Applications are open for the 2nd CCP-WSI Hackathon to be held 29 June - 1 July 2022 in person at the University of Exeter. The theme is multi-physics code coupling. Participants will receive advanced training and advice in developing coupled software from experts, giving an unparalleled opportunity to produce sustainable, open-source codes and research outputs, as well as establish collaborations from the wider community. Applications close at midnight on Friday 10th June 2022.

The next SUTGEF meeting will take place on 25 May in the Department of Engineering Science in Oxford and will run in hybrid format. There will be three talks relating to the EPSRC project "Extreme Loading on FOWT under Complex Environmental Conditions”. Please sign up by Monday 23rd May.

The CCP-WSI is pleased to announce, the 3rd CCP-WSI Code Developers’ Workshop will take place on the afternoons (U.K. time) of the 28th and 29th of April 2022. The Workshop is a free to attend, online event, hosted by the University of Manchester. The focus of the Workshop is on the theory and coding of code coupling technologies, particularly in the field of multi-phase fluid-structure interaction. Registration is open!

All material from the first CoSeC conference, part of Computing Insight UK is now available.

Congratulations to CCP-WSI community members Anna Feichtner and Omar Ahmed Mahfoze for recently passing their PhD vivas!

The first CoSeC conference, part of Computing Insight UK, will be on 9th Dec 10:00 - 16:00 virtually and in-person at Manchester Central convention complex. Early bird registration £50 until 19th November.

The ExCALIBUR workshop on Code Coupling Technologies takes place virtually on 3rd December 13:00 - 16.30. There will be talks from 5 main coupling libraries in use in Europe. Registration is free.

CCP-WSI Comparative Study 1 is being run in collaboration with the ISOPE conference (ISOPE-2022). If you would like to participate, please email your expression of interest (EoI) to both and and, if you would like to submit a full paper to be included in the ISOPE-2022 conference proceedings, please attach a one-page abstract with your EoI before 15th November 2021.

Registration closes at 5pm Monday 11th October for the CCP-WSI Code Coupling Workshop (13-14 October 2021). It will focus on creating coupled solutions using an existing open-source software library so book your place now!

The 120th SUTGEF meeting will be held on 30 September 2021 at 2pm with speakers Prof Alison Raby and Prof Alessandro Antonini. Registration is open.

The Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Special Interest Group (SPH SIG), part of the UK Fluids Network, are organising 3 "deep-dive" lectures: the first is on the 25th August 2021; the next is in October 2021 and the third is in December 2021. All of the details, including speaker info, talk titles etc. are available on the SPH SIG website.

The next in the ongoing SPH SIG virtual seminar series will be held on the 21st of July at 14:00 – 16:30. This will feature talks from 5 researchers about cutting edge SPH research. This is free to attend but registration is required.

Advanced notice of the next CCP-WSI training event. The CCP-WSI Code Coupling Workshop will take place 13 - 14 October 2021 and will focus on creating coupled solutions using an existing open-source software library.

ICE Publishing Awards 2021: CCP-WSI members awarded the Baker Medal (for third best paper overall) for the paper “Modelling of focused wave interaction with wave energy converter models using qaleFOAM”, part of the themed issue on the CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 2.

The next CCP-WSI event is the Code Developers Workshop 2 taking place 7 - 8 April. Registrations welcome.

The themed issue (part 2) on the CCP-WS Bind Test Series 2 of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering and Computational Mechanics has been published.

The 119th SUTGEF meeting hosts two presentations to discuss the state-of-art wave energy technologies. To register, or for more information, please see here.

The 3rd UCL OpenFOAM Workshop will be held from 24th to 26th February, 2021. It aims to help beginners to start using OpenFOAM for their projects, as well as to create a platform for experienced users to collaborate.

The 2nd International Workshop, ‘Numerical and Experimental modelling of Wave-Structure Interaction’ boasts 16 speakers discussing a variety of topics. It is organized by IITMadras, City, UoL and UCL and runs 17 - 26 Nov.

The themed issue (part 1) on the CCP-WS Bind Test Series 2 of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering and Computational Mechanics has been published. Look out for further Blind Test Series 2 papers in later issues as well!

We are very proud to announce that CCP-WSI has received 5 more years of funding from EPSRC! This next chapter will connect together previously separate communities in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and computational structural mechanics (CSM).

The CCP-WSI You Tube Channel has been launched!

The next CCP-WSI industry engagement event is our third focus group workshop.

The 7th PRIMaRE Conference was attended (online) by over 210 delegates; 31 presentations and 25 posters plus 6 presentations from invited speakers and a panel debate featuring a range of leading figures from the marine renewables sector. The posters and recorded plenary sessions are now available via the PRIMaRE website.

An online webinar held to mark the end of the four year EPSRC-funded STORMLAMP research project. The event involved presentations on lighthouse research and other relevant areas from academics, heritage professionals and industry stakeholders. There were also discussions on future directions for related research. The presentations can be viewed on the UCL EPICentre youtube channel

  • March 2020: CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3 publications - Main comparative study and contributions corresponding to the work of CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3 participants published in the International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE), 30(1).
  • 28-29 Jan. 2020: Supergen ORE Wave Energy Roadmapping Workshop - Over 40 academics, policy-makers, funding bodies and industry professionals joined the Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub for a two-day workshop looking to develop a roadmap for wave energy.
  • 4th Dec. 2019: University of Plymouth, School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics launch event, Plymouth, UK; CCP-WSI partners attended and posters presented.
  • 16-20 Sep 2019: The 1st CCP-WSI Hackathon was an exciting event with top speakers, training, networking, code development, including the potential to be an author on the 1st CCP-WSI repository release and much more. All set in an idyllic location with plenty of (optional) social events too.
  • 16 Sep 2019: The next training workshop is entitled Introduction to CCP-WSI Code Developments and will take place in Belfast as part of the 1st CCP-WSI Hackathon although attendance at the workshop is still welcome for those not taking part in the hackathon.
  • 16-20 Sep 2019: Save the date! The 1st CCP-WSI Hackathon will take place in Portaferry, N. Ireland. Watch this space or join the Community Mailing list to receive updates.
  • 15-18 August 2019: Green Man Festival 2019, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales. The CCP-WSI joined some of the world's top research organisations in Einstein's Garden providing hands-on demonstrations of offshore renewable energy devices in our miniature wave tank.
  • 16-21 June 2019: The Show Case event for the CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3 was held at the 2019 ISOPE conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • 9 May 2019: CCP-WSI representatives attended the 7th ARCHER Champions Workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland to discuss the current status and future of High Performance Computing in the UK.
  • 8-9 Apr 2019: CCP-WSI representatives attend and present research on 'Validating a numerical model for assessing entire floating tidal systems' at the 7th Oxford Tidal Energy Workshop in Oxford, UK.
  • Jan 2019: CCP-WSI and Sofware Outlook recently completed an Embedded CSE (eCSE) support project entitled Developing Dynamic Load Balancing library for wsiFoam. Join the webinar on 6 Feb 2019 to find out more.
  • Nov 2018: Ed Ransley attended and presented the CCP-WSI Project at the 4th Airbus/Ariane Sloshing Symposium at Airbus D&S site in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
  • Nov 2018: Ling Qian and Zhihua Ma are guest editing a special issue for the journal of Water on ‘Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Marine and Offshore Engineering’. Please see: to contribute.