A visualization of the breakup of liquid sheets.
The capture and tidal disruption of a star by a massive black hole
Continuum topology optimization under uncertainty; moving along the white arrow corresponds to higher demand for robustness
Surface vorticity distribution showing multi-scale eddies in the Kuroshio current. Larger meander is mesoscale and smaller eddies are sub-mesoscale.
Impact of a titanium alloy molten droplet onto a stainless steel substrate using a two-phase finite-volume simulation.
Faculty at the Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research.

The Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth focuses on computationally-driven research that addresses the pressing needs of modern engineering, mechanics, fluid dynamics, and electromagnetics. Our annual HPC Day event howcases on-going scientific research in Massachusetts that is enabled through high-performance computing.

The research groups at the Center span a wide range of the applied sciences departments at UMassD, including

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CSCVR Director Prof. Gaurav Khanna proves haters wrong!
September 29, 2017
CSCVR Director Prof. Gaurav Khanna's PlayStation 3 supercomputer is featured as one of the 11 Inventions That Proved Haters Wrong."
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CSCVR faculty member awared NIA grant
August 23, 2017
CSCVR faculty member Scott Field (Mathematics) was recently awarded a $26,560 grant from the National Institute of Aerospace to assess the viability of discontinuous Galerkin methods for solving challenging fluid simulation problems (such as rocket reentry) of interest to NASA Langley. Work will be carried out with collaborators Alireza Mazaheri (NASA Langley) and Aakash Kardam (UMass Dartmouth masters student).
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CSCVR faculty members to co-host Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference
August 22, 2017
CSCVR faculty members Arghavan Louhghalam and Mazdak Tootkaboni from the Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering will be part of a team of four civil engineering professors who will co-chair the 2018 conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Read more here.
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UMassD students compete at the international Student Cluster Competition
July 26, 2017
The CSCVR sponsored an engineering undergrad student Brendan Rubell to join the Boston Green Team as a participant in the Student Cluster Competition at one of the largest international supercomputing conferences (ISC '17, Hamburg, Germany). This is the first time UMass Dartmouth has participated in this international competition. Meet the UmassD team!"
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Rahul Kashyap wins best student talk at the Eastern Gravity Meeting.
June 10, 2017
Congratulations to Rahul Kashyap (EAS Ph.D. '17) who won the best student talk at the 20th Eastern Gravity Meeting hosted by the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos at Penn State. Rahul's talk "Type Ia Supernovae through Spiral Instability in Binary White Dwarf Mergers" describes his recent work simulating white dwarf mergers on some of the nation's largest supercomputers. "