optimisation of lower limb prosthetic socket design

Cohort 1 – 2014/15 to 2019/20

  • Multimode simulation of high-power fibre lasers and amplifiers
  • Modelling of neutron star interactions in x-ray binary systems
  •  Challenging topological prejudice – automated airframe layout design
  • Design of unmanned air vehicles
  •  Uncertainty quantification and propagation through complex chains of computational models
  • Computational methods for the modelling and inversion of non-linear systems and its application to beam hardening correction in x-ray computed tomography reconstruction
  •  Towards exascale computing in particle physics
  • Variability in high pressure blade trailing edge geometry and its impact on stage capacity and blade temperature
  • Multiscale models of magnetic materials at elevated temperatures