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Siddharth Kulkarni

Name: Siddharth Suhas Kulkarni

Research Title: Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics in tidal turbine blade optimisation.

Name of Director of Studies: Prof. Craig Chapman

Key Contact Details - Email: siddharth.kulkarni@bcu.ac.uk

About the Project: This research aims to apply Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to enable in developing decision support methodology, for the design of tidal turbine blades.

Research Activities: Literature review, validation of the numerical (CFD) model using the experimental data.

Findings: Currently working on different optimisation techniques and understanding the fitness landscape associated with the blade optimisation.

Affiliations: Rolls-Royce plc, Derby, England