From Coding ‘Hello World!’ Program to Developing Your Own Solver in OpenFOAM

OpenFOAM SIG Meeting – July 2024 Event Details Date: 3rd July 2024 – 2-4 pm. Venue: GC13, C Block Ground Floor, Met & Mat Building (G6), University of Birmingham. Organiser: Dr. Chandan Bose, Chair of BEAR Fluid Dynamics and OpenFOAM SIGs. Description In this SIG Meeting, participants will embark on a comprehensive learning experience transitioning from basic programming … Continue reading “From Coding ‘Hello World!’ Program to Developing Your Own Solver in OpenFOAM”

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Introduction to CFD using OpenFOAM

BEAR OpenFOAM SIG kick-off meeting May 2024 Chandan BoseChair of BEAR Fluid Dynamics and OpenFOAM SIGs Event Details Date: May 1st, 2024Time: 2-4 pmVenue: Room GC13 – Ground Floor of C Block (Building G6, Met and Mat) Description Are you curious about diving into the world of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations? The “Introduction to CFD … Continue reading “Introduction to CFD using OpenFOAM”

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BEAR Champion team news

In September 2019, we launched our BEAR Champion scheme to help spread the word about BEAR services, and since then the team has expanded to 20 over all 5 colleges – see our list of BEAR Champions. In the last year, we have welcomed 6 new BEAR Champions: Dr Jack Sullivan from the Institute of … Continue reading “BEAR Champion team news”

R Special Interest Group – call for Volunteers!

Kamilla Kopec-Harding (Research Data Scientist) and Kirsty McCready (PhD Candidate & BEAR REDG Intern) are looking for volunteers to help set up an R User Group at the University of Birmingham. This Special Interest Group (SIG) will bring together R Users from across the University to share knowledge and skills.  R is a popular programming language … Continue reading “R Special Interest Group – call for Volunteers!”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2023

Over two days in April (19-20), BEAR users came together to meet and hear about the fascinating research that Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) and academic staff are undertaking on the University’s supercomputer, BlueBEAR. The BEAR PGR Conference is an annual event where we give PGRs an opportunity to get experience in running a conference, gaining skills … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2023”

Using BEAR to build a database of global forest disturbance data

In the second case study for September, we hear from one of our BEAR Champions, Nezha Acil, about how she has made use of BEAR storage, data processing and our training throughout her PhD, based on studying global forest disturbance data… My name is Nezha Acil and I am part of Thomas Pugh’s TreeMort team … Continue reading “Using BEAR to build a database of global forest disturbance data”

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New Coding Club Starting Up in January!

[For sessions in May, June and July see here: ] We are setting up a Coding Club from January for researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham to help them meet the goal of the Software Sustainability Institute of “Better Software, Better Research” i.e. if the software is incorrect then the resulting research … Continue reading “New Coding Club Starting Up in January!”

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