Funded Embedded CSE (eCSE) projects

1st eCSE call

Panel members

  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Stewart Cant (University of Cambridge)
  • Mark Savill (Cranfield University)
  • Jonathan Flynn (University of Southampton)
  • Dario Alfe (University College London)
  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Jason Beech-Brandt (Cray)
  • Mike Ashworth (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • Phil Ridley (NAG)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Michele Erat, EPSRC representative) EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 1st eCSE call

The first eCSE call received 19 proposals of which the following 14 were funded:

2nd eCSE call

Panel members

  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Stewart Cant (University of Cambridge)
  • Dario Alfe (University College London)
  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Gerard Gorman (Imperial College London)
  • Peter Knowles (Cardiff Univerity)
  • David Stevens (University of East Anglia)
  • Charles Laughton (University of Nottingham)
  • John Brodholt (University College London)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Jason Beech-Brandt (Cray)
  • Mike Ashworth (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Michele Erat, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 2nd eCSE call

The 2nd eCSE call received 17 proposals of which the following 9 were funded:

3rd eCSE call

Panel members

  • Jonathan Flynn (University of Southampton)
  • Chris-Kriton Skylaris (University of Southampton)
  • David Stevens (University of East Anglia)
  • Dario Alfè (University College London)
  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Mark Savill (Cranfield University)
  • Gerard Gorman (Imperial College London)
  • Ian Stewart (University of Bristol)
  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Jason Beech-Brandt (Cray)
  • Mike Ashworth (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Michele Erat, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 3rd eCSE call

The third eCSE call received 16 proposals of which the following 10 were funded:

4th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Gerard Gorman (Imperial College London)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Jonathan Tennyson (University College London)
  • Peter Knowles (Cardiff Univerity)
  • Stewart Cant (University of Cambridge)
  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Jason Beech-Brandt (Cray)
  • Mike Ashworth (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • James Hetherington (University College London)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Michele Erat, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 4th eCSE call

The fourth eCSE call received 16 proposals of which the following 8 were funded:

  • eCSE04-3 PI: Dr Daniel Dundas A photoelectron spectrum library for laser-matter interactions (12 months)
  • eCSE04-4 PI: Graeme Ackland Implementing lattice-switch Monte Carlo in DL_MONTE to unlock efficient free energy calculations (12 months)
  • eCSE04-7 PI: Jonathan Essex Implementation of Dual Resolution Simulation Methodology in LAMMPS (6 months) [MCC]
  • eCSE04-10 PI: Jonathan Yates Large scale CASTEP calculations to interpret solid-state NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy experiments (12 months) [MCC]
  • eCSE04-11 PI: Prof. Michael J Fagan VOX-FE - new functionality for new communities (9 months)
  • eCSE04-13 PI: Dr Charles Moulinec Implementation of a highly scalable aeroacoustic module based on the Ffowcs Williams and Hawkings analogy within the open-source CFD software Code_Saturne (12 months)
  • eCSE04-14 PI: Dr Justin R Finn CFD2LCS: A general purpose library for integrated computation of Lagrangian coherent structures during massively parallel hydrodynamic simulations. (10 months)
  • eCSE04-16 PI: Prof Nicholas M Harrison Removing pseudo-linear dependence in Gaussian basis set calculations on crystalline systems with the CRYSTAL code (9 months) [MCC]

5th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • David Stevens (University of East Anglia)
  • Chris-Kriton Skylaris (University of Southampton)
  • Charles Laughton (University of Nottingham)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Jason Beech-Brandt (Cray)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Iain Lamour, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 5th eCSE call

The fifth eCSE call received 15 proposals of which the following 8 were funded:

  • eCSE05-4 PI: Prof George N Barakos Discrete velocity methods for the Helicopter Multi-Block CFD solver (14 months)
  • eCSE05-5 PI: Dr Anton Shterenlikht Open source exascale multi-scale framework for the UK solid mechanics community (12 months)
  • eCSE05-6 PI: Lucia Sivilotti Parallelization and porting of single-channel analysis tools to the high-performance computing platform (12 months)
  • eCSE05-7 PI: Dr. Angus Creech Optimisation of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) turbulence modelling within Fluidity (12 months)
  • eCSE05-10 PI: Dr Oliver O Henrich Adding Multiscale Models of DNA to LAMMPS (12 months) [MCC,BioSim]
  • eCSE05-12 PI: Dr Paul Connolly Enabling large-scale microphysics and optimising solver performance in MONC (8 months) [NCAS]
  • eCSE05-13 PI: Dr Jun Xia Optimisation of LESsCOAL for large-scale high-fidelity simulation of coal pyrolysis and combustion (12 months) [UKCTRF]
  • eCSE05-14 PI: Dr Zheng-Tong Xie Large-Eddy Simulation Code for City Scale Environments (12 months) [UKTC, NCAS]

