Roger Owen PhD Thesis Awards

2021

Jinlong Fu, Stochastic characterization, microstructure reconstruction and transport property prediction for porous media, Swansea University

2020

Robert E. Bird, A hp-adaptive discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for accurate configurational force brittle crack propagation, Durham University

2019

Tingting Zhao, The developments of multi-level computational methodologies for discrete element modelling of granular materials, Swansea University

2018

Daniel Barba Cancho, High temperature deformation creep in Ni-based superalloys: experiments and modelling, University of Oxford

2017

Alex Gansen, Multiscale modelling of anisotropic composite media for EMC applications, Swansea University & Luxembourg Institute of Technology

2016

Rogelio Ortigosa Martínez, On a new variational and computational framework for polyconvex nonlinear continuum mechanics and convex multi-variable nonlinear electro-elasticity, Swansea University
Also best ECCOMAS PhD thesis of 2016

2015

Konara Mudiyanselage Kosala Bandara, Multiresolution surfaces in shape optimisation of shells and solids, University of Cambridge

2014

Olivier Goury, Computational Time Savings in Multiscale Fracture Mechanics using Model Order Reduction, Cardiff University

2013

Jack Hale, Meshless Methods for Shear-Deformable Beams and Plates based on Mixed Weak Forms, Imperial College

2012

Chun Hean Lee, Development of a Cell Centred Upwind Finite Volume Algorithm for a New Conservation Law Formulation in Structural Dynamics, Swansea University

2011

Sundararajan Natarajan, Enrichment finite element methods: advances & applications, Cardiff University

2010

Patrick Farrell, Galerkin projection of discrete fields via supermesh construction, Imperial College London

2009

Sadok Lamine, Multi-dimensional higher resolution methods for flow in porous media, Swansea University

2008

Tomasz Koziara, Aspects of Computational Contacts Dynamics, University of Glasgow
Also best ECCOMAS PhD thesis of 2008

2007

Mayur Pal, Families of Control-Volume Distributed (MPFA) Finite Volume Schemes for the Porous Medium Pressure Equation on Structured and Unstructured Grids, Swansea University

2006

Chenfeng Li, Stochastic Finite Element Modelling of Elementary Random Media, University of Wales, Swansea

2005

Francisco Manuel Andrade Pires, Issues on the finite element modelling of degradation and prediction of failure in finitely straining ductile materials, University of Wales, Swansea

2004

Wulf G. Dettmer, Finite element modelling of fluid flow with moving free surfaces and interfaces including fluid-solid interaction, University of Wales, Swansea
Also best ECCOMAS PhD thesis of 2004

2003

Suresh C. Seetharam, An investigation of the thermo/hydro/chemical/mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils, University of Wales, Cardiff

2002

Paul D. Ledger, An hp-Adaptive Finite Element Procedure for Electromagnetic Scattering Problems, University of Wales, Swansea
Also best ECCOMAS PhD thesis of 2002