Keynote Speakers



Prof. Hywel Thomas

Prof. Hywel Thomas is Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and International, Professor of Civil Engineering, and Founder Director of the Geoenvironmental Research Centre (GRC) at Cardiff University. Prof. Thomas will give a lecture on Geoenergy Research Applications.





Mr. Adrian Gaylard

Mr. Adrian Gaylard is Jaguar Land Rover's Aerodynamics Technical Specialist.  He is the Chair of the Aerodynamics Activity at the SAE and a member of the European Car Aerodynamics Research Association.  Adrian will speak on the application of unsteady aerodynamic simulation in automotive engineering.



Prof. Bassam Izzuddin

Prof. Bassam Izzuddin is Head of the Computational Structural Mechanics (CSM) Group at Imperial College London. He will give a lecture on Partitioned Modelling for Nonlinear Analysis of Large-Scale Structural Systems using High Performance Computing, presenting applications to realistic structures subject to extreme loading.