6th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Charles Laughton (University of Nottingham)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Jonathan Tennyson (University College London)
  • Peter Knowles (Cardiff University)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Cambridge)
  • Catherine O'Sullivan (Imperial College London)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Harvey Richardson (Cray CoE)
  • James Hetherington (University College London)
  • Christopher Maynard (Met Office)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Katherine Freeman, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)

Projects funded from the 6th eCSE call

The sixth eCSE call received 9 proposals of which the following 5 were funded:

  • eCSE06-1 PI: Matthew Piggott Integrating mesh movement ("r"-adaptive) technology within Fluidity and the PRAgMaTIc parallel anisotropic ("h") adaptive mesh toolkit (12 months)
  • eCSE06-4 PI: Pankaj Pankaj Implementation of generic solving capabilities in ParaFEM (8 months)
  • eCSE06-6 PI: Mr Iain A Bethune CP2K - scalable Density Functional Theory (12 months) [MCC,UKCP,Geo-Mineral]
  • eCSE06-8 PI: Peter Jan van Leeuwen EMPIRE optimization and interfacing (3 months)
  • eCSE06-9 PI: Dr Benedict Rogers Developing Massively Parallel ISPH with Complex Boundary Geometries (12 months)

7th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • David Stevens (University of East Anglia)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Dario Alfe (University College London)
  • Jonathan Flynn (University of Southampton)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Cambridge)
  • Gerard Gorman (Imperial College London)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Harvey Richardson (Cray CoE)
  • James Hetherington (University College London)
  • Christopher Maynard (Met Office)
  • Mike Ashworth (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Xu Guo, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Katherine Freeman, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)
  • Matthew Borg, Early Career Researcher Observer (University of Edinburgh)

Projects funded from the 7th eCSE call

The seventh eCSE call received 16 proposals of which the following 5 were funded:

  • eCSE07-6 PI: Prof. Chris-Kriton Skylaris Implementation and optimisation of advanced solvent modelling functionality in CASTEP and ONETEP (12 months) [UKCP,MCC]
  • eCSE07-9 PI: Dr Richard F L Evans Optimisation of VAMPIRE for billion-atom simulations of magnetic materials on ARCHER (7 months)
  • eCSE07-12 PI: Prof. Joseph Z J Ulanowski ADDA: efficiency and user accessibility of computations of electromagnetic scattering from arbitrary particles (6 months)
  • eCSE07-15 PI: Dr Wes Armour Optimizing the I/O performance of OpenFOAM for massively parallel high-fidelity CFD simulations (12 months) [UKTC]
  • eCSE07-16 PI: Dr Benedict Rogers Massively Parallel OpenMP-MPI Implementation of the SPH Code DualSPHysics (12 months)

8th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Dario Alfe (University College London)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Cambridge)
  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • Chris-Kriton Skylaris (University of Southampton)
  • Charles Laughton (University of Nottingham)
  • Stewart Cant (University of Cambridge)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Harvey Richardson (Cray CoE)
  • Christopher Maynard (Met Office)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Katherine Freeman, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)
  • Angela Busse, Early Career Researcher Observer (University of Glasgow)
  • Chris Cantwell, Early Career Researcher Observer (Imperial College London)
  • Peter Brommer, Early Career Researcher Observer (University of Warwick)

Projects funded from the 8th eCSE call

The eighth eCSE call received 21 proposals of which the following 8 were funded:

  • eCSE08-3 PI: Dr Catherine O'Sullivan Extending CPL library to enable HPC simulations of multi-phase geomechanics problems (12 months)
  • eCSE08-4 PI: Dr. Prashant Valluri TPLS: 3D Decomposition and Gas/Liquid Flows (11 months)
  • eCSE08-7 PI: Prof Jonathan Tennyson Distributed Hamiltonian build and diagonalisation in UKRMol+ (12 months)
  • eCSE08-9 PI: Lev Kantorovich CP2K --- Electron Transport based on Non-Equilibrium-GreenĂ•s-Functions Method (12 months) [MCC,UKCP,Geo-Mineral]
  • eCSE08-10 PI: Phil Hasnip Optimal parallelisation in CASTEP (6 months) [UKCP,MCC]
  • eCSE08-14 PI: Dr Thomas W. Keal Task-Farming Parallelisation of Python-ChemShell for Nanomaterials (14 months) [BioSim,MCC]
  • eCSE08-15 PI: Dr Jose Maria Escartin Esteban Implementation of Spin-Orbit Couplings in Linear-Scaling Density Functional Theory (12 months) [MCC,UKCP]
  • eCSE08-20 PI: Mr Iain A Bethune Scalable and portable molecular integration with the MIST library (9 months) [BioSim, MCC]

