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.

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

Cole Freniere
CSCVR undergraduate Cole Freniere publishes research article in Computing in Science & Engineering
October 9 2016

CSCVR undergraduate Cole Freniere, along with CSCVR faculty members Ashish Pathak, Mehdi Raessi and Gaurav Khanna, explore Amazon's Cloud Computing resources for the simulation of Ocean Wave Energy Converters interacting with ocean waves. These wave energy converters are complex to simulate, and traditionally require a large supercomputer to run for an extended period of time. Amazon, whom we all know for its large online store, also offers computing resources in the Cloud, which customers can essentially "rent". The novel cloud computing model offers the possibility of reducing the cost of computational fluid dynamic simulations and unlocking the potential of wave energy converters as a future source of renewable energy.

To read more about Cole's research on Ocean Wave Energy Converters and cloud computing, please see Going into the Cloud to Study Renewable Energy Extraction from Ocean Waves. This project was made possible with support from the National Science Foundation (CBET Grant No. 1236462).
Katherine Johnson
CSCVR acknowledges the 98th birthday of Katherine Johnson
August 22 2016

The Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research would like to acknowledge the 98th birthday of Katherine Johnson on August 26.2016. Katherine Johnson was a pioneering African American woman in the field of computational mathematics. Her work at NASA over many decades had major impact in computational space science.

To read more about Katherine Johnson, please see the wikipedia page or watch this film.