Workshop: The Path to Future HPC Technologies in Wind Energy Modelling & Simulation 2021

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Workshop Opening  

Speaker: Sylvain LAIZET
Institution: Imperial College London, UK
Title: Shear, thermal stratification and turbulent entrainment: how do they affect wind turbine wakes?

Speaker: Marielle de OLIVEIRA & Rodolfo C. PURACA
Institution: University of São Paulo, Brazil
Title: Blade-resolved simulations of the NREL offshore 5-MW baseline wind turbine

Speaker: Mohsen LAHOOTI
Institution: Imperial College London, UK
Title: Wall-resolved high-fidelity fluid-structure interaction simulation of wind-turbine blade

Speaker: Richard STEVENS 
Institution: Universiteit Twente, Netherlands
Title: Accuracy of actuator line model in wind turbine and wind farm simulations

Speaker: Adrian JACKSON
Institution: University of Edinburgh, UK
Title: Optimising CFD I/O through on-node non-volatile memory

Speaker: Jie REN
Institution: University of Nottingham, UK
Title: Flow decomposition and modal reduction inspired by computer vision

Speaker: Pedro da Silva PEIXOTO 
Institution: University of São Paulo
Title: New generation multiscale global atmospheric modelling: MPAS numerics and applications

Speaker: Bjarke Tobias OLSEN 
Institution: Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Title: Evaluation of three meso- to microscale model-chains for estimating wind resources in complex terrain

Speaker: Basem ELSHAFEI
Institution: University of Nottingham, UK
Title: Wind resource assessment

Speaker: Marta GIL-BARDAJI
Institution: Vortex, Spain
Title: 4D Wind flow data I/0 optimization: the use of zarr files to store and analysis multidimensional high resolution wind conditions time series blocks

Speaker: Flavio GALEAZZO
Institution: University of Stuttgart, Germany
Title: Improvements of wind turbine simulations toward exascale: energy aware programming and data compression

WHAT WAS THE WORKSHOP ABOUT?

Wind as a clean and renewable alternative to fossil fuels has become an increasingly important contributor to the global energy portfolio. At almost every stage in wind energy exploitation ranging from wind turbine design, wind resource assessment to wind farm layout and operations, the application of HPC is a must.

In this workshop, researchers and experts from leading European and Brazilian institutions and companies in the domains of wind energy as well as HPC will explore the latest developments in:

– HPC Technology
– Wind Energy & Models
– HPC for Wind Energy

AGENDA

Time (CEST) Speaker Topic

WORKSHOP DAY 1: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2021

1.00 - 1.15 p.m. CEST
Workshop Opening
1.15 - 2.00 p.m. CEST
Sylvain LAIZET (Imperial College London, UK)
Shear, thermal stratification and turbulent entrainment: how do they affect wind turbine wakes?
2.00 - 2.30 p.m. CEST
Marielle de OLIVEIRA & Rodolfo C. PURACA (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Blade-resolved simulations of the NREL offshore 5-MW baseline wind turbine
2.30 - 2.45 p.m. CEST
Workshop break
2.45 - 3.30 p.m. CEST
Mohsen LAHOOTI, Rafael PALACIOS, Spencer SHERWIN (Imperial College London, UK)
Wall-resolved high-fidelity fluid-structure interaction simulation of wind-turbine blade
3.30 - 4.00 p.m. CEST
Richard STEVENS (Universiteit Twente, Netherlands)
Accuracy of actuator line model in wind turbine and wind farm simulations
4.00 - 4.15 p.m. CEST
Workshop break
4.15 - 4.45 p.m. CEST
Adrian JACKSON (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Optimising CFD I/O through on-node non-volatile memory
4.45 - 5.15 p.m. CEST
Jie REN (University of Nottingham, UK)
Flow decomposition and modal reduction inspired by computer vision

WORKSHOP DAY 2: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2021

1.00 - 1.05 p.m. CEST
Day 2 Opening
1.05 - 1.50 p.m. CEST
Pedro da Silva PEIXOTO (University of São Paulo)
New generation multiscale global atmospheric modelling: MPAS numerics and applications
1.50 - 2.20 p.m. CEST
Bjarke Tobias OLSEN (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
Evaluation of three meso- to microscale model-chains for estimating wind resources in complex terrain
2.20 - 2.30 p.m. CEST
Workshop break
2.30 - 3.00 p.m. CEST
Basem ELSHAFEI (University of Nottingham, UK)
Data fusion using neural networks and gaussian process regression for near offshore wind resource assessment
3.00 - 3.30 p.m. CEST
Marta GIL-BARDAJI (Vortex, Spain)
4D Wind flow data I/0 optimization: the use of zarr files to store and analysis multidimensional high resolution wind conditions time series blocks
3.30 - 4.00 p.m. CEST
Flavio GALEAZZO (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Improvements of wind turbine simulations toward exascale: energy aware programming and data compression

HPCWE Tutorials: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2021

1.00 - 3.00 p.m. CEST
Flavio GALEAZZO (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Wind turbine simulation tutorial using the open-source CFD software XCompact3D
3.00 - 5.00 p.m. CEST
Evgenij BELIKOV (EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK)
Usage of profiling tools on ARCHER2
5.00 - 5.50 p.m. CEST
Gil LIZCANO (Vortex, Spain)
High Resolution Wind Resource Modelling On-Demand, introduction to Vortex Platform