9th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Cambridge)
  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
  • David Stevens (University of Nottingham)
  • Stewart Cant (University of Cambridge)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Harvey Richardson (Cray CoE)
  • Joanna Leng (University of Leeds)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Neelofer Banglawala, eCSE oordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Katherine Freeman, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)
  • Llion Evans, Early Career Researcher Observer (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy)
  • Hao Xia, Early Career Researcher Observer (University of Loughborough)

Projects funded from the 9th eCSE call

The ninth eCSE call received 19 proposals of which the following 5 were funded:

  • eCSE09-04 PI: Dr Chris Richardson CVODE support for FEniCS (12 months)
  • eCSE09-06 PI: Prof. Chris-Kriton Skylaris Extension of the OpenMP functionality within ONETEP for improved scaling and execution on the Intel Xeon Phi platform (8 months) [MCC]
  • eCSE09-08 PI: Dr Grenville M. S. Lister Implementation of XIOS in the Atmospheric Component of the Unified Model (19 months) [NCAS]
  • eCSE09-10 PI: Dr Matthew Rigby Enabling NAME for distributed memory parallelism (11 months)
  • eCSE09-19 PI: Dr Barry G. Searle Hybrid Parallelism for the CRYSTAL code (12 months)

10th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Chris Skylaris (University of Southampton)
  • Jonathan Flynn (University of Southampton)
  • Catherine O'Sullivan (Imperial College London)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Cambridge)
  • David Stevens (University of Nottingham)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Jonathan Tennyson (University College London)

Technical advisors

  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Joanna Leng (University of Leeds)
  • Peter Oliver (STFC)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Neelofer Banglawala, eCSE oordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • Katherine Freeman, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)

Projects funded from the 10th eCSE call

The tenth eCSE call received 13 proposals of which the following 6 were funded:

  • eCSE10-01 PI: Dr Charles Moulinec Development of a non-equilibrium gas flow capability within Code_Saturne using the Method of Moments for hybrid MPI/OpenMP architectures (12 months) [UKCOMES]
  • eCSE10-02 PI: Dr Sylvain Laizet An adjoint solver for variable-density flows in the low Mach number limit (12 months) [UKTC]
  • eCSE10-05 PI: Prof. Stewart Cant Integration of an implicit stiff ODE solver into the DNS code SENGA2 for turbulent reacting flows (12 months) [UKCTRF]
  • eCSE10-08 PI: Dr Michail Stamatakis Zacros Software Package Development: Code Refactoring, Exact Spatial Parallelism and Algorithms for Emerging Hardware (12 months) [MCC]
  • eCSE10-10 PI: Dominik Jochym Enhancing long-range dispersion interaction functionality of CASTEP (8 months) [UKCP]
  • eCSE10-12 PI: Dr. Susan Macmillan Full parallelisation and modernisation of the BGS global magnetic field model inversion code (9 months) [New Community]

11th eCSE call

Panel members

  • Walter Lioen (SURFsara, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Ash Vadgama (AWE)
  • Charles Laughton (University of Nottingham)
  • Chris Skylaris (University of Southampton)
  • Dario Alfe (University College London)
  • Helen Chappell (University of Leeds)
  • Grenville Lister (University of Reading)
  • Jonathan Tennyson (University College London)
  • Rupert Ford (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

Technical advisors

  • Harvey Richardson (Cray CoE)
  • Lorna Smith, Lead eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)

Others present

  • Chris Johnson, eCSE coordinator (EPCC, University of Edinburgh)
  • William McAlister, EPSRC representative (EPSRC)
  • Frances Collingborn, NERC representative (NERC)
  • Edward Ransley, Early Career Researcher Observer (University of Plymouth)
  • Christopher Goddard, Early Career Researcher Observer (Rolls-Royce)

Projects funded from the 11th eCSE call

The eleventh eCSE call received 18 proposals of which the following 6 were funded:

  • eCSE11-1 PI: Prof John Shrimpton University of Southampton PANDORA Upgrade : Particle Dispersion in Bigger Turbulent Boxes (8 months) [UKTC]
  • eCSE11-3 PI: Nigel Wilding University of Bath Efficient studies of molecular adsorption with DL_MONTE (8 months) [MCC]
  • eCSE11-7 PI: James Kermode University of Warwick Preconditioned Geometry Optimisers for the CASTEP and ONETEP codes (6 months) [UKCP, MCC]
  • eCSE11-9 PI: Dr. Derk Jan Groen Brunel University Accelerating simulations of cerebrovascular blood flow through parallelization in time (PiTflow) (12 months) [UKCOMES]
  • eCSE11-12 PI: Gerard Gorman Imperial College London Parallel anisotropic mesh adaptation in PETSc/DMPlex (9 months)
  • eCSE11-17 PI: Phil Hasnip University of York Optimising CASTEP on Intel's Knight's Landing Platform (6 months) [UKCP, MCC]

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