November 2010

Panel members
Name Institution
Professor Adrian Mulholland (Chair) University of Bristol
Dr Stuart Clark University of Durham
Dr Simon Crampin University of Bath
Dr Anthony Meijer University of Sheffield
Dr Phil Ridley Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG)
Professor Mark Savill Cranfield Unviersity
Dr Chris Skylaris University of Oxford
Principal investigator Project title Institution No. of Allocation Units (AU) requested
Matthias Heil The massively parallel solution of large-displacement fluid-structure interaction problems Manchester 4,500,000
George Barakos Design of helicopter rotors using computational fluid dynamics Liverpool 5,436,720
Kenneth Badcock Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis of flight dynamics Liverpool 3,500,000
Michael Hunt Accurate determination of the physical properties of reconstructed monovacancy defects in single-walled carbon nanotubes Durham 2,534,400
Mark Sansom Towards biomimetic nanopores Oxford 4,566,240
Davide Marenduzzo Colloids in cholesteric liquid crystals Edinburgh 12,500,000
Nedunchezhian Swaminathan Direct numerical simulation of meso-scale combustor Cambridge 3,701,520
Robert Best Determining transient structure in the unbound state of a pair of intrinsically disordered proteins from molecular simulation Cambridge 3,600,000
Mats Persson Charge state control of metal-phtalocyanine molecules on ultrathin insulating polar films Liverpool 1,555,200
Alistair Revell Sensitivity study of baseline turbulence model in seamless Hybrid RANS-Large eddy simulation (LES) approaches Manchester 5,279,040
Colin Pulham Hydrostatic compression and vibrational studies of energetic materials; a-, y- and ε-RDX Edinburgh 2,000,000
Sergey Karabasov Turbulent flow effects on flap noise Cambridge 7,011,360
Carmen Domene Structure, assembly and mechanism of action of a bio surfactant via molecular dynamics simulations Oxford 6,600,000
Total (successful)   13 projects 62,784,480
Total (unsuccessful)   10 projects 89,319,840
Success rate   56.5% 41.3%