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